Senior Software Engineer - Backend - Platform - FARFETCH

PT Porto
28 May 2020
16 Jun 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.


    • You will report to the Engineering Lead;
    • 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.


    • A solid backend developer, with 5+ years of experience, aware and practitioner of architecture and design principles;
    • Fluent in microservices environments and related principles and patterns;
    • Expresses APIs following OpenAPI standards;
    • A user of unit and integration tests techniques and frameworks;
    • Proficient in non relational and relational databases, i.e., Mongo, Cassandra, SQLServer;
    • Experienced user of messaging systems and concepts;
    • Aware of OAuth concepts and common user of them to authenticate and authorize users and systems;
    • Used to document your designs, plans and developments and base your communication with others on those assets;
    • Used to operate logs and application monitoring systems to follow your developments in production and is therefore aware of such perspectives in your everyday activities;
    • A general user of CI/CD systems;
    • Autonomous in pursuing your goals knowing when to reach out to unblock;
    • At ease with 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


    • 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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