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Principal Engineer - Merchandise Planning Systems

Requisition:  1693468
Brand:  TJX Companies

Marlborough, MA, US

Employment Type:  Full-Time
Employment Status:  Regular
Functional Area:  Global IT

Discovery is at the heart of everything we do. Wherever you find us around the world, if you can think of a product, you can probably find it in our stores, which include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra, Winners, Homesense, and TK Maxx. With variety comes plenty of happy surprises—our environment is ever-changing, and that’s just how we like it. Every day is an opportunity to discover something new about our business, our partnerships and even something exciting about yourself. Ready to Discover Different?

Posting Notes: Marlborough  || MA

Principal Engineer


What you’ll discover

  • Inclusive culture and career growth opportunities
  • Global IT Organization which collaborates across U.S., Canada, Europe and Australia, click here to learn more
  • Challenging, collaborative, and team-based environment

What you’ll do

The Merchandising Solution Delivery organization develops the Merchandise Planning software and systems that determine where millions of products will move around the globe to our stores each day.  Our team thrives on strong relationships with our business partners and working diligently to address their needs which support TJX growth and operational stability. On this tightly knit and fast-paced solution delivery team you will be constantly challenged to stretch and think outside the box.



What you’ll need

Our team is looking for people with a passion for technology, intellectual curiosity, and willingness to try new things to drive better solutions and get results. We want creative people that possess strong interpersonal skills to demonstrate leadership by example, not authority, and who can foster an inclusive environment where everyone feels heard.  


We are seeking a motivated, talented, experienced Principal Engineer to lead the technology aspects and guide the design & implementation of our Merchandise Planning Platforms and Product Lines. 


Minimum Qualifications

  • Proven experience of developing new features and services that are medium-very high level of complexity working with the product/platform/infrastructure/security teams
  • Proven ability to design, code, deploy & support working software / technology components, working collaboratively with architects and other engineers.
  • Experience of leading discussions on design approaches to solving visible, strategic and complex business problems.
  • Experience of designing solutions that meets requirements for operational excellence including interoperability, security, monitoring and system resilience etc.
  • Experience of delivering clean, secure, performant code / technology components that meet all the non-functional requirements.
  • Experience of acting in Lead Engineer capacity for medium to very large initiatives, prioritizing and assigning tasks, providing guidance and resolving issues.
  • Proven ability to mentor and coach more junior engineers across the technical domains/enterprise.
  • Experience of identifying, leading and participating in Development process definitions, best practices and standards.
  • Experience of Publishing and maintaining design best practice methodologies and standards.
  • Experience of identifying emerging technologies for consideration for new technology direction and implements proof of concepts to prove the new technology.
  • Broad knowledge in the business applications / services that comprise the Merchandise Planning technical domain.
  • Expert understanding of the end-to-end business application processes in the Merchandise Planning technical domain
  • Experience of creating and maintaining the technical application / service roadmaps including the recommendation and initiation of IT driven projects.
  • Experience of Cloud implementations would be preferable
  • 10+ years Engineering experience in relevant technical domain

Join us and Discover Different at TJX, click here to learn more.

Come Discover Different at TJX. From opportunity and teamwork to growth, we think you’ll find that it’s so much more than a job. When you’re a part of our global TJX family, you have the full support of a diverse, close-knit group of people dedicated to finding great deals and fantastic style. Best of all? They have a lot of fun doing it.

We care about our culture, but we also prioritize the tangible stuff (Competitive salaries: check. Solid benefits: check. Plenty of room for advancement: of course). It’s our way of empowering you to make your career here.
We consider 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. We also provide 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

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