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TJX Career Opportunities: Sr. Product Owner, Transportation & Logistics (2147141) in Massachusetts

Career Opportunities: Sr. Product Owner, Transportation & Logistics (2147141)

Requisition ID 2147141 - Posted - TJX Companies - Global IT - Regular - United States - MA

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Discovery is at the heart 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, which include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra, Winners, Homesense, and TK Maxx. With variety comes plenty of happy 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. Ready to Discover Different?

The Opportunity: Contribute To The Growth Of Your Career.

The Logistics team develops the software and systems that keeps the freight moving in order to support the growing business. They will assist in the analysis of the business processes, refine requirements/new features, and help in testing and delivering these features to support our Logistics business.

Staff Product Owner is Responsible for defining Team Product Backlog of User Stories including backlog prioritization, refinement, and creation of acceptance criteria along with agreed upon definition of done. Has the foundational knowledge of SAFe principles, Kanban, and Scrum including embracing agile principles and applying lean agile mindset. Demonstrates knowledge of critical thinking skills like analytical, problem solving, open-minded, creativity, etc. They have a Product/Domain knowledge that guides, informs, and provides insight on what product enhancements, maintenance, and efficiencies are needed. Product Owners at this level can support the delivery of assigned Product Increment (PI) objectives. They can be assigned to a maximum of one agile team.


  • Responsible for defining Team Product Backlog of User Stories including backlog prioritization, refinement, and creation of acceptance criteria along with agreed upon definition of done. Has autonomy to make decisions around the team backlog

  • Partner with the Product Manager to understand priorities and PI features and supports driving the Product Increment (PI) objective at the Team Level

  • May partner with a Staff PO for optimal PI feature allocation approach

  • Drives Iteration Goals and content via prioritized user stories

  • Product/Domain knowledge that guides, informs, and provides insight on what product enhancements, maintenance and efficiencies/remediation are needed

  • Ensures the technical integrity of the solution

  • Product decision maker including Functional and NFRs; accepts User Stories and Iteration Increments

  • Conducts impact analysis for optimal product delivery, industry trends etc.

  • Contributor to the Vision, Roadmap and ROI; ensures the team’s backlog aligns to the roadmap

  • Acts as the Customer for Teams including being the liaison between the business and team

  • Ensures team risks and dependencies are identified and managed

  • Collaborates with the System Architect to prioritize Enablers

  • Stakeholder management; Accountable for identifying and manage risks, scope trade-offs, and timeline impacts

  • Collaborator of dependencies with the team, Product Mgr and other teams for optimal delivery outcomes

  • Use of metrics to assess team progress and areas for improvement

  • Leverage various Agile processes such as Story and Value Stream Mapping and Estimating using Fibonacci scale

  • Leverage Agile planning tools

  • Supports DevOps and Security best practices

  • Instrumental role in the preparation of the system demo as well as producing the system demo

  • Attends and actively participates in Release Train Ceremonies: PI Planning, System Demo, ART Sync, and Inspect & Adapt when part of an ART.

  • Attends and actively participates in Team Agile Ceremonies

  • Ensures feedback from System Demos Retrospectives and I&A workshops are taken back to teams for possible inclusion in future continuous improvement activities.

  • Enable the team to be empowered and self-regulated

    Who We Are Looking For: You.

    Our team is looking for people with a passion for delivering solutions, intellectual curiosity, and willingness to try new things.  We are a collaborative culture and looking for somebody who enjoys meeting with and learning about how technology solves problems for our retail business.

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent IT Delivery skillset / training / experience

  • 5-7 years of related experience and/or working in an agile environment

  • Proven ability of analyzing complex cross functional business process and defining integrated user stories using industry standard techniques

  • Proven ability of managing dependencies and shifting priorities in and across sprints and releases

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, tailoring to audiences

  • Strong critical thinking skills and demonstrated ability to proactively manage stakeholder expectations

  • Ability to drive conversations with cross-functional teams

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of agile methodology, techniques, frameworks (SAFe, Scrum, or Kanban) and agile tools (such as Jira and Confluence)

  • Experience of working as part of an Agile Release Train and participating in ART and Scrum Team Ceremonies

  • Experience in the Transportation/Logistics field

  • Knowledge and experience with Logistics applications (i.e. Blue Yonder/JDA)

  • Familiarity with the retail industry & best practices

  • Experience working with vendors and 3rd party solutions

    We care about our culture, but we also prioritize your needs!

  • Competitive Pay

  • Weekly paychecks

  • Paid time away

  • Programs to support environment and corporate responsibility

  • TAAP – TJX Associate Assistance Programs

  • Associate Discount

  • Career Development Opportunity

  • Be a part of an inclusive team

    Benefit programs and eligibility terms vary across our global locations. We encourage you to apply to learn more about how our benefits can make a difference for you.

    Full COVID-19 vaccination, including a booster once eligible, is a condition of employment at TJX, subject to reasonable accommodation where required by law.

    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.