Software Engineering Manager

Wunderman Thompson

Department: Technology

Expertise: Technology

Location: England, United Kingdom

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.

Who we are

WPP is the global leader in marketing and communications services and one of the world’s largest creative transformation companies.

WPP has created a start-up in the end-to-end Commerce space, Everymile. We are building out a business with a ground-breaking offering that none of our Agency Network competitors have managed to launch into yet.

Within Everymile, we are leveraging WPP’s strength in consumer demand generation, best in class commerce technologies and leading external partnerships to deliver for clients a fully managed commerce service. The service will incorporate the design, build and operation of omni channel digital commerce; everything from website development to supply chain and fulfilment.

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Reporting into the CTO, you will grow and manage the development team for Everymile’s
order management system. You will be applying people management, project management
and technical knowledge to achieve the outcomes for the business. You’ll have a team of like
minded experts around you who you’ll work closely with. While you won’t be hands-on day to
day, you’re happy to roll up your sleeves to help the team overcome a challenge. You’ll
provide a supportive environment for the team to thrive in. You’ll identify and step in to cut
through any blockers.

Desired Experience

  • Managing a team
  • Hiring
  • Working in software development
  • Order management for online retail


  • Growing the Everymile OMS development team
  • Line management for development team
  • Supporting developers in continuous professional development
  • Continuously review processes for improvement
  • Ensuring best practice is adopted and followed
  • Working with Product, Architecture, QA, DevOps teams
  • Managing the work undertaken by the team
  • Fostering inter- and intra-team communication and collaboration


  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • Redis
  • Linux (Ubuntu)
  • AWS
  • Message queue (AWS SQS/SNS/EventBridge, RabbitMQ, or Gearman)
  • Configuration management tools (Chef, Ansible, or similar)

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.

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