Cloud Engineer

Information Technology Overland Park, Kansas


Description

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 “Best Places to Work” by the Kansas City Business Journal. We also have offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Ft. Lauderdale, Laredo, Midland, Nashville and Phoenix.

With an average annual revenue growth of 25% over several decades, 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.

Responsibilities

Shamrock is looking for a cloud engineer to guide and implement secure best-practice architecture in multiple public cloud environments.  This position will also be accountable for some day-to-day Linux administration as well as leading the team in Linux currency projects. Secondary, the role will perform other system administration duties, as needed.

  • Work with teams to properly design secure best practice driven cloud-native solutions
  • Implement cloud tooling that allows for the empowerment of other teams to securely deploy to our cloud environments
  • Contribute to the ongoing development and implementation of cloud security and governance strategies
  • Recommend and implement best-practice cloud systems architecture, as relevant to our environment
  • Design, deploy and maintain cloud and data center infrastructure and related technologies as needed
  • Perform complex troubleshooting and resolve technical issues
  • Help design, deploy, test and troubleshoot new hardware and software components and designs
  • Participate in a 24x7x365 on-call rotation to support our cloud and data center infrastructure
  • Take part in the development of processes and documentation for new areas of work or knowledge.
  • Mentor, train and guide team members.
  • Perform cloud cost analysis trending and reporting as needed to leadership.
  • Perform and lead day to day Linux administration to include upgrades, distributions and other migration initiatives. 

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in a technical field or evidence of exceptional ability
  • Must possess a passion for technology
  • Experience with implementing production IaaS and PaaS solutions in AWS
  • Ability to automate via scripting languages (Python, bash, etc.), configuration management tools (ex. Ansible) and orchestration systems (ex. Terraform)
  • Working knowledge with GitHub. 
  • Must possess initiative and analytical skills 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 self-motivated, able to respond quickly when on-call and willing to work outside of primary focus area as needed
  •  5+ years of enterprise-level experience supporting public cloud environments (AWS, Azure, etc.)
  • Experience with methods for responsibly releasing new AWS services
  • Advanced AWS certification
  • Advanced understanding of data center architecture, maintenance and repair
  • 5 + years Linux Administration. 

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
  • Work-Life Balance: Competitive PTO, paid leave policies and hybrid work from home opportunities after 90 days of employment
  • 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

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