Job Details

System Engineer


Date Opened: 07/09/2018

Job Type:

Job Number: 1800002K

Job Description

Company Description


Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) is coming to India! We are in the process of setting up an integrated Global In-House Center, (GIC), in Bangalore to build a corporate team who will play an important role as HBC executes its strategic plan. This center will house several hundred highly talented individuals in the first two years and the office has potential to expand as the business grows. We will begin to build our team in Bangalore focused on Information Technology, Information Security, Finance and Accounting, in addition to Merchandising Operations and may then scale the operations to build capabilities in various other functions.


Hudson's Bay Company is one of the fastest-growing department store retailers in the world. In North America, HBC's leading banners include Hudson's Bay, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks OFF 5TH, Find @ Lord & Taylor, and Home Outfitters. In Europe, HBC's banners include GALERIA Kaufhof (the largest department store group in Germany), Galeria INNO (Belgium's only department store group), and Sportarena. At HBC we are a company of adventurers who explore uncharted territory, challenge convention, and work with imagination and fun.


Reporting Relationship: The System Engineer will directly report into the Senior Manager - IT Infrastructure,


Major Responsibilities


The Systems Engineer is an experienced, professional, and energetic individual who will help successfully manage over 300+ Linux servers and manage all Linux software installations.  In addition, Systems Engineer is required to assist security with all compliance and security related tickets affecting Linux servers


Role responsibilities include:

  • Maintains awareness and currency of technologies, software, program products, and hardware as related to Information Services
  • Installs software products by utilizing vendor information, past experience and group members' knowledge, minimizing the business exposure due to changes in the processing environments. Evaluates the performance of installed software and hardware by utilizing available aids to monitor trends, loads and growth patterns.
  • Resolves system problems and performance by careful analysis, debugging, identifying the root cause and applying corrective maintenance
  • Documents all changes following controls, procedures and documentation standards and raises issues and concerns with recommendations for follow-up action.
  • Provides expertise in specific hardware, software, utilities, and productivity aids used by Information Services, and advises others on their use.
  • Acts in the capacity of final level in-house support, a mentor to junior staff providing guidance and technical expertise and as technical consultant to other departments within Information Services.
  • Hands on experience with the following Linux Server Solutions, including: RPM, Puppet, Satellite, LVM 
  • Networking fundamentals, TCP/IP, DNS, WINS, DHCP, etc. and Server virtualization technologies (especially VMware ESX)
  • IBM / HP server and storage hardware, software and firmware, a solid understanding of server security fundamentals and server deployment methodologies and best practices
  • Web services Apache, Tomcat, WebLogi


Job Qualifications

Personal Characteristics


The successful candidate must possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal, to effectively operate with IT leadership. This individual will have a strong ability to understand client expectations and the know-how to resolve issues that may affect delivery. He/she will possess excellent analytical ability, judgment, and problem-analysis techniques, as well as interpersonal skills that enable them to work in a team environment that is geographically distributed

Professional Qualifications:

2-4 years of experience working in a Linux server environment including Red Hat Enterprise 5+ and SLES 10+ operating systems


Educational Credentials:

BS Degree in a Technical Curriculum


Office Hours

Shifts can vary based on organizational needs 


NOTE: HBC welcomes all applicants for this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.