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Senior Staff Engineer (Performance Engineering)

Requisition:  1704182
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


Senior Staff Engineer – Performance Engineering



What you will do

As a Senior Staff Engineer in the Performance Engineering team, you will be responsible for leading performance engineering activities for one or more product/platform teams. You will also be providing technical leadership to performance engineering initiatives to shift performance both left and right in SDLC for key TJX applications.

Major Duties/ Responsibilities 

  • Maintains broad knowledge in the area of Performance Engineering frameworks, tools and capabilities.
  • Fosters the adoption of shift-left and shift-right of Performance Engineering for Product and Platform teams.
  • Provide technical leadership to Performance Engineers
  • Provides Technical leadership to Performance Engineering platform initiatives
  • Partners with Architects, and IT Product teams to understand application and technology landscape to develop suitable performance test automation framework and implement effectively to enable continuous performance validation and integrate with DevSecOps process
  • Design performance engineering strategy and contribute to discussions on standards, best practices and methodologies in performance engineering domain
  • Expected to mentor one or more junior members of the team. 

Minimum Experience

  • 10+ years of IT experience  
  • 8+ years of experience in Performance Engineering
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience on load testing tools like Neoload, Performance Center or Jmeter
  • 5+ years of experience on APM tools like AppDynamics/Dynatrace and Splunk
  • 3+ years of experience in Agile delivery space
  • Expert in troubleshooting application performance issue
  • Experience with Java or .Net is a plus but fundamental knowledge is required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Azure or Amazon Cloud based environments
  • Experience in Retails domain
  • Tuning experience (JAVA/.Net/DB)
  • Experience on IBM PAW/TM1 platforms, Oracle RPAS


Minimum Formal Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

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.

Full COVID-19 vaccination, including a booster once eligible, is a condition of employment at TJX, subject to reasonable accommodation where required by law.

Posting Notes: Marlborough  || MA

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