Software Engineer at Platforme

Platforme

Software Engineer

Full-Time in Porto, PT

Company

Platforme is a Portuguese technology company founded in 2015, counting with Farfetch's founder and CEO José Neves and Net-A-Porter founder Natalie Massenet among its founders and investors. Headquartered in the heart of Porto, with offices in London and Guimarães, currently counts with 25+ employees.

Our technology brings a new way for people to perceive, customize and buy across several channels (e-commerce, retail, embed experiences, among others). In addition to it, Platforme is defining new standards and processes across all supply chains in order to fully enable made-to-order production.

We have worked with over 25 brands from several industries, including the two largest luxury groups worldwide (Kering and LVMH) which agglomerate well-known brands such as Gucci, Dior, Fendi, Emilio Pucci, and Nicholas Kirkwood.

At the heart of this, it's Platforme Tech, the team with the sole purpose of producing the core technology that helps our clients transition to a "dynamic product as a service" vision.

Your Responsibilities

  • Help us shape our product by being a source of novel ideas.
  • While we enjoy the freedom to think long-term, without the pressure to take shortcuts, our drive is to deliver valuable software and processes. Understand the business.
  • Producing the future-proof technology behind the SDK's that our clients use to build their own unique product customization experiences, as well as the logistics that back them up.
  • Creating the software that fuels Platforme's inner workings and processes, from mobile or web apps to plugins for 3D computer graphics applications.

Main Requirements

  • Proficient in at least two of Python, JavaScript, Typescript, Java/C#, Kotlin, Go, Rust, Swift/Objective-C.
  • Problem-solving and proactive attitude.
  • Being comfortable working across the stack (both back-end or front-end), even if you need a little push.
  • Being eager to learn and use new tools and languages.
  • A commitment to producing high-quality work at a constant pace.

Nice to Have

  • Experience with, and appreciation for, using Python to build services.
  • Fluency in Javascript, regardless of the framework.
  • Understanding how to write unit tests.
  • A sense for picking suitable data structures and algorithms.
  • An interest in computer graphics.
  • Some work that speaks for itself, which might include pet-projects, open-source or Stack Overflow contributions.

Perks

  • The rare mix of a small team in a highly funded company.
  • Excellent opportunity to grow personally and professionally.
  • Tech-savvy team that's constantly trying to push the envelope.
  • Highly collaborative environment that enables autonomy.
  • Agile work with minimal bureaucracy.
  • Respect for your work-life balance.
  • Bulletproof healthcare insurance.
  • Fully equipped kitchen with snacks, drinks and fresh fruit.
  • Vibrant, young, and informal office, located in trendy downtown Porto.
  • Few steps away from all public transportation services (train, metro, bus).