We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Database Engineer to join team responsible for database architecture, design, development and support. The deployment is in electronic brokering and low latency trading applications. The databases in the environment run on a large scale global deployment. There is an operations at scale focus the candidate will be responsible for developing automation around deployment, management and administration process. The candidate must be able to work well within a larger team.
Professional / Technical Skills
* Strong experience with 2 of the 3 systems in our environment Microsoft SQL, Oracle, Sybase * Developing database automation (deployment, patching and management) * Ability to manage a large fleet of databases in a global deployment
Qualifications & Experience
* Minimum of eight years Database administration experience * Systems engineering, integration and automation of mission critical platforms * Experience managing high frequency, low latency trading systems a plus * Experience with large scale data center deployments * Financial services experience a plus * Design and implement disaster recovery procedures * Deliver solutions with a sense of urgency
* Experience with open source SQL databases (either MySQL or PostgreSQL) * Some experience with noSQL databases (such as HBase, Cassandra, …) * Financial services experience * Experience managing high frequency, low latency trading systems
About Bgc Partners
BGC Partners is a brokerage company servicing the wholesale financial and real estate markets.