Corporate Solutions Architect - FARFETCH

PT Porto
26 Jan 2022
08 Feb 2022
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 Solutions Architect to work within our Technology Enterprise Architecture, leading the main activities for Solution Definition and Enterprise Architecture Assessment.


    • Improve our Corporate Application and Systems Landscape, by identifying and designing key architecture components and defining guidelines and best practices
    • Improve Enterprise Architecture Governance, by leading initiatives that challenge and audit adoption across technology departments and teams
    • Assess and Understand our Corporate Applications and Systems Landscape, maintaining tools and documentation, ensuring updated processes and documentation standards
    • Design major new capabilities into the Corporate Applications and Systems landscape, ensuring architecture and technology guidelines.
    • Plan technology strategies, considering both technical and business needs.
    • Work with Application, Systems and business teams to promote architecture, organisation and culture.
    • Design simple solutions to complex business problems ensuring availability and performance.
    • Work with vendors to understand and challenge important technology solutions
    • Search and research new technologies
    • Partner with 3rd party providers on more complex projects
    • Report initiative status to senior management within technology and with business stakeholders


    • A professional with 6+ years of professional experience as a Solution Architect, Enterprise Architect, Application Manager or Implementation Consultant with the following competencies:
    • Experienced designing and implementing Application Components for Corporate Architecture (ERP, HCM, WMS)
    • Knowledgeable of key corporate business processes (Finance, HR, Commercial, Purchase, Sales)
    • A professional with Awareness, Training or preferably Certification in Architecture (TOGAF) industry practices
    • Able to present solutions to complex problems in an understandable way
    • Experienced with modern architecture models and new platform trends
    • Aware of Integration Technology Frameworks and Platforms to achieve business goals
    • Experienced with Corporate Information Security, including technology, processes and data protection (GDPR)
    • Experienced working in the different software implementation phases
    • Proud of the quality of your work
    • Fluent in English verbal and written


    • 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

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