Software Engineer- Sales Engine Squad


July 21, 2021

Sephora, a division of LVMH - Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton global luxury leader, is a global leader in beauty retailing. It successfully operates more than three thousand points of sale across Americas, Europe, Middle East, and Asia. Its aim is to animate the most loved beauty community in the world.
Sephora South East Asia is a high growth division of leading global beauty retailer, Sephora. Our teams run omnichannel retail businesses in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, and Hong Kong; Franchise operations in India & Indonesia; and ecommerce-only business (the first in the world globally for Sephora!) in the Philippines. We have recently opened new markets in Hong Kong and New Zealand as well!
Our success is built on innovation, a unique product portfolio, market-leading digital capabilities, and our exceptional people! With ambitious growth plans, we are always looking for talented people who are passionate about building businesses and developing themselves and our customers' experience.
At Sephora, we stand together, and we stand for something more. Every day we reimagine beauty, discover new brands, and influence positive change. Data plays a big role in that.
Sephora Digital’s Technology team builds products that power our business across South East Asia & Oceania. We are looking for an Software Engineer to join a team which is responsible for building products and features around cart, checkout and payments for our website & apps. This includes functional areas such as payments across 8 different markets, address selection, checkout funnels and related UI/UX enhancements. This is a key position in the team as we increase our capacity to deliver an ambitious roadmap.
Sephora SEA’s Engineering is one of the few standalone engineering teams within LVMH, and thus this represents a unique entry point into a world leading luxury group which is increasingly investing in digital and ecommerce. It’s a unique opportunity and we seek a unique candidate! For an initial conversation please contact us to find out more!
You will be designing features, building clean, highly scalable systems, managing complex integrations for cart and checkout pages for our multi-tenant in-house build e-commerce engine. You make it possible for us to deliver an engaging customer experience to our many fans, and ensure that the online store remains our flagship in South East Asia. Reporting to a Principal Engineer you will work on highly visible, well resourced projects and build products which directly impact our revenue and customer satisfaction - two of our key metrics for success. This is a great platform for an ambitious engineer with excellent technical skills to start a career with Sephora, the leading omni-channel retailer in South East Asia.

You will shine here if you enjoy…

  • Optimizing the checkout funnel to reduce abandonment and improve click-through rate
  • Building and maintaining a flexible payment backend that supports a variety of global and localised payment methods. Other Checkout related flows like Delivery options, Gifting Options, Gift Cards etc.
  • Working as part of the company’s vision, work towards the goal of providing our customers with a seamless omnichannel experience.
  • Programming with Ruby on Rails / Vue js / Node and write tests on a daily basis, and have experience with these technologies and tools are desired but not an absolute requirement.
  • Learning alongside a passionate technology team, who maintain a highly flexible and innovative environment to make Sephora the most beloved beauty community in Southeast Asia.

We would love to hear from you if you have…

  • Technical proficiency and at least 2 years of experience
  • Willingness to be involved in end-to-end software development
  • Value for core software engineering practices (i.e. Data Structures, Algorithms, Scalability Security, Testing)
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and building scalable, adaptable APIs
  • Built engaging UIs with one or more modern Javascript frameworks Angular / Vue / React / Ember etc.
  • Some experience in scrum methodologies and iterative development
  • Willingness to achieve and are not afraid of making mistakes along the way and enjoy learning from them
  • Team Spirit and are willing to communicate with the other teams in the company (Product Managers, UI / UX Designers, and more importantly fellow engineers locally and abroad)

While at Sephora, you’ll enjoy…

  • The people
    : You will be surrounded by some of the most talented, supportive, and kind leaders and teams – people you can be proud to work with.
  • The learning: We invest heavily in training for our leaders and store associates. Not just product knowledge but building a personalized career plan with you so you continue to evolve and build your skills.
  • The culture: As a leading beauty retailer, backed by the LVMH luxury brand, our reach is broad, and our impact is global. Yet there’s always room to explore. It’s in our DNA to innovate and, at Sephora, all 40,000 passionate team members are united by a common goal - to reimagine the future of beauty. You can unleash your creativity, because we’ve got disruptive spirit. You can learn and evolve, because we empower you to be your best. You can be yourself, because you are what sets us apart. This is the future of beauty. Reimagine your future, at Sephora.

When joining Sephora, you join the fastest growing and most innovative omnichannel retailer in South East Asia. As part of LVMH, (, we provide an unparalleled combination of resources, scale, and autonomy to our employees.
Sephora SEA was created through the combination of the Sephora's retail business in South East Asia and Luxola, a Singaporean start-up that broke new frontiers in ecommerce regionally. We proudly maintain an entrepreneurial and technology-focused culture, with all our capabilities built in-house – a rarity in this region.
The data is definitive: diversity leads to better teams, better performance, and better results. Consequently, we actively seek to hire employees of all genders, backgrounds, and experiences. We provide our employees with a unique opportunity to take on senior responsibilities, accelerate their career path, and impact the business of beauty across the world.