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Software Engineer

Farfetch
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Intro

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.

The Role:

We are looking for a 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 will do:

  • Contribute to the development of our E-Commerce Platform and the evolution of our Marketplace;
  • Stay up to speed with all backend and web technologies, software architecture principles and design patterns;
  • Apply your knowledge on performance and security measures;
  • Being able to work in an Agile environment, focusing on delivery/commitment and software continuous improvement.
  • Work with the following technologies: Apache Cassandra, Neo4j, Redis, MongoDB, Asp.net Core, Kafka, RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ, Identity Server, OpenID Connect.

Main requirements

  • At least 3 years of experience
  • Being an experienced object oriented languages programmer
  • Knowledgeable of unit tests and/or integration tests
  • Knowledgeable of SQL language and experience using relational databases with preference for SQL Server
  • Knowledgeable of REST APIs

Nice to have

  • Experienced in NoSQL databases and SOA architecture
  • Experience working with SCRUM methodologies

Perks

  • Birthday and Carnival as extra days off
  • Free buses to our office
  • 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 vibrant second city, our office is based in a stylish converted textiles factory. Our teams based here include Account Management, Customer Service, Finance, Operations, People Team and Technology, being a total of more than 400 talented Farfetchers.

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