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IT Risk & Compliance Analyst II

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Date: Aug 12, 2019

Location: Marlborough, MA, US

Company: TJX Companies, Inc.

Success is always in style at TJX, a Fortune 100 company and the leading off-price apparel and home fashion retailer in the U.S. and worldwide. Our retail chains include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra, Winners and Homesense.


We are looking for an IT Risk & Compliance Analyst II to join our growing IT Risk Management team. TJX IT is evolving from a compliance-driven organization to one that proactively works in a risk-focused manner.


A successful Analyst can work effectively with management stakeholders to provide technical guidance across a broad range of risk and compliance work efforts. 


Major Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Performs procedures of up to medium complexity necessary to ensure the ongoing core objectives of IT Risk and Compliance. May work on less complex enterprise-wide projects.
  • Performs basic risk assessments and security reviews to ensure compliance with internal policies, standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Interfaces with user community and assists with IT risk and compliance needs.
  • Ensures that the user community understands and adheres to necessary procedures to maintain compliance.
  • Conducts accurate evaluation of the level of security required for basic and moderately complex systems.  
  • Performs root cause analysis of low to moderately complex security issues and determines the best course of action to remedy the problem.
  • Performs other duties as required.


Decision Making


  • Determines if an event needs to be escalated, and resolves or escalates as appropriate.
  • Performs risk assessments and security reviews to ensure compliance with internal policies, standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Recommends course of action for low to moderately complex situations.
  • Provides input and recommendations to management to change current procedures or implement new procedures.


Span of Control (i.e. Direct/Indirect reports)


  • May provide guidance and training to more junior associates


Scope of Responsibility (i.e. Financial impact)


  • May provide budgetary recommendations for future projects/security tools/applications





  • 2 Years in IT Risk & Compliance environment or equivalent
  • Strong aptitude for IT Risk & Compliance concepts and methodologies and an understanding of applied security concepts and best practices.


Coachable (desired):

  • Able to assist in the development of risk management processes and workflows.
  • Basic knowledge of IT risk, security architecture design, network security, cloud/mobile security, data security and internal/external threat intelligence/analysis
  • Familiar with IT policies, laws, standards and frameworks applicable to the specific technical role e.g. ISO31000, ISO27000, COSO and NIST-800.
  • Ability to identify and assesses the severity and potential impact of risks and communicate risk assessment findings to risk owners in a way that consistently drives objective, fact-based decisions about risk that optimize the trade-off between risk mitigation and business performance.
  • Able to apply current threats to the TJX business model.
  • Internal Audit experience is a plus.
  • Strong verbal and non-verbal communication skills; able to communicate/present technical security details to a wide range of audiences.
  • Solid working knowledge with MS Office.
  • May provide guidance and training to more junior associates.
  • May provide budgetary recommendations for future projects/security tools/applications.


Minimum Experience


  • 2 Years in IT Risk & Compliance environment or equivalent


Minimum Formal Education


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • Relevant industry certification preferred



At TJX, we are proud that, for 40 years, we have been providing amazing value to our customers, but the merchandise we sell is just part of our story. We believe our Associates bring our business to life, and we aim to support you by making TJX a terrific place to work. We are committed to leveraging our differences, and believe that the diverse skills, experiences and background that you bring into the organization will help us continue to succeed.

Discover Different. Apply today!


In addition to our open door policy and supportive work environment, we also strive to provide a competitive salary and benefits package. TJX considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, marital or military status, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. TJX also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.

Posting Notes: Marlborough  || MA || TJX Corporate 

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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