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Compass Group, North America MIDDLEWARE ENGINEER in Charlotte, North Carolina

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 Technology is looking for a highly motivated and responsible individual to provide technical design and configuration of middleware infrastructure and platforms in a hybrid cloud environment. As a Middleware Engineer, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on the success of Compass Technology and support our customers in a profound way. Beyond the typical Middleware responsibilities, you will also be able to use your expertise to contribute to innovative ideas to shape application architecture and design.

A successful person in this position will adopt a DevOps mindset and thrive in a culture that promotes trust, partnership, and openness. You will serve as a key part of a fast-paced, high-performing team that provides exemplary customer service. This position requires a high degree of collaboration with cross-functional teams and will require excellent verbal and written communication skills. You will interact with architecture, cloud engineering, operations, functional and application development teams to analyze requirements and suggest the best approach for installing, configuring, and maintaining middleware and cloud infrastructure and platforms

Job Responsibilities

? Fully understand and support the existing cloud infrastructure and middleware configuration for multiple complex applications within Compass Technology

? Collaborate with architects, developers and build teams to design, configure and document highly available and highly scalable cloud infrastructure and middleware according to Compass Technology standards

? Develop, implement, and document standard processes for installation, maintenance, and enhancement of middleware applications

? Manage and support environments in the cloud, including capacity and topology planning, application deployments, performance optimization, configuration, and technical issues

? Automate infrastructure and configuration using standard tools and languages

? Set up and manage middleware runtime components including webservers, application servers, messaging servers and reporting services

? Configure and secure applications and internet facing URLs with strong encryption protocols

? Work closely with application support personnel and incident management to ensure 24x7 business critical systems are up and running

? Work in partnership with third party vendors to support configure and support their use within Compass Technology

? Develop and implement strategies for migration, consolidation, and upgrade of middleware components

Job Qualifications

? Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or Engineering or similarly qualified background

? Strong verbal and written communication skills (English)

? Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills

? Positive attitude and solutions-oriented thinking

? Ability to communicate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences

? Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to change

Technical Skills Required


  • Extensive middleware tools experience

? OS: RHEL, Amazon Linux, Windows

? Linux Bash Scripting, Linux commands, systems service and Cron jobs

? IBM WebSphere Application server, IBM Http Server, IBM MQ

? Tomcat, NodeJS PM2, Spring Boot Service

? NGINX, Apache Webserver

? Application troubleshooting and logs analysis

? Data encryption - TLS

? Monitoring tools: Zabbix, Dynatrace, Splunk

? Agile methodologies (Kanban & Scrum)

AWS Cloud:

? AWS CloudFormation, CDK (TypeScript)


? AWS Systems Manager - including documents, parameters, schedules

? AWS Secrets Manager,

? AWS ElastiCache for Redis

? AWS CloudWatch

? AWS networking - including VPC, Subnets, Route Table, IGW, NATGateway

? ADO/Jenkins pipeline build

? DevOps repositories and CICD

Preferred Technical Skills


? MuleSoft, Jscape, GridGain Ignite, LucidWorks Fusion (SOLR)

? IIS, .NET, Microsoft MSMQ

? IBM Cognos, Apache BIRT

AWS Cloud:

? Lambda

? Athena

? ALB and WAF log analysis

? RDS, DocumentDB, DynamoDB,

? Amazon MQ

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: 1065512

Compass Corporate