Shamrock Trading Corporation

  • Security Analyst

    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.”


    The Security Analyst II will contribute to the security team, providing security guidance and expertise to perform a variety of security responsibilities. The Security Analyst II will be heavily involved in analysis of data extracted from various systems within the Information Security and IT environments. Responsibilities will include TP, UEBA with ongoing SIEM discovery, assisting the IT Compliance Program, assisting various projects, presenting on Information Security concepts and assisting in policy/procedure development. This role will conduct IT/Cyber Security investigations (hands-on work), as an individual, self-managed investigator, or in small project teams while implementing and overseeing information systems security standards.



    • Work with tier II IT staff to ensure security compliance and events are addressed
    • Assist in providing support to plan, coordinate, and implement the organization’s information security requirements
    • Evaluates security requirements and conducts feasibility studies to examine software requirements, administration costs, information flow, etc
    • Monitor logs for unusual or suspicious activity. Interpret activity and make recommendations for resolution. Logs include servers, workstations, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, 2 factor authentication systems, web application firewalls, data loss prevention systems, file integrity monitoring systems, anti-virus/malware systems, security incident and event management systems (SIEM)
    • Provide support for various business units to identify their current security gaps
    • Assists in installation, functional and performance testing, maintenance, and modification of vendor supplied computer security products
    • Assist in the execution of IT Compliance functions including, policy/procedure development, monthly reporting, artifact extraction, control analysis, meetings with auditors and review of emerging compliance requirements
    • Resolves routine computer security problems and coordinates the resolution of more complex computer security issues with assistance as needed
    • Demonstrates knowledge about common computer security applications software and can train customers and assist them in resolving computer security problems with assistance as needed
    • Perform investigations on desktops, servers, networks and applications using a combination of automated and manual tools following a defined process with assistance as needed
    • Communicate findings from investigations to the business units and assist with tracking resolution of identified findings
    • Working with computer security technical staff, evaluates and makes recommendations regarding technological advances that improve computing system security, reduce flow time, and enhance operational surety



    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
    • Five years of related job experience in Information Systems security
    • Industry certifications – CISSP, CEH, GIAC and equivalent
    • Experience implementing IT security compliance requirement onsite and in the cloud
    • Basic knowledge of system security acquired through several years of direct experience or the equivalent
    • Knowledge of computer forensic and incident response methodology and techniques
    • Knowledge of common software applications including spreadsheets and word processing, strong verbal, written skills
    • Experience with implementing and managing Firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM, DLP and other security tools
    • Strong ability to accurately estimate project development activities
    • An experienced understanding of OS hardening, vulnerability assessments, regulatory compliance: PCI-DSS, SOX, HIPAA and SANS Critical Controls
    • Solid understanding of UNIX (Linux, Solaris, etc) and Microsoft Windows
    • Experience using vulnerability scanning and attack tools
    • Understanding of endpoint protection controls
    • Experience in identifying and handling information security incidents
    • Experience creating technical documents, maintain accurate records, prioritizing work and analyzing problems to improve effective solutions
    • Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with customers and other technical staff
    • The desire to quickly learn and the drive to excel when presented with an opportunity


    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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