Senior Systems Engineer

Information TechnologyHybrid Remote, Overland Park, Kansas


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 is frequently recognized among the “Best Places to Work” in Kansas City and Chicago and was most recently recognized as one of America’s top 100 “Most Loved Workplaces” by Newsweek. We also have offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Ft. Lauderdale, Houston, Laredo, 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.            
Shamrock Trading Corporation is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer that will be responsible for designing, implementing, and managing our organization's systems infrastructure to ensure optimal performance, reliability, and security. This position is responsible for driving change in technology through advanced communication skills, automation skills, and the ability to make recommendations around future architecture.  
  • Design, deploy, and proactively maintain cloud technologies, on-premises systems, and other related technologies using Infrastructure-as-Code principles, to ensure maximum uptime and security. 
  • Lead and execute troubleshooting exercises to resolve escalated technical issues. 
  • Work effectively with other teams within the Technology department and 3rd party vendors. 
  • Participate in an on-call rotation and be onsite as needed.  
  • BA/BS degree in a technical field or evidence of exceptional ability. 
  • Must possess a passion for technology, ability to learn new skills quickly, and the ability to mentor junior team members. 
  • 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 internal and external team members to address issues. 
  • Must be self-motivated, able to respond quickly when on-call, willing to work outside core area. 
  • Advanced understanding of the OSI model. 
  • Deep understanding of Windows Server operating systems. 
  • Advanced skills in Active Directory administration and troubleshooting. 
  • Advanced ability to automate tasks via PowerShell and SCCM. 
  • Advanced knowledge of VMWare patching and administration. 
  • Deep understanding of data center architecture, maintenance, and repair. 
  • Advanced experience with application virtualization technology (Citrix and RemoteApp). 
  • Advanced production experience administering backup systems. 
  • Advanced production experience administering monitoring systems. 
  • Some experience with Linux administration. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  
Preferred qualifications
  • Administration experience: Nutanix, Pure Storage, Rubrik, Zabbix 
  • Deployment experience: Terraform, Git, Ansible, AWX, Jenkins 
  • 2+ years of experience deploying and administering production systems in AWS. 
  • Preferred VMware VCP certified.   
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 and paid leave policies  
  • 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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