Lead Principal Architect

Framingham, MA, USA
Posted 28 days ago
Full time

Company presentation

TJX is an exciting place to work and we count on our Associates to bring our business to life. Staying true to our open, collaborative culture and values of honesty, integrity, and treating each other with dignity and respect is a top priority for us.

Job description

TJX is looking for a motivated, experienced Lead Principal Security Architect to help us manage and reduce risk by supporting and embedding security within our platforms. You will be responsible for establishing strategic direction aimed at driving TJX to the forefront of change to our IT Security, Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) and Enterprise Architecture culture's.

As a Lead Principal Security Architect, you will be required to have expert level knowledge and experience of the GRC domain. Experience working in a Global company with a proven track record of delivering on large scale highly visible initiatives. In addition, the candidate is responsible for ensuring that security is built in to the fabric of all IT and Information Assets inclusive of all functions and divisions as well as providing expert guidance on security architecture solutions and designs based on knowledge and understanding of IT security concepts to enterprise project teams.

In this role, you will partner with the IT Security, GRC, Infrastructure & Operations and other leadership teams and SMEs to improve security and reduce risk through the creation & maintenance of standards, patterns, strategies and roadmaps. In addition, seek new technologies and solutions in the supported areas and suggests applicability for the organization.


We seek technical team members with domain expertise and excellent interpersonal skills, as our positions rely heavily on communication with key stake holders in both business and engineering realms. You will be part of influencing a multi-year roadmap for delivering enterprise-grade network technologies.


- CISSP or equivalent certification

- Experience with Governance, Risk and Compliance

- Expert level experience in secure architecture design in the areas of enterprise application, serverless, microservices, data, and application security.

- Experience with a variety of security and risk technologies such as Archer, ServiceNow GRC, Security Scorecard would be advantageous

- Strong experience with risk frameworks and process design


- Knowledge of SAFe/Agile methodology is nice to have.

- IT Security and Risk enabled background

- TOGAF and SABSA certifications are advantageous.

- Positive role model with emphasis on collaboration, mentoring, and coaching

- Effective communication skills with both leadership and technical teams

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

Come 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 great deals and fantastic style. Best of all? They have a lot of fun doing it.

We care about our culture, but we also prioritize the tangible stuff (Competitive salaries: check. Solid benefits: check. Plenty of room for advancement: of course). It's our way of empowering you to make your career here.

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.

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