Staff Full Stack Software Engineer - Remote

Allergan Data Labs is on a mission to transform the Allergan Aesthetics beauty business at AbbVie, one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. Our iconic brands include BOTOX® Cosmetic, CoolSculpting®, JUVÉDERM® and more. The medical aesthetics business is ripe for rapid growth and disruption, and we are looking to add to our high performing team to do just that. 

Our team has successfully launched a new and innovative technology platform, Allē, which serves millions of consumers, tens of thousands of aesthetics providers and thousands of colleagues throughout the US. Since its launch in November 2020, Allē has delivered curated promotions, personalized experiences and had millions of consumers use it as part of their beauty journey. 

We’re looking to add to our team as we prepare to launch a new array of game-changing technologies on our successfully adopted platform. If you’re interested in working within a startup-oriented environment, while having the backing of a very large company, please read on.

As the Staff Software Engineer, you will report to the Director of Engineering and continuously collaborate with key stakeholders across the business to solve the most critical technical problems.

You Will

  • Steward strategic architecture, systems and projects that may have a 3-6 month horizon with organizational reach across multiple teams

  • Manage some degree of ambiguity when given direction to an business, technical or organizational outcome

  • Be responsible for negotiating and influencing technical decisions that may span multiple teams

  • Champion code quality, reusability, scalability security and help make strategic software architecture decisions with the lead engineer

  • Drive system design and conduct code reviews

  • Collaborate with Lead Engineers, Product and Project Management to take small ideas or concepts and turn them into high fidelity technical game plans and achieve the products and business goals

  • Mentor software engineers utilizing proven design patterns and your experience building large scale public facing software

  • Care about who you work with and how work is done. We hire carefully and the entire team is given the opportunity to take part in evaluating potential hires

  • Relate to our core values (see below) and would like to contribute to a positive working environment and culture

Required Experience & Technical Skills

    • At least 10+ years as a Full Stack Software Engineer

    • Strong experience with TypeScript/JavaScript, Node.js (NextJS), and GraphQL

    • Experience with React framework (Next.js), and React Native (bonus) for iOS and Android

    • Experience with Microservices and Event Driven Architecture using AWS, Serverless, Lambda, Docker, and Kubernetes

    • Strong familiarity with data structures, algorithms and design patterns

    • Proficient with PostgreSQL, DynamoDB and understand when to use relational and non-relational databases.

    • Proponent of code testing and familiar with the common frameworks for unit, integration and functional tests

    • Experience working with DevOps Engineers using tools such as Terraform, CloudFormation, and CI/CD Pipelines.

Core Values

  • Be Humble: You're smart yet always interested in learning from others.

  • Work Transparently: You always deal in an honest, direct, and transparent way.

  • Take Ownership: You embrace responsibility and find joy in having the answers.

  • Learn More: Through blog posts, newsletters, podcasts, video tutorials, and meetups, you regularly self-educate and improve your skill set.

  • Show Gratitude: You show appreciation and return kindness to those you work with.


  • Competitive salary.

  • Competitive annual bonus targets.

  • 401k with dollar for dollar match, up to 6% of eligible earnings (base, bonus).  Plus additional company contribution.

  • RSU grants (Long Term Incentives) for approved roles.

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and life insurance.

  • 17 paid holidays per year, including 3 floating holidays.

  • Annual Paid Time Off (PTO), with separate sick days

  • 12 weeks paid Parental Leave

  • Caregiver Leave

  • Adoption and Surrogacy Assistance Plan

  • Flexible workplace accommodations.

  • Free gym membership for those in our Irvine, CA WeWork office.

  • We celebrate our wins with opportunities to attend Lakers, Knicks, Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Angels and NY Rangers games.

  • Opportunities to attend concerts, festivals and other live entertainment events in recognition of delivering great work.

  • Attend AWS Re:Invent in person (Las Vegas) or virtually each year.

  • Tuition reimbursement.

  • Attend a tech or marketing conference of your choice each year.

  • A MacBook Pro and accompanying hardware to do great work.

  • A modern productivity toolset to get work done: Slack, Miro, Loom, Lucid, Google Docs, Atlassian and more.

  • Generous discounts on SkinMedica skin care products.

  • Discounted aesthetic treatment days multiple times a year.

  • $600 worth of Alle benefits each year to use towards aesthetic treatments and products.

  • Eligible for donation matching to over 1.5 million nonprofit organizations

Applicable only to applicants applying to a position in any location with pay disclosure requirements under state or local law:

  • The compensation range described below is the range of possible base pay compensation that the Company believes in good faith it will pay for this role at the time of this posting based on the job grade for this position.  Individual compensation paid within this range will depend on many factors including geographic location, and we may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range.  This range may be modified in the future.

  • We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off. (vacation, holidays, sick), medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

  • This job is eligible to participate in our short-term incentive programs.

  • This job is eligible to participate in our long-term incentive programs.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, incentive, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole and absolute discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company's sole and absolute discretion, consistent with applicable law.Compensation Range (Minimum - Maximum)$125,500—$238,500 USD