Shamrock Trading Corporation

Development Lead

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.”




  • Technical project management for multiple, complex development projects
  • Leadership and mentoring to the development team, including software architecture approach and design
  • Work with customers to overcome technical obstacles, answering questions and proposing solutions on-the-fly
  • Validate partner recommendations/solutions and ensure the right partners are engaged with customers. Understand customer needs and help shape Shamrock’s long-term product strategy; be a champion of Shamrock’s “product innovation story”
  • Package solutions into a published portfolio of best practices for use by our partners and other customers
  • Research and test solutions, including authoring sample code, to solve customer technical obstacles



Minimum qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field
  • 5 + years’ experience
  • Experience architecting, developing, or maintaining production-grade cloud solutions in virtualized environments such as AWS, Azure or Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience in writing software in one or more languages such as .NET, Python, JavaScript (Node and Angular), Java, C#, Swift or similar

Preferred qualifications:

  • 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)
  • Hands-on experience planning and deploying products like Relational DB’s, MongoDB, Hadoop
  • Working knowledge of cloud computing including virtualization, hosted services, multi-tenant cloud infrastructures, storage systems and content delivery networks
  • Familiarity with open source server software (such as Apache, RabbitMQ)
  • Strong customer-facing communication and careful listening skills. Proven success in and genuine enthusiasm for working directly with customer technical teams


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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