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Manager, Mobile Apps & Web Development

Company: Sephora
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Job ID: 192812

Location Name: CA-FSC SF Off (0174)

Address: 525 Market St, 32nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105, United States (US)

Job Type: Full Time

Position Type (Regular/Temporary): Regular

Job Function: Information Technology

Is This Position Eligible for Remote? :


Sephora Engineering division is looking for passionate, result-oriented, inventive software engineering manager who wants to build Sephora's award winning client facing mobile apps and the web development initiatives

Imagine being part of a team that is at the handling one of the largest client traffic channel at Sephora.

As an Engineering Manager, you have the opportunity to develop applications that impact millions of clients in both North America & Canada. Your focus is going to be on both iOS & Android client facing mobile apps.

You will also have an opportunity to take on technology challenges that will revolutionize technology and experience in both Mobile Apps & Web development areas. You will have the opportunity to analyze the big picture and perform tactical decision making that supports the strategic direction of Sephora, IT and the Engineering team. They will exercise these responsibilities in compliance with Sephora policies and standards along with industry best practices.

Sephora is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Sephora is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age or other legally protected status.


  • Lead technical design and delivery on complex features and new systems
  • Manage a team (10+) of mobile & web development engineers
  • Manage the sprint releases with close zero tolerance on delivery slippages
  • Work across entire tech stack from enterprise applications services to data base
  • Establish principles and best practice guidelines used to design and implement enterprise class solutions
  • Contribute to the overall system design, architecture, security, scalability, reliability and performance of mobile apps & web applications
  • Proactively monitor, identify, isolate and resolve problems to avoid impact on the business
  • Ensure all teams related incident tickets are handled appropriately within the SLA's
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment


  • Experience in Enterprise applications development and solution architecture
  • 5+ years experience in developing iOS / Android applications
  • 3+ years of experience in managing a team of 4+ engineers
  • Experience in managing remote teams
  • Working experience with iOS (Swift / Objective), Android (Kotlin / Java)
  • Having the web development experience is a must. Candidate should have managed a team of web development engineers & successfully launched a .com application
  • Knowledge of design patterns MVC, MVP & other design patterns
  • Working knowledge in database technologies Oracle or MS SQL.
  • Good understanding on monitoring solutions (Splunk / New Relic / Nagios)
  • Understanding on Restful API's. Ability to Write and Call a Restful API
  • Experience in building service-oriented applications
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills required
  • Must be results orientated and self-motivated
  • Agile development practices
  • Should be a Team Player


  • 10+ years overall experience in information systems and technology
  • Bachelor's degree in CS, CE, EE, or a related field or equivalent work experience


  • Must uphold the Sephora Values of: Passion for Our Clients, Leading Expertise in Beauty, Innovation, Work Life Balance, Respect for All, Taking Initiative and Teamwork


SEPHORA has been changing the face of prestige cosmetics since its debut in 1970s Paris. Sephora was acquired by luxury group Mot Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH) in 1997 then launched stateside in 1998, and is currently home to 200 world-class brands - including its own private label, SEPHORA COLLECTION. Sephora's curated assortment features more than 14,000 products including makeup, skin care, perfume, hair care, body, professional tools and more. Sephora is the beauty education hub, offering consultations at the Beauty Studio, a variety of complimentary classes, one-on-one service from Personal Beauty Advisors, and exclusive retail technology SKINCARE IQ, COLOR IQ, and FRAGRANCE IQ. Sephora is an international force in beauty, and its award-winning website and ever-growing presence on social-media make it the world's premier digital beauty destination.

Keywords: Sephora, San Francisco , Manager, Mobile Apps & Web Development, Other , San Francisco, California

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