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Data Scientist

Where technology meets fashion!

Job details

  • Full-time
  • calendar
  • map markerPorto, PT
  • cardRequires Work Permit
    Requires that you're a citizen or have a valid work permit / visa sponsorship to work in the country in which this position is based.
  • routeIntermediate
  • routeEnglish
    Preferred spoken language

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Farfetch is growing really fast and we are looking for a Data Scientist to join the team. We offer successful candidates not only a dynamic, fun, challenging and multicultural workplace, but also significant potential to progress within the role.


Inform product strategy, influence the product roadmap, and guide product decisions by:

  • Accessing and analyzing data to generate insights and make proactive recommendations
  • Formulating success metrics for search quality and search experience, creating dashboards/reports to monitor them
  • Designing and analyzing experiments to test new ideas for improving Farfetch search
  • Developing models and data-driven solutions that add material lift to search relevance and experience

Main requirements

  • MS or PhD in a quantitative discipline: Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Engineering, Economics, Social Sciences etc.
  • Strong in statistics fundamentals (especially A/B testing)
  • Passion for proactively identifying product opportunities through creative data analysis and modeling
  • Ability to communicate findings clearly to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Interest and passion for big data technologies (e.g., Hadoop, Mahout, Pig, Hive)
  • Experience working with data modeling and machine learning software (e.g. R, Python)
  • Strong programming experience in R, Python, Java, or equivalent
  • Strong Excel and SQL skills
  • Strong in statistics fundamentals
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong English skills, both written and spoken

Nice to have

  • Knowledge in one of the following areas: information retrieval, user intent modeling, online and offline measurement of search quality, personalization, mobile search
  • Experience with data visualization tools or packages


  • Healthcare Insurance
  • Company bonus
  • Performance bonus
  • Farfetch welcome voucher (130 GBP)
  • Staff discounts
  • Birthday day off
  • Free food and drinks (coffee, tea, soup, bread, milk, fruit, yogurts, cornflakes)
  • Fun room (ping-pong table; Foosball table; Xbox; Wii)
  • Parking lot
  • Great parties

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