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Want to do the best work of your life? Make your mark at Europe's leading entertainment brand. Our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work - a place where you can be yourself and let your skills shine

Do you want to be part of a team that ensures the performance of the digital fabric that has enabled a rapid transformation in the way the UK works and is entertained? If you thrive in an environment where no two days are the same, want to influence, create and work with exciting cutting-edge technologies, then this role could be for you.

Our team focuses on technology strategy, design and delivery. From OTT to 5G to Cloud, we work on the latest tech whilst building out our fixed and mobile networks. We're bold, proactive, forward-thinking and collaborative. Together, we're proud of the products and services we deliver for our customers.

What you'll do

As a member of the Content Delivery Platform team, you will help to ensure the optimal design and scale of the private and managed Content Delivery Networks Sky deploy, delivering our products to audiences across the UK, ROI, Spain, Italy, Germany and Austria, with a firm focus on our next steps for the platform's evolution. Your responsibilities will include:

-Working on new platform & features design, development, deployment, FT & NFT testing.

-Optimising CDN operation for performance, selection, mapping, resilience and cost management, from delivery at the edge to sourcing content from a range of Sky and 3rd party content origins.

-Evolve our CDN partner interfacing with Sky's data collection, analytics, monitoring, storage and reporting systems, as the platform scales.

What you'll bring

-In-depth experience with a number of the following areas: design, development, scaling and technical management of a Content Delivery Network delivering video and\/or web applications, in a professional services\/consulting role building OTT video content delivery solutions or IPTV network infrastructure in Media \/ Telco industry sectors.

-A flair for scripting\/coding to troubleshoot or design automated deployment, configuration and testing of distributed, containerised or discrete systems, collecting data for performance analysis and visualisation across linux-based environments.

-Comprehensive, practical understanding of deploying\/operating\/troubleshooting web technology stacks, methods and protocols such as IPv4\/6, TCP\/IP, DNS, HTTP\/1.1\/2, HTTP headers, TLS, caching web servers, block\/object storage systems, web-scale delivery of audio\/video over HLS, DASH and HSS protocols protected by DRM schemas. Knowledge of newer delivery methods such as WebRTC & QUIC. A complimentary understanding of internet delivery methods, eg. transit, peering, IXP and the underpinning network protocols ISIS,MPLS,BGP.

-Enjoy presenting your ideas, challenges and solutions to engineers, developers, managers and users of the Content Delivery Platform across the organisation for a wide spectrum of applications. Ability to write clear documentation.

The Rewards:

There's a reason people can't stop talking about №LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place

A generous pension package

Private healthcare

Discounted mobile and broadband

Where you'll work

1 Brick Lane is in the heart of the East End of London. It's part of a vibrant and diverse community; close to street food, cafes and shops.

The closest tube station is Aldgate East and Liverpool Street is about a 10-minute walk.


Recognised as an 'Inclusive Top 50 Employer' and a 'Times Top 50 Employer for Women', we're working hard to ensure we're a truly inclusive place to work.

This means we don't just look at your CV. We're more focused on who you are and the potential you'll bring to Sky. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so, we're open to discussing where and when you do your job, as long as we can balance your needs with those of our customers.

And we'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

Why wait?

Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can't wait to hear from you.

To find out more about working with us, search №LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.

Just so you know: if your application is successful, we'll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.

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