Farfetch

Our mission is to be the global technology platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators and consumers.

Founded 2008
1501-5000 employees
  • eCommerce
  • Headquarters address
    Clerkenwell, London EC1V, UK

    What's it like to work at the intersection of Technology and Fashion?
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    Technology at Farfetch

    We’re building the operating system for an entire industry.

    We operate a modular end-to-end technology platform purpose-built to connect the luxury fashion ecosystem worldwide. Our vision was to create a single operating system to address the complex demands of consumers and luxury sellers alike. Our platform is built on an API-enabled proprietary technology stack, which provides the foundation for the three main components: applications, services and data.

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    Our Tech team

    We love empowering individuals with actionable information in a reliable way, to enrich the Farfetch ecosystem. Be it through self-serve environments delivered in a Google Cloud Platform project or working with our colleagues in Data Science to breathe life into frighteningly cognizant machine learning AIs we provide the data foundations to everything Farfetch does!

    We are a happy bunch of Data Engineers making it happen with Airflow, Kubernetes, BigQuery and Terraform. Aided by a super group of Python Devs supporting Data Science teams with expertise and engineering best practices we deliver products, data models and playgrounds for data analysts and marketeers. We crave innovation and championing the latest tech, if you believe in your abilities and want to make a difference you can here, we want you to contribute to the team here and across the global Farfetch universe.

    What we are doing is unique. Bringing new thinking, new tech and a new approaches to Data Engineering at Farfetch. Farfetch Engineering spans the globe with locations in China, Porto, Lisbon, São Paulo and New York City with just over 100 Data people and nearly 1000 Engineers overall you will be in good company working with some of the brightest.

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    The Farfetch Marketplace

    Farfetch.com is the only truly global luxury digital marketplace at scale where lovers of fashion anywhere in the world can shop for an unrivalled range of incredible products from the world’s best brands and boutiques. Inspiration, unique content and services are offered in localized websites in 12 local languages, multilingual customer support and great delivery options including same-day delivery in 18 major global cities and F90 store to door in 90 minutes. As of March 31, 2018, over 2,900 different brands were available on our marketplace and shipped to 190 countries around the world.

    Tech stack

    Python, Kubernetes, Terraform, Airflow, RabbitMQ, Google Cloud Platform, Docker, Hadoop, Redis, SQL

    Benefits

    Compensation and retirement

    Performance bonus
    Stock Options
    RSUs (Restricted Stock Units or Awards)
    ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan)
    401k
    401k matching
    Pension plan
    Cell phone reimbursement
    Commuter assistance plans

    Health and wellness

    Health insurance
    Dental insurance
    Vision insurance
    Life insurance
    Disability insurance
    FSA (Flexible Spending Plan)
    Child or elder care stipend
    EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
    Legal assistance
    On-site fitness center
    Fitness reimbursement
    Dog walking stipend

    Vacation and time off

    Paid time off
    Unlimited time off
    Paid holidays
    Flexible working hours
    Work from home flexibility
    Volunteer time off
    Maternity benefits
    Paternity benefits
    Adoption assistance
    Fertility benefits
    Sabbatical

    Personal development

    Tuition reimbursement
    Management training
    Job training
    Conferences reimbursement
    Internship program
    Hackathons

    Values and quality of life

    Diversity program
    Accessible via public transportation
    Commuter shuttles
    Bike parking
    Employee groups and committees
    Snacks and beverages
    Catered breakfasts
    Catered lunches
    Catered dinners
    Matching charitable donations
    Company activities
    Games and recreation
    Pet-friendly workplace
    Employee discount programs
    Showers