FARFETCH exists for the love of fashion. Our mission is to be the global platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators and consumers.
We're a positive platform for good, bringing together an incredible creative community made up by our people, our partners and our customers.
This community is at the heart of our business success. We welcome differences, empower individuality and celebrate diverse skills and perspectives, creating an 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 revolutionise, with the freedom and autonomy to make a difference 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.
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 a Senior Solutions Architect to work within our Technology Enterprise Architecture, leading the main activities for Solution Definition and Enterprise Architecture Assessment.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Coordinate and drive the evaluation, conceptualization, design and integration of major new capabilities into the Corporate Applications and Systems landscape, ensuring architecture and technology guidelines.
Assess and Understand our Corporate Applications and Systems Landscape, maintaining tools and documentation, and promoting best practices, and ensuring update processes
Improve our Corporate Application and Systems Landscape, by identifying and designing key architecture components, defining guidelines and best practices, and establishing documentation standards
Help plan technology strategies, considering both technical and our needs.
Work with Application, Systems and business teams to promote organisation and culture.
Design simple solutions to complex business problems ensuring availability and performance.
Provide global technical guidance for architectural design, from individual applications / services to distributed systems design.
Work with vendors to understand and challenge key technology solutions
Search and research new technologies
Partner with 3rd party providers on more complex projects
Report initiative status to senior management within technology and with business stakeholders
WHO YOU ARE
A professional with 6+ years of professional experience as a Solution Architect, Enterprise Architect, Application Manager or Implementation Consultant with the following competencies :
Experienced designing and implementing key Application Components for Corporate Architecture (ERP, HCM, WMS, etc.)
Experienced using information integration frameworks and platforms to achieve business goals
Experienced with modern architecture models and new platform trends
Broad understanding of Corporate Security, including technology, processes and data protection (GDPR)
A professional with Awareness, Training or preferably Certification in Architecture (TOGAF) industry practices
Knowledgeable of key corporate business processes (Finance, HR, Commercial, Purchase, Sales, etc.)
Good at leading, following and getting out of the way
Structured approach to solving problems (thinking creatively)
Experienced working in the different software implementation phases
Proud of the quality of your work
Fluent in English - verbal and written
REWARDS & BENEFITS
Health insurance for the whole family, flexible working environment and well-being support and tools
Extra days off, sabbatical program and days for you to give back for the community
Training opportunities and free access to Udemy
Flexible benefits program
FARFETCH Equity plan
EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT
FARFETCH is an equal opportunities employer ensuring that all applicants are treated equally and fairly throughout our recruitment process.
We are determined that no applicant experiences discrimination on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, age, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, veteran status, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
We continue to build our consciously inclusive culture as part of our Positively FARFETCH strategy throughout our business, partnerships and communities.
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