Mars UK • Slough, Berkshire, United Kingdom

Enterprise Technologies - Platform Data - Data Analyst

1–2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

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Job Description

Job Description:

The Data Platform Services Team is a part of the Analytics, Data Management, and Integration area of Mars Global Services (MGS). Our mission statement is to provide platforms and technologies to accelerate the development of analytics products, enable sustainable and scalable development, and guide technology decisions made by analytics functions within MGS and beyond. This role is for a Data Analyst to join the Data Platform Services team to provide hand on Datasphere expertise on the new transformational capabilities being introduced in Mars as part of the SAP Digital Core ERP Transformation.

What are we looking for?

  • A bachelor’s degree in data engineering or computer science-related field or equivalent experience

  • Nice to have: post-graduate qualifications in computer science, data engineering, or related

  • Nice to have: professional qualifications in advanced data design, big-data

  • Technical expertise in cloud data technology stack and experience in data modelling and data design capabilities

  • Experience with cloud-based computing; familiarity with the analytics platform SAP BTP DATASPHERE

  • A rich heritage in designing and building analytic solutions and BI platforms

  • Comfortable with working with both structured and unstructured data

  • Passion for growing and strengthening a business using data-driven approaches

  • Comfortable with ambiguity, with a passion for collaboration to achieve objectives

  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal relationship skills

  • A good understanding of IT infrastructure components and challenges

  • Basic experience in Project or Scrum Management

  • Nice-to-have: Microsoft Azure-based analytics experience

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Implement data modelling and design of analytics solutions in collaboration with other team members (including with offshore talent partners) to ensure rapid development of quality, scalable, and sustainable data Insights, with global best practices and consistency

  • Participate in POCs to deliver data analytics solutions with up-to-date capabilities for SAP BTP Datasphere available in the industry.

  • Scrum management of development sprints

  • Develop & deploy SAP BTP Datasphere and solutions across all Mars business divisions and functional use cases.

  • Hands-on development in SAP BTP Datasphere.

What can you expect from Mars?

  • Work with over 130,000 diverse 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
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

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