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TJX Solution Architect in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Solution Architect

Brand: TJX Companies


Marlborough, MA, US

Employment Type: Full-Time

Employment Status: Regular

Functional Area: IT

Discovery is at the core of everything we do - whether it’s a great value, incredible style, or building long-lasting partnerships with people around the world. That’s what makes TJX different. You can find it all across our brands: TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra, and Homesense. Every one of our brands has one thing in common: environments that are always changing. That’s just how we like it. Every day is an opportunity to discover something new about our business, our partnerships, and even about yourself. Come discover what different can mean for you.

Posting Notes: Marlborough || MA

What You’ll Discover

  • Inclusive culture and career growth opportunities

  • Global IT Organization which collaborates across U.S., Canada, Europe and Australia

  • Challenging, collaborative, and team-based environment

    What You’ll Do

    TJX Architecture is spearheading the global digital transformation of the organization. We partner with our product teams, capture strategy, assess the current state capabilities, establish future state needs, create roadmap leveraging cutting edge components such as Cloud, DevOps, Intelligent Automation and usher in the next generation technology solutions that power the business capabilities for the organization.

    TheSolution Architectreports into theArchitecture Executionfunction within our IT organization. In this role, the Solution Architect works closely with counterparts in the business and IT to enable solutions that support business strategic goals and objectives. Specifically, the Solution Architect may:

  • Design, develop and / or maintain target and transitional architectures and assesses the impact of future business requirements on existing and future technology/business solutions. Supports resolution of key design decisions.

  • Work with IT stakeholders and other Architects to review business drivers, needs and strategies and understand implications; Provide architecture guidance and oversight to supported teams

  • Build a deep understanding of the technology/business solutions within a specific business domain and assess how solutions align/fit within the broader enterprise architecture

  • Translate business and technical requirements into high-performing, reliable roadmaps and solutions that meet business needs; understands systems and information flow

  • Enable adoption of Enterprise Architecture guardrails, and of foundational platform technology, within product teams

    What You’ll Need

    Key to success is the ability to develop trusted stakeholder relationships, and to deliver value in a dynamic environment. We are a global team, so the ability to work across time zones and cultures is essential.

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Subject matter expertise in 1 or more of these functional domains: Supply Chain, Merchandising, Retail store operations, HR, Finance, eCommerce

  • Basic understanding of all elements required to architect, design, build, test, operate and maintain systems utilizing enterprise infrastructure and applications

  • Strong design & engineering experience. Ability to design solutions that are appropriate to the problem at hand – in terms of simplicity, cost, and support required

  • Familiarity with application architecture fundamentals, e.g. Service Architecture, Agile, DevSecOps, Cloud, Non-Functional Requirements

  • Ability to partner effectively with key stakeholders, and to influence and gain consensus

  • Excellent communications and collaboration skills

  • Strong strategic and critical thinking skills

  • Comfortable dealing with ambiguity and adversity

  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Foundational knowledge of architecture methodologies (e.g. TOGAF), standards and tools

  • Familiarity with modern application architecture, e.g. microservices, web and mobile app architecture, cloud-native app architecture

  • Technical experience with Retail business Store Operations applications

  • Experience collaboration across business and IT functions

Discover Different at TJX means opportunity, teamwork, and career growth. That’s why working here is so much more than a job. When you’re a part of our TJX family, you have the full support of a diverse, close-knit group of people that work together to deliver the best value and style in the business. Our inventory is always changing and our approach is continually evolving, which means every day is another chance to Discover Different.

We care about our culture, but we also prioritize the tangible stuff - competitive pay, great benefits, and a great group of people.

We consider 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. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.

Posting Notes: Marlborough || MA