Data Squad Lead

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Job Type
Hybrid Working Opportunity

Employment Type: Full time

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours Per Week: 37.5

Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits

Category: Data Science

Closing Date: 20 June 2024


“Find your role”

  • Spearheaded the successful implementation of Agile methodologies, including Scrum and Kanban, resulting in a 20% improvement in delivery times.
  • Introduced and tracked appropriate Agile delivery metrics such as velocity, cycle time, and burndown charts, providing real-time visibility into progress.
  • Developed and executed a data engineering roadmap, aligning technology investments with strategic business objectives.
  • Established and maintained best practices for data ingestion, processing, and storage, ensuring data quality and integrity.
  • Implemented automated testing and validation processes, reducing data pipeline errors by 15%.
  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams to define data requirements and deliver solutions to support business analytics and reporting initiatives.
  • Evaluated and recommended new technologies and tools to enhance data engineering capabilities, resulting in a 10% increase in efficiency.
  • Conducted regular performance evaluations and provided coaching to team members to drive professional growth and career development.
  • Played a key role in hiring and onboarding new team members, contributing to the growth and development of the department.


“Let's find out about you”

  • Have a background in data development or engineering.
  • Have a good understanding of Microsoft Azure tooling, preferably with hands on experience.
  • Knowledge of Python advantageous
  • Experienced in Agile frameworks such as Scrum, Kanban, Lean
  • Experience of managing teams to deliver quickly and accurately.
  • Experience with using Agile tools to inform and provide feedback. ·
  • Ability to think out of the box with a can-do attitude to get things done efficiently.
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to articulate technical concepts in plain English.
  • You will be proactive, resilient with strong leadership skills and an excellent team player.


Work Where it Works

Our hybrid way of working gives you the choice to work where it works. This enables you to chose 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.

You will also get an excellent benefits package including; -

  • Discretionary company bonus
  • £5,700 company car or car allowance
  • 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.


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