Junior Software Engineer - Backend - FARFETCH

PT Lisbon
18 May 2022
31 May 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 Lisbon office is located in Portugal's cosmopolitan capital. Mostly the teams here are focused around Technology and Store of the Future. In this office, Farfetchers like to have catch ups in the ball pit or creative moments by the grand piano!


To provide an outstanding customer experience both at Farfetch.com and across the Farfetch Platform, you will help us build state-of-the-art fraud prevention technology.

We are looking for a Software Engineer who is motivated to build event-driven applications using top-notch technology. You will work in a very friendly and relaxed environment and be part of a well-motivated, talented 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.


    • Contribute with innovative solutions to combat fraud;
    • Evolve our fraud detection system, which empowers data scientists and fraud analysts (with tools such as a rules engine);
    • Build microservices in an event-driven architecture, relying on concepts from both OOP and functional paradigms;
    • Work in a cluster that includes data scientists and data engineers;
    • Improve your knowledge on fraud, performance and security topics;
    • Help track and improve our services performance and business metrics to meet our Service level agreements;
    • You will report to the Engineering Lead.


    • Experienced in JVM languages (Kotlin would also be valued);
    • Interest in working in a microservices architecture;
    • Proficient in unit testing frameworks;
    • Knowledge of relational and NoSQL databases, such as SQL Server, Cassandra, MongoDB or others;
    • Knowledge of event-driven architectures;
    • Interest in building data-intensive software having fault-tolerance, reliability and scalability;
    • Frontend knowledge is not required, but would be valued;
    • Experienced in working with Agile methodologies;
    • Fluent in 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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