Mars UK • France

Cloud Security Architect - Data Analytics Platform (W/M/X)

Employment type:  Full time

4 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

Job Description

Job Description:

Location: Paris, Haguenau (30 min from Strasbourg), Slough (United Kingdom), United States. With some Work from Home flexibility.

Segment: Mars Global Services IT

Contract Type: Permanent

Within the Analytics platform team, this role is accountable for defining, designing, developing, and deploying new security controls for the platform and the Analytics Products, leveraging expert knowledge in Azure and Security areas.

The Data & Analytics Security Architect will engage with the programs/ projects at appropriate times of the Implementation cycle, to understand their operating environment and model the security controls and policies that would work within the context of the business segment.

What are we looking for?

  • Master of Sciences degree or equivalent in engineering field / IT / computer sciences / Management

  • 8 years experience in IT, preferably in cloud platform services, security or analytics

  • Knowledge of GDPR, compliance, and security rules and regulations

  • Previous technical experience with data lake and data platforms (ex: Microsoft Azure)

  • Ability to collaborate and motivate both internal and external stakeholders

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Development of security architectural patterns with the approval of Security Architecture.

  • Guide Analytics project teams through Implementation of Security Policies requirements.

  • Initiate Security Policies updates with Security Architecture.

  • Lead remediation effort to address Issues highlighted by Internal Audit in Analytics Platform

  • Perform risk assessment of business scenarios and use cases to determine the applicable secure-by-design and zero-trust security principles

  • Design and implementation of strategy for Alerting / Monitoring/ Remediating Security recommendations that will help proactively detect abnormal activities, fraud, data anomalies etc.

What can you expect from Mars?

  • At Mars, we believe in a relationship of mutual trust, dignity and respect between our company and Associates that is more meaningful than the standard employer/employee relationship.

  • As Associates, we can expect to be respected, supported and valued as individuals, to be treated fairly and equitably.

  • The opportunity to learn and develop, taking charge of your own career across Mars.

  • The mission of Mars Global Services Associates? To be the foundation that serves, protects and supports our business.

  • By joining our 200 Mars Global Services Associates, the diversity of encounters will be your daily life: Digital Technologies, Finance, People & Organization, Insights, Laboratories, Commercial, the Mars Global Services Associates accompany the transformation and growth of each of our segments.


Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – 26 weeks at 90% pay
Enhanced paternity leave – 26 weeks at 90% pay
24 days annual leave + bank holidays
“Pawternity” leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Bank holiday swaps
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel that the culture supports equity and inclusivity well
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at Mars UK

Company employees

4,000 In the UK

Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

London, Slough, Waltham, Castle Cary, Birstall, Plymouth

Hiring Countries




United Kingdom

United States

Awards & Achievements

1st – Large companies

1st – Large companies

Flexa100 2024
Consumer Goods

Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023
3rd – Large companies

3rd – Large companies

Flexa100 2023
Retail & Ecommerce

Retail & Ecommerce

Industry awards 2022