Tech Lead

Wunderman Thompson

Department: Technology

Expertise: Consulting, Technology

Location: Helsinki, Finland

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.

What we are looking for:

Wunderman Thompson Finland is looking for a looking for a Tech Lead to join and dive straight into projects. This is a hybrid role and will require you to have the flexibility to work from our Helsinki office and remotely.

In this busy and varied role you will be responsible for the innovation, development and execution of marketing technology initiatives, primarily focused on development and implementation tasks on the Drupal platform. You'll be translating and developing requirements from our wider content and design teams into technology specifications and solutions. You'll have exposure to some of the biggest brands, most elaborate projects, and also most highly rated specialists globally. 

We put an emphasis on development and growth, we want you to remain specialists in your fast changing field, so you will be encouraged to keep up to date with technology and market developments. In this role, you'll be working alongside a team of experts in advertising, content, data, and UX - we are a truly integrated offering, and we want you to join us, to be part of our marketing leading end to end solution.

What are your ideal skills:

  • You have good communication skills and enjoy cooperation with clients and team members
  • You are comfortable multi-tasking in several projects
  • You are able to act independently as key technical specialist
  • You are confident in crafting websites and consulting in technical questions
  • You are a master of Drupal and PHP, minimum 3 years working experience
  • You are fluent in English, both written and verbal
  • Self motivated and detail-oriented work ethic with a willingness to challenge assumptions and shift gears

What you will do:

  • Lead a team of developers, designers, QA, and webmaster to produce high quality projects for large brands that you know and use
  • Collaborate | Mentor associate developers. Review code for your peers. Collaborate and meet with the team to review status, identify potential blockers
  • Process | Support Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment (CI/CD). Create documentation in accordance with established processes and policies.

Tech stack: Drupal/PHP, JavaScript, Twig

Who You Are as a person:

  • Problem Solver | Digs in and simplifies how to work around problems, asking "why not?" and "how can we make this better?"
  • Curious| We are proud to be an open, diverse place where people feel inspired to learn and express their own ideas.
  • Diverse| Bringing together people of various backgrounds with different life experiences can generate ideas or perspectives that others may not have ever considered or been aware of.
  • Open and collaborative | Our team is close-knit and supportive and we’re working with a lot of unknowns – you must champion of team environments that are comfortable and encouraging.
  • Ego-less | We all wear the hats that need wearing, it’s a mentality that makes the team successful.

What we can offer you:

  • Lively workplace with variety of experts across technology and creativity 
  • Great colleagues who all work towards great team results
  • Opportunities for learning and development as part of Wunderman Thompson 
  • Modern offices in central Helsinki
  • Laughter on daily basis, drinks on Fridays and regular parties

We have a number of programmes and initiatives designed to support your career and wellbeing. There are exciting knowledge sharing programmes delivered through lunch and learn sessions, cultural opportunities through our exchange programme, and you can have an impact on the wider community through one of our charity initiatives. Your career development is important to us and should you ever choose to move on from Wunderman Thompson, we want you to be better than when you joined us. 

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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