Data Engineer - BI

Farfetch (NYSE: FTCH)

  • Location
    • Porto
  • Date Posted
  • 21 Apr 2021
  • Function
  • Data Science
  • Sector
  • Retail

Farfetch exists for the love of fashion. We believe in empowering individuality. Our mission is to be the global technology platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators and consumers.


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 disrupt, with the freedom and autonomy to make a real impact 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. We welcome new ideas and a large number of our people. 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!

The role

We are looking for a person that will be responsible for helping maintain and improve our BI architecture and tools.

What you'll do

  • 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.

Who you are

  • Have 2+ years of experience in building and maintaining data pipelines in a custom or commercial ETL tool (SSIS, Talend, Informatica, ...)
  • Have 2+ years in a Data Warehouse environment with varied forms of data infrastructure, including relational databases, Hadoop, and Column Store; 2+ years of experience in SQL
  • Experience in creating and evolving dimensional data models & schema designs to improve accessibility of data and provide intuitive analytics
  • Familiar with continuous delivery principles: version control, unit and automated tests
  • Skilled in one of the following programming languages: C#, Java, Python
  • Experienced in working with a BI reporting tool (Tableau, QlikView, PowerBI, Looker, ..)
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken
  • Have a good Analytical and problem solving skills; Ability to work in a fast moving operational environment; Enthusiastic and with a positive attitude
  • Helping maintain and improve the BI architecture and tools.