Engineer II (Software Custom Development)

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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 7 distribution centers nationwide. With 2022 revenues of $18.7 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.

Come see what’s in store:

The Engineer II is responsible for developing and maintaining modern lightweight architecture (LWA) Applications. This is a full-stack engineering position that covers both the server-side and client-side development, maintenance, and deployment of code security to the CI/CD pipeline. This candidate will work with multiple teams, such as architecture, development, business, testing, and infrastructure, to ensure the development and deployment of quality applications and tools within the Custom Development Department. This role will report to the Sr. IT Manager in this space.

The base salary range for this role is $96,000 - $182,000. 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.


• Developing back-end code in Java/J2EE, SpringFramework and SpringBoot Application

• Design and develop efficient Microservice APIs and author event based micro front-end code and provide technical documentation

• Develop both client and service API (preferably MuleSoft). Configure API Gateway (MuleSoft) as required by the application.

• Reviewing and modify UI related code with Angular, JavaScript, and CSS code for various custom dev application

• Write efficient and optimized code with database technology [SQL/NoSQL/CosmosDB]

• Perform Unit Testing, Code Review, design review, and delivery of quality-optimized code

• Understand business s requirements and create Jira stories, capture solutions and come up with high-level execution plan

• Configure and Manage Cloud Solutions such as Azure Spring Apps, Azure App Services, Azure API Connection, and Azure function

• Hands-on experience in working on cloud computing. Preferably Azure

• Participate, manage and capture epics, stories in Jira and Confluence

• Deploy Application into CI/CD pipeline with arrays of tools, such as bitbucket, Jenkin, Tosca, QTest, and Azure Deployment.

• Share knowledge within the team and create required documentation

• Coordinate with external vendors who are supporting the Application Development


• 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:

• Problem Solving

• Written Communications

• Time Management

• Composure

• Dealing with Ambiguity

• Integrity & Trust

• Customer Focus

• Listening


• 8+ years of experience in a Software Engineering role, including extensive hands-on development, maintenance, and deployment of Applications and tool by utilizing CI/CD Pipeline

• Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or related field, or equivalent combination of education, industry certifications, and relevant experience

• Familiarity with Linux system administration

• Demonstrated experience in API Gateway, Design Patterns. Extensive exposure to DB Technology such as Oracle, PL/SQL, Query Optimization, Shell Scripting, etc.

• Experience developing back-end code in Java/J2EE, Spring Framework, Spring Boot.

• Extensive experience in code review, working with diverse resources spanning time zone

• Conceptual and practical understanding of Cloud Computing and CI/CD Tools such as bitbucket, Jenkin, QTest, SonarQube etc.

• Familiar with modern development practices (Agile methodology, DevOps, and Continuous Integration / Deployment)

• Experience in Cloud and On-prem automation using CloudBees (Pipeline as code, Infrastructure as code), Terraform, Git/BitBucket, Jenkins, SonarQube, Jira/Confluence, Nexus, Maven and Ansible

• Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills

• Ability to analyze and creatively solve complex technical problems

• Ability to work in a group setting and independently


• Experience with Azure Cloud.

• Experience with API Gateway - MuleSoft

• Understanding of modern application architecture, including microservices and technologies such as Angular, Web, Java and Spring Boot.

• Understanding of database technologies, both relational and NoSQL systems - CosmosDB

• Good understanding of IT Security

• Experience with monitoring tools, Splunk and Dynatrace

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
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.