IT Operations Project Manager

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 consistently been named “Best Places to Work” by the Kansas City Business Journal. 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.


Responsibilities

Shamrock Trading Corporation is looking for a full-time IT Operations Project Manager.  In this role you will be responsible for managing medium to large projects of average to significant complexity.  You will develop projects plans with cross-team and cross-business unit dependencies and multi-phased deliverables.

  • Responsible for defining complex projects (both waterfall and agile) with the help of technical staff and managers.
  • Gathers and communicates project status to business stakeholders.
  • Proactively identifies interdependencies required to efficiently complete projects.
  • Determines feasibility of meeting project goals/objectives.
  • Develops and leads project management process improvements within the IT Operations organization.


Qualifications

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Degree in related field or evidence of exceptional ability.
  • 3+ years of work experience in a substantially similar role.
  • Impeccable communication and organizational skills are critical to the role.
  • Must demonstrate advanced understanding of project management principles/methodologies (including waterfall and agile).
  • Possess a demonstrated ability to adapt PM practices to meet organization needs.
  • Experience working with projects centered around IT operations (such as complex application/infrastructure upgrades and new technology rollout).
  • Experience managing technical projects in Jira.
  • Ability to appropriately manage risks associated with a project.
  • Current experience working within a mature project management process (project plans, meeting notes, templates, status reports, etc).
  • Ability to manage several projects at one time.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Solid knowledge of Infrastructure and Help Desk technology is a strong plus due to the types of projects associated with this role.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred but not required

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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