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Solution Developer III - Integrations DataStage Developer

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Date: Mar 8, 2019

Location: Marlborough, MA, US

Company: TJX Companies, Inc.

Success is always in style at TJX! Continue to explore career opportunities at TJX, a Fortune 100 company and the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide. 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. 

 

Our retail chains include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post and Homesense, as well as tjmaxx.com and sierratradingpost.com in the U.S.; Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls in Canada; TK Maxx in the U.K., Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria and the Netherlands, as well as Homesense and tkmaxx.com in the U.K.; and TK Maxx in Australia. With over $33 billion in sales, more than 3,800 stores, and 235,000 Associates in 2016, TJX is an exciting place to grow your career!

 

Major Duties/ Responsibilities

 

  • Performs programming, COTS configuration, code analysis, debugging and review, and develops and executes unit/integration tests, all at a high level of complexity.
  • Creates and reviews Detailed Technical Specifications and performs the review of Technical Design for tasks of high level of complexity.
  • Provides technical approval of Technical Design for tasks of medium to high level of complexity. Provides technical approval of Detailed Technical Specifications.
  • Consults on the estimates, design preparation and operational support escalations for large tasks of high complexity.
  • Prepares Production Readiness documentation for implementations of medium to high level of complexity
  • Acts in Development Lead capacity for medium to high initiatives, prioritizing and assigning project tasks, providing guidance and resolving issues. Reports status to Project management and interfaces with other domains, IT areas and 3rd party vendors as needed.
  • Leads Solution Development process definitions, and development of Solution Development best practices and standards.
  • Actively participates in new technology, vendor package and tool road mapping, evaluation and introduction.
  • Actively participates in defining and enforcing the source control and release management processes and standards.
  • Ensures compliance with Performance, Security, Availability, Recoverability and Supportability standards and policies and provides Monitoring recommendations for tasks of medium to high level of complexity.
  • Actively participates in evaluation of 3rd party engagement need and in SOW creation and review process.+
  • Works with the Systems Development Life Cycle and adheres to Sarbanes Oxley compliance and all TJX Company.

 

Decision Making

 

  • Authorized to approve Technical Design for tasks of medium to high level of complexity
  • Responsible for most technical decisions within assigned scope.
  • Authorized to approve Detailed Technical Specs, System Documentation
  • Review QA Strategy

 

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

 

  • 0 Direct / 1-6 indirect

 

Scope of Responsibility     (i.e. Financial impact)

 

  • Responsible for assigned tasks of high level of complexity

 

Skills/Knowledge

 

  • Experience with designing, developing, testing and mapping server and parallel jobs using IBM InfoSphere Information Server Datastage 11.5, all at a medium to high level of complexity.
  • 5+ years of experience in IBM InfoSphere Information Server Datastage 8.X+
  • 3+ years of experience with shell scripting in any flavor of UNIX
  • Proficiency in developing strategies for Extraction, Transformation and Loading (ETL) mechanism
  • Expertise in designing parallel jobs using various stages like Join, Merge, Lookup, Remove duplicates, Filter, Dataset, Lookup file set, Complex flat file, Modify, Aggregator, XML, MQ, Hierarchical
  • Experience in schema designing for data marts, data transformation and data integration
  • Expertise in designing complex SQL queries in ANSI format joining more than 10 tables with aggregations, partitions, order by, etc
  • Ability to analyze customer requirements and transform them into technical design specifications
  • Experience in production support with quick turn-around time for hot fixes

     

  • Experience in any of the following will make you a stronger candidate:
    • Oracle PL/SQL development
    • SQL Server development
    • Unix scripting knowledge
    • Enterprise scheduling knowledge

       

  • Experience developing projects that have high level of complexity, being responsible for structuring the work, prioritizing and assigning project tasks, providing guidance and resolving issues.
  • Experience creating and reviewing detailed technical specifications of high complexity and performing the review of technical design for tasks of high level of complexity. Providing technical approval of technical design for tasks of medium to high level of complexity

     

  • Experience consulting on the estimates, design preparation and operational support escalations for large tasks of high complexity Strong understanding of IT regulations including SOX, PCI and privacy laws, security methodologies, controls and access.
  • Experience solving highly technical complex problems and be called on to consult for other projects.

     

  • Act in Development Lead capacity for medium to high initiatives, prioritizing and assigning project tasks, providing guidance and resolving issues. Reports status to management and interfaces with other domains, IT areas and 3rd party vendors as needed.
  • Experience leading the definition of processes, development of best practices and standards, and actively participates in new technology, vendor package and tool road mapping, evaluation and introduction.
  • Ensures compliance with performance, security, availability, recoverability and supportability standards and polices and provides monitoring recommendations for tasks of medium to high level of complexity.

 

  • Strong organizational, presentation, and business partnering skills 
  • Ability to multi-task and alter direction easily to accommodate changing priorities
  • 6+ years’ experience in a similar role

 

Minimum Experience

 

  • 6-8 years in IT, specifically in the technical design, development and implementation or support of business systems.

 

Minimum Formal Education

 

  • Bachelor's Degree in technology or information systems or equivalent work experience.

 

 



What's In It For You?

TJX has campuses conveniently located off the Mass Pike and Route 495. With us, you'll not only enjoy working for an industry leader, but 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.

 


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