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TJX Sr. Cloud Architect (Azure) - Security in Marlborough, Massachusetts

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Date:Sep 16, 2020

Location:Marlborough, MA, US

Company:TJX Companies, Inc.

Success is always in style at TJX! Continue to explore career opportunities at TJX, a Fortune 100 company and the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide. 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.

Our retail chains include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post and Homesense, as well as and in the U.S.; Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls in Canada; TK Maxx in the U.K., Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria and the Netherlands, as well as Homesense and in the U.K.; and TK Maxx in Australia.

Cloud Security Architect II is a strategic position that partners with key stakeholders in the organization to build cutting edge, well-defined secure solutions for cloud foundation that are aligned to TJX’s cloud-first Strategy. This role will be focusing on architecting the security and regulatory compliance for cloud foundational components in Microsoft Azure. While the role focuses primarily on thewhat,as opposed to thehow, the candidate should be able to contribute and provide thought leadership on thehow.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Establish core architecture principals, patterns and decisions for multi-cloud platforms with a focus on scale and governance.

  • Drive the adoption of cloud architecture standards, patterns and polices across the enterprise.

  • Enable design governance, ensuring alignment to cloud standards and the acceleration of TJX’s Application Modernization Roadmap.

  • Provide consultation on the development of retail products & applications and their migration to Cloud platforms.

  • Assist in establishing partnerships with cloud vendors and their ecosystems.

  • Ensure that all cloud solutions follow security, compliance controls, and conform to TJX IT security standards.

  • Partner with the cloud Operations team and rest of IT to define an Operating Model for the Cloud.

  • Experience with guiding organizations on the secure use modern cloud computing platforms to accelerate business objectives

  • Experience with guiding interpersonal governing bodies on how to implement and achieve cloud

  • Provide insight and advice to both our Service Delivery Organization and our Business Partners as it pertains to cloud security and governance

  • Work with peers to build tailored solutions with repeatable design patterns that can be reused across the enterprise

  • Directly support the use and delivery of cloud services in the organization.

Decision Making Responsibilities:

  • Provide consultation to IT leadership on the best approaches to provide cloud capabilities that are secure, that scale, and deliver business value with quantitative measures

  • Partner with the broader security organization on fit for purpose cloud solutions and appropriate use cases of design patterns to fulfill business requirements.

  • Define and qualify architectural runways that details the evolution of secure cloud service offerings and consumption that align business modernization plans.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Experience with successful IaaS, PaaS, & SaaS cloud architecture solutions for large organizations with proven sustained and secure deployments

  • Familiarity with modern cloud computing platforms such as:

  • Functions (e.g. FaaS)

  • Hadoop and Spark

  • NoSQL Compatible Databases

  • ML & AI platforms

  • Experience with identity frameworks including but not limited to

  • OAuth

  • OpenID

  • SAML

  • Experience with one or more security frameworks (e.g. CSA, CIS)

  • Practical experience with a major cloud platform preferably Azure.

  • Practical experience with continuous integration concepts and tools including but not limited to Azure DevOps and GitHub

  • Practical experience with prominent Infrastructure as Code tools like Azure Resource Manager (ARM), Terraform, Ansible, etc.

  • Knowledge of the emerging cloud technologies and ecosystem and how to integrate with it

  • Ability to adapt to changing requirements and priorities

  • Good analytical and interpersonal skills

  • Works well as part of a team

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Cloud Provider Certification

Required Skills & Experience:

  • 3 years of experience in security architecture

  • Experience architecting, designing, and building cloud services

  • 5-10 years of IT experience

  • 3-5 years of experience architecting capabilities for large Enterprises

  • 3-5 years hands-on experience with DevOps concepts and strategies

  • Security Certifications – CSA CCSK and either ISC2 CCSP or CISSPhighlypreferred

  • Kubernetes Container experience.

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or proven equivalent experience

What's In It For You?

TJX has campuses conveniently located off the Mass Pike and Route 495. With us, you'll not only enjoy working for an industry leader, but 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.

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