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Lead Engineer

Job reference 67509


  • Job Title :
    Lead Engineer
  • Location:
    Asda House - Leeds
  • Employment Type:
  • Contract Type:
  • Hours per Week:
  • Salary:
    Competitive salary plus benefits
  • Category:
  • Closing Date:
    5 June 2023
  • Line Manager
    David Frudd
Job Advert

Haven't you heard? ...Asda is separating from Walmart! 


This means we are going through one of the biggest retail transformation programmes that the world has ever seen! ‘Future' is the name for the programme that will see Asda create their new operating model, independent from Walmart. Technology will undoubtedly be one of the most ambitious parts of this work.  


Your Role 

As a Lead Engineer in the eCommerce team, you will define and deliver architectural solutions, help structure technology and engineering teams, and deliver technical support to eCommerce programmes and projects. This role will be key in driving the adoption of modern architecture and trends such as Microservices, DevOps and Cloud Native technology platforms. 


  • Track the technical implications of changes made throughout the development life cycle 
  • Write technical documentation and stories to support the functional stories in the product backlog 
  • Define and manage delivery plans of products 
  • Maintain focus on backlog priorities including tech debt, vulnerabilities, bugs, and features 
  • Work closely with delivery squads to maintain developer productivity 
  • Ensure resource efficiencies and delivery of quality tested code 
  • Support escalations related to the live service and help resolve critical issues 
  • Partner daily with product, business, UX and engineering squad players, to ensure timely resolution to any delivery challenges 
  • Ensure smooth service transition with Service Architect and Data Architect co-ordination, to promote scalable and serviceable feature solutions 
  • Work alongside third-party suppliers 
  • Monitor service performance 


About You 

  • Salesforce Commerce Cloud 
  • Salesforce Service Cloud 
  • Salesforce Marketing Cloud 
  • Microsoft ADB2C 
  • Progressive Web Applications (PWA) 
  • Algolia Search, Amplience CMS and Dynamic Yield Personalisation 
  • DevOps/Automation (CI/CD) for large scale delivery 
  • Microsoft Azure 
  • Relational and NoSQL Databases 
  • Knowledge of Headless approaches, API gateways and Microservices 
  • Experience delivering projects with distributed teams 


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: 

  • £5,700 company car or car allowance plus 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-ES1 #LI-Hybrid  

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