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Compass Minerals America Inc. Infrastructure Engineer II in Overland Park, Kansas


We invite you to Explore the Potential of being part of something Clearly Essential!

At Compass Minerals, we harvest, mine and produce essential minerals that deal with nature’s challenges, including – but not limited to – highway deicing salt for the winter months, water softening salt and plant nutrition that improves the quality and yield of crops. We transform Earth’s resources that ultimately help keep people safe, feed the world and enrich lives, every day.

With our company headquarters in Overland Park, KS, Compass Minerals operates in 27 locations throughout the United States, Canada, Brazil & the United Kingdom. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone’s voice matters. We believe in work that creates value for all stakeholders, encourages collaboration at all levels and focuses on a high-performance environment where employees are challenged to be their best.

The Infrastructure Engineer II will be responsible for 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. Will be responsible for the management of simple projects with broad system impacts to other applications.

Essential Job Functions: Include but are not limited to the following:

(Management reserves the right to add or modify the duties and responsibilities at any time.)

  • Maintains, monitors, and supports the infrastructure environment and/or facilities. Performs routine maintenance tasks for infrastructure systems and cloud environments such as backups, server builds, host builds, firmware updates/hot fixes, capacity planning, license management, disaster recovery planning, alert creation for proactive system monitoring, log aggregation and management and automation of routine tasks.

  • Creates automation of routine maintenance task and integrates existing systems with other applications and platforms based on requirements or cloud solutions including google cloud, Office 365, AWS. Responsible for building the environments to support seamless integration and in accordance with best practices.

  • Works with project teams to understand business needs translating to infrastructure requirements, identifies risks and works on resolution for short term and long term project needs while engineering and building the solution. Provides feedback and recommendations on requirements based on health check results. Working with project team to define processes and requirements such as backup and maintenance availability.

  • Collaborative continuous learner, willing to experiment with new ideas and solutions advancing a dev ops culture. Up to 10% travel may be required to implement engineered solutions/designs.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or technical institute degree/certificate or equivalent work experience. Typically requires 3-5 years of relevant experience deploying and/or administrating infrastructure solutions, relevant certifications are preferred.

  • Must demonstrate a strong knowledge and experience with broad range of infrastructure solutions as outlined below.

  • Requires 3-5 years system engineering experience or equivalent certifications for the bold subject matters below:

Microsoft domain administration (ADFS, Active Directory, Server GPO, DNS, Powershell, etc.)

Office 365 Configuration/environment management. ( Exchange, Azure AD)

Core System Technologies/Administration (Windows, Veeam, Nimble Storage)

VMware Technologies (vCenter, vSphere, NSX)

  • Additional beneficial experience and preferred skills Core System Technology Adminstration (Linux or Unix)

Cloud Technologies (Azure, Google Cloud)

Automation/Configuration Management (Ansible/Ansible Tower)

Open Source Technologies (Zabbix, Elastic Stack (ELK)

Physical Requirements: The 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 action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Compass Minerals is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact 913-344-9200 or careers@compassminerals.com.

Job: IT

Primary Location: US-KS-Overland Park

Work Locations: Overland Park, KS USA 9900 W 109th St Overland Park 66210

Organization: Corporate

Job Type: Full-time

Schedule: Regular

Shift: Standard

Day Job

Req ID: 21000034