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Lead Engineer, Full Stack Developer

Job ID: 245388
Location Name: CA-FSC SF Off (0174)
Address: 350 Mission St, 20th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105, United States (US)
Job Type: Full Time
Position Type: Regular
Job Function: Information Technology
Remote Eligible:Yes


Company Overview:

At Sephora we inspire our customers, empower our teams, and help them become the best versions of themselves.  We create an environment where people are valued, and differences are celebrated. Every day, our teams across the world bring to life our purpose: to expand the way the world sees beauty by empowering the Extra Ordinary in each of us.  We are united by a common goal - to reimagine the future of beauty.


The Opportunity:

Your role at Sephora… As the Lead Engineer within our Supply Chain/Merchandising Systems team, you will be critical in designing, developing, and maintaining the systems that power Sephora's supply chain operations. You will lead a team of talented engineers, collaborating closely with cross-functional teams to deliver innovative solutions that drive efficiency, accuracy, and scalability within our supply chain ecosystem.


 As a Lead Engineer, you will:

  • Lead a team of engineers in designing, developing, and maintaining supply chain systems and applications.
  • Architect scalable and robust solutions to support Sephora's evolving supply chain needs.
  • Lead or assist on supply chain projects using a hands-on approach to build applications and integrations.
  • Develop microservices-based applications using Java, Kotlin, HTML/CSS/React JS, Angular JS, Node JS, REST APIs, and integrations using Kafka. Expertise in using databases from Oracle, MySQL, and Postgres. Troubleshoot and fix bugs.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to gather requirements, define project scope, and prioritize deliverables.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance system performance, reliability, and efficiency.
  • Mentor and coach team members, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and excellence.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in supply chain management.
  • Work with agile development methodologies, adhering to best practices and pursuing continued learning opportunities.
  • Demonstrate our Sephora values: Passion, Innovation, Expertise, Balance, Respect, Teamwork and Initiative.



We would love to hear from you if…

  • 8-10+ years of experience developing production-deployed large-scale software web applications
  • Previous experience as a full stack Java, Angular/React/Javascript engineer.
  • Excellent knowledge of both front-end and back-end programming languages (JavaScript, HTML, Java, Python, Angular JS, Node JS, REST APIs, Spring Boot, REACT)
  • Knowledge of database systems and SQL
  • Strong knowledge of Cloud technology and able to help with migration to cloud.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office PowerPoint, Excel, Visio and Word
  • Excellent written, verbal and listening skills
  • Ability to document requirements and keen attention to details
  • Ability to speak in front of teams that include both business and IT partners
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills



The annual base salary range for this position is $178,000.00 - $187,000.00 The actual base salary offered depends on a variety of factors, which may include, as applicable, the applicant’s qualifications for the position; years of relevant experience; specific and unique skills; level of education attained; certifications or other professional licenses held; other legitimate, non-discriminatory business factors specific to the position; and the geographic location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will perform the job.  Individuals employed in this position may also be eligible to earn bonuses.  Sephora offers a generous benefits package to full-time employees, which includes comprehensive health, dental and vision plans; a superior 401(k) plan, various paid time off programs; employee discount/perks; life insurance; disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; and an employee referral bonus program. This job will be posted for a minimum of 5 days.


While at Sephora, you’ll enjoy… 


  • The people. You will be surrounded by some of the most talented leaders and teams – people you can be proud to work with.  
  • The learning. We invest in training and developing our teams, and you will continue evolving and building your skills through personalized career plans.
  • The culture. As a leading beauty retailer within the LVMH family, our reach is broad, and our impact is global. It is in our DNA to innovate and, at Sephora, all 40,000 passionate team members across 35 markets and 3,000+ stores, 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.


Sephora is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, military/veteran status, or disability status. Sephora is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities.


Sephora will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.



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