Performance Engineer

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're now looking for a Performance Engineer to ensure everything is going on rails with our fashionable web based application, from the database until the front-end side. You should be someone focused in ensure our users are able to get an awesome experience wherever they are accessing to the platform.

You will have the possibility to integrate our Performance and Scalability team and your major responsibilities will include:

  • Work along with other teams in order to assure Performance best practices
  • Actively participate on product conception focused on performance related topics
  • Continuous monitoring of performance on production environments
  • Create and run load tests, and analyze applications performance during development life cycle
  • Research and Development of internal tools to support performance analysis
  • Create proof of concept to solve know-issues and support other teams on its implementation

Main requirements

  • Degree in Computer science
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience as Software Developer or QA Engineer, preferably on e-commerce sites
  • Proactive awareness on performance updates
  • Experience in Performance testing
  • Skills in an object oriented language like C# (or Java)
  • Proficient in written and spoken English
  • Passionate for delivering quality software, defending the customer/end-user perspective and performance above all things
  • Good communication skills and teamwork believer
  • Good time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Detail oriented and resilient to stress
  • Interested in automating/breaking/debugging things

Nice to have

  • Experience working in Agile environments with SCRUM methodologies
  • Experience in test automation with Selenium, Jenkins, Visual Studio or any other test automation tool


  • 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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