Senior Data EngineerData and Data Science

Asda’s Data & Analytics team is at the cutting edge of driving transformative, data-driven decisions across the organisation. We cultivate a high-performance, innovative environment where team members are challenged to push the boundaries of technology and data science. We are developing an industry leading data platform as part of the largest retail data transformation in Europe, which we will use to address some of the most complex data challenges in the industry, developing sophisticated solutions that revolutionize our business operations and elevate customer experiences. We seek the best of the best—professionals who thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic setting and are driven to deliver groundbreaking insights that propel Asda’s strategic initiatives and create lasting impact for Colleagues & Customers

We are looking for an Azure Senior Engineer to join our Data Insights and Analytics team. The role will be responsible for building new data pipelines and optimizing data flows using the Azure cloud stack.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced data pipeline builder and data wrangler who enjoys building data products from scratch. The data engineer will need to support Business Analysts and Data Architects with discovery and best practices. The successful candidate must be self-directed and comfortable supporting the data needs of multiple teams, systems and products.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced data pipeline engineer and data specialist who enjoys building data products from scratch as most of the projects will be Greenfield.

  • Proficient with Azure Data Services such as Azure Data Lake Storage, Azure Databricks, Azure Synapse Analytics, and Azure Data Factory for efficient data ingestion, processing, storage, and analytics workflows.
  • Experienced in building and optimizing ‘big data' data pipelines, architectures and data sets using PySpark and SparkSQL.
  • Experienced in building, deploying, sharing, and maintaining enterprise-grade data solutions with Databricks
  • Experience building real-time data pipelines using Event-hub, storage queues and Azure stream analysis.
  • Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets.
  • Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management.
  • Experience with Object-oriented/ object function scripting languages: Python preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience of coaching, mentoring and providing technical guidance to junior colleagues.

Work Where it Works

Our hybrid way of working gives you the choice to work where it works. This enables you to chose where you’ll be the most effective. It offers a mix of working from home and in an office environment that works best for you and your team.

You will also get an excellent benefits package including; -

  • Discretionary company bonus
  • £5,700 company car or car allowance
  • Company pension up to 7% matched
  • 10% colleague discount, free parking and many additional rewards.

We want all colleagues to be able to bring their best and true selves to work, every day. Simply put, we want our colleagues to be Proud to be Asda and proud to be themselves

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10% off Asda pet insurance

10% off selected Asda Pharmacy services

10% off Asda Tyres

20% Asda Travel insurance

30% off Asda Mobile bundles

Free remote GP service

Available to you, your partner and your children, 24/7, year round.

Pension

Save for retirement with up to 7% matched contributions from Asda.

Free physiotherapy consultations

Helping you and your partner take care of yourselves with 8 free sessions per year.

Colleague discounts

10% off at our stores year round – get discounts on groceries and George clothes year round, and even special double discount events.

Company car

Choose a brand new electric company car or a cash allowance within certain roles, the choice is yours.

Confidential support helpline

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Financial support

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Bonus

Sharing our success with a discretionary bonus scheme that really rewards your contributions.

Cancer support

Guidance and support for you and your family, from before diagnosis, to treatment and beyond.

Paid time off

From holiday to sick leave and other types of leave, such as parental leave.

Mental health support

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Hybrid working

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Here at Asda, we think that the best way to work is to do it where it works best. That’s why all of our teams who are able to work from home, work with each other to figure out a pattern that works for you all, and the business needs. So you can get the most out of work, whether that’s at home, the office, or both.

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Meet The Recruiter

Daniel Wood

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Data

Connect with Daniel Wood

I recruit for… Data,

A bit about me and my role...
I have been with Asda since 2022, looking after Tech and Data recruitment.

A fun fact about me...
I am a keen golfer on the quest to a single figure handicap.

My favourite Asda product is...
Anything from the Asda Sushi counter.

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