Mars UK • United Kingdom

Senior Data Platform Architect

Employment type:  Full time

3–4 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

Job Description

Job Description:

With strong Data Platform technical expertise, this role collaborates with business, global programs, S&F, EA, SSQA, ISD, IT Ops, and other ASD functional teams to design and plan the implementation of capabilities based on Data platform and new technology. Have a big interest in new and emerging technologies and can easily plan for the future using logical thinking. Also works together with Product Manager on New Technology area to plan and execute ASD involvement and take on this new technologies’ capabilities.

What are we looking for?

  • Strong Data Platform technical background

  • Good communication, especially in English and interpersonal skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Curious and capable to research and rapidly learn new technical skills

  • Strong on play “what if” scenarios and bring others to understand those scenarios

  • Ability to work effectively in a flexible and changing environment, manages multiple activities and priorities, and work well under pressure.

  • Bachelor or higher degree in Computer Science or Information Systems preferred.

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Deep technical knowledge of data platforms

  • Collaborate with Transformational programs, S&F, ISD, SSQA, and ASD to streamline the new process for data platforms and improve the data platforms’ governance

  • Provide functional management to Data Senior Analysts in different ASD BCF areas

  • Work with Enterprise Architecture/Transformational programs/Projects to identify and assess new technologies on design/develop/deploy/Support

  • Work close to the New Tech Product Manager to plan proper involvement and transition from this technology to ASD

  • Work together with ISD teams to assure their involvement and awareness of new technologies, assuring our infrastructure is ready to support this new technology

  • Work close to the New Tech Product Manager to define proper KPI metrics for performance and health of new technology solutions

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.

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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
Sabbaticals
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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Working at Mars UK

Company employees

4000 In the UK

Gender diversity (male:female)

57:43

Office locations

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