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Database Administrator

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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!

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Job Summary

This position is critical to supporting Canteen systems and ensuring databases are available and performing.


  • Creates and maintains databases for test, development and production environments.
  • Analyzes, tests, and implements physical database design.
  • Documents environment and maintains current patches.
  • Ensures data recovery, maintenance, data integrity, and space requirements for physical database are met through formulation and monitoring of policies, procedures, and standards relating to database management.
  • Audits the current environments, provides capacity planning and best practices for the future production/development/test environments, which may include establishing new standards and procedures.
  • Conducts performance assessment and tuning as related to the database system. Provides technical knowledge working with system administrators, technical managers, developers, and architects.


  • Experience with Database Administration for MS SQL Server (2014/2016).
  • Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for MS SQL Server.
  • Experience in performance tuning and optimization, using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools.
  • The ability to troubleshoot SQL Server related CPU, memory, I/O, disk space and other resource contention issues.
  • Experience with backups, restores and recovery models.
  • Has strong knowledge of indexes and index management, how statistics work, how indexes are stored, how they can be created and managed effectively.
  • Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory and proper disk configurations.

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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.

Req ID:  188093

Compass Corporate 



Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

Job Segment: Food Service, Hospitality

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