eCommerce Manual Tester at Wunderman Thompson Commerce, Remote, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Remote
  • Apr 28, 2021
Duration not stated

Contract Description

The individual should possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills and have an eye for detail. We require a highly motivated individual with well-developed interpersonal skills. You will be part of a small team of testers, primarily focused on retail eCommerce sites. You will be involved in the preparation of test cases, test plans and will be required to execute tests both manually and where necessary using automated testing tools.

The applicant will be system testing and integration testing on new projects and regression testing as part of on-going site support for several clients. Experience of testing RESTful services, querying databases and reviewing log file output is expected.


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:

  • System Testing experience.
  • Experience of testing transactional eCommerce websites, ideally retail based.
  • Be able to analyse requirements, identify testable conditions and write concise test scripts.
  • High level of communication and interpersonal skills including experience of writing accurate and concise reports.
  • Experience of liaising with customer and external third parties.
  • Experience of querying databases using SQL.
  • Full knowledge of the project lifecycle and experience of various project development methodologies.
  • Basic Knowledge of UNIX.
  • Experience of testing RESTful services either manually or using tools such as Postman or ReadyAPI (SoapUI).
  • Be able to review server log files and identify errors.

If you know any of this even better

  • Retail sector, warehouse, or fulfilment experience.
  • Hands on usage of Selenium or other automation tools
  • Knowledge of the following technologies: Java, J2EE, DB2, DB Visualizer, SQL, XML, UNIX and MQ Series (IBM WebSphere Commerce would be good).
  • Some exposure to pre-sales engagements and proposal writing.
  • Hands on experience of JIRA, Confluence or other Atlassian tools.
  • Experience of HTML, Flash and JavaScript.

Wunderman Thompson Commerce is a global Commerce consultancy that applies strategy, technical know-how and outstanding design to help its ambitious clients grow through Commerce solutions.

How? By creating inspirational and 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 1500 expert thinkers and doers stationed across more than 20 global offices including our new, state-of-the-art offices in Watford, and two agency offices in Central London. 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 Commerce solutions and services. When our clients win – we win.

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 Commerce sites and experiences in the world.

Want to find out more about us?

At Wunderman Thompson, a WPP company, 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.