Shamrock Trading Corporation

Senior Network Engineer

US-KS-Overland Park
Category
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.”

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Serve as the network system subject matter expert, recommending and implementing best-practice network architecture, as relevant to our environment.
  • Design, deploy and maintain network infrastructure and related technologies.
  • Lead complex troubleshooting and resolve critical or escalated technical issues of affected equipment.
  • Help design, deploy, test and troubleshoot new server hardware and software components and designs.
  • Troubleshoot issues within internal and cloud environments.
  • Participate in a 24x7x365 on-call rotation to support our data center infrastructure.
  • Lead and take part in the development of processes and documentation for new areas of work or knowledge.
  • Mentor, train and guide team members.

 

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in a technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Extensive experience working on data center network and server hardware in an enterprise level environment.
  • Advanced networking knowledge, including topology and protocol understanding.
  • Advanced understanding of hardware architecture, maintenance and repair.
  • Ability to script and automate processes.
  • Must possess initiative to resolve issues before they become critical.
  • Must possess strong people skills and the ability to work as a team member, collaborating and partnering with others to address issues.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in English, verbally and in writing, keeping the right people informed of relevant issues as well as understand and execute oral and written instructions.
  • Able to adapt to changes in a dynamic work environment.
  • Must have a propensity for knowledge gathering and sharing.
  • Must be innovative, self-motivated and willing to work outside of primary focus area.

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience as a team, project or technical lead.
  • Enterprise experience with next-generation firewalls, WAN optimization and software-defined networking (SDN).
  • Experience supporting public cloud environments (AWS, Azure, etc).
  • Strong Linux skills, including installation, systems administration and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with configuration management and orchestration systems such as Ansible, Puppet, SaltStack, etc.

 

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:
    • Competitive base salary and bonus incentive structure.
    • 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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