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Date: 29-Dec-2017

Location: Watford, Greater London, 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 clothing and homeware worldwide. Our retail chains include TK Maxx in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria and the Netherlands, as well as HomeSense and in the United Kingdom; TK Maxx in Australia; TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post and Homesense, as well as and in the United States; and Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls in Canada. In 2016, TJX had over $33 billion in sales, more than 3,800 shops and 235,000 Associates. As a retailer committed to growth, success is always in style at TJX!


Job Summary


You will support and conduct the testing of new and existing systems across our Core Services (Buy, Sell, Reward, etc.) ensuring that they are fit for purpose and on time to support our European development and expansion priorities.

You will develop and support our Enterprise Quality Assurance projects, relationships and endeavours with TJX Corporate to help implement and consistently drive, through regular improvement, the path to a TJX - Test Centre of Excellence.


Key Responsibilities


  • Performs testing of medium to high complexity to ensure that software meets organisation standards and business requirements, operates properly and is free from defect & risk;
  • Performs ambiguity reviews on requirement documents, and may also be required to review finalised technical and/or architectural design documentation;
  • Partners with Project Management, Business Analysis, Development and Architecture groups to design & develop testing strategies both locally and globally;
  • Builds strong relationships and procedural understanding (where applicable) with the supporting business community;
  • Creates medium to high complexity test plans, text case indexes and supporting test cases utilising business requirements, technical and/or architectural design documentation;
  • Executes medium to high complexity test cases both manually and through automation where possible;
  • Performs triage for medium to high complexity defects, which includes detection, risk assessment, root cause analysis, documenting, evidencing and retesting; escalating more complex defects to the appropriate level;
  • Works with the wider testing organisation to assess software/solution stability;
  • Provides input to QA Analyst Level III (and above) on project status;
  • Assists in providing project work and cost estimates;
  • Performs other duties as clearly explained and assigned to them;
  • No direct reports – may assign and monitor tasks to team members and third party vendors to ensure deliverables are in line with the project plans;
  • Responsible for ensuring the end to end solution meets the business requirements.

Key Skills, Knowledge & Experience


  • Proven numerical and analytical skills;
  • Awareness of the Software Development Lifecycle and Software Testing Methodologies;
  • Formal Test Accreditation (ISQTB Certification (Test Analyst) or ISEB Foundation);
  • Drive for personal development opportunities;
  • Assess own progress against personal development objectives and goals;
  • Performs well in a team, and is able to motivate others through a strong team ethos;
  • Demonstrable problem solving skills;
  • Understanding of technical systems;
  • Motivated by creativity and innovation and highly developed in these skills;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • High attention to detail and the desire to “get it right”;



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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