Job Description

Compass Corporate


A family of companies and experiences

As the leading foodservice and support services company, Compass Group USA is known for our great people, great service and our great results. If you’ve been hungry and away from home, chances are you’ve tasted Compass Group’s delicious food and experienced our outstanding service. Our 225,000 associates work in award-winning restaurants, corporate cafes, hospitals, schools, arenas, museums, and more in all 50 states.  Our reach is constantly expanding to shape the industry and create new opportunities for innovation. Join the Compass family today!

great people. great services. great results.

Each and every individual plays a key role in the growth and legacy of our company. We know the next big idea can come from anyone. We encourage developing and attracting expertise that differentiates us as a company as we continue to raise the bar.

Job Summary

Compass Group USA is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer to support the Compass Tech team.

Now, if you were to come on board as one of our Sr. Systems Engineer, we’d ask you to do the following for us:

The Sr. Systems Engineer role combines systems engineering skills with the ability to support a diverse team of engineers. The position is responsible for overall support of Compass systems including overseeing daily workloads, providing engineering guidance, communicating departmental strategy, keeping management apprised of project status and helping to meet goals. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent customer service skills and a positive can-do attitude while driving technical goals and managing time and priorities.


Job Responsibilities

The highly qualified engineer will have experience working with multiple operating systems and platforms in both an on-premises and cloud environment. The role is responsible for server and application compliance with performance and security requirements along with implementing and supporting SANs, data backup, patch management, virtual platforms and cloud-based solutions. The engineer will provide management of 2nd level technical support to Compass’ Service Desk including 24/7 on-call support rotation with other SEs.
In addition to the above functions, the engineer will architect and design enterprise systems, automate routine tasks using advanced scripting techniques, mentor other engineers, and independently manage projects including effectively relating technical concepts to non-technical business groups.


Job Requirements

Think you have what it takes to be our Sr. Systems Engineer? We’re committed to hiring the best talent for the role. Here’s how we’ll know you’ll be successful in the role:

  • 5+ years of experience with a combination of Linux/Windows-based Server software and hardware engineering
  • 2+ years of experience architecting solutions in AWS Cloud
  • Extensive knowledge of Windows Server 2012R2 and greater
  • Expert knowledge of Active Directory (ADFS, ADCS, DC Promo, GPO, RDS)
  • Knowledge of storage technology (SAN, SAN switching, hyperconverged, Cloud storage)
  • Implement and support AWS cloud services including Cloud Formation, EC2, VPC
  • Experience in migrating on-premises systems to AWS cloud
  • Advanced Scripting/programming (PowerShell, Bash, Perl, Python, Lambda, YAML)
  • Advanced networking/distributed computing environment concepts (Routing protocols, DHCP, DNS, TCP/IP)
  • Monitoring tools like MS Operations Manager, Splunk and Zabbix
  • In-depth troubleshooting of software and hardware issues including root cause analysis
  • Server virtualization technologies (VMware/vCenter, Hyper-V)
  • Security protocols (SSH, Winbind, etc.)
  • VDI (AWS WorkSpaces)
  • O365 Management
  • Web technologies (IIS, Apache, Tomcat, etc.)
  • Hardware (Dell Compellent/PowerEdge, IBM Power Series, Nutanix, Pure)
  • Exceptional analytical, research and problem-solving skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Knowledge of the budgeting process including OpEx and CapEx business expenses
  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, or equivalent combination of education/experience


The following are strong assets:

  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
  • VMware (VCP) certification
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect

Apply to Compass Group today!

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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.



Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)


Positions at this location require proof of COVID-19 vaccination, boosters, and/or regular COVID testing. Where permitted by law, applicants who are offered a position for this location may be asked about their vaccination status, which must meet minimum business requirements. All religious, medical, or other legally recognized exemptions regarding vaccination status will be considered.



Associates at Corporate are offered many fantastic benefits.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance/ AD
  • Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
  • Associate Shopping Program
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Discount Marketplace
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

Req ID:  1064594

Compass Corporate 

Christopher McMullens 


Application Instructions

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