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Lead Engineer - Store Systems

Company: Ulta Beauty
Location: Bolingbrook
Posted on: November 24, 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. THE IMPACT YOU CAN HAVE: The Lead Engineer, Store Systems will be an experienced business and technology specialist responsible for architecting, designing, and implementing enterprise business solutions in the retail environment. This role is a hands-on Engineer, technical contributor, subject matter expert and a leadership position on payment technologies as well as In-Store Technology. YOU'LL ACCOMPLISH THESE GOALS BY:

System Enhancements: Defines, documents, and carries out payment enhancements for Verifone Software (FiPay and RTS) applications and any future vendors. Acts as a liaison between key stake holders and vendors to ensure enhancements requirements are accurately captured and delivered on time.
Business Process Improvement: Analyzes business processes; identifies alternative solutions, documents feasibility, and recommends new approaches. Contributes to evaluating the factors which must be addressed in the change program. Helps establish requirements for the implementation of changes in the business process.
  • Business Architecture: Undertakes responsibility for investigative work to determine requirements and specify effective business processes, through improvements in information systems, data management, practices, procedures, organization, and equipment. IT Strategy and Planning: Leads and manages the creation or review of an IT strategy which meets the requirements of the business. ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • System Design: Develops effective implementation and procurement strategies, consistent with business needs.
  • Customer Service Support: Liaises as the routine contact point, receiving and handling requests for support. Contributes to creation of support documentation.
  • Solution Development Lead discussions with internal business partners to identify needs and translate business requirements into detail functional specifications and technical solutions. Work with our vendor partners on production enhancements/defects. Identify, manage, and track issues that arise, and remediate them through a collaborative approach. THE ESSENTIALS FOR SUCCESS:
  • Qualified candidates will have at least 8+ years of overall professional software engineering experience. Additional requirements include:
  • 3+ years of proven hands-on engineering experience with payment hardware and software (Verifone Fipay, Verifone RTS and Verifone m400 preferred).
  • Experience working in enterprise development team environment, familiar configuration management (Bitbucket), and defect tracking tools (Jira).
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills. Able to effectively convey complicated technical information to diverse audiences.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities. Ability to propose and evaluate technical solution alternatives, assessing the pros and cons of each approach.
  • Extensive knowledge of retail POS processes, including customer facing (sales & returns management, etc.) and payment processing with working knowledge of PCI regulations.
  • Micros Retail Xstore POS implementation / development experience (preferred)
  • Experience with Verifone Fipay and RTS with direct I/O and/or IP communication (preferred).
  • Experience interfacing with SAP IS-Retail (plus).
  • Must be a self-starter that is results driven.
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent.

    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.

Keywords: Ulta Beauty, Bolingbrook , Lead Engineer - Store Systems, Other , Bolingbrook, Illinois

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