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Senior Manager - Leeds

Leeds, West Yorkshire
Competitive salary plus benefits
Closing date
8 Mar 2024
Senior Manager - Leeds

As the Data Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the design, development, and maintenance of our data, infrastructure, and pipelines. You will lead a team of skilled data engineers to deliver scalable and reliable solutions that support our retail operations, business analytics, and customer insights initiatives.


"Everything about Asda" 

We are a values-led organisation. As such we, encourage everyone to be open and honest. We work creatively and collaboratively, valuing everyone's input. 

Our collaborative culture, the size of our business and our belief in the empowerment of the individual means opportunities at Asda are abundant. 

We conduct 300m worth of transactions every week. Our website handles over 2 million transactions a month. We have more than 145,000 dedicated Asda colleagues ensuring that our customers are at the heart of everything we do.  

"Everything you'll love "  

  • Hybrid and flexible working - everyone is looking for that work/life balance and Asda have it on point. Flexible working meaning you work where it works to meet both your needs and the business needs
  • Discretionary bonus - Rewarding you for your hard work and efforts
  • Car allowance - 8,000 car allowance / electric company car
  • Company Pension Scheme matched to a limit  - Looking forward to the future
  • Minimum 25 days annual leave per year plus 8 bank holidays - Making sure you take time for your self and switch off
  • Private medical - single, couple, family or single parent cover available
  • 4 weekly pay - which means you get an extra payday a year
  • Digital GP and Wellbeing sessions - Asda genuinely cares so we create a culture where our people can perform at their best, the physical health and mental wellbeing of all our people is very important to us
  • Discount off your shopping at Asda and George - with extra discounts running throughout the year - really makes a difference, saving the colleagues an average of 700 a year
  • Career development and apprenticeship and graduate schemes - we want our colleagues to excel and grow with our business. (Link to grad scheme on Asda page) 
  • Free city centre parking - you can also use it outside working hours

Plus much more! 


"That's more like it" 


"Find your role"  

  • Manage and mentor a team of data engineers, providing guidance, coaching, and support to foster their professional growth and development.
  • Lead the design, implementation, and optimization of data pipelines, ETL processes, and data warehouse solutions to support business requirements and analytical needs.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including data science, analytics, IT, and business stakeholders to understand data requirements and deliver solutions that drive business value.
  • Define and implement data engineering best practices, standards, and methodologies to ensure data quality, reliability, and scalability.
  • Oversee the operation and monitoring of data systems, ensuring high availability, performance, and security of data products.
  • Implement Agile and DevOps practices within the data engineering team to streamline development processes, improve collaboration, and accelerate delivery.
  • Partner with IT and infrastructure teams to manage data platform infrastructure, cloud services, and governance initiatives.
  • Drive data-driven continuous improvement initiatives, leveraging metrics and insights to optimize data engineering processes and drive business outcomes.


"Let's find out about you"  

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field; advanced degree is a plus.
  • 5+ years of experience in data engineering, with at least 2 years in a leadership or managerial role, preferably in a retail or e-commerce environment.
  • Strong technical skills in data engineering, including expertise in ETL processes, data modelling, SQL, and big data technologies (e.g., Hadoop, Spark, Kafka).
  • Experience with cloud platforms such as Azure and familiarity with data warehouse solutions (e.g., Synapse, Databricks, Snowflake).
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage a team of data engineers, with a focus on fostering collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Proven track record of delivering complex data products within budget, with a focus on driving business impact and value.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions.


"Find your everything at Asda" - bringing brighter living within everyone's reach. 

We are passionate about creating a diverse and inclusive workforce, representative of the communities we serve, and are creating ways to inspire diverse talent to join Asda. 


If you have any questions, then please email


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