Job Details

Senior Mainframe Migration Analyst

Location NEW YORK , New York , United States
Category Technology
Job Opened March 15th, 2019
Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Number 190001XU
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 Mainframe Migration Analyst will be an integral part of the Mainframe Elimination project.  This person will be very knowledgeable of the mainframe infrastructure and the various subsystems function. Extensive use of RMF and SMF reporting in analyzing performance metrics will be required.


This person will work closely with the application areas as the applications are migrated off the mainframe to alternative platforms.   This individual will provide guidance and direction as we modernize our environment.

Who You Are:
  • You are articulate and easily able to put yourself in others’ shoes in order to explain what is needed step-by-step
  • You are sincerely driven by doing what is right, and generally act with a high sense of purpose and integrity
  • You have a winning-way about you, including the confidence to take calculated risks
You Also Have:
  • An ability to handle tense situations and resolve conflicts.
  • Proficiency with standard office computer and web applications (i.e. Microsoft or Google Office Suites)
  • 10+ years of experience and  Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field.
  • Strong understanding of Information Technology focusing on both mainframe processing and distributed environments.
  • Knowledge of technology SLA’s as well as technology governance, risk, and compliance.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including collaboration and analytical thinking.
  • Ability to communicate with both onshore and offshore teams.
  • Ability to define problems areas and recommend possible solutions.  
  • Be available to be contacted off-shift as needed.
  • Infrastructure support and management experience in Mainframe, distributed systems, network, and storage.
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience working with an IT Infrastructure aligned with the business.
  • 3+ years of experience in software installation and support.
  • 2+ years of experience writing IT technical documentation.
  • 5+ years of work experience requiring interaction with senior leadership.

As the Sr. Mainframe Migration Analyst, You Will:

  • Create  the necessary reporting structure to provide guidance to the mainframe elimination project. Must be able to create a unit of work report from performance data.
  • Work closely with the application areas to provide guidance as the applications are migrated off the mainframe to alternative platforms. Knowledge of distributed platforms is required.
  • This individual will provide guidance and direction as we modernize our environment.

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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