Senior Software Engineer

Dev 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. Our multidisciplinary team helps support the running of the current business and explores new and exciting technologies that keep Farfetch truly revolutionising the industry. In Porto, the tech hub, with 300 people, is the fastest growing team working across all touch points, Web and Mobile. The team is committed into turning the company into the leading multi-channel platform.

The Role:

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer who is motivated to build world-class applications using top notch technology. You will be working 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.

What you'll do:

Evolve our e-commerce platform, defining its future;
Expand our microservices architecture, creating new services;
Evolve your technical capabilities to the next level while using state-of-the-art technologies (.Net, JavaScript, Node.Js, ReactJS, SQL Server, Cassandra, etc,);
Mentor and support the growth of other team members;
Cooperate with other teams to assure the technical feasibility of the scope of the projects.

Who you are:

An expert in object oriented languages (C#, .NET or Java);

Knowledgeable of unit tests and/or integration tests;
Passionate about code quality;
tay on top of all of all best practices of modern software development;
Knowledgeable of SQL and experience using relational databases;
Knowledgeable of REST APIs;
Experienced in NoSQL databases and SOA architecture is a plus;
A professional with experience working with SCRUM methodologies is also a plus;
Autonomous and able to make important technical decisions that will have a positive impact on our platform;
Interested in large-scale systems;Passionate about solving complex problems.

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