Junior Software Engineer - Backend - Platform - FARFETCH

PT Porto
01 Oct 2021
21 Oct 2021
Part 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 Junior 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'll report to the Engineering Lead.


    • Participate in the construction and maintenance of micro-services to be integrated with business processes;
    • You will work with your team with a focus on delivering with quality, taking into account scalability, availability, ease of maintenance and resiliency;
    • You will learn from other software engineers how to program and use technologies even better.
    • Work with .Net Core, Kafka, REST APIs and relational and non-relational databases like MongoDB or Cassandra.


    • Knowledgeable of object-oriented programming languages (.Net or Java)
    • Passionate about building software, focusing on quality and using best practices
    • Knowledgeable of micro-services architecture and its characteristics
    • Knowledgeable of tests, especially unit tests
    • Someone who wants to work in an agile and collaborative environment
    • Knowledgeable of SQL commands and relational databases, it would be a plus to have knowledge of NoSQL databases
    • Advanced 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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