Cassandra Database Administrator
Porto, PT
há 2 dias

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

We’re a diverse and global community made up of Farfetchers, our partners and our customers, which we believe is at the heart of our success.

Everything we do is centred around our values - Be Human, Think Global, Be Revolutionary, Todos Juntos, Be Brilliant, Amaze Customers - which define our beliefs and our actions.

We welcome difference and foster a consciously 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 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!

We are looking for an Infrastructure Database Engineer with a DevOps mindset obsessed with automation, scalability, performance and infrastructure reliability to join our database team.

As part of this team, you will be responsible for guaranteeing database stability, performance and security. We maintain more than 700 VMs, divided into more than 50 clusters for SQL Server, Cassandra and MongoDB.

What you'll do

  • Work closely with the development team to plan new applications and maintain current ones.
  • Analyze database performance issues and come up with solutions to address those concerns.
  • Owning, tracking and resolving database-related incidents and service requests within SLAs.
  • Support all areas of the enterprise ensuring all databases run at optimal performance.
  • Perform auditing, monitoring, capacity management and security patching of our database.
  • Manage the security and disaster recovery aspects of databases and platforms.
  • Who you are

  • Graduated in Computer Science or another technical discipline, or related practical experience.
  • More than 5 years of experience in database development and production support in Cassandra.
  • Solid knowledge of Cassandra 3.x.x in a multi-datacenter cluster and all the configurations.
  • Extensive experience writing and improving cql queries.
  • Strong knowledge of backups, restores, compactions, repair and hints operations.
  • Knowledge coding in Python and bash
  • Troubleshooting experience.
  • Experience working in Linux.
  • Experience with the following technologies will be considered a plus :
  • SQL Server, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Azure SQL Databases
  • Windows
  • Cloud Solutions (GCP / AWS / Azure)
  • kubernetes
  • Proficient in English - written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong team player with the ability to work collaboratively and independently.
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