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Lead Developer, Salon System Operations- Ulta Beauty

Company: Ulta Beauty
Location: Bolingbrook
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:


Live the experience. From professional empowerment to continual learning opportunities. From ongoing investment in new and emerging technologies to a career of self-determination. At Ulta Beauty, our tech team is critical to our scalability-and is recognized that way. We've been defined as a "mature start-up." A place where interdepartmental exposure, open doors, and genuine collaboration is ubiquitous. Where challenges come fast and furious, requiring agility, mental dexterity, and creativity. Where our passion for better solutions drives us and is core to who we are.

We're engineering for the future of retail, and it's no-holds-barred. But for those motivated by continual change and ambiguity, by superior leadership, by whip smart colleagues who will press you daily for your very best, you'll find that virtually nothing's impossible at Ulta Beauty.


Ulta Beauty is the largest specialty beauty retailer in the United States and the place for the true beauty enthusiast who gets butterflies as she shops for beauty and experiments throughout our store. We are the only one to provide our guests prestige, mass and salon products and services under one roof - All Things Beauty, All in One Place . We put our guests at the center of all we do, committing to offer her unrivaled ways to be beautiful in an environment that provides the thrill of exploration and delight of discovery.


The Lead Developer is responsible for supporting, planning and coordinating functional and technical activities related to Salon Systems in a highly dynamic and fast paced environment. They work alongside talented Technical Leads, Architects, Software Engineers, and Quality Engineers in our highly collaborative environment to understand business needs, translate them into functional/technical requirements and deliver high quality solutions on time and on budget. This position plays a key role in establishing, executing and supporting business critical systems and integrations in the Salon systems landscape.


  • Application Support - Liaises as the routine contact point, receiving and handling requests for support. Carries out a broad range of service requests for support by providing information to fulfill requests or enable resolution. Assists in the investigation and resolution of issues relating to guest-facing applications. Assists with specified procedures.
  • Requirements Definition & Management - Uses established techniques as directed to identify current problems and elicit, specify and document business functional, data and non-functional requirements.
  • Programming/Software Development - Contributes to the designs, development, testing, and documentation of complex programs from agreed specifications, and subsequent iterations, using agreed standards and tools. Assesses own work and leads reviews of colleagues' work. Mentors less experienced colleagues as required.
  • Systems Integration - Assists in the software builds from software source code. Performs tests as defined in an integration test specification, records the details of any failures, and carries out fault diagnosis relating to simple failures, reporting the results of the diagnosis in a clear and concise manner.
  • Release Deployment - Uses the tools and techniques for specific areas of release and deployment activities. Administers the recording of activities, logging of results and documents technical activity undertaken.
  • Problem Management - Investigates problems in systems, processes and services. Assists with the implementation of agreed remedies and preventative measures.
  • Incident Management: Undertakes the identification, registration and categorization of incidents. Gathers information to enable incident resolution and promptly escalates incidents as appropriate.
    • Provide functional and though leadership to your team and business stakeholders
    • Maintain strong understanding of business process, goals and drivers
    • Collaborate closely with product management and development teams to identify, groom and prioritize value-driven features and enhancements
    • Represent Salon Systems Ops in routine ITSM and PMO process meetings
    • Manage team support coverage including on-call rotation
    • Act as escalation point for all incidents, events and requests for Salon Systems
    • Provide regular operations reports to stakeholders on incidents, trends, and status of open items
    • Partner with architecture/infrastructure teams to continuously improve and scale application stack
    • Drive development and enhancement of and process improvements and automations
    • Facilitate training of onshore/offshore team members
    • Monitor and optimize performance of production systems
    • Ensure all inbound and outbound data processes complete successfully
    • Prepare for and manage holiday readiness activities for relevant Marketing applications
    • Ensure technical and procedural documentation exists for all systems and processesESSENTIALS FOR SUCCESS:
      • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related field, or applicable work experience
      • 5+ years of experience in object-oriented coding and methodologies
      • 5+ years of experience with PostgreSQL or relational database; able to write complex, high performing SQL queries
      • Experience with Linux operating systems and Dockerized Linux environments
      • Experience with development languages including Javascript (React, Node.js), Python and CSS
      • Experience with writing, testing and troubleshooting APIs.
      • Experience with Development and CI/CD components such as JIRA, Git, Jenkins and Kubernetes
      • Experience developing, maintaining and supporting applications on Google Cloud
      • Experience using infrastructure and application performance monitoring tools such as DynaTrace to improve application performance.
      • Familiar with data retention and compliance concepts
      • Experience with Tidal Enterprise Scheduler or Cloud Composer is a plus
      • Experience with both Agile and Waterfall methodologies
      • Excellent communication skills; feels comfortable working with non-technical business partners
      • Strong analysis/troubleshooting skills
      • Must be creative, organized, detail oriented, and able to assimilate information quickly
      • Proactive and able to catch issues before failures
      • Possess a strong work ethic; takes pride in delivering a quality product
      • Work with production support and project consultants in an onshore / offshore model
      • Support off-hours production issues and code deployments as needed
        • Minimal travel required (training/conferences)ABOUT

          At Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ: ULTA), the possibilities are beautiful. Ulta Beauty is the largest North American beauty retailer and the premier beauty destination for cosmetics, fragrance, skin care products, hair care products and salon services. We bring possibilities to life through the power of beauty each and every day in our stores and online with more than 25,000 products from approximately 500 well-established and emerging beauty brands across all categories and price points, including Ulta Beauty's own private label. Ulta Beauty also offers a full-service salon in every store featuring-hair, skin, brow, and make-up services.

          We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with arrest records, conviction records, or other criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of any applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the New York City Fair Chance Act. Associated topics: colorist, day spa, facial threader, hollow, makeup, makeup artist, manicurista, medical, skin, spa

Keywords: Ulta Beauty, Bolingbrook , Lead Developer, Salon System Operations- Ulta Beauty, Other , Bolingbrook, Illinois

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