Cloud Engineer at Wunderman Thompson Commerce, Watford, £Contract Rate

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  • Watford, Hertfordshire, UK
  • Sep 09, 2020
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Cloud Engineer - eCommerce Industry

As a Cloud Engineer you will be collaborating with our client's team to build out their API landscape as part of an eCommerce headless transition. You will be writing in JAVA Spring Boot and deploying via Docker containers running an Amazon EKS. The role will have a mix of creating new and maintining existing APIs.

We believe that DevOps is a practice, not a job title, so we'll expect you to consider performance, automation, test coverage, deployment, documentation and eventual operational issues as part of your role. We work together to improve, so if you spot something that could be done a better way we'd enourage you to speak up!


Talented, enthusiastic, focused, eye for detail, professional. Keen to learn and to challenge for smarter ways of doing things; a team player proud of their work who wants to share it. You like working in a fast-paced environment and are ready to inspire outstanding online shopper experiences for consumers and brands, no matter what product, service, sector, device or channel!

You will have a customer-first mindset, with the maturity and initiative to do what it takes keep our clients happy, including some working at client locations. When our clients win - we win!

We need you to be really great at:

  • Strong experience designing, building and/or consuming RestAPIs (OpenAPI preferred)
  • Experienced in developing using JAVA/Spring Boot and Maven
  • JavaScript (react/next.js/nodejs)
  • Has experience maintaining CI/CD pipelines, bonus points for GitLab knowledge
  • We automate everything we can, so we're looking for experience with Docker, Kubernetes & Terraform
  • AWS (although if you come from a GCP background and can talk about the similarities and differences we won't rule you out!)
  • Automated API integration testing: we believe that testing is vital and always want to add more

If you know any of this even better

  • E2E testing (CoreMedia)
  • eCommerce experience
  • Developer Documentation -OpenAPI specifications for our consumers and easy to follow troubleshooting guides are a big plus

Wunderman Thompson Commerce is a global eCommerce consultancy that applies strategy, technical know-how and outstanding design to make a big impact through eCommerce.

How? By creating outstanding websites and inspired shopper journeys. It's why we work with some of the most exciting brands around such as Tempur, DFS, Domino's, Boots, Xerox Sainsbury's, Selfridges, Specialized and Ted Baker.

Tell me more! We're an inclusive group of more than 1550 thinkers and doers from WPP's leading commerce agencies: Salmon, POSSIBLE Commerce and Gorilla Group alongside two Amazon specialists - all under the world-renowned Wunderman brand. Our reputation is based on having the best in the business - people who are inspired yet straight-talking, and who really want to understand not just our clients but their customers. We are passionate about innovation in everything we do, and proud of what our people achieve, empowering and respecting every one of them.

Together, we keep our clients and their customers inspired and ahead through digital, future-ready sites, solutions and services. When our clients win - we win.

With new, state-of-the-art offices in Watford, and two other agency offices in London, we've got 20 locations mapped across Europe, North America and Asia within the wider group.

As our business grows internationally, we're seeking new people who share our values and work ethic. We especially want to encourage more women to join, and take a key role in shaping some of the best eCommerce sites and experiences in the world.