Software Engineer - Global Platform Technology - FARFETCH

PT Braga
22 Jul 2021
20 Jul 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 Braga office is located in the third-largest city in Portugal. Here we have mostly Technology teams, who can enjoy a fun break on our outdoor terrace by jumping on the trampoline or by challenging a colleague to a go-kart race!


We are looking for a Software Engineer to integrate our team focused on our platform for luxury fashion users and partners. You'll work on important services/frameworks, focusing on the latest security and application performance trends, building scalable and reliable REST APIs. If you are ready to embrace new exciting challenges, have the desire to continuously gather and share knowledge and apply it in a practical way then we want to hear from you.


    • Develop and manage foundation services, applications and frameworks used by multiple platforms and engineering teams
    • Work with architects to search and research new technologies
    • Provide operational support for kick-starting technical projects and validate technical solutions
    • Support operational auditing of platforms
    • Stay up to speed with all backend and web technologies, software architecture principles and design patterns
    • Be knowledgeable of performance and application security topics
    • Understand the full development life-cycle with emphasis on software quality processes
    • Design simple solutions to complex problems ensuring availability and performance
    • Work with some of the following technologies or standards: Apache Cassandra, Redis, .NET Core, Kafka, Identity Server, OpenID Connect, Elastic Search, OAuth 2.0


    • Passionate about creating the right tools and processes to improve the tech value
    • Passionate about designing and developing large-scale distributed applications
    • Knowledgeable of SOA and service communication using RESTful APIs
    • Eager to learn and share knowledge
    • A team player and great communicator (English is mandatory, Portuguese is optional but preferred)
    • A person with great ability to assimilate, sort through and aggregate complex information quickly and effectively
    • Familiarized with two or more from the following: .NET; Apache Cassandra or NoSQL database; Kafka or another message queuing system; Redis or another cache persistence


    • 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.

The Global Platform team is a central piece in the global technology team and has the mission of improving the sustainability of the Farfetch Platform in the long run. We're looking for a Software Engineer to help the team in Braga to continue doing what's never been done.${description2}

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