HUGO BOSS is one of the leading premium fashion and lifestyle companies with around 13,800 employees worldwide. As one of the largest central departments at HUGO BOSS, the IT department is the key service provider and partner in the introduction and provision of innovative technologies. In this role, you will have the opportunity to contribute your expertise to projects along the entire value chain. We share the common goal of exploring new paths together in order to create something extraordinary. Join our team and shape your own future at HUGO BOSS!

IT Systems Engineer
HUGO BOSS Fashions, Inc. | New York City | United States | Full-time

In a fast and continuous changing technical retail environment, HUGO BOSS US is searching for an ambitious, curious system engineer to support business growth and provide state of the art and highly reliable system infrastructure.


In this position you will administer, maintain, and monitor IT infrastructure focused on but not limited to systems, servers, storage, appliances, and connected devices. Besides working on global, regional, or local projects with international teams, maintenance and global support is an important function of this position. This role is based in New York. 


What you can expect:

Responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:
Primary Functions: 

  • Installation, Configuration, and patch management of operating systems and applications 
  • MS SCCM (Software and OS Distribution)
  • MS Active Directory (Policies, Groups, User Management…)
  • Installation, Configuration, and patch management of data base systems    
  • Analyze Systems- and performance issues concerning OS and DB systems (Kernel & parameters)    
  • Optimize system operations through system management tools (automation, backup, recovery, self-service, monitoring)            
  • Administration of storage systems (SAN, NAS, DAS)        
  • Utilization of virtual platforms regarding server- and storage administration (VMware and Hyper-V)
  • Evaluation, validation, and installation of new system management tools used for optimization of system operations    
  • Perform and participate in technical projects like data base, system- or platform migrations to cloud based platforms
  • Manage and maintain backup systems to optimize data loss prevention 
  • Provide 2nd level support
  • Manage vendor support contracts

Your profile:

Principal Skills Required

  • Strong oral and written communication skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a strong sense of team 
  • Present technical information and communicate complex technical ideas clearly and succinctly 
  • Work with minimal supervision and take initiative 
  • Prioritize and manage workload and adjust to changing priorities  
  • Proven time management capabilities 
  • Apply common sense understanding to carry out;  
  • Identify system problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions;  
  • Deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations;  
  • Willingness and ability to be “hands on” 
  • Able to occasionally travel internationally
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs


Competencies Required

  • Customer focus
  • Integrity and trust
  • Learning on the fly
  • Planning and priority setting


Qualification Required

  • 2 years business experience in a similar role preferred
  • Profound experience in Windows Servers, Virtualization, and data backup
  • Application Support experience in MS Office Suite, O365, Asset Management tools
  • Very good knowledge about Storage systems and protocols, networking, cloud services
  • Skilled in using applications to monitor systems health and manage incidents on a server level
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Fluency in German, Spanish, Portuguese or French is a plus.


Your benefits:

HUGO BOSS offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

  • Hybrid Working Model
  • Flexible Commuting
  • Flexible Fridays & Summer Fridays
  • 21 paid days off (pro-rated based on first year of employment) plus your Birthday off
  • Generous Employee Discount Program
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits with Health Saving Account (HSA) option
  • 401(K) with company match
  • Flex Spending Account (FSA)
  • Commuter Benefits (Pre-tax)
  • Voluntary Benefits and Critical Illness
  • Company sponsored Life and Disability benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Discounts for auto/home/pet insurance 
  • Gym membership discount

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City