TJX
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Information Technology Technical Placement Programme

Job description

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?

Do you live and breathe digital innovation?

Now more than ever, the success of our business is underpinned by cutting-edge technology. As a placement student you’ll have an engineering mindset and be excited by the possibilities of exploring new digital directions. You’ll become a valued member of one of our teams, developing the solutions that support our business and enable its growth.

You’ll make use of Agile development practices, collaborating closely with a variety of colleagues across the business. You’ll quickly discover a wealth of technical expertise and be matched with a team that best suits your skills. You may find yourself developing bespoke software to help buyers strike deals; or devising better analytics and data visualisation tools in data warehousing; or configuring the core enterprise systems that run our business.

Learning how to run our business

As part of our 11-month Placement programme, the first few months provides an opportunity to get to know your team and understand how they work. You’ll be given real hands-on experience from the beginning – solving live issues, building automated tests or developing new features. You’ll be discovering loads of ‘new-tech’, but you’ll also learn IT’s important business role. We never lose sight of the bigger picture here! Through visits to stores and processing centres, you’ll work alongside colleagues who use your team’s products every day.

Delivering the future

You’re here to get involved. Once you’re settled in your role, you can begin expanding your responsibilities – and follow your team’s projects from initial concept, through to finished product.

As a Placement student on your third year of your sandwich degree course, you’ll acquire core skills and an extensive understanding of technology’s vital role in our success, with opportunities to move onwards and upwards in a role that’s right for you.

As poart of the IT Placement Programme, you will have a choice of two pathways, either an Engineer Route or Analyst route. Please see the different pathways below for detail:

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.

What we are looking for

Engineer placement Route: (Platform Engineering / Data and Automation Solutions / Security and Engineering / Pro Code software Development / Product Configuration )

/ Computer Science or a related STEM degree / Or related Science/ Technology/ Engineering/ Maths degree

/ A fascination for how technology drives business and enhances customer experience

/ Curiosity for identifying better ways of doing things and challenging the status quo

/ A truly collaborative mindset

/ It doesn’t matter whether your forte is Python, HTML, mobile development, ERP apps, database tech, information security or anything else. What’s critical is that you have a solid understanding of software and a passion for using it to make a real difference.

IT Anaylst Placement Route: (Delivery / Product / Security)

/ Business / IT/ management degree, or any degree if accompanied with a demonstrable passion for IT

/ A fascination for how technology drives business and enhances customer experience

/ Curiosity for identifying better ways of doing things and challenging the status quo

/ A truly collaborative mindset

/ It doesn’t matter whether your forte is Python, HTML, mobile development, ERP apps, database tech, information security or anything else. What’s critical is that you have a solid understanding of software and a passion for using it to make a real difference.

Accepted degree subjects

Any

Additional job details

Location
Watford
Salary
Competitive salary

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term

Full-time

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 29 September 2023

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

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