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Date: 14-Jan-2018

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 tkmaxx.com in the United Kingdom; TK Maxx in Australia; TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post and Homesense, as well as tjmaxx.com and sierratradingpost.com 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!

 

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Model, design, build, test and maintain applications using IBM Cognos BI. The applications would leverage all features of the platform including Report Studio, Framework Manager, Dynamic Cubes, Workspace Advanced and Transformer. 
  • Lead the development activity of medium sized initiatives, prioritizing tasks, providing guidance and resolving issues. Review and contribute to the technical design of these solutions.
  • Work collaboratively with other IT areas and 3rd parties in local and global locations.
  • Ensure ongoing operational stability of key Cognos applications in production by working with support and administration teams.
  • Maintain, improve and enforce best practices for Business Intelligence requirements, design, build and implementation (including source code management) phases across projects  
  • Collaborate and work with Business users and business analysts, database administrators, and managers, to design and develop Cognos solutions. 
  • Train and support power users/analysts in usage of Cognos solutions as part of project roll-outs.
  • Work with Governance and data quality teams to ensure adherence of data standards within applications.

 

 

Requirements:

 

  • Extensive hands on development experience with Cognos v10.2 (Cognos v11 desirable) both building reports and models.
  • Extensive experience development within a waterfall solution delivery environment (Agile/DevOps experience is extremely desirable)
  • Working knowledge of TM1 version 10+ tools (TM1 Architect, Web, Perspective, PAW, PAX etc.) is desirable.
  • Working knowledge of other analytics technologies such as; Tableau, PowerBI and Alteryx is desirable.
  • Understanding/experience of working with enterprise scale ETL tools (IBM Datastage preferred)
  • Extensive experience working with (and influencing the design of) Kimbal style data warehouses
  • Ability to work both independently and within teams as a Developer/Lead
  • Sound understanding of any business domains associated in previous work engagements (previous Retail experience is a bonus)
  • Thorough understanding of source code management
  • Excellent verbal and written technical communication skills. Ability to discuss technical concepts directly with Business users.

 

 



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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