Build Engineer

Release Porto, Porto


Who we are:

Farfetch is unlike anything in the world of fashion and technology.
Our mission: to revolutionize the way the world shops.
To do it, we need innovators. People who challenge convention and dare to dream.
We’ve gone from a start-up to a billion-dollar business. But we’re not done yet. Far from it.
Be bold.
Be brilliant.
Together, we can be extraordinary


We have rapidly grown into a truly global company since our launch in 2008 and we’re continuing to grow. Our family now includes partner boutiques and brands across Europe, North and South America and Asia; we demonstrate our ‘Think Global’ value in everything we do.

We are a global team of over 1,500 people and have offices based in London, New York, L.A., Porto, Guimaraes, Lisbon, Sao Paulo, Shanghai, Moscow, Hong Kong & Tokyo.

 We are a company with an entrepreneurial spirit and innovative culture. We are positive, passionate and live our values: Be Human, Be Brilliant, Todos Juntos, Be Revolutionary, Think Global and Amaze Customers day to day.

The Team:

Our world-class Technology team is at the core of what we do- they both help support the running of the current business as well as explore new and exciting technologies that keep Farfetch truly revolutionizing the industry. Split across 3 main offices- London, Porto and Lisbon, the tech hub is the fastest growing team working across all touchpoints, Web, Mobile, and Instore. The teams are committed to turning the company into the leading multi-channel platform and are constantly looking for brilliant people who can help be part of the experience.

Our Release Team handles the releases updates and the changes that appear on our platform. Some of them are focused on the Data Cluster and work closely with the Software Engineers to ensure our services and products seamlessly move from development through rollout and into production. This requires scripting and coding with an eye toward scalability so that big deployments can be broken down and distributed across data centers.


The Role:

As a Build Engineer, you will work closely with the Data Cluster and you will be in charge of the coordination of the releases deployment to our production systems and be managing and maintaining all the systems that support the release process.

What you'll do:               

  • Further, develop our Incident Response program;
  • Review logs/events from IDS, SIEM, WAF, NG Firewall / Web Proxy;
  • Identify and hunt for Indicators of Compromise within the corporate network and infrastructure;
  • Be part of the on-call team responsible for detecting and responding to cybersecurity incidents;
  • Help to maintain our Secure Systems Development Life Cycle in all their stages.


Who you are:

  • A graduate of a program in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field;
  • A professional with more than 3 years in a similar position or in a Security Operations Center (SOC) environment;
  • A hands-on person with experience in SIEM, Web Application Firewall, IDS/IPS;
  • Skilled in analytical and problem-solving within a complex IT environment;
  • Experienced in Malware and Forensics analysis (ideally);
  • A self-motivated team player who can work with minimal supervision;
  • Holder of certifications on Information Security (OSCP, CEH, GCIH or similar);
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken).


We love hearing from you and want you to be as ambitious as we are, but before applying please ask yourself the following…

  • Is this role a good match for me and my long-term goals? We want to really know why you have chosen this career.
  • Do I have all the skills and experience required for this role? Be realistic. We will only consider applications that demonstrate relevant skills or the potential to match the role requirements.
  • Spell Check. As simple as it sounds make sure your application is to the highest standard. You will be surprised at how many applications we receive with spelling mistakes on them.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.