January 21, 2022 Elaine Chia

Infrastructure Engineer – Network

Full Time
Posted 1 year ago

About MaxxTrader

MaxxTrader is a global FX Trading platform, whose EMS/OMS solution is sought by major global financial institutions – banks, broker dealers and hedge funds – to better-connect their FX trading desks with liquidity providers, wherever they are, through proprietary distribution connectors.

MaxxTrader’s all-in-one platform covers the complete FX trade cycle, is built for turn-key activation and is flexible to enable customers’ unique requirements & strategies.

MaxxTrader has a team of passionate, ‘get it done’ visionaries who are client-focused and strategically minded with their sights set on building better trading solutions for the institutional FX trader.

The Role

The MaxxTrader Infrastructure Team is looking for Network Engineer(s) to provide a vital premier service to its customers globally and to fulfil MaxxTrader’s aims and objectives.

You will be based in Singapore and provide network services for MaxxTrader’s worldwide operation.

Our on-prem data centre network is a modern global spine and leaf environment where innovation and automation are key.

You will have the opportunity to shape the future success of MaxxTrader’s mission-critical network in this fast-growing fintech.

Your passion, knowledge and drive for innovation will propel you to design, implement and support high-quality services, adding value to our users and the organization.

You will be responsible for:

  • Supporting MaxxTrader’s on-premise data centre networks.
  • The availability, security and continued operations of MaxxTrader’s global network.
  • The configuration and support of Arista, Fortinet, Cisco, Juniper and A10 products.
  • Supporting the migration of MaxxTrader customers from existing providers to MaxxTrader’s own infrastructure, providing an ongoing blend of project work and general BAU support services.
  • Ensuring efficient deployment and standard configuration management through automation.
  • Troubleshooting issues and handle incident escalations (occasionally out-of-hours) while promoting production change management processes and procedures.
  • Interfacing with all levels of the business and constantly strive to achieve total internal customer satisfaction.
  • Bringing your own ideas to optimise and further automate the MaxxTrader network.

Job requirements

We are looking for the following:

  • Good experience of working with IT network infrastructure and perhaps, more recently, modern cloud technology.
  • Experience in technologies such as Arista switches, Fortinet firewalls, Cisco routing and switching products, Juniper SRX, A10 Load Balancers, routing protocols and network virtualization.
  • Specific network knowledge of OSPF, BGP, MP-BGP, route aggregation and filtering, EVPN, VXLAN, VRFs, Fortinet and Cisco IPSec VPNs, FortiOS, FortiManager and FortiAnalyzer.
  • Demonstratable knowledge of Rest APIs, Git, PKI and SSL certificates, RedHat/Fedora, DNS, Mail, LDAP and kernel-level debugging would be an advantage.
  • Experience in automation and management of network configuration using Ansible, Python, Nornir or similar.
  • Scripting/coding experience.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Approachable and a team player.
  • Self-motivated, organised, adaptable and a quick learner.
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills.
  • Experience of working in the financial sector could also be beneficial. However, we will offer relevant financial training to the successful candidate.
  • A degree in a related field, such as Engineering or Computer Science is desirable.

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