Compass Minerals America Inc. Infrastructure Engineer in Overland Park, Kansas
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Summary: The Infrastructure Engineer I will be responsible for
participation in daily administration, support, on-going maintenance and
establishing the Foundational Infrastructure to include: installation,
maintenance, Integration, deploying solutions, troubleshooting the environment,
using best practices for availability and reliability, performance monitoring,
and security of the systems to meet Auditing requirements.
Essential Job Functions: Include
but are not limited to the following:
(Management reserves the right to add or modify theduties and responsibilities at any time.)
- Maintains, monitors, and
supports the infrastructure environment and/or facilities. Works on one or more
base work initiatives. Follows defined procedures to monitor systems and
resolve problems. May support one or more systems or applications of low to medium
complexity (complexity defined by size, technology used, and system feeds and
interfaces) with multiple concurrent users, ensuring control, integrity, and
- Works directly with
other engineers to understand technical requirements and execution of specific
tasks. May participate in short- term planning efforts with stakeholders and IT
groups. May work with project teams to understand business needs.
- Performs routine
maintenance tasks for infrastructure systems such as backups, patch management
and hot fixes.
Performs a health check based on checklists. Monitors system-operating capacity
in terms of (e.g., disk space, storage, and CPU utilization). Monitors
hardware/software activities and resource utilization for capacity planning.
Identifies problems and optimizes performance, as needed. Escalates when
appropriate. Prepares performance and control reports.
- Participates in testing
efforts. Provides feedback on test results. Analyzes and reports on operational
metrics to understand performance and to ensure success in process
improvements. May develop new alerts and monitoring techniques.
- Provides Level 2
production support. Troubleshoots problems by analyzing root causes and
evaluating multiple options. In case of failure events, notifies users and
fixes the problem or escalates to senior members. Recommends procedures and
controls for problem resolution or creates temporary solutions until permanent
solutions can be implemented. Documents problem status and resolution. Monitors
production, outputs, and services to ensure that SLAs, and other quality
metrics, are being met. Documents new or modified functions, modules, and test activities/results
according to specified guidelines and on selected media. Tests and executes
backup and disaster recovery for infrastructure solutions.
- Adheres to security
requirements. Reports security issues when appropriate. Adheres to policies, procedures and
Other duties as assigned.
To perform this job
successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Education and/or Experience:
- Associate’s degree or
technical institute degree/certificate or equivalent work experience. Typically
requires 2-4 years of relevant information technology experience. Requires
basic knowledge of various infrastructure solutions
2-4 years experience in each bold section:
Office 365 Applications (Exchange, Teams, Yammer, Sharepoint, PowerBI,
Operating System Technologies (Windows, Linux, Unix)
VMware Technologies (vCenter, vSphere, NSX)
Cloud Technologies (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)
Automation/Configuration Management (Ansible, Puppet, Chef)
Coding (Go, Powershell, Python, bash)
Version Control Systems (Gitlab, Github, AzureDevOps, BitBucket)
Microsoft Technologies (Windows Server, SQL, Exchange, File Servers,
physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by
an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Compass Minerals is an equal opportunity and affirmative actionemployer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employmentwithout regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexualorientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.Compass Minerals is committed to providing access, equal opportunity andreasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, itsservices, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation,contact 913-344-9200 or email@example.com.
Primary Location: US-KS-Overland Park
Work Locations: Overland Park, KS USA 9900 W 109th St Overland Park 66210
Job Type: Full-time
Req ID: 2000006X