Software Engineer II

Job Description

Are you well-versed in Ruby or Python? Do you pride yourself on being able to solve problems other companies deem unsolvable? We’re seeking a proactive self-starter with a strong results orientation to join our team in Washington D.C. as a Software Engineer II (SEII), where you’ll work directly with our full time back-end integration engineers to develop scalable and responsible web applications that touch our ever-growing customer base. As part of our Labs team, you’ll design, develop, maintain and troubleshoot the “glue” that connect our iCIMS Attract product to ERP systems at some of the world’s largest companies, working collaboratively with agile team members to enhance system functionality and research and remedy issues as they arise. If you’re a highly driven developer who’s passionate about continuous improvement and providing a first-class customer experience, this could be your next big thing. 


Software Engineer II (SEII) will be part of a team of some of the best and brightest in the industry who are focused on full-cycle development scalable web and responsive applications that touch our growing customer base every day.   As part of the Labs team, SEII will work collaboratively with agile team members to enhance existing system functionality and to research and remedy issues as they arise, embodying a passion for continuous improvement and test-driven development. The SEII will report to the Manager of Software Engineering. 


Headquartered in Holmdel, NJ, iCIMS is a high-growth Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company that was recently named #16 on Glassdoor’s 2019 Best Places to Work list. With multiple locations across the U.S. and around the globe, we are the industry’s #1 recruitment software provider, delivering technology that supports approximately 4,000 contracted customers. Dedicated to maintaining an inclusive, inspirational and innovative work environment, and committed to our consistent growth, we have a wide range of opportunity for career advancement within our organization. Come grow with us—apply today!




  • Work with our integrations engineers to help design, develop, deploy and maintain integrations with various HR software platforms
  • Work with cross-functional development teams to roll out new software releases
  • Work extensively with web service APIs and automation tools
  • Expertise and proficiency in multiple technologies and/or domain
  • Develop, test and maintain a scalable web and responsive applications
  • Design and develop scalable and reliable automated test frameworks
  • Collaborate with agile team members on achieving Sprint deliverables
  • Implement new features and perform code reviews
  • Research and resolve complex problems as they arise
  • Using engineering best practices, design, develop, analyze test plans and strategies to meet performance, usability, scalability, reliability and security needs
  • Mentor Software Engineers (I)
  • Consistently ensure that business is conducted with integrity at all times and that behavior aligns with iCIMS' policies, procedures, and core competencies.



  • Exhibits extreme proficiency and comfortability with one of the following programming languages: Ruby (preferred), JavaScript, Python, C++/Java etc.
  • Knowledge of Object Oriented Programming Principles and Patterns and open source technologies
  • Experience with the UNIX command line
  • Experience with git/other version control systems (svn,cvs,mercurial,etc) 
  • Experience with relational or nonrelational databases
  • Familiarity with web service APIs (SOAP and REST) 
  • Willingness to travel to New York City office occasionally (if in D.C.)
  • Experience with transforming data streams from remote systems to support integration efforts is a plus
  • Experience with MySQL and Redis is a plus
  • Experience with browser-based automation (Capybara, Selenium, Poltergeist) is a plus
  • Experience with web scraping is a plus
  • Firm understanding of software engineering practices, philosophies and techniques
  • Experience following Agile/SCRUM techniques
  • Ability to influence, lead and organize an agile team with a focus on results
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, who can proactively identify issues/opportunities, recommend and implement solutions


Education/Certifications/Licenses Required 


  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or other technical degree and 1 years of software engineering experience.  
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or other technical degree and 2 years of experience developing recruiting software or 3 years of software engineering experience. 
  • In lieu of bachelor’s or technical degree, we will accept 2 additional years of software engineering experience. 


iCIMS is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.