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We're Sky, Europe's biggest entertainment brand. Think top-quality shows. Breaking news. Innovative tech. Must-have products. Careers here mean the freedom and support you need to make an impact - pushing boundaries, creating solutions, hitting targets. And as part of our close-knit team, you'll enjoy plenty of benefits. Plus, experiences you'll only find at Sky.

Our experts working in Data Technology and Analytics (DTA) are leading the way when it comes to providing data solutions to the business. Our teams have developed, and are responsible for, one of the most powerful, large-scale consumer data sets in the World, combining detailed consumer cross-platform viewing behaviors with transactions, interactions, profiles, needs, attitudes and preferences across a wide breadth of UK and ROI households.

Data Technology and Analytics are evolving their data estate through means of cloud adoption.This role will be resposnbile for the build and operation of our new data platform and capabilities, while maintaining, migrating and deprecating the current multi-vendor on-premise estate.

We're looking for a highly motivated leader, with experience developing, coaching and mentoring highly effective data platform teams. You will be responsible for ensuring system uptime, security, maintenance, monitoring, and support for our cloud-based hosted customer systems.

We're going through a period of rapid growth and transformation, so it would be amazing if you had experience working in one, where ongoing planning and frequent re-forecasting is the norm.

The perks

Sky Q, a generous pension and private health care. Access to over 12,000 LinkedIn Learning courses to support your development. And if that's not enough, our Scotland offices have a subsidised canteen, free shuttle bus service, on-site gym and much more.

To find out more about working with us, search №LifeatSky on LinkedIn, Twitter or Instagram.

You will:

-Lead the team to build and operate world class, modern data platforms

-Contribute towards the strategic roadmap for Cloud migration and adoption

-Work closely with IS Security and Cloud Enablement teams to ensure implementation and practice of policies, procedures & SLA's including those for security, disaster recovery, and compliance standards.

-Responsibility for overall deployment & management of cloud infrastructure using provisioning & configuring software; while monitoring performance & troubleshooting issues.

-Own and operate the existing multi-vendor, on-premise data estate, contributing towards our strategic deprecation plan

-Recruit an implement an orginisational structure supportive of our DevOps and CoreOps adoption strategy

-Lead, coach and mentor highly effective, DevOps and CoreOps Data Platform Teams

-Work cross-functionally with strategic business teams across Sky Technology to understand requirements then create and develop low-level designs to meet the required needs

You'll have:

-Experience in leading DevOps and CoreOps data platform teams

-Experience in Cloud adoption, build and operation

-Experience of managing relationships at a senior level, Director and above

-Experience with build\/release (CI\/CD) pipelines and methodologies (Jenkins, Hudson, etc)

-Exposure to a large production environment and related operations is required

-Comfortable with contributing to and building technology strategy

-Experience with IT Security policies and best practice

So, what are you waiting for? Apply now for a chance to forge your own career path and be brilliant as part of a bright, talented team.

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, we might withdraw the offer.

We're happy to discuss flexible working.

It's our people that make Sky Europe's leading entertainment company. That's why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.

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