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Release Engineer

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Job details

  • Full-time
  • map markerLisbon, 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 a true global omnichannel platform with the proprietary end-to-end API at the core of an unrivalled technology and logistics network.

The Farfetch Group consists of, the e-commerce marketplace for luxury; Farfetch Black & White; a white label e-commerce solution for luxury retailers and Store of The Future; a suite of retail solutions to enhance the customer journey by connecting the online and offline worlds. The brand also added renowned London boutique Browns to its portfolio in 2015, which serves as an incubator for new retail technology ideas.

The Team:

Our world class Technology team is at the core of what we do. The team helps support the running of the current business and explores new and exciting technologies that keep Farfetch truly revolutionising the industry. Split across 3 main offices- London, Porto and Lisbon, the tech hub is the fastest growing team working across all touch points, Web, Mobile and Instore. The team is committed into turning the company into the leading multi-channel platform.

The Role:

As a member of the team, you will contribute to the coordination of the releases deployment to our production systems, managing, and maintaining all the systems that support the release process. We are constantly pushing updates and iterating on all of our products. You will be a key player to bring your excitement by complex systems and the challenges that come from working with some of the best succeed e-commerce platforms in the world.

What you’ll do:

  • Negotiate, plan and manage all release activities;
  • Manage risks and resolve issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality;
  • Communicate release details and schedules to the Business as required;
  • Work with development engineers to understand impacts of branches and code merges;
  • Develop and maintain scripts and automation tools used to build, integrate, and deploy software releases to various platforms;
  • Maintain a release repository and manage key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists.

Main requirements

  • At least 3 years of experience in Release Management or Project Management
  • Knowledgeable Experience in software build and maintenance tools with Visual Studio, Octopus Deploy or any other automation build and deployment tools
  • Experienced in an object orientated language like C# (or Java), Powershell, and SQL Server
  • Focused on working in Agile environments with SCRUM methodologies
  • Passionate about delivering quality software and defending the customer/end-user perspective
  • You want to learn how to automate things
  • A good communicator and teamwork believer


  • Birthday and Carnival as extra days off
  • Training sessions
  • Farfetch welcome voucher and staff discount
  • Food and drinks available (coffee, tea, soup, bread, milk, yoghurts, cereals, and fresh fruit)
  • Free membership in our partnered gyms
  • Farfetch for All: Employee Stock Options program
  • Health insurance for you and your family
  • Gaming room and chill-out spaces
  • Fun company events

Hosted in Portugal's cosmopolitan capital, our office is at Cais do Sodré. Our people based here will have Technology profiles and this tech *center will work closely with Porto Tech Team.*

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