Shamrock Trading Corporation

Systems Engineer - Windows

Job Locations US-KS-Overland Park
Information Technology
Full Time/Regular

Company Overview

Shamrock Trading Corporation is the parent company for a family of brands in transportation services, finance and technology. Headquartered in Overland Park, KS, Shamrock has regularly been named one of the Kansas City Business Journal's "Best Places to Work." We also have offices in Chicago, Dallas, Laredo, Midland, Nashville and Atlanta.


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.


Shamrock is looking for a Systems Engineer with the ability and drive to architect and maintain both onpremise and public cloud infrastructure components. The ideal candidate will have a strong infrastructure systems background, an automation-first mindset and the
ability to work across other areas as needed.

  • Design, deploy and maintain cloud and on-premise network, systems and database infrastructure and related technologies using Infrastructure-as-Code principles.
  • Perform complex troubleshooting to resolve escalated technical issues of affected equipment.
  • Troubleshoot issues within on-premise and cloud environments.
  • Participate in a 24x7x365 on-call rotation to support our cloud and data center infrastructure, bringing to the team a work-anywhere-mindset


Minimum qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in a technical field or evidence of exceptional ability.
  • Must possess a passion for technology.
  • Deep understanding of Windows Server operating systems.
  • Highly competent in Active Directory administration and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with implementing production solutions in AWS and/or Azure.
  • Experience with SQL database administration tasks including backup and recovery, troubleshooting, performance tuning and optimization
  • Strong ability to automate tasks via Powershell and SCCM.
  • Advanced understanding of data center architecture, maintenance and repair.
  • Must possess initiative and analytical skill 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 team members, vendors, and business partners 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 self-motivated, able to respond quickly when oncall and willing to work outside of primary focus area as needed.


Preferred (but not required) qualifications:

  • Enterprise-level experience supporting public cloud environments (AWS, Azure, etc).
  • Experience with methods for responsibly releasing new AWS services.
  • Experience with VMWare ESXI patching and administration
  • Experience with Hashicorp Terraform.
  • Experience with Git.
  • AWS and/or Azure certification.
  • Advanced understanding of data center architecture, maintenance and repair.
  • Experience with Linux operating systems.
  • Ability to script in Python.
  • Experience PostgreSQL database implementation and maintenance.
  • Solid understanding of the OSI model

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 leave options 



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