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Data Scientist - Leeds

Leeds, West Yorkshire
Competitive salary plus benefits
Closing date
4 Jul 2022
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Data Scientist - Leeds

Do you have experience turning data into actionable business outcomes? Do you enjoy solving problems.....then we have an exciting opportunity for you as a Data Scientist in our Data Science & Analytics team here at Asda!

You will be part of a team within a diverse Customer function, as well as supporting activities across the wider organisation, requiring a strong team work ethic and a desire to develop working relationships. This role provides many opportunities to further develop your communication, technical and analytical skillsets and help support us in putting the customer first.

As Asda moves through a digital and customer transformation, you'll be joining Asda at the right time. Leveraging data and analytics is a critical area of transformation and you would be at the very heart of this!

Your Role:

As a Data Scientist you will be responsible for a varied range of deliverables, these will include;

  • Exploration of customer & transactional data to identify key insights and enable stakeholders to make better, more data driven business decisions
  • Creation of clear and simple outputs from complex data and analysis that tell the story to our stakeholders of who our customers are and what is important to them
  • Combining customer behavioural data with survey, market and financial data to understand the complete customer picture
  • Building and monitoring customer models and segmentations to inform our strategy and improve customer experience
  • Understanding how customers behave across different channels within ASDA
  • Working collaboratively with stakeholders across the business to achieve what is right for customers
  • Working closely with data scientists and third party agencies to create the production of segmentations and customer models to monitor the impact of new initiatives and marketing campaigns amongst our target customer groups

In-depth understanding of customer behaviour and analytical toolsets along with the desire to be a subject matter expert and to continually expand knowledge and skillset will be key to this role.

About You:

  • Basic knowledge of Bash/Unix 
  • Exposure SQL 
  • Intermediate experience with Data 
  • Intermediate experience with Python
  • Basic knowledge of Spark
  • Visualisation preferably Power BI

Nice to have (Microsoft Azure cloud experience preferred, but others are also acceptable):

  • Microsoft Azure (basic)
  • Databricks (basic)

Hybrid Working

Work Where it Works.  Our hybrid way of working gives you the choice to work where it works.  This enables you to complete your daily tasks 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.  We would love to talk to you about this.

You will also get an excellent benefits package including:

  • Discretionary company bonus
  • 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.

If you have any questions, then please email

#LI-AT1 #LI-Hybrid

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