Job Details

Database Developer

location NEW YORK , New York , United States
category Technology
Job Opened July 11th, 2018
Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Number 1800087O
Job Type Full Time

job description

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:

Responsible for the development of new database systems and the maintenance of such using Oracle SQL and PL/SQL.  Also responsible for detailing and documenting the database applications/models and supporting quality assurance activities and development efforts as part of the Data Management team.  

Who You Are:

  • Use of UNIX to create various Shell Scripts.
  • Utilize fundamentals of RDBMS in order to achieve core functionality of application and transfer data between various databases; Use of ELT/ETL Technology.
  • Use of enterprise scheduling tool to automate batch job/nightly cycle.
  • Use of Oracle Change data Capture functionality. $128,000/yr. 5 day, 40 hr/wk.
You Also Have:

  • Requires Bachelor’s (or foreign educ. equiv.)
  • Degree in Electrical Engineering Computer Science or Information Technology and two (2) yrs. experience in the Job Offered.  
  • Experience must have included Use of Oracle SQL and PL/SQL, Oracle 10g, 11g and NoSQL DB including MongoDB.

As The Database Developer, You Will:

  • Defining, developing and documenting application models and architecture using the principle of RDBMS.   
  • Designing, customizing and maintaining ELT/ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) data integration with the aim of optimizing efficiencies for Saks Fifth Avenue’s enterprise model.  
  • Provide operational and production support across all data management systems involving customer experience on,, and  
  • Analyzing and evaluating new and/or enhanced data management procedures that have been implemented by Saks Fifth Avenue’s data management systems to identify any operational inefficiencies.  
  • Ensuring existing database documentation and information has been accurately and completely inputted to maintain up-to-date data management systems for analysis purposes and creating trouble-shooting solutions as required.  
  • Undertaking analysis of existing database structures to prepare reports and recommendations for upgrades and/or improvements to models and functions.  
  • Having responsibility for clarifying and defining data standards, identifying problems and recommending changes and solutions to implement best practices as a member of the Data Management team.

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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