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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.

"We are leading the way in many areas of data, from delivering business critical reporting, to providing an essential analytics platform to an elite team of data scientists and analysts. Our solutions are essential to hundreds of users, providing key insights on Sky's customers, products and viewing content and a whole lot more. Delivering innovative solutions for new products and initiatives is what we do, every single day. We are the team responsible for bringing together thousands of data feeds from hundreds of systems, into our state-of-the-art cloud platform" - SNR Data Engineering Manager - Pieranna

Do you want to be part of a team that is pushing aside boundaries and bursting out into the Cloud? 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.

Data, Technology & Analytics (DTA) at Sky is on a mission to bring customers more of what they love by unlocking the power of data and make Sky more relevant.\u202f We are working with the rest of Sky to create innovative data products that are going to change Sky and bring value to our customers.

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 award-winning Osterley campus boasts six subsidised restaurants, a cinema, gym, and much more.

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

You Will:

  • Work as a key member within a squad - understand and contribute to the agile delivery process and take ownership for your team's software quality from concept to production

  • Drive forward the production of reusable code and modules where appropriate with a view to maximising effort and reducing development costs by applying principles of Agile delivery

  • Proactively identify opportunities to improve and rationalise applications and processes across all squads within the DTA team, working in close collaboration with other team members and subject matter experts

  • Actively document, record and share knowledge of our systems

  • Continuously implement, promote and improve our ways of working, defining best practice, frameworks and processes

  • Provide accurate estimates and domain knowledge, highlight risks and challenge assumptions

  • Support and deputise for the Data Engineering Manager when required

  • Mentor developers and colleagues.

  • In addition, as a data engineer you will be able to flex into analysis or testing if required and will have opportunity to move between squads.

  • You'll have:

  • Expert knowledge of the full software development life-cycle including IaC, TDD and CI\/CD.

  • Hands on Experience with Google Cloud or GCP Certified.

  • In depth understanding of large-scale data and data warehouses along with the best practice and principles of managing them.

  • Self-motivator with energy and drive for continuous improvement and a focus on delivering results.

  • Proven ability to influence technical decisions in a fast-moving commercial environment.

  • In depth cloud experience, in-particular on Google Cloud Platform is highly desirable.

  • Excellent data modelling and analytical SQL skills along with a thorough understanding of RDMS, MPP and BigData systems.

  • Proven development skills in at least three of the following: GCP, Netezza, Unix scripting, Python, Java or other object-oriented. programming language.

  • Experience of SOP\/SOA and services-based data solutions, would be advantageous.

  • 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, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your criminal record check.

    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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