Data Engineer

PT Porto, Portugal
Farfetch - Technology – Engineering /
Full-time /
FARFETCH exists for the love of fashion. Our mission is to be the global platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators and consumers.
We're a positive platform for good, bringing together an incredible creative community made up by our people, our partners and our customers. This community is at the heart of our business success. We welcome differences, empower individuality and celebrate diverse skills and perspectives, creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We are FARFETCH for All.

We're on a mission to build the technology that powers the global platform for luxury fashion. We operate a modular end-to-end technology platform purpose-built to connect the luxury fashion ecosystem worldwide, addressing complex challenges and enjoying it. We're empowered to break traditions and revolutionise, with the freedom and autonomy to make a difference for our customers all over the world.

Our Porto office is located in Portugal's vibrant second city, known for its history and its creative yet cosy environment. From Account Management to Technology and Product, whatever your skills are, you'll find your fit here. You can have an informal meeting in the treehouse or play the piano in your lunch break!

We're a Data team that implements methods to improve data reliability and quality by combining raw information from different sources and developing architectures that enable data extraction and transformation for data modeling. Our aim is to provide an unrivaled customer experience and promote FARFETCH's growth. You will be integrated with the Data Engineering team, being responsible for helping maintain and improve the Data architecture and tools.


    • Contribute to the hiring and training of engineers within the managed team
    • Assure the collaboration of managed team across different engineering teams (inside and outside of the domain) and adherence to the defined global engineering best practices
    • Design and build scalable & reliable data pipelines (ETLs) for our data platform
    • Constantly evolve data models & schema design of our Data Warehouse to support self-service needs
    • Work cross functionally with various teams, creating solutions that deal with large volumes of data
    • Work with the team to set and maintain standards and development practices
    • Be a keen advocate of quality and continuous improvement


    • You have experience as a professional with solid technical background building and maintaining data pipelines in a custom or commercial ETL tool (eg. SSIS, Talend, Informatica) (Airflow is a plus)
    • You have experience working in a Data Warehouse environment with varied forms of data infrastructure, including relational databases, Hadoop, and Column Store
    • Expert in creating and evolving dimensional data models & schema designs to improve accessibility of data and provide intuitive analytics
    • Basic experience and knowledge of cloud environments (eg. AWS, GCP, Azure)
    • Expert in SQL
    • You are proficient in one of the following programming languages: C#, Java, Python
    • You have 2+ years experience working with a BI reporting tool (eg. Tableau, QlikView, PowerBI, Looker)
    • Proficient applier of continuous delivery principles: version control, unit and automated tests
    • You are fluent in English, both written and spoken
    • You have good analytical and problem solving skills, the ability to work in a fast moving operational environment and you are enthusiastic and with a positive attitude


    • Health insurance for the whole family, flexible working environment and well-being support and tools
    • Extra days off, sabbatical program and days for you to give back for the community
    • Training opportunities and free access to Udemy
    • Flexible benefits program


    • FARFETCH is an equal opportunities employer ensuring that all applicants are treated equally and fairly throughout our recruitment process. We are determined that no applicant experiences discrimination on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, age, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, veteran status, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. We continue to build our consciously inclusive culture as part of our Positively FARFETCH strategy throughout our business, partnerships and communities.
You will be integrated in the Data Engineering team, being responsible for helping maintain and improve the Data architecture and tools.