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Customer Data Engineer

Job reference 74246


  • Job Title :
    Customer Data Engineer
  • Location:
    Asda House - Leeds
  • Employment Type:
  • Contract Type:
  • Hours per Week:
  • Salary:
    Competitive salary plus benefits
  • Category:
    Data Analytics
  • Closing Date:
    31 May 2023
  • Line Manager
    Jonathan Haberfield
Job Advert

Customer Data Engineer

Are you passionate about creating robust data products to drive business value? Do you thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment where you can apply your technical expertise to complex data challenges? If so, read on…


This is an exciting role within our rapidly growing Customer Decision Science and Analytics team. You will be part of a new Data Engineering squad focused on developing the data products which sit at the heart of Asda's commercial and data strategies. As an individual contributor working closely with the data product owner, data scientists, and business stakeholders, you will develop robust data products which stand the test of time.


Your role

You will work as part of Asda's Customer Data Science and Analytics team. As a Data Engineer, you will:

  • Develop and productionise robust data products which integrate into ML and customer-impacting systems
  • Develop using Databricks and Azure services to industry best practices
  • Implement robust CI/CD pipelines to manage new releases
  • Contribute to the design of a team-wide set of standards and best practices, including patterns for development, testing, and CI/CD
  • Be a trusted expert for your data product, data domain, tooling, and best practices
  • Develop strong relationships with upstream technology teams and downstream data science and business consumers, ensuring that your data product is developed according to the needs of your stakeholders
  • Ensure technical documentation is rigorous and maintained
  • Conduct research and self-learning to stay on top of technological developments, and share this knowledge with colleagues

About You

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.

  • Educated to degree level, ideally in a relevant STEM discipline
  • Experience building data products in the cloud, preferably Azure, with Pyspark and Databricks
  • Excellent PySpark, Databricks, and SQL skills
  • Experience working with big data
  • Experience with productionising data products with CI/CD pipelines is desirable
  • Excellent problem-solving, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent initiative and ability to flourish in an open-ended role
  • Experience building data products for machine learning and an understanding of feature stores is highly desirable
  • Experience in, and understanding of, data-driven personalisation is desirable
  • A broad understanding of relevant Azure services is desirable


Work Where it Works.

Our hybrid way of working gives you the choice to work where it works.  This enables you to choose 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. This role can be based in Leeds or London, with the option to work from home 2-3 days per week.

You will also get a benefit 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-Hybrid      #LI-JA1

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Asda House - Leeds
Asda House, Great Wilson Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, LS11 5AD
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