Senior Manager, Engineering, Front End Development

Sephora San Francisco , CA 94105

Posted 8 months ago

Job ID: 163738

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


Our technology team works fast and smart. With San Francisco as our home, we take bringing new tech to market seriously, developing the latest in mobile technologies, scalable architecture, and the coolest in-store client experience. We love what we do and we have fun doing it. The Technology group is comprised of motivated self-starters and true team players that are absolutely integral to the growth of Sephora and our future success.

Your role at Sephora:

As a Senior Manager of Sephora's Front End Engineering teams, you will be the leader for the customer facing development teams for desktop and mobile web. Reporting to the Director of Front-End Engineering, you will provide technical and career mentorship to enable productive motivated teams. In addition, you will:

  • Lead distributed teams of Front End Engineers in delivering new features for

  • Work closely with the Director of Front End Engineering to set and carry out strategy

  • Attract and develop engineers to continue to build out high performing teams

  • Build strong relationships with stakeholders and partners in Product Management, Design, QA and Project Management to maximize the teams' success

  • Inspire accountability for important metrics for delivery and performance

  • Demonstrate our Sephora values of Passion for Client Service, Innovation, Expertise, Balance, Respect for All, Teamwork, and Initiative.

We're excited about you if you have:

  • 5-7 years of experience in web technology with a successful history of launching highly effective projects for large transactional companies.

  • 3+ years of experience managing engineering teams including people management experience with direct reports

  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills

  • Extensive experience with various client-side technologies like HTML/HTML5, CSS (Sass/Less), JavaScript in a microservices environment

  • Direct experience with relevant disciplines such as accessibility, internationalization, a/b testing, and seo

  • Experience with automated testing for customer facing web applications a plus

  • Previous e-commerce application experience desired

  • Nice to have: Scrum master experience in agile teams, managing teams through agile transformation

You'll love working here because:

  • The people. You will be surrounded by some of the most talented, supportive, smart, and kind leaders and teams people you can be proud to work with.

  • The product. Employees enjoy a product discount and receive free product ("gratis") various times throughout the year. (Think your friends and family love you now? Just wait until you work at Sephora!)

  • The business. It feels good to win and Sephora is a leader in the retail industry, defining experiential retail with a digital focus and creating the most loved beauty community in the worldwith the awards and accolades to back it up.

  • The perks. Sephora offers comprehensive medical benefits, generous vacation/holiday time off, commuter benefits, and "Summer Fridays" (half-days every Friday between Memorial and Labor Day)and so much more.

  • The LVMH family. Sephora's parent company, LVMH, is one of the largest luxury groups in the world, providing support to over 70 brands such as Louis Vuitton, Celine, Marc Jacobs, and Dior.

Working at Sephora's Field Support Center (FSC)

Our North American operations are based in the heart of San Francisco's Financial District, but you won't hear us call it a headquarters it's the Field Support Center (FSC). At the FSC, we support our stores in providing the best possible experience for every client. Dedicated teams cater to our client's every need by creating covetable assortments, curated content, compelling storytelling, smart strategy, skillful analysis, expert training, and more. It takes a lot of curious and confident individuals, disrupting the status quo and taking chances. The pace is fast, the fun is furious, and the passion is real. We never rest on our laurels. Our motto? If it's not broken, fix it.

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.



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.

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