The Estee Lauder Companies Solutions Delivery Lead / Solutions Architect - DIGITAL (Web & Mobile) in New York

Solutions Delivery Lead / Solutions Architect - DIGITAL (Web & Mobile)

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies Corporate Departments


The Solutions Delivery Lead for Digital, oversees the development of the back-end server side and front-end user interface solutions that eventually integrates into all ELC mobile devices including smart phones, tablet and Web applications.

The lead will think beyond available technology and functionality and ensure our teams are developing applications that focus on end-user workflows and usability.

They should have sound object-orientated design principals, but they also know how to surface problems early throughout the entire lifecycle.

The role will oversee both internal teams and have accountability for delivery from our strategic partners.

  • Coordinating with business unit heads, service managers/owners to understand business and functional requirements related to end-user experience

  • Leading the teams who create user-centered designs based on business and functional requirements, user research, market analysis, customer feedback, and usability findings

  • Developing conceptual diagrams, wireframes, visual mockups, usage scenarios, navigation maps, and prototypes

  • Participating in user research and usability testing to help improve the user experience

  • Developing and designs mobile cross-platform Rich Media Applications using multiple software development kits such as HTML5, Adobe (Flex SDK, Flash SDK, Builder), Google (Android), and Apple (iPhone SDK)

  • Developing mobile applications on smart phones using programming knowledge from multiple operating systems

  • Applying Agile development concepts and incorporates end-user feedback into design and prototypes

  • Designing and developing the front-end UI for mobile applications using Rich Media Application knowledge

  • Developing the back-end server side scripting needed to interface with the front-end UI

  • Capturing software defects using bug tracking systems currently in place

Develops Talent and Capabilities:

Identifies and cultivates essential skills and attributes to maximize

individual contribution and engagement.

Demonstrates Learning Agility:

Ability to anticipate change, face reality, draw conclusions, and swiftly

mobilize to adapt to changing needs and demands.

Drives Creativity and Innovation:

Focuses on areas of highest potential. Creates newness or connects

knowledge in new ways to create the unexpected. Ensures that the creativity and innovation pipeline

are aligned to achieve strategy and goals.


Minimum Education Level: College degree

Minimum Years of Experience: 7

% Travel Time: >10%

  • Strong leader managing and developing teams proficient in Mobile and Web Development

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and mentoring skills

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to learn new information quickly

  • Able to partner with the technical team to elicit, prioritize, and obviate critical development challenges

  • Solid, grounded principals in object oriented design and development approaches

  • Prior experience in designing applications for multiple mobile devices (e.g. Apple iPhone, iPad, Android, etc.)

  • Programming experience on multiple operating systems (e.g. Palm, Windows Mobile, Brew, Android, Apple, etc.)

  • Software lifecycle experience and tools that include Bug Tracking and SCM

  • Proficiency in multiple software development languages (e.g. Flex, C, C , JavaScript, .NET, Python, Go, Parasail, etc.)

  • Deep technical expertise and a good understanding of the underlying business processes and systems

  • High commitment to meet business needs, service levels, and operational requirements

  • Experience of having worked for a similar large scale organization in a highly matrix managed environment

  • Experience of working with multiple third party vendors

  • Experience in app development and management

Job: Information Technology / GIS

Primary Location: Americas-US-New York

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Job Number: 161490