Sephora seeks a full-time Lead iOS Developer to help lead its highly successful iOS development team. In this role, you will assume team leadership of several iOS developers engaged in building a small stable of iOS apps, including Sephora’s highly recognized Sephora to Go App. You will work with Sephora’s dedicated team of API developers, back-end developers and other technical and product specialists. Sephora has a very ambitious roadmap of features to deliver in the next two years. Your role in executing is as the iOS expert, working with system architects and your own team to design and deliver on the product vision. You will also provide direction and prioritize tasks for the team.
Sephora’s mobile team is the startup inside Sephora’s mature retail engineering culture. You’ll work with the best and brightest on the most interesting projects. As such, enthusiasm, expertise and a passion for partnership and communication are a must. The Lead iOS Developer will report to the Director of Mobile Engineering. You will also enjoy Sephora’s exception portfolio of benefits, including 4 weeks of paid vacation and an unparalleled bonus program.
Responsibilities include but not limited to: - Be an expert developer of our award winning iOS applications - Provide insight to the team as to best software application development practices and techniques - Evaluate and communicate technical risk and ensure applications are deployed against a schedule with the highest quality possible - Develop applications using Objective C, XCode, Interface Builder, Instruments, Cocoa Touch, and other iOS development tools - Be a sound technical voice in steering projects in the roadmap
Required Skills and Experience: - Experience in technical leading or management - Disciplined developer and leader who can stay focused on timelines and scope - Strong object oriented programming and design skills - Good optimization and debugging skills - Ability to work under strict deadlines - Expert-level understanding of Objective-C with at least 5 years working experience - 3+ years of iOS application software development - Intermediate understanding of JSON, XML - Excellent communication, documentation, and collaboration skills - Be equally excited about leading the dev team and coding - BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Math or Physics or related field
Not required but a bonus: - Previous experience reviewing the technical capabilities of 3rd party developers - eCommerce / Retail vertical domain knowledge - Experience with Swift
COMPANY OVERVIEW: SEPHORA has been changing the face of prestige cosmetics since its debut in 1970s Paris. Sephora was acquired by luxury group Moët 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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