Senior Software Engineer - Backend - Platform - FARFETCH

PT Porto
28 May 2020
03 Jan 2022
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.


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.


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!


We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer who is motivated to build outstanding applications using top-notch technology. You will work in a very relaxed environment and be part of a well-motivated, and growing team. If you love to learn, if you are willing to share knowledge and would love 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.


    • Create, develop document frameworks to support the development teams;
    • Create, develop document tools to support the development lifecycle;
    • Support development teams on the usage of frameworks and tools;
    • Work with Principal Engineers by helping defining the technical roadmap for their domain;
    • Contribute to unblock issues that the development teams are facing on their daily basis work;
    • Evolve your technical capabilities to the next level while using state-of-the-art technologies (.Net, SQL Server, Mongo, Cassandra, Kafka, Elastic, Redis, and Docker);
    • Mentor and help grow other team members


    • An expert in object-oriented languages (C#, .NET or Java);
    • Knowledgeable of unit tests and integration tests;
    • A person who is passionate about code quality;
    • A person that stays on top of all best practices of modern software development;
    • Knowledgeable of SQL and experience using relational databases;
    • Knowledgeable of REST APIs;
    • Experienced in NoSQL databases and SOA architecture is a plus;
    • A professional with experience working with SCRUM methodologies is also a plus;
    • Someone who is autonomous and able to make technical decisions to have a positive impact on our platform;
    • Someone interested in large-scale systems;
    • A person who is passionate about solving complex problems;
    • Proficient in written and spoken English.


    • 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

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our team in Porto, who is motivated to build outstanding applications using top-notch technology.${description2}

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