Mars UK • United States of America

Engineer, Next Generation Tech AI

Employment type:  Full time

1–2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

Job Description

Job Description:

Job Description:

**This role is remote

The Engineer, Next Generation Tech AI is responsible for evangelizing the adoption of data driven decisions across Mars by leading the development of advanced AI/ML methods, mining vast amounts of data from company databases and data lake to provide actionable insights for solving business problems or finding opportunities for profitable growth.

The job holder will work & collaborate with the Global Analytics, Data & AI teams, but it is expected that they will solve problems in close collaboration with users from our segments & markets around the world.

Working in a small team of technical experts across Data Engineering and Data Sciences the job holder will partner with Product Owners and users to unlock problems and solve with advanced techniques.

What are we looking for?

  • 2-3 years' experience in applied ML/AI/data science role or equivalent
  • Knowledge and experience in AI/ML modelling techniques and advanced applied AI/ML skills using tools and frameworks such as pytorch , AML, tensorfow, spark, python etc
  • Experience working with cloud platform like Azure or GCP or AWS
  • Knowledge of, and experience of leveraging complex data sources.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Develop custom AI/ML models and algorithms (predictive, explanatory, A/B testing). Fully understand when it is appropriate to use the different techniques based on business need and data available.
  • Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy
  • Deliver keeping an optimal balance of time to deliver and level of detail/accuracy given data availability and/or imperfections
  • Coordinate with different functional teams to implement models and monitor outcomes. Ensure conformance to data security standards
  • Provide expertise on statistical and mathematical concepts to key stakeholders
  • Leverage technology to increase efficiency and productivity throughout the entire organization and act as a subject matter expert for AI/ML platforms and tools.

What can you expect from Mars?

  • Work with over 130,000 like-minded and talented Associates, all guided by The Five Principles.
  • Join a purpose driven company, where we’re striving to build the world we want tomorrow, today.
  • Best-in-class learning and development support from day one, including access to our in-house Mars University.
  • An industry competitive salary and benefits package, including company bonus.



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

The FlexScore® is the result of a rigorous 2-step verification of a company’s flexibility

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

4000 In the UK

Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

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

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
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