Engineering Lead - FARFETCH

Location
PT Porto
Posted
28 May 2020
Closes
15 Nov 2021
Ref
c344682f-09f7-4ea7-8322-20924319b15e
Function
Technology
Level
Manager
Hours
Full Time
FARFETCH exists for the love of fashion. Our mission is to be the global platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators and consumers.

We're a positive platform for good, bringing together an incredible creative community made up by our people, our partners and our customers. This community is at the heart of our business success. We welcome differences, empower individuality and celebrate diverse skills and perspectives, creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We are FARFETCH for All.

TECHNOLOGY

We're on a mission to build the technology that powers the global platform for luxury fashion. We operate a modular end-to-end technology platform purpose-built to connect the luxury fashion ecosystem worldwide, addressing complex challenges and enjoying it. We're empowered to break traditions and revolutionise, with the freedom and autonomy to make a difference for our customers all over the world.

PORTO

Our Porto office is located in Portugal's vibrant second city, known for its history and its creative yet cosy environment. From Account Management to Technology and Product, whatever your skills are, you'll find your fit here. You can have an informal meeting in the treehouse or play the piano in your lunch break!

THE ROLE

We are looking for a person who will lead a versatile team of engineers working towards our goals. You will work in a very relaxed environment and be part of a well-motivated, growing team. If you want to evolve, if you are willing to share knowledge and to be part of the building process to reach the top, using the latest technology stack and having fun doing it, this is an opportunity you can't miss.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

    • You will lead a versatile team of engineers with different types of backgrounds (backend developers, frontend developers and QAs):
    • Set goals and development targets for the Engineers within managed team and support the team with feedback and development plans as they progress;
    • Engage with the team Product Manager into building a backlog that contributes to the execution of the roadmap;
    • Contribute to the hiring and development of engineers within managed team;
    • Assure the collaboration of managed team across different engineering teams/offices and adherence to the defined global engineering best practices.


WHO YOU ARE

    • A graduate of a program in Information Systems or a related field
    • A professional with solid technical background leading versatile engineering teams towards goal achievement
    • Knowledgeable and experienced in Product/Software development, with understanding of all different phases, from the beginning all the way through implementation and continuous improvement, preferable using Agile methodologies
    • A person capable to act as a technical reference and promoter for using the newest technologies (.Net, JavaScript, Node.Js , ReactJS, SQL Server, Cassandra) and methodologies within the managed team
    • Proficient in written and spoken English


REWARDS & BENEFITS

    • Health insurance for the whole family, flexible working environment and well-being support and tools
    • Extra days off, sabbatical program and days for you to give back for the community
    • Training opportunities and free access to Udemy
    • Flexible benefits program
    • FARFETCH Equity plan


EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT

    • FARFETCH is an equal opportunities employer ensuring that all applicants are treated equally and fairly throughout our recruitment process. We are determined that no applicant experiences discrimination on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, age, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, veteran status, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. We continue to build our consciously inclusive culture as part of our Positively FARFETCH strategy throughout our business, partnerships and communities.


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