Lead Software Engineer

Farfetch (NYSE: FTCH)

  • Location
    • Lisbon
  • Date Posted
  • 23 Jun 2020
  • Function
  • Software Engineering
  • Sector
  • Retail

The role

We are looking for a Lead Engineer to be part of Farfetch’s Engineering Team. You will be responsible for leading and developing a multi-disciplinary team of engineers working towards specific company goals. You will be working in a very friendly and relaxed environment and be part of a well-motivated, talented and growing team. If you want to evolve, if you are willing to share knowledge and 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'll Do

  • Coordinate team management, monitoring, reporting and timely project execution for your team;
  • Actively participate in the training and building skills of the developers on your team;
  • Support the development of software applications for backoffice or website infrastructures;
  • Stay up to speed with all backend and web technologies, software architecture principles and design patterns;
  • Manage phasing of every sprint your team is working on;
  • Have an understanding of the full development lifecycle with emphasis on software quality processes.

Who you are

  • A leader well versed in team management with a focus on the continuous development of your team;
  • An evangelist of software development best practices;
  • Experienced working with agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, ...);
  • An excellent team player and with exquisite communication skills;
  • Skilled in problem solving and with a proactive attitude;
  • Seasoned in terms of team dynamics and conflict resolution;
  • Experience with event-driven systems, functional programming, fraud prevention/detection systems and Java and/or Kotlin are not required but nice to have.