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Date: 13-Sep-2017

Location: GB

Company: TJX Companies, Inc.

Variety and Challenge. Growth and Opportunity.


In the retail business, we move fast. We’re always adapting, evolving and innovating. And the fast pace brings variety and challenge, along with continued growth and opportunity.


Explore career opportunities at TJX, a Fortune 100 company and the world’s leading off-price retailer of apparel and homeware worldwide. Our retail chains include T.K. Maxx in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria and the Netherlands, as well as HomeSense and in the United Kingdom; T.K. Maxx in Australia; T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods and Sierra Trading Post, as well as and in the United
State: s; and Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls in Canada. In 2016, TJX had over $33 billion in sales, more than 3,800 stores, and 235,000 Associates. As a retailer committed to growth, success is always in style at TJX!


Major Duties / Responsibilities

  • Provides technical direction for the design of complex and large scale systems solutions to effectively meet business needs. Provides leadership for the solution design of projects that address key business needs, including the analysis of multiple solution options.
  • Partners with the Enterprise Architecture team on the creation of the conceptual architecture that addresses the high level business requirements. Participates in Solution Architecture Reviews for applicable projects.
  • Authors complex macro level technical designs that define how the functional requirements will be technically enabled.
  • Provides guidance to an extended project team related to the solution architecture and technical design. Assists and advises project teams in the configuration, testing, implementation and support of technical solutions.
  • Authors sizing and detailed estimates for complex new project requests. Participates in the creation of Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) models for large and complex projects. Maintains estimate artifacts for solution designs throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Maintains expert knowledge in multiple business applications/services or a critical highly integrated Enterprise business application/service supporting a given domain. Provides input into technical application roadmaps including the recommendation of IT driven projects.
  • Consults on design approaches to solving visible and complex business problems. Provides technical subject matter expertise and insight related to the business applications in a given domain.
  • Provides input into design best practice methodologies and standards. Defines standards for specific processes and/or components.
  • May mentor one or more junior members of the team.
  • Special projects as assigned.


Skills and Knowledge

  • Extensive experience interpreting functional needs and writing or editing solution designs for new systems, systems changes or system enhancements.
  • Previous experience in the design phase of complex systems projects.
  • Specific packaged application and technology expertise in alignment with specific domains.
  • Technology design experience which includes Performance, Security, Availability, as well as Operations, Monitoring and Support.
  • Strong knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley and PCI policies and controls.
  • Solid functional understanding of the business processes supported in a given domain’s business applications.
  • Strong consulting, leading and mentoring skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and written communication skills to frequently interact with all levels of the organisation.
  • 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.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Expert knowledge of the software development lifecycle.
  • Ability to alter direction easily to accommodate changing priorities.



What's In It For You?

As proud as we are of our past success, it’s our future that excites us most. We strive to provide opportunities for growth, recognition and a competitive salary and benefits package. Share our determination to think bolder and bigger, and be part of our future. Apply now.

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