Software Engineer - Global Platform Technology - FARFETCH

Location
PT Porto
Posted
08 Dec 2021
Closes
25 Jul 2022
Ref
30802ee6-2be0-4838-8dde-bf28394dc69a
Function
Technology
Level
Manager
Hours
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.

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 revolutionise, with the freedom and autonomy to make a difference 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. 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 a Software Engineer to integrate our team focused on our platform for luxury fashion partners. You'll work on important services/tools, focusing on the latest security and application performance trends, building scalable and reliable REST APIs to enhance our partners journey through discovering, exploring and setting up their own business experiences. If you are ready to embrace exciting challenges, have the desire to gather and share knowledge and apply it in a practical way then we want to hear from you.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

    • 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, SQL, Redis, .NET Core, Kafka, Elastic Search, Kubernetes


WHO YOU ARE

    • 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
    • Familiar with two or more from the following: .NET; NoSQL and SQL databases; Kafka or another message queuing system; Redis or another cache persistence


REWARDS & BENEFITS

    • 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


EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT

    • 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 Porto to continue doing what's never been done.${description2}

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