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Sr. Director, Cloud Technologies Job

Date: Mar 13, 2018

Location: Westborough-Home Office, MA, US, 01581

Company: BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc.

BJ's Wholesale Club was the first retailer to introduce the warehouse club concept in the northeastern United States. Today, we’re a multibillion dollar operation with more than 200 clubs in 15 states from Maine to Florida.

While our Members know us for helping them save up to 25% off grocery prices every day, our Team Members  love us for providing a supportive and engaging workplace that’s committed to developing great talent.

If you’re a motivated and enthusiastic person who enjoys working collaboratively and is committed to providing great service for our Members, we want to hear from you. BJ’s offers a fast-paced, team environment with great training opportunities and competitive salary and benefits packages to help you  succeed.

SR DIRECTOR, Cloud Technologies 

The Sr Director, Cloud Technologies is accountable for proactively and holistically leading enterprise responses to disruptive forces by analyzing the execution of change toward the desired business vision and targeted outcomes.

The Sr Director, Cloud Technologies is responsible for taking a practical approach to supporting the business. This starts and ends with a focus on signature ready, actionable recommendations that achieve targeted business outcomes.  Other responsibilities include:


  • Responsible for helping the business leaders enable their future-state business capabilities through targeted programs, projects and initiatives.
  • Must be capable of practically applying existing, new and emerging technologies to new and evolving business and operating models. Conversely, they must be able to understand, monetize and operationalize new technologies.
  • Responsible for leading, managing and balancing the efficiency and predictability of the existing IT estate with designing and enabling future-state business capabilities with a focus on technology disruption, speed, agility and flexibility. 


This role reports to the Chief Technology Officer and directly manages a team of three to five enterprise architects and indirectly provides direction to all solution and domain architects.

The Sr Director, Cloud Technologies will demonstrate competencies across six key dimensions.

  • Lead and Influence
  • Identify Ecosystems and Develop Business Models
  • Focus on Strategy and Execution
  • Research and Understand Technology and Nontechnology Trends
  • Enable Enterprise Ideation and Innovation
  • Determine and Help Orchestrate the Delivery of Business Outcomes


  • Master's or Bachelor's degree in business, computer science, or a related field of study, or equivalent experience
  • Fifteen years of experience in IT with at least four or more years of experience in enterprise architecture
  • Five or more years of business experience in strategic and operations planning and/or business analysis
  • Knowledge of business models, operating models, financial models, cost-benefit analysis, budgeting and risk management
  • Familiarity with information management practices, system development life cycle management, IT services management, infrastructure and operations, and EA and ITIL frameworks
  • Knowledge of business ecosystems, SaaS, infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), SOA, APIs, open data, microservices, event-driven IT and predictive analytics
  • Exceptional soft and interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation and negotiation
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills
  • Excellent written, verbal, communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills

BJ's Wholesale Club is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all qualified team members and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, physical and/or mental disability, genetic information, atypical cellular or blood trait, marital and/or familial status, pregnancy, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: Worcester