Director of Engineering, ASDA

Director of Engineering, ASDA

What you'll do

As Director of Engineering for GeC ASDA, you will manage the development team for ASDA's eCommerce grocery business. Our dynamic, fast-paced environment requires a leader with e-commerce development experience, who will own application development in support of our multichannel roadmap. This position is responsible for ATG application architecture, performance, scalability, and availability for those applications. You must have excellent people management skills, to help hire and manage a large team of talented engineers and managers. You will also need strong functional management and strategic leadership skills for ASDA's high growth omnichannel eCommerce grocery business.

This role will manage teams in Leeds, UK, Sunnyvale, CA and Bangalore, India

What You’ll Do:
• Develop and execute technical software development strategies for e-commerce applications and systems using current business roadmap
• Develop and implement strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged workforce
• Establish and leverage internal and external partnerships and networks to maximize the achievement of business goals
• Drive continuous process improvement and innovation
• Ensure product quality
• Execute engineering projects
• Provide overall direction
• Reduce customer impact (for example, sales loss) due to applications systems issues
• Cultivate and grow our environment where associates respect and adhere to company standards of integrity and ethics


Minimum Qualifications

What You'll Need:
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or related field or equivalent relevant experience
• 4+ years Director level experience
• 10+ years IT management experience in eCommerce software development
• 10+ experience with high transaction, high throughput systems
• 10+ experience of managing 3rd party development partners and other technology vendors
• 10+ experience of running large software engineering teams with an internal, external and 3rd party development mix

Preferred Qualifications

• 2+ years experience of ATG platform
• 2+ experience of agile ways of working in a distributed geographical model
• 2+ experience of offshore delivery models
• Proven track record of managing a multimillion dollar budget
• Experience to lead other highly talented managers
• Proven track record of successful engagement/relationship building at all levels, in particular at senior level in the past
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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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