Ulta Beauty
Bolingbrook, IL (Remote)



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 scalabilityand is recognized that way. Weve 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.

Were engineering for the future of retail, and its 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, youll find that virtually nothings impossible at Ulta Beauty.


The product engineering lead will be cross functional and have full stack knowledge including architectural design, cloud engineering, app/web technologies, SaaS platforms, and API-first implementation inclusive of GraphQLs API query language.


  • Leadership: Needs to be able to lead highly technical engineering teams, levering their ability to architect software, implement product vision, and deliver code with an agile and iterative model
  • Engineering Expertise: Needs to be highly competent in software design patterns, cloud engineering, security, encryption & cryptography, coding languages ranging from javascript (Node.JS, React) to OOP (Java, C#, SWIFT), including POC development
  • Team/Cultural Champion: Experience leading engineers and developers as product delivery teams to build a high performing culture rooted in customer centricity while implementing proper coding standards, recommending languages, frameworks & SaaS platforms, and implementing automated testing
  • Business & Stakeholder Relationship Management: Experience championing continuous delivery and helping engineers improve their skills, including fostering strong relationships with product owners

A successful candidate will be able to:

  • Exercise independent judgment and managing lead engineers on
  • Lead in the development, code review, and standards of applications using React, NodeJS, and GraphQL
  • Implement solutions in cloud environments leveraging Google Cloud, AWS, and Azure
  • Design new solutions and system architecture across a diverse technology stack
  • Translate graphic designs into production ready products
  • Work with enterprise architecture resources to provide technical expertise
  • Partner with Product Owners to identify technical requirements and functional needs of upcoming features.
  • Enhance opportunities by identifying new software/service opportunities
  • Build overall front-end and back-end solutions


  • B.S. in Computer Science or related practical experience
  • Diverse academic or professional background preferred
  • 5+ years experience in software development: NodeJS, React, GraphQL, Java, SWIFT
  • Demonstrated analytical, engineering, and R&D skills
  • Proven experience with agile (continuous delivery) and iterative methodologies
  • Solid experience with hybrid & cloud environments
  • Proven experience writing automated tests
  • Understand life cycles across marketing and digital products
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical solutions

The pay range for this position is $98000.00 – $166300.00 / Year with the opportunity to earn additional compensation pursuant with the Companys bonus plan. Exact pay will be based on factors including but not limited to relevant education qualifications certifications experience level shift geographic location and business and organizational needs. Visit our Benefits and Career Development page:

AtUlta 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 Beautys own private label. Ulta Beauty also offers a full-service salon in every store featuringhair, 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.

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