Mars UK • Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, France

Digital Platform Architect (F/M/X)

1–2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

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Job Description

Contract: Permanent/CDI

Location: Haguenau (30 min from Strasbourg) et Slough, United Kingdom

As an active member in the Digital Platform Development team (part of Business Delivery Services) the job holder’s focus is to Design (with Architect’s support) and Deliver (Through himself and various teams) enterprise class applications infrastructure platforms (IAAS & PAAS ...).

What are we looking for?

  • 4-8 years Developing and/or Implementing IAAS & PAAS world enterprise class applications infrastructure in all type of environment.

  • Strong Infrastructure technical skills and Cloud capabilities (Windows, Oracle, Azure and PAAS)

  • Experience in architecture of enterprise applications platforms

  • Ability to influence and lead through interactions with key stakeholders

  • Communication skills in English (verbal and written)

  • Experience in managing IT projects with a knowledge of project management methodologies would be a plus

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Interact with customers to understand requirements

  • Work together with Architects / Security / infrastructure experts to define the design of the solutions based on the customer needs

  • Create and own project plan to get the infrastructure delivered (End to End infrastructure delivery)

  • Provide estimations for resources, time and cost needed for project demand to the customer

  • Manage risks that might impact project or Mars business operations

  • Keep communication active with all layers of stakeholders involved

  • Lead development/implementation teams on project activities

  • Ensure adherence to Mars processes standards and Infrastructure Strategy for development and implementation

  • Be accountable for project deliverables, ensuring project is completed with agreed scope, quality, on time and on budget.

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.

  • An environment where you are empowered to be proactive and to take initiatives to make a difference.

  • At Mars, we are committed to helping create a safe, healthy, and sustainable world for our partners and the communities in which we operate.

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

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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

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First we assess the flexibility options Mars UK provides and then we anonymously survey a statistically significant proportion of their employees to make sure Mars UK is as flexible as they say they are. Our assessment is based on the six key elements of flexibility: location, hours, autonomy, benefits, role modelling and work-life balance.

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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
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