Job Details

Systems Engineer, Linux


Date Opened: 02/07/2019

Job Type:

Job Number: 1900010S

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. HBC's 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.


HBC's 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.


HBC has significant investments in real estate joint ventures. It has partnered with Simon Property Group Inc. in the HBS Global Properties Joint Venture, which owns properties in the United States and Germany. In Canada, it has partnered with RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust in the RioCan-HBC Joint Venture.


The HBC India corporate teams focus on Finance & Accounting, Technology, Merchandising, and Shared Service operations.  HBC's entrance into this market has expanded the company's global footprint and further established HBC as a truly global retailer.


The teams in the India office play an integral role in supporting HBC's strategic plan. Bengaluru's workforce has deep experience in a variety of areas, including finance and accounting, technology, as well as other shared services and will support HBC's operations on an ongoing basis.  


You can learn more and view available positions in Bengaluru, by visiting


What This Position Is All About:

The Systems Engineer / Senior 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.

Who You Are:
  • You learn systems, processes, and procedures quickly.
  • You are resourceful and hold strong problem-solving capabilities.
  • You possess a positive, solution-oriented and customer-focused attitude.
You also have:
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • Red Hat certification, knowledge of ITIL/MOF practices
  • 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, WebLogic
  • 2-6 years of experience working in a Linux server environment including Red Hat Enterprise 5+ and SLES 10+ operating systems

As the Systems Engineer, Linux, you will:

  • 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

How Often You May Travel:

  • The associate is not expected to 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 IT to Human Resources, Merchandising to Finance.
  • A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance

Job Qualifications

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.