Lead Database Developer
The TJX Companies, Inc.
 Marlborough, MA

Success is always in style at TJX, a Fortune 100 company and the leading off-price apparel and home fashion retailer in the U.S. and worldwide. Our retail chains include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra and Homesense.

Job summary:

We have an opening for an IT Solution Developer / Senior Database Developer to join our Global Merchandising Initiative's – Merchandise Operations Management (MOM) Systems team. New installations and deployments of ORACLE's Retail MOM Suite are occurring across our rapidly growing North American, European and Canadian divisions. You will work within an agile release train (ART) based on the Scalable Agile Framework (SAFe). The ideal candidate will have :

Strong technical database/PL/SQL design and development skills.

A track record of success collaborating across a large IT enterprise.

Familiarity with the Oracle Retail Suite applications or Oracle EBS on EXADATA platforms.

Applicable database administration experience or knowledge.

Job description:

  • Provide technical expertise developing and implementing applications and systems of medium to high level of complexity.
  • Provide technical leadership for the database level solution design and lead discussions on design approaches to solve visible, strategic and complex business problems.
  • Perform product level database development activities.
  • Contribute to the Solution Development process definitions and the development of Solution Development best practices and standards.
  • Ensure the database developers throughout the MOM ART (product delivery scrum teams and systems/shared service teams) are adhering to the software best practices and quality standards agreed by our team.
  • Consistently increase the technical deliverables of all MOM teams thru the use of mentoring, knowledge sharing, well written acceptance criteria, design & code reviews, hands-on development, etc.
  • Report status to Project Management and interface with other domains, IT areas and 3rd party vendors as needed.
  • Collaborate with the Retail App DBA team to define, design, accept: infrastructure deliverables, environment/product health monitoring, environment/application performance engineering/tuning and other areas as needed.
  • Expert in the architecture and implementation of large scale applications and systems
  • Extensive knowledge of Package Applications and Supporting Technologies
  • Moderate knowledge of and experience with database management system functions and best practices


  • Bachelor's Degree in technology or information systems or equivalent work experience.
  • 6+ years in IT, specifically in the technical design, development, implementation and support of business systems.
  • 3+ years of technical design & development experience with PL/SQL, Pro
  • C, Shell Scripting and Performance tuning.
  • Java, ADF, ORACLE Database administration experience all a plus
  • Experience working within scrum/agile oriented teams.
  • Ability to lead highly technical conversations.

At TJX, we are proud that, for 40 years, we have been providing amazing value to our customers, but the merchandise we sell is just part of our story. We believe our Associates bring our business to life, and we aim to support you by making TJX a terrific place to work. We are committed to leveraging our differences, and believe that the diverse skills, experiences and background that you bring into the organization will help us continue to succeed.

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In addition to our open door policy and supportive work environment, we also strive to provide a competitive salary and benefits package. TJX considers 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, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. TJX also provides 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