Principal Test Engineer - FARFETCH

PT Porto
25 Mar 2022
02 Jun 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 Porto office is located in Portugal's vibrant second city, known for its history and its creative yet cosy environment. You can have an informal meeting in the treehouse or play the piano during your lunch break!


We are looking for a Principal Test Engineer to work on our consumer channels engineering area, where it will be responsible for supervising our testing strategy and improving the maturity of our applications to meet the level of scale needed to accelerate our marketplace. You will work closely with other software engineers, test engineers and management to have a full understanding of our business and technical requirements. It will be coaching, mentoring and helping identify improvements on our testing strategy so we can continuously deliver maximum quality software.


    • Engage with other teams to influence the way we build software;
    • Be a role model in engineering best practices and agile testing;
    • Helping teams on finding the best strategy to deploy their code safely in production;
    • Advocate for quality within cross-functional development teams;
    • Promote quality throughout the development cycle
    • Coaching other test engineers on testing best practices.


    • A professional with at least 10 years of demonstrated experience in the IT engineering field;
    • Understanding of software quality standards and certifications;
    • Knowledge of different Web and/or Native Mobile tech stacks;
    • Knowledge of the software quality processes, best practices and tools in Web and/or Native Mobile Apps development;
    • Good understanding of automation in a microservices architecture;
    • Comfortable using scripting languages such as Bash, Python and Groovy, and tools such as Jenkins, Git and SonarQube;
    • An excellent communicator in English, with the capability to communicate at multiple levels in the organisation;
    • A Technical Reference and Evangelist for the rest of the organisation on topics related to continuous delivery, continuous integration, and engineering best practices;
    • Team player with the ability to help others.


    • 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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