Engineer II (Network)

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We are the nation’s largest off-price retailer with over 2,000 stores, and a strong track record of success and growth. Our focus has always been bringing our customers a constant stream of high-quality brands and on-trend merchandise at extraordinary savings. All while providing a fun and exciting treasure hunt experience.
As part of our team, you will experience:

  • Success. Our winning team pursues excellence while learning and evolving
  • Career growth. We develop industry leading talent because Ross grows when our people grow
  • Teamwork. We work together to solve the hard problems and find the right solution
  • Our commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and our community. We celebrate the backgrounds, identities, and ideas of those who work and shop with us because our differences make us stronger. We strive to be a positive force in our community.

Our Corporate headquarters are in Dublin, CA, we have 3 buying offices in key markets in New York City, Los Angeles, and Boston, and 8 distribution centers nationwide. With 2023 revenues of $20.4 billion, we are a Fortune 500 company who is committed to providing an inclusive work environment with continuous learning opportunities and development for our teams.

The Network Engineer (NE) II provides the technical delivery consulting role in the Infrastructure and Application Delivery lifecycles from detail design, integration, maintenance, and upgrades of hardware, network software, standards across the enterprise as it relates to the Company's Network. The Network Engineer defines and follows discreet procedures and protocols to ensure network integrity, and compliance, and monitors network utilization, user functions, and performance metrics as required.

The Network Engineer analyzes project requirements and solution designs to assure that the network is functionally appropriate, technically valid, and well-integrated in accordance with the business user requirements, methods and standards throughout the project life cycle.

The Network Engineer works in the areas of: Development, Infrastructure, and Application Support and may also serve as Network Subject Matter Expert (SME). The Network Engineer works with External Service Providers, Business, Development, QA and Application Support teams during the Development, QA, and production release cycles. The NE is involved in requirements coordination, review and tracking of change requests, defect assessment, system configuration. NE is also involved in knowledge transfer and systems solution support during the warranty period and coordination, 3rd level production infrastructure support, priority management and implementation of break-fix, maintenance and change requests. Responsibilities may also include research and review of technical solution alternatives, proposals for systems solutions.

The base salary range for this role is $93,200 - $176,550. The base salary range is dependent on factors including, but not limited to, experience, skills, qualifications, relevant education, certifications, seniority, and location. The range listed is just one component of the total compensation package for employees. Other rewards vary by position and location.

Benefits offered to all Associates include Accident, Critical Illness, Vision, Auto, Home, and Pet insurance programs; Associate Discount, Identity Protection, Associate Purchase Program, Benefit Hub Discount Mall, Employee Assistance Program and Commuter Benefits, 401K (service requirements), Employee Stock Purchase Program, Ross Cares Fund, College Discounts, Sick Pay (where legally required) and Referral Bonuses. In addition, all Full-Time Associates, including FT Retail Associate, Area Supervisor, Assistant Store Manager and Store Manager, are eligible for extended benefits offered including Medical/Dental/Vision Health Insurance, Legal Insurance, Vacation Buy, Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, Life/ADD Insurance, Long- Term Disability, Enhanced Maternity and Parental Leave Benefit, Vacation Pay accrued at a rate of 15 days/year, 15 Personal and Company Holidays. AS, ASM and SM Associates in Stores and Exempt Corporate and Merchandising roles are also eligible to receive a Bonus based on individual and business performance.


• Research, evaluate, develop and implement Network Engineering designs and standards following industry best practices.

• Ensure that current and planned technical solutions are compatible with the company's business needs and strategic objectives.

• Work with the other IT organizations to design, develop, and implement Enterprise Network solutions in support of development, test, and production environments.

• Provide technical expertise and assistance to other IT and Business groups


• Building Effective Teams (for managers of People and Projects)

• Developing Talent (for managers of people only, N/A for this role/level)

• Collaboration

• Leading by Example

• Communicates Effectively

• Ensures Accountability and Execution

• Manages Conflict

• Business Acumen

• Plans, Aligns and Prioritizes

• Organizational Agility
With particular emphasis on the following specific position-related competencies:

• Dealing with Ambiguity

• Problem Solving

• Listening

• Customer Focus


• Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

• Excellent organizational and time management skills

• Minimum 7 years network engineering experience

• Senior Level certification or equivalent with demonstrated relevant experience

• Basic Linux knowledge

• SDWAN (Design & Implementation)

• In depth knowledge of Routing and Switching technologies and protocols (BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, VTP, Private VLAN, MPLS, QoS, GRE, STP, IP SEC, VDC, VPC, etc.)

• Strong technical working knowledge and hands-on experience with Cisco's router/switch platforms

• Hands on experience engineering and deploying cloud-based voice solutions

• Firewall technologies


• Local and Global Services Load-Balancer


• Operational knowledge of Cisco Unified Communication Manager

• WAN Optimizer (Design and Implementation)

• Good communication skills are essential. Must be able to give and receive correct information, explain difficult information in layman's terms and maintain a customer service attitude to all levels of users.

• Able to work independently and creatively problem solve complex technical problems.

• Able to provide leadership, guidance and training to others

• Able to provide accurate estimates of time frames and cost estimates necessary to complete potential projects and develop milestones and project implementation plans.

• Prefer certifications in areas related to network routing and switching: CCNP, CCDP, CCIE

This position requires the ability to work in an office environment, including using a computer, attending meetings, working as part of a team, and the ability to communicate with team members and others. Regular attendance also is a requirement of the position.
Requires ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
May also require occasional driving and/or traveling overnight for business functions or site visits.
This position may be performed remotely anywhere within the United States. #LI-Remote


This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management's discretion.

Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company's overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.