Shamrock Trading Corporation

DevOps Engineer

Job Locations US-KS-Overland Park
Information Technology

Company Overview

Recognized as one of the Kansas City area’s best places to work, Shamrock Trading Corporation is a rapidly-growing provider of transportation logistics, financial services and international trade finance for businesses in the United States and other parts of the world. Shamrock’s subsidiaries include Ryan Transportation, RTS Financial, RTS International and RTS Carrier Services.


Based in Kansas City, Shamrock has recently expanded to office locations in Nashville and greater Chicago.  


Founded in 1986, Shamrock has posted an average of 25% sales growth for each year it has been in business. Based in a newly-opened office complex in Overland Park, Shamrock has more than doubled its workforce since 2013. All 500-plus Shamrock employees receive competitive salaries, a great benefits package and exciting career opportunities.


In 2015, 2016 and 2017, The Kansas City Business Journal named Shamrock one of its “Best Places to Work.”


At Shamrock, our users come first, and the Application Support / DevOps team is at the heart of that promise. We build the technologies that transform the way we think about doing business, whether it's working with cloud systems, researching the latest in computer technology or keeping our internal systems humming.




  • Identify and problem solve complex systemic issues spanning multiple systems and teams as they relate to corporate IT initiatives. This may include designing systems or services from ground up.
  • Partner with internal service owners and teams to evaluate technical data, create recommendations, obtain consensus, plan and execute service upgrades and changes.
  • Automate and/or execute IT infrastructure-related projects such as platform migrations and information security policy updates.
  • Develop tools and solutions to increase the operational efficiency of the IT change management process with focus on excellent user journeys or experiences.
  • Innovate and design new internal solutions that allow us to scale 10x.



Minimum qualifications:

  • BS degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience in automation with scripting or programming languages such as Bash, Python, Java, and JavaScript.
  • Experience with system administration of various operating systems such as Windows, Linux, OS X, iOS, and Android.
  • Experience with networking and web standards such as DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP, HTTP, web security mechanisms, proxies, firewalls, load balancers.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience providing infrastructure solutions for high profile internal customers.
  • Deep understanding in at least three of the following skill-sets required within IT Operations: Windows, Unix, Networking, Scripting and Automation, Application troubleshooting.
  • Experience with deployment and orchestration technologies (such as Docker, Kubernetes, OpenStack, Puppet, Chef, Gradle).
  • Experience with build and deployment automation and continuous integration systems (such as Jenkins).
  • Strong understanding of complex IT infrastructure and ability to troubleshoot issues.
  • Understanding of IT change management best practices.
  • Systematic problem solving approach, coupled with a strong sense of ownership and drive with the ability to adjust quickly to changing priorities and make progress in areas where a high ambiguity and uncertainty exist.
  • Strong customer service, organizational, prioritization, multitasking, communication and leadership skills.


Benefits Package

People have always been the key to the success of Shamrock Trading Corporation. They give our companies an edge in the marketplace and help build long-term relationships with our customers. To make sure we attract and retain the best people, Shamrock provides a premier set of benefits for our employees and their families.



  • Medical: Fully-paid health care, dental and vision premiums for employees and eligible dependents.
  • Financial: Generous company 401(k) contributions and employee stock ownership after one year of service.
  • Fitness: On-site fitness center and company-sponsored Fitbit® program.
  • Additional Benefits:
    • Company-paid long-term disability insurance.
    • Company-paid life insurance coverage.
    • Tax-saving flexible spending plan.
    • Annual accrual for vacation, personal days and holiday pay.
    • Complimentary AAA membership.


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