Infrastructure Engineer - Monitoring

Recruiter
Farfetch
Location
Porto, PT
Posted
12 Sep 2020
Closes
12 Oct 2020
Ref
2258157f-40ec-417d-8f61-c021384ba4bc
Function
Technology
Level
Manager
Farfetch exists for the love of fashion. We believe in empowering individuality. Our mission is to be the global technology platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators and consumers.

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 disrupt, with the freedom and autonomy to make a real impact 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. We welcome new ideas and a large number of our people. 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 an Infrastructure Engineer with a DevOps mindset obsessed about automation, scalability and infrastructure reliability for our Monitoring team. As part of this team, you will be responsible for maintaining, enhancing and scaling our monitoring stack. We use our own tools, built on top of state of the art technology, to build and manage an Infrastructure of +2000 cloud servers that support our production/live services and our teams of software engineers.

What you'll do

  • Develop automation and tools with a DevOps mindset on one or more strategic initiatives in the Infrastructure engineering team
  • Provide the necessary means so that teams can properly maintain services once they are live by measuring and monitoring availability, latency and overall system health
  • Scale systems sustainably through mechanisms like automation, and evolve systems by pushing for changes that improve reliability and velocity
  • Enjoy a full ownership model: you build it you own it.


Who you are

  • Graduate or higher in Computer Science or other technical discipline, or related practical experience


You have experience with:
  • Linux, including provisioning, troubleshooting and hardening
  • Monitoring solutions, in particular, Prometheus
  • Configuration management and orchestration knowledge
  • Public cloud providers (specifically Azure and AWS) with their APIs
  • Frameworks like Kubernetes, Containers, Terraform
  • Programming languages: Python or Golang


  • Able to debug and optimize code
  • You believe in open source and knowledge sharing
  • You have passion about infrastructure, security and automation
  • You have a systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive
  • Proficient in English - written and verbal communication skills.

We are looking for an Infrastructure Engineer with a DevOps mindset obsessed about automation, scalability and infrastructure reliability for our Monitoring team.

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