Engineering Manager

Farfetch (NYSE: FTCH)

  • Location
    • Lisbon
  • Date Posted
  • 25 Mar 2020
  • Function
  • Product Management
  • Sector
  • Retail

The Role

To be part of Farfetch’s Engineering Team as a Manager, reporting into the Head of Engineering and being responsible for leading and developing an engineering team.

What you’ll do

  • Manage the entire engineering team (multidisciplinary team of engineers with different types of backgrounds) towards excellence in engineering and product development delivery;
  • Work in close alignment with overall engineering management structure to suggest and/or implement engineering best practices;
  • Engage with the Product and Architecture teams within the company to assure the best collaborative standards we set as a company;
  • Work with the engineering managers in towards delivery excellence for all product development work in the Web and Ops Platform area;
  • Leverage engineering innovation, through being attuned to engineering best practices, being followed outside of the company’s ecosystem and being responsible for understanding them and presenting them internally to improve our engineering culture.

Who you are

  • A professional with 10 + years of proven experience in the IT engineering field in a complex and multicultural environment;
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in continuous Product/Software development, with a solid understanding of all different phases, from inception all the way through implementation and continuous improvement;
  • Experienced in managing team towards delivering Front Office/ Web consumer products in large scale ecommerce players;
  • Capable of acting as a Technical Reference and Evangelist for the use of new organizational processes, team management methodologies, technologies and development processes within the managed team;
  • Able to easily build relationships with the different players of the organization, at different levels (from Clevel executives to engineers);
  • An excellent communicator, both in Portuguese and English, with the capability to communicate at multiple levels in the organization;
  • A native multitasker able to manage multiple tasks/priorities simultaneously;
  • A proficient evangelizer of the Scrum methodology.