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Senior Staff Engineer / Lead Automation Engineer (BDD / API / Jenkins)

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Date: 23-Apr-2021

Location: Watford, Hertfordshire, GB

Company: TJX Companies, Inc.


Discovery is at the centre of everything we do. Wherever you find us around the world, if you can think of a product, you can probably find it in our stores. We are part of the TJX Family which includes TK Maxx, and Homesense in Europe and the UK and across the rest of the world you will find us as TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra and Winners.With variety comes plenty of surprises—our environment is ever-changing, and that’s just how we like it. Every day is an opportunity to discover something new about our business, our partnerships and even something exciting about yourself. Are you ready to Discover Different?



Senior Staff Engineer / Lead Automation Engineer (BDD / API / Jenkins)


What you’ll discover

  • Inclusive culture and career growth opportunities
  • Global IT Organization which collaborates across U.S., Canada, Europe and Australia, click here to learn more
  • Challenging, collaborative, and team-based environment


What you’ll do
The Digital Solution Delivery organization at TJX focuses on the customer-driven experiences across the globe, including all of our eCommerce domains, mobile apps, loyalty programs, in-store digital experiences, and more.  We are builders and innovators extending TJX's renowned treasure hunt experience to new audiences and fans.


As our Senior Test Automation Engineer you will lead our automation engineering capability, taking ownership of our overall automation approach and providing leadership to our team of internal and 3rd party automation engineers.  Your combination of strong collaboration skills, subject matter expertise and hands-on automation engineering skills will help grow and mature our test automation framework, enabling us to deliver more, release more frequently and ensure ever-higher quality.


What you’ll need
We are looking for teammates who share our passion for building excellent customer experiences using agile methodologies and the latest in cloud technology.  We need more smart, agile, and intellectually curious people who love delivering things that will delight our customers.

  • Extensive experience in an agile software development environment, including in-depth test automation experience
  • Deep subject matter expertise in testing automation frameworks and related technologies
  • Strong leadership credentials, including the ability to define technology strategy, mentor and support more junior team members and collaborate effectively with both technical and non-technical colleagues at all levels of seniority

Key Primary Skills

  • Automation Tools e.g. Selenium 
  • BDD test automation frameworks e.g. Cucumber, Serenity 
  • Writing API tests, e.g. REST-Assured 
  • CI/CD Tools e.g. Jenkins 
  • Test Management Software e.g. Qtest


Secondary/Preferred (potential to upskill here)

  • Java 
  • JIRA / Confluence 
  • Cross Browser Testing Tools e.g. Browserstack 
  • A background in eCommerce would be nice to have, but not essential.

Come and Discover Different at TJX. From opportunity and teamwork to growth, we think you’ll find that it’s so much more than a job. When you’re a part of our global TJX family, you have the full support of a diverse, close-knit group of people dedicated to finding the greatest deals and fantastic style. Best of all? They have a lot of fun doing it.


We care about our culture, but we also prioritise the important things like competitive salaries, solid benefits and plenty of room to grow in your role. It’s our way of empowering you to make your career here.
We consider all applicants for employment without regard to age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and/or sexual orientation. 


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