Overview

Technology is at the heart of YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP and is the driving force behind its success. Our in-house technology team allows The Group to give customers and brand partners the best possible fashion experience across content and commerce, and to continually innovate and disrupt the online luxury industry.

Role Purpose:

The purpose of this role is to join our existing Website Merchandising technical team to aid in the development of our suite of recommendation services.

What we have to offer is unique; you will be joining a truly agile team working on a variety of exciting projects to support NET-A-PORTER Group. Working closely with the business teams, this is an opportunity to establish a close relationship with our product owners and users and make a real difference in a fast-paced environment.

Our cutting-edge infrastructure enables us to deliver business value within each short iteration. You will be able to immediately contribute to our award-winning IT team and make a positive impact on our business.

Our continued success and growth means we are looking for talented software developers to take our platform and products to the next level. In return you will be exposed to some of the latest technologies and frameworks in open source Java/ JVM development.

We offer a diverse, collaborative and meritocratic working environment where you will find ample opportunities for personal growth and career development. You will be able to apply your skills and innovation to influence the future technical direction of the company.

Key Responsibilities:

Coming from a solid Java and web technologies background, you will have had significant exposure to agile methodologies and iterative development. As an individual, you are an enthusiastic and collaborative developer who thrives on delivering business value using the latest in Web and Java technologies and frameworks.

Skills and Experience:

In-depth knowledge of:

  • Core Java
  • Spring Framework (including DI, MVC, Integration)
  • Building RESTful Web services
  • SQL
  • Profiling and optimising applications across all tiers

Significant experience with:

  • Building transactional, high volume customer facing websites
  • Web technologies and standards (HTML, CSS and JavaScript)
  • Testing frameworks and automation
  • ORM tools (including Hibernate)
  • NoSQL solutions
  • Source control (including Git)
  • Developing on a Unix/OSX-based system
  • Developing within a Service Orientated Architecture
  • Multithreaded Programming

Knowledge and experience of the following is highly desirable:

  • Scala
  • Messaging frameworks and integration patterns (e.g. ActiveMQ, Spring Integration, Camel)
  • Apache Tomcat, HTTPD, nginx
  • Search/indexing technologies (e.g. Lucene, Solr, ElasticSearch)
  • Cloud based deployments and SAAS/PAAS (e.g. AWS, OpenStack)
  • Configuration management; (e.g. Puppet)
  • Continuous delivery
  • Apache Mahout

Reports to: Delivery Manager

Location: London, W12

Hours: 37.5

YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is an equal opportunities employer, if you require any reasonable adjustments for your interview please do not hesitate to advise us accordingly.

YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is the world’s leading online luxury fashion retailer. The Group is a Global company with Anglo-Italian roots, the result of a game-changing merger, which in October 2015, brought together YOOX GROUP and THE NET -A-PORTER GROUP; the two companies had revolutionized the luxury fashion industry since their birth in 2000.

YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is a unique business with an unrivalled offering including multi-brand in-season online stores NET-A-PORTER, MR PORTER, multi-brand off-season online stores YOOX and THE OUTNET, as well as numerous ONLINE FLAGSHIP STORES, all “Powered by YNAP”. Through a joint venture established in 2012, YOOX NET -A-PORTER GROUP has partnered with Kering to manage the ONLINE FLAGSHIP STORES of several of the French Group’s luxury brands.

Uniquely positioned in the high growth online luxury sector, YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP has an unrivalled client base of more than 2.5 million high-spending customers, 27 million monthly unique visitors worldwide and combined 2015 net revenues of €1.7 billion. The Group has offices and operations in the United States, Europe, Japan, China and Hong Kong and delivers to more than 180 countries around the world. YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is listed on the Milan Stock Exchange as YNAP. For further information: www.ynap.com.

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