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Date: Apr 8, 2018

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 apparel and home fashions retailer 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 the differences among our Associates, 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 and 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 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!


The Solution Engineer will provide solution expertise and have technical ownership of a subset of applications in the Finance domain. The Solution Engineer will work closely with the functional resources to ensure that applications are fulfilling TJX's business requirements. The Solution Engineer will be responsible for sizing, scoping and estimating project requests and application enhancements. The Solution Engineer will be assigned to active projects where they will be responsible for the definition and documentation of the technical architecture and solution design for the project scope. In addition, the Solution Engineer will be responsible for ensuring the extended project team understands the technical solution. The Solution Engineer will work collaboratively with peers from other functional domains on complex cross function projects.


•Creates sizing and estimates for new project requests and application enhancements. Maintains estimate documents for approved projects as they move through the Solution Delivery Process (SDP) phase gates.

•Partners with the Solution Delivery team on solution approaches to large and complex project requests. This activity may include performing proof of concepts.

•Partners with Solution Architecture on the creation of Conceptual Architecture and Full Architecture documents for assigned projects.

•Authors Technical Designs (TDs) that define how a functional design will be technically enabled for assigned projects.

•Provides solution oversight to the extended project team during the build/test and implementation phases of assigned projects.

•Obtains Estimate and Design reviews from other team members and may perform similar reviews for peers; also responsible for mentoring less senior staff members with estimate and design reviews.

•Provides technical viewpoints during key interactions with external vendors including the generation of RFPs, vendor selections, vendor roadmap discussions and other key processes; may act as the lead technical contact with one of more external vendors.

•Builds strong relationships with the Solution Architecture and Solution Delivery teams to understand business challenges and collaborate on application and technical roadmaps.

•Provide strategic technical insight with respect to Finance applications and shares expertise on integration requirements for cross functional initiatives.

•May provide application guidance to the production support team to resolve support issues.

•Expected to mentor one or more junior team members.


Required Skills

  • 6+ years overall experience; 3+ with Financial business applications
  • Extensive experience interpreting functional needs and writing or editing solution designs for new systems, systems changes or system enhancements.
  • Familiarity with Enterprise integration patterns and service orientated architecture
  • Technical expertise with packaged Enterprise Financial systems
  • Can quickly learn the functionality of packaged and custom applications and complex systems.
  • Solid functional understanding of Finance business processes.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and written communication skills to frequently interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work both independently and within cross functional project teams that span multiple time-zones.
  • Ability to understand the big picture and the short term perspectives of specific situations.
  • Ability to influence others to achieve results.
  • Capable of leading, organizing and prioritizing IT Initiatives
  • Solid knowledge of the software development lifecycle
  • Experience with project management methodologies and best practices
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, demanding, and fluid environment.
  • Experience working with System integrators leveraging a Global Workforce
  • Experience working in a controlled/validated environment (Sarbanes Oxley)
  • Experience with Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) processes
  • Experience working on all aspects of a project life cycle
  • Strong Communication and inter-personal skills a must
  • Mentoring and coaching skills
  • Strong problem-solving and analytic skills.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and or Information Systems, or equivalent work experience.
  • Advanced degree and applicable certifications a plus.

What's In It For You?


At TJX, 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.

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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