Data Engineer - - FARFETCH

PT Porto
17 Aug 2022
01 Nov 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 person who will be part of our Business Intelligence & Analytics team, who will be in charge of the development of distributed computing tasks using Big Data technologies. You will also analyze, design, program, debug and modify software enhancements and new products used in distributed, large-scale analytics solutions.


    • Design scalable, end-to-end data pipelines to consume and integrate large volumes of complex data from multiple sources while using data flows management platforms
    • Provide Data Engineering expertise to multiple teams across our organization.
    • Provide guidance to software engineers with industry and internal data best practices;
    • Research and implement new data technologies;
    • Work with other teams to understand needs and provide data solutions;
    • Work with the Business Intelligence development team on migration and improvement of existing SQL Server-based ETLs to cloud based large-scale computation frameworks (Spark Databricks);
    • Help develop new processes on the data warehouse platform and work with Data Scientists to transform big data into model-­- ready forms to support projects.


    • Experienced in working with large datasets (both structured and unstructured) using BigData related technologies such as Hive, Spark, kafka and NoSQL technologies;
    • Experienced in data manipulation using a major programming language (Scala, Java, Python );
    • Knowledgeable of distributed systems and distributed data processing frameworks (Spark, Flink);
    • Experienced in building end to end data pipelines using data flow management/orchestration technologies (oozie, luigi, knowledge of Apache Airflow is a bonus) ;
    • An excellent in grasping of algorithmic concepts in computer science (e.g., sorting, data structures);
    • Experienced in the development and release of enterprise scale applications;
    • Experienced with git version control and CI/CD deployment pipelines


    • 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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