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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.

As an engineer in the content supply chain project you will deliver critical software that directly impacts the video platform behind our key products, such as the main Sky TV service, SkyQ, Sky Store, SkyGo and NowTV. Our team develops and operates Sky's Broadcast infrastructure and content delivery systems across DTH, On Demand and OTT delivery platforms. The successful candidate will work with a team of highly skilled multi-functional software, test and DevOps engineers, collectively ensuring that the right content arrives at the destination at the right time.

What you'll do:

  • Develop high quality software using agile techniques such as Test- Driven Development and Pair Programming
  • Be actively be involved in all aspects of the agile delivery cycle for the team.
  • Responsible for contributing to and helping shape the technical direction of the department, while delivering on it day-to-day in a delivery team.
  • Drive continuous improvement as a department, not afraid of asking difficult questions in a constructive and positive way, always looking for a better way for us to work.
  • Be an active mentor within the team that can offer advice and guidance around design, architectural decisions and code quality.


  • What you'll bring:
  • A passion for Agile methodologies and concepts such Lean, and Kanban as well as XP practices including pair programming, TDD and BDD
  • From definition of ready through to definition of done
  • Ability to understand when tech debt or refactoring tasks should be undertaken vs delivering project-based business value against tight deadlines
  • Experience with Testing tools (JUnit, Cucumber, Gatling) & mock frameworks (Mockito) - or equivalent
  • Experience RESTful APIs, Continuous Integration and Delivery practices
  • Outstanding communication and people skills, in a technical or non-technical context.


  • Team Overview

    Group Product: We're the team behind the infamous Sky products line-up. From Sky+ to Sky Q. From hardware and software to intricate design. Could you help us turn an idea into the next big thing? As a team, we're collaborative, empowered and innovative - together, we're proud that everyone's favourite Sky products are №MadeByUs.

    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:

    Osterley:


    Our Osterley campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Chiswick Park, Gunnersbury, Acton Town and Ealing Broadway tube stations. There's also plenty of parking, bike shelters and showers.

    On campus, you'll find six subsidised restaurants and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.

    Inclusion:

    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 happy to discuss flexible working.

    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.
    Job Sector
    Information Technology
    Job Position
    Java Developer
    Estimated Salary
    £55,646.00
    City/Town
    Isleworth
    Address
    Isleworth, UK Show on map
    Location
    Twicknham
    Post date
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