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Data Scientist

Job reference 4208


  • Job Title :
    Data Scientist
  • Location:
    Asda House - Leeds
  • Employment Type:
  • Contract Type:
  • Hours per Week:
  • Salary:
    Competitive salary plus benefits
  • Category:
  • Closing Date:
    14 May 2021
Job Advert

Are you interested in working within a Technology Data team that's created 20 new positions this year with the opportunity to grow and develop your career?


As a Data Scientist, you'll join the Asda Technology department to kick start Asda Technologies vision to become a leading data function. You'll work directly with business units to set up standards and processes that help the business and deliver great solutions. You'll have the opportunity to work across the full scope of Asda's business functions to identify opportunities to implement yours and the teams Data Science expertise.


Your Role

As a Data Scientist, you'd become part of our Leading Asda Technology data science practice and undertake some line management responsibilities by supporting some of junior data scientists as they begin their Data journeys. You will work with key stakeholders across the business to highlight and prioritise opportunities for improvement, whether that's in Logistics, People or Finance - there are opportunities to utilise Data Science across all business functions. You will have the opportunity to optimise existing technology and systems to ensure Asda continue to develop a culture of improvement and data driven decision making and solutions. You and your team will bring data science capabilities to Asda by leveraging existing and new tools that Asda are building out, as well as building a data science community and best practice across wider Asda


About You

  • Strong R and Python coding
  • Working with On-Prem and Cloud based datasets
  • Knowledge of Machine Learning
  • Hypothesis testing and what-if knowledge
  • Leading data led decision making and story telling
  • Ability to influence stakeholders


If flexible working is important to you, then look no further! At Asda, we are proud of our culture and our commitment to flexible working. This role is Leeds based in Asda House with the flexibility to work from home 2-3 days a week.

You will also get an excellent benefits package including:

  • Company car or car allowance,
  • Colleague discount & company bonus,
  • 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

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