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Date:  Jul 2, 2022
Location: 

Singapore, SG

Senior Software Engineer

Sephora is a global leader in omni channel beauty retailing, and a division of LVMH – Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton. At Sephora, we stand together and we stand for something more. For empowerment, for exploration, for the opportunity to impact people’s lives through the unlimited power of beauty. We successfully operate more than three thousand points of sale across Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia, and together we aim to animate the most loved beauty community in the world. 

Here in Asia, our teams run omni-channel businesses in 11 markets across the region, in addition to cross-border e-commerce to several more. Our success is built on innovation, a unique product portfolio, market leading digital capability, and our unique customer experience. With ambitious growth plans we are always looking for talented people who aspire to build businesses and develop themselves. Sparked by energy and excitement, our passion is contagious. We are united by a common goal – to reimagine the future of beauty.

 

At Sephora, we stand together, and we stand for something more. Every day we reimagine beauty, discover new brands, and influence positive change. Data plays a big role in that. You make it possible for us to extend our reach beyond our existing markets in Asia & Oceania, and to deliver the customer experience to fans in countries awaiting our arrival. You will be working closely with team members distributed across multiple geographic locations in Singapore, Korea, and India.

 

Sephora Digital’s Technology team builds products that power our business across South East Asia & Oceania. We are looking for a Senior Engineer to join the team responsible for building products and features around cart, checkout and payments for our website & apps. This includes functional areas such as owning cart functionality, payments across 17 different markets and other checkout mechanisms. This is a key position in the team as we increase our capacity to deliver an ambitious roadmap. 

 

You will be designing features, building clean, highly scalable systems, managing complex integrations for cart and checkout pages for our multi-tenant in-house build e-commerce engine. You make it possible for us to deliver an engaging customer experience to our many fans, and ensure that the online store remains our flagship in South East Asia. Reporting to an Engineering Manager you will work on highly visible, well resourced projects and build products which directly impact our revenue and customer satisfaction - two of our key metrics for success. This is a great platform for an ambitious engineer with excellent technical skills to take your career to the next level with Sephora, the leading omni-channel retailer in South East Asia.   


You will shine here if you enjoy working on…

 

  • Optimizing the checkout funnel to reduce abandonment and improve click-through rate
  • Building and maintaining a flexible payment backend that supports a variety of global and localized payment methods in our many markets
  • Work on checkout related components like Address selection, shipping and self collection options, Gifting Options, Gift Card, Fraud prevention etc.
  • Optimizing performance of heavily utilized operations using metric driven improvements such as caching, query analysis and service topology etc
  • Manage and mentor one or more Junior Software Engineers within the squad to help grow their capabilities.

 

We would love to hear from you if…

 

 

  • You have at least 5+ years of experience working on large scale, complex web applications
  • You have demonstrated experience in designing, building and maintaining scalable, adaptable APIs
  • You value core software engineering practices (i.e. Data Structures, Algorithms, Scalability Security, Testing)
  • You have experience integrating payment gateways or service providers such as PayPal, Adyen etc.
  • You are very proficient in at least one modern high level programming languages like Ruby / Python etc.
  • You have built engaging UIs with one or more modern Javascript frameworks Angular / Vue / React / Ember etc.
  • You are a team player and happy to communicate with the other teams in the company (Product Managers, UI / UX Designers, and more importantly fellow engineers locally and abroad)

We work with Ruby on Rails / Vue js / Node and write tests on a daily basis. Experience with these technologies and tools are desired but not an absolute requirement.
You probably have a computer science degree or relevant work-experience as a software engineer, but passion and demonstrated expertise are what we care about.
If you are passionate, and have an expectation of excellence, you will enjoy working with our technology team, who maintain a highly flexible and innovative environment to make Sephora the most beloved beauty community in Southeast Asia.


While at Sephora, you’ll enjoy…

 

  • The people: You will be surrounded by some of the most talented, supportive, and kind leaders and teams – people you can be proud to work with. 
  • The learning: We invest heavily in training for our leaders and store associates. Not just product knowledge but building a personalized career plan with you so you continue to evolve and build your skills. 
  • The culture: As a leading beauty retailer, backed by the LVMH luxury brand, our reach is broad, and our impact is global. Yet there’s always room to explore. It’s in our DNA to innovate and, at Sephora, all 40,000 passionate team members are united by a common goal - to reimagine the future of beauty. You can unleash your creativity, because we’ve got disruptive spirit. You can learn and evolve, because we empower you to be your best. You can be yourself, because you are what sets us apart. This is the future of beauty. Reimagine your future, at Sephora.
     

 

When joining Sephora, you join the fastest growing and most innovative omnichannel retailer in South East Asia. As part of LVMH, (www.lvmh.com/group), we provide an unparalleled combination of resources, scale, and autonomy to our employees. 

 

Sephora SEA was created through the combination of the Sephora's retail business in South East Asia and Luxola, a Singaporean start-up that broke new frontiers in ecommerce regionally. We proudly maintain an entrepreneurial and technology-focused culture, with all our capabilities built in-house – a rarity in this region. 

 

The data is definitive: diversity leads to better teams, better performance, and better results. Consequently, we actively seek to hire employees of all genders, backgrounds, and experiences.  We provide our employees with a unique opportunity to take on senior responsibilities, accelerate their career path, and impact the business of beauty across the world.


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