Compass Minerals Database - Analyst in Overland Park, Kansas

Compass Minerals is a leading provider of essential minerals that solve nature's challenges, including salt for winter roadway safety and other consumer, industrial and agricultural uses, and specialty plant nutrition minerals that improve the quality and yield of crops. The company produces its minerals at locations throughout the U.S., Canada, Brazil and the U.K. Though the company’s history stretches back as far as 1844, Compass Minerals became a public company in December 2003. The company is part of the S&P MidCap 400 Index, the Russell 1000 Index and Named one of Forbes’ 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America in 2015 and 2016, Compass Minerals’ mission is to be the best essential minerals company by delivering safely where and when it matters.

Compass Minerals is committed to creating a workplace that respects and values the diversity of the people and communities around us and where employees can thrive and deliver high-performing, sustainable organizational success. Our focus on diversity and inclusion is grounded in our company’s Core Values and is explicitly demonstrated in our Code of Ethics and Business Conduct.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining diverse employees with the necessary skills to shape an inclusive organization. We especially strive to hire, retain and promote employees with a diversity of attributes, backgrounds, experiences and skills, who think differently, have varying perspectives and can bring forward unique ideas and points of view.

*Summary: *The Database analyst is responsible for the daily operations of core business applications. This position will primarily focus on the setup, configuration and management of business applications. Responsibilities include both performing typical CNC activities such as environment support, package builds, security setup, and helping users identifying and solving issues and technological challenges regarding business applications.

*Essential Duties and Responsibilities *include but are not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for Maintenance, Support and Deployment of Oracle Business application databases

  • Perform maintenance support, application/security patch updates and post deployment testing on databases

  • Ensure successful completion of batch processing

  • Assist in the creation of additional database environments and instances for testing

  • Monitor and assist in the management of database performance and availability

  • Provide DBA support for end users

  • Provide and update users security roles within the database

  • Assist in the execution and implementation of database queries

*Education and Experience: *

  • A four year degree preferred. Computer Science preferred field of study with experience in database administration. 1-2 years related work experience or internships. Must be familiar with client server environments and relational databases. Oracle or MS SQL experience preferred.

  • 1-2 years experience or internships.

*Competency *

/To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:/




  • Excellent technical knowledge, aptitude and experience in the areas of database administration, networks, workstations and experience in troubleshooting technical application problems.


  • MS SQL, Oracle databases or other relational databases


  • Problem Solving– Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations.

  • Motivation– Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles

  • Technical Skills– Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.

  • Oral Communication– Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions.

  • Decision Making*

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.



/Compass Minerals is an equal opportunity employer that hires and promotes the best candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, or veteran status./

/If interested and qualified, please apply online at *//*/



Job: *IT

Organization: *Corporate

Title: Database - Analyst

Location: KS-Overland Park

Requisition ID: 180000BK