a diversified global retailer, focused on driving the performance of high
quality stores and their all-channel offerings, growing through acquisitions,
and unlocking the value of real estate holdings.
Founded in 1670, HBC is the oldest company in North America. Our portfolio
today includes formats ranging from luxury to premium department stores to off
price fashion shopping destinations, with more than 480 stores and over 66,000
employees around the world.
Our leading banners across North America and Europe include Hudson’s Bay, Lord
& Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Gilt, Saks OFF 5TH, Galeria Kaufhof, the
largest department store group in Germany, and Belgium’s only department store
group Galeria INNO.
We have significant investments in real estate joint ventures. HBC has
partnered with Simon Property Group Inc. in the HBC Global Properties Joint
Venture, which owns properties in the United States and Germany. In Canada, HBC
has partnered with RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust in the RioCan-HBC Joint
A truly global corporate citizen, HBC is committed to responsible business
practices to bring about positive change, and we work hard to shape a
sustainable future for people and the planet. Our philanthropic initiatives
help create healthy families, strong communities, and sport excellence in the
cities and countries in which we operate around the world, while striving to
create innovative programs and resources that provide flexibility for work-life
balance in order to maintain a positive working environment
What This Position Is All About:
Responsible for supporting the HBC Mainframe corporate environment. The role will be focused on delivering
robust, stable and reliable IBM zSeries Mainframe and IBM iSeries solutions
used to promote business operations and business strategies. Work in team environment providing support
for all Mainframe zOS System, CICS and DB2 databases, building, sharing, and
documenting knowledge. Work as lead supporting AS400 environment.
Who You Are:
- You are comfortable
interacting, problem-solving and strategizing, with internal and external
- You are a demonstrated leader, who can positively
influence a diverse team
are articulate and easily able to put yourself in others’ shoes in order to
explain what is needed step-by-step
You Also Have:
- College degree.
- Strong analytical ability, judgment and
problem analysis techniques
- Strong communication skills both written
and verbal to effectively operate with IT Leadership.
- Strong ability to understand client
expectations and to resolve issues that may affect delivery.
- Ability to work in a team environment
that are geographically distributed
- Working knowledge of emerging
technologies, a plus
- Working knowledge of another IBM
- 10+ years’ experience as IBM zOS System
Administrator supporting large systems
- 5+ years’ experience installing and
patching IBM zSeries
- 5+ years’ experience with IBM iSeries
- Retail industry experience preferred
As the Senior IBM
Mainframe Administrator, You Will:
- Maintain skills in IBM Mainframe and DB2
Databases supporting, upgrades and configuration;
- Adapt existing methods and procedures to
create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems.
- Understands and lead team with strategic
direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals.
- Support the AS400 environment and lead
effort to retire this platform.
- Support Networking on Mainframe (VTAM)
- Deliver timely and innovative solutions
for HBC Mainframe zOS and database environments
- Foster strong business partner
relationships by communicating in easy to understand retail business terms and
backup communication with actions that result in high sense of urgency and
extraordinary business confidence.
- Drive performance through the following
metrics: (1) focus on service desk ticket reduction, and reduced time to close
open tickets/issues. Deliver
projects on time. (3) Deliver projects that consistently make user expected
SLAs. (4) Deliver projects with thorough
documentation and run books (easy identification of business impact of system
failures). Provide 24X7 on-call
production support for IBM Mainframe platform. Maintain backup and recovery
process, including Disaster Recovery.
How Often You May Travel
Your Life and Career at HBC
- Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous
spirit; think and act like an owner- operator!
- Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities,
from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate.
- A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life
- Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees
(including medical, vision and dental).
- An amazing employee discount
Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application.
HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HBC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.