Shamrock Trading Corporation

  • DevOps Engineer

    Job Locations US-KS-Overland Park
    Information Technology
  • Company Overview

    Shamrock Trading Corporation is the parent company for a family of brands providing transportation logistics and financial services. Headquartered in Overland Park, KS, Shamrock has been voted one of Kansas City’s “Best Places to Work” for the last four years. We also have offices in Chicago, Dallas, Midland and Nashville.


    With an average annual revenue growth of 25% since 1986, Shamrock’s success is attributed to three key factors: hiring the best people, cultivating long-term relationships with our customers and continually evolving in the marketplace.



    At Shamrock, our users come first, and the 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 writing bash/powershell scripts to automate processes
    • 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

    At Shamrock we hire bright, ambitious people and give them the tools they need to be successful. By investing in training and development, we hope to become a long-term career for employees, where there are always opportunities for advancement.

    Shamrock also offers a premier set of benefits for employees and their families:

    • Medical: Fully-paid healthcare, dental and vision premiums for employees and eligible dependents
    • Financial: Generous company 401(k) contributions and employee stock ownership after one year
    • Wellness: Onsite gym, jogging trail and discounted membership to nearby fitness center
    • Work-Life Balance: Competitive PTO and paid maternity and parental leave policies


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