Database Administrator

Flow Traders is looking to expand our team of in-house database experts with a Database Administrator for our New York office. In this role, you will be working across global teams on the setup, management and continuous evolution of a global database landscape constituting one of the cornerstones of our operations.

As a DBA, you will perform a variety of business critical tasks such as, setting up databases and security accounts, implementing database alterations, upgrades and migrations, as well as more complex initiatives such as, assisting in designing, developing and rolling out new projects or maintaining and troubleshooting global replication topologies and other high pressure recovery situations.

What You Will Do

  • Conducting operational tasks on the databases, such as maintenance, upgrades and migrations
  • Design, setup and management of databases and data stores
  • Design and implementation of highly available, scalable database systems
  • Design, implementation and testing of  backup, restore and archive plans
  • Review and optimization of data models
  • Performance monitoring and optimizing
  • Storage and capacity planning and forecasting


What You Will Need to Succeed

  • In-depth experience with MySQL and MariaDB
  • Solid understanding of InnoDB, Cassandra, ColumnStore
  • Proficient with Linux command line, Linux based systems administration and shell scripting
  • Experience with non-structured data stores
  • Experience managing a global database landscape
  • Experience with and understanding of the replication mechanisms
  • Experience with Hadoop (preferably Cloudera), HDFS, Yarn, Spark, Kafka, Hazelcast, Etcd
  • Backup, restore and archiving methods
  • MS SQL Server >= 2014 Enterprise
  • ANSI SQL and T/SQL stored procedure development
  • High scale projects (e.g. 5mio+write/s)
  • Results driven with highly analytical and problem solving mindset
  • Ability to effectively collaborate across teams and global offices.


We Offer

We like to think that talent grows at Flow and stays at Flow. To ensure this, we provide our employees with the best working environment, the latest technology, continuous support, and we go out of our way to retain the small business feeling with which we started. We offer competitive salary, annual discretionary bonus and other perks and benefits, such as: 

  • Healthcare, Vision, Dental Insurance and 401k
  • In-house lounge with a bar, poker & billiards tables and a putting green
  • Daily catered lunch, cold brew coffee on tap and a fully stocked kitchen
  • Weekly table massages and bi-weekly haircuts
  • Annual company trip and a variety of events throughout the year
  • Reimbursed gym membership and other wellness initiatives
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Laura Tolentino
New York Office