Job Details

Network Engineer

Location TORONTO , Ontario , Canada
Category Technology
Job Opened November 8th, 2019
Education Associate's Degree/College Diploma
Job Number 1900087J
Job Type Full-Time

job description

Who We Are:

HBC is 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, 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 Venture.


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:

The Network Engineer  - is responsible for providing complex network solutions that include highly secure and dynamic networks on an enterprise basis. Analyzes business needs; designs, installs, and supports network solutions on one or multiple platforms in a LAN/WAN/MAN/VOIP or Web Architecture. Includes supporting LAN, WAN, and VoIP infrastructures at all branches. The Network Engineer provides high-level technical support for voice and data network systems, creates and maintains network documentation, maintains hardware and software standards, and works projects as needed in order to upgrade to new and/or improved communication equipment and procedures. The Network Engineer must be well-versed with the advanced engineering and administration of multiprotocol routers, multilayer switches, network security devices, and network management systems. The Network Engineer serves as the next level of escalation of support for troubleshooting network usage and equipment issues 

Responsibilities of the role:

Function 1 � Networking

  • Acts as Engineer for the administration and maintenance of infrastructure as directed by IT Managers. Under general direction, documents, designs, implements, and maintains corporate data communications networks which support the data center, retail stores, distribution centers, and remote offices.

  • Plays a key role in the daily administration of network routing and switching equipment, DHCP/DNS servers, network monitoring systems, wireless infrastructure, firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, and VPN/SSL systems

  • Serves as Engineer for the administration and maintenance of WAN as directed by IT Managers.


Function 2 � Internal Systems

  • Performs complex troubleshooting, backup, archiving, and disaster recovery.

  • Monitors and reviews network performance issues regarding local and wide area networks. Assumes proactive role in maintaining network availability for all corporate users.

  • Assists in the design, implementation, and maintenance of systems, programs, hardware, and software. Works with Security to design alerting for these devices that will proactively alert on security incidents or customer-impacting issues. Helps design website designs to dynamically move application server resources in and out of resource pools.

  • Handles software upgrades and device maintenance.

  • Works with Ecommerce Team on performance improvement efforts

Function 3 � Communication

  • Assists in the facilitation of team meetings

  • Delivers informative, well-organized presentations.

  • Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully. Flexibility around shift work based on project and business needs

You Also Have:

  • 2+ years of network engineering within a Cisco networking environment

  • 1+ years of network management systems to include Cisco Prime & Wireless LAN Controllers

  • 2+ years of network security experience maintaining firewalls, network sniffers, and SSL/VPN devices

  • Required experiences include: DHCP/DNS, TCP/IP, and RIPv2, OSPF, BGP

  • Preferred skills: CISCO 76xx,,38xx,26xx Routers, ASA, 29xx Switches, Cisco Wireless, Fortinet Firewalls, Riverbed WAN Acceleration

  • Pluses include: F5 ASM, LTM, Cisco SSL VPN, 4G/LTE Wireless Design & Implementation, Wireshark, Solarwinds

  • Certifications preferred: CCNA,CCDA,CCNP,CCDP,CCSP, CCIE(LEAD?)

  • Preferred Majors: Computer Science, Computer Networking, Technical or Trade School Certification

How Often You May Travel:

  • NA

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 balance.
  • 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.


HBC welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.

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