Software Engineer - Backend - FARFETCH

PT Porto
18 May 2022
04 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 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.


    • Develop and improve our frameworks, services and improve the development environment and life cycle.
    • Work with Principal Engineers by helping establish the technical roadmap for their domain, accounting for performance, scalability, resilience and security.
    • Help unblock issues affecting the development teams.
    • Evolve your technical capabilities to the next level while using technologies like .NET Core, Mongo, Cassandra, Kafka, Elastic, Redis, Docker, and Kubernetes.


    • An expert in object-oriented languages (e.g., C#/.NET or Java);
    • Advocate for unit tests and integration tests;
    • A person who is passionate about code quality, performance, scalability, and resilience;
    • A person that stays on top of the latest practices of modern software development and enjoys discussing insights with teammates;
    • Experienced with SQL and relational databases; NoSQL database experience is a plus;
    • Knowledgeable of REST APIs, with experience in microservices architectures;
    • A professional with experience working on collaborative teams with SCRUM methodologies is also a plus;
    • Someone who is autonomous and able to make technical decisions to have a positive impact on our platform;
    • Someone interested in large-scale systems;
    • Proficient in 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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