Shamrock Trading Corporation

  • Software Development Manager

    Job Locations 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

    Software Development Managers at Shamrock work on real world problems, own their systems end to end and influence the direction of our technology that impacts our business teams and customers around the world.  At Shamrock a Software Development Manager can expect to lead teams of highly preforming individuals in the design of flexible and scalable solutions, and day to day operations.  In this position you will be responsible for the overall development of applications.  This position will identify causes and implement solutions to business problems in a multifunctional project, assessing and communicating issues of technology impact on the business.   

     

    If you feel strongly about leading a team in the development of world class software, have experience in building distributed systems, and love to work with and grow teams we would like to talk to you.

     

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
    • Strong skills in overall architectural design of application systems
    • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to act as technical lead on complex projects
    • Strong technical knowledge, with hands-on experience managing systems development in new computing architectures and environments; knowledge or relevant technology, tools, and middleware is critical
    • Strong in both breadth and depth of experience with multiple programming languages and development techniques
    • Capable of complex project work while balancing application support responsibilities
    • Strong ability to accurately estimate project development activities
    • Understands how Shamrock makes money and how own division/department contributes to the company’s bottom-line
    • Demonstrates an understanding of how different functions/businesses in Shamrock are related and impact one another
    • Uses an understanding of how one's role and actions create or add value to the organization
    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in business application design, development, installation and modification in an IT environment
    • Experience with design, development, and implementation of new computing architectures 

    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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