Technical Lead (Java, TypeScript, web)

Wunderman Thompson

Department: Technology

Expertise: Technology

Location: Bydgoszcz, Poland

Who we are:

At Wunderman Thompson we exist to inspire growth for ambitious brands. Part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology company, our experts provide end-to-end capabilities at a global scale to deliver inspiration across the entire brand and customer experience.

We are 20,000 strong in 90 markets around the world; our people bring together creative storytelling, diverse perspectives, inclusive thinking, and highly specialized vertical capabilities to drive growth for our clients. We offer deep expertise across the entire customer journey, including communications, commerce, consultancy, CRM, CX, data, production, and technology.

We are Wunderman Thompson Technology - a group of talented engineers, tech experts, and creators who combine our passions and contribute to the IT world. You may know us better as Cognifide or Mirum – in 2020 we changed our names and merged into WTTech, but at the same time, we remain a great team of people who deliver our best. We design, build, manage and run complex web platforms and help our clients to benefit from our work and creativity.  We work with some of the biggest UK & global companies like Coca-Cola, Ford, Unilever, Colgate-Palmolive, GSK, Sainsbury’s.

Technologies we work with:

  • Languages: Java > TypeScript > JavaScript, Python, Kotlin, Groovy
  • Build systems: Maven, Gradle, Webpack
  • CI/CD: GitHub Actions, Azure Pipelines, Jenkins
  • Infrastructure: Ansible, Docker, Terraform, AWS CDK, Serverless Stack
  • Cloud: AWS, Azure
  • Frontend: React, Vue, vanilla JS, jQuery
  • Testing: Cypress, REST Assured, Percy, Jest, JUnit 5
  • CMS: Adobe Experience Manager, Magnolia, Contentful, Sanity

 What you'll get to do:

  • Lead the implementation and technical delivery of web platforms for some of the biggest brands like Ford, Unilever, Coca-Cola. You will have a real and direct impact on the shape of the solution
  • Work together with your engineering team to find the best solutions to solve technical and business problems
  • Support team members in implementing tasks and take part in code reviews. You will code mostly through the hands of your team members and spend a part of your time (20-30%) on your own coding
  • Make sure your team delivers high quality code along with test and deployment automation
  • Estimate and plan the work together with owners and project team
  • Help team members prioritize tasks
  • Communicate with business and technical owners to discuss proposed solutions and plans. Meetings with clients will take about 5-10% of your time
  • Work with other technical leads in the company to share knowledge between projects

What you should have:

  • Broad knowledge and understanding of web-related technologies and web platform implementation
  • Ability and willingness to work with various technology stacks is necessary
  • Experience in delivering software from requirements gathering to production deployments
  • Experience in team management of at least 5 members
  • Openness to be a mentor for team members
  • Communication skill – you can convert aspects between tech and business.
  • Fluency in English
  • Ability to identify and communicate technical risks

Bonus Points if you have:

  • Good understanding of cloud-native solutions with AWS or Azure
  • Experience with implementing system integrations
  • Experience with content management systems like Adobe Experience Manager, Contentful, Magnolia

Work with us means:

  • Salary depending on presented skills: 20 000 - 28 000 PLN gross (Contract of Employment) or 21 000 - 29 000 PLN (B2B). Choose the employment type that works best for you
  • Annual bonus reliant on the company profit
  • Tax-deductible copyrights
  • Budget for training and development (conferences, certifications, workshops and other), internal knowledge-sharing initiatives
  • Hybrid work style and flexible working hours - you can work from home, from our offices, or mix your work plan
  • Additional paid days off as an anniversary reward
  • Cafeteria system (MyBenefit) and Lunch compensation (Pyszne.pl vouchers)
  • Private healthcare for you and your family (Luxmed VIP package)
  • Group insurance and travel insurance
  • Co-financing your holidays, kindergarten, Multisport Plus, and others
  • Referral Program – you can receive up to 10 000 PLN gross for employee recommendation
  • English lessons during work hours
  • Office and online integration events and team building activities
  • Internal knowledge sharing and team initiatives (hackathons, lightning talks, mentoring, team and company-wide retreats)
  • Support from your first days at WTT - a designated mentor who will support you through your whole career at WTT    
  • Work equipment tailored to your needs with delivery to your door 

We are a part of Wunderman Thompson. Learn more about our polish offices on dedicated social media: Facebook WT Tech Poland, Instagram WT Tech Poland. 

At Wunderman Thompson, we are committed to actively building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcomed, valued and heard, and is treated with dignity and respect.  As leaders and creative partners across industries, it is our responsibility to cultivate an environment reflective of our greatest asset; our people. We believe that this commitment inspires growth and delivers equitable outcomes for everyone as well as the clients and communities we serve.

Wunderman Thompson is a WPP agency.  For more informationplease visit our website and follow Wunderman Thompson on our social channels via Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.  

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