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Functional Test Lead

Job reference 4199


  • Job Title :
    Functional Test Lead
  • Location:
    Asda House - Leeds
  • Employment Type:
  • Contract Type:
  • Hours per Week:
  • Salary:
    Competitive salary plus benefits
  • Category:
  • Closing Date:
    27 September 2020
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Help reimagine retail through leading technology transformation at Asda


Technology is rewriting how we all live. At Asda, we're using it to reimagine how we all shop. There are no rules to what's next. It's about looking around us, seeing what needs to be done and what could be done and making it happen.




Functional Test Lead – Salary £30 - £39k (could be flexible for the right individual)


Would you be interested in working within a team that has grown from 4 to 27 heads within 4 years!  In 2020 Asda Technology has grown the team by an additional 60 heads with 8 additional heads within the testing team.  We're looking for a Test Lead with previous experience of working with 3rd party suppliers and have a strong understanding of testing best practices.


In this role, you'll report to the Functional Test Manager and you'll be accountable for delivering testing capabilities to time, cost and quality to ensure business value can be achieved. Through your role you'll develop new working relationships with Asda and Walmart colleagues.


Most colleagues are coming into the Leeds office around one day a week, but going forward this could increase to three days or even more, with the rest working remotely. 



  • Challenge and review work produced by 3rd party suppliers
  • Assist the Functional Test Managers in developing testing approaches and plans across numerous projects and programmes
  • Provide data for meaningful metrics that define performance and drive continuous improvement
  • Provide regular project updates to the Functional Test Manager
  • Identify and manage risks through to closure
  • Work with Development and Engineering teams to develop and improve ways of working, particularly around Agile and CI/CD.



  • You'll have previous experience in working closely with 3rd party suppliers, building relationships with the development and business teams in order to provide test feedback and experience managing numerous projects and Stakeholders.
  • Ideally you will have knowledge around ETL and Web Service testing as well as using management tools such as JIRA.




Colleague discount

Sharesave scheme

Competitive pension

Free parking

Company bonus and many additional rewards!


Once you're here the development opportunities are as endless as your commitment to your self-development and we will support you every step of the way to help further your career.


This position is open to flexible working / part time / job share


If you have any questions regarding the position, then please email




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