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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.

"The opportunity would see you in join the Sky Go software development team which forms part of a much wider collection of teams that develop the App for different platforms on Mobile and Desktop. Together we use cutting edge, highly scalable, technology to delight our customers with online services which allow them to consume Sky content online and on numerous hardware platforms." - Delivery Manager

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:

- Take ownership of the requirement analysis process for particular work items taken into the Group Connected Apps roadmap from initiation, engagement with stakeholders during this period to ensure implementation and scope are in-line with wider business
- Work alongside Solution Architects to assist the design of robust, customer experience-based solutions for work coming into the Group Connected Apps department
- Be responsible for the facilitation of workshops with Architects, Product Owners and Developers to ratify the feasibility and desirability of solutions designed across the wider business
- Be responsible for the facilitation of estimation sessions with multiple development teams and Product stakeholders to obtain both high-level ROM estimates, as well as committed low-level estimates
- Document and track the timeline of a project's development in terms of Product scope, RAID information, open questions, solution design and agreed implementation details
- Be breaking down requirements into user stories in accordance with the agreed solution design, product scope and technical details, present these to development teams during agile ceremonies
- Have an understanding of the technical implementation of a particular story and the expected customer experience to be achieved, be able to present the technical details to non-technical audience
- Be highly available for ad-hoc questions\/queries and support development teams during development cycle

You'll have:

- Hands on, demonstrable experience of defining and documenting requirements for delivery into Agile Scrum teams and translating these into technical solutions
- Hands on, demonstrable, experience of preparing user stories & accompanying documentation for client application development across Mobile\/PC\/MAC\/Console platforms
- Excellent understanding of the inter-relationships between different technical areas and also business areas
- Undertaken all stages of the systems delivery lifecycle working closely with software engineering teams implementing your solutions
- Deep understanding and delivery experience of building web & mobile distributed applications, ideally in IT, Media and Telecoms industries
- Good written and verbal communication skills. Adept at translating complex technical concepts into meaningful recommendations.
- Strong analysis and problem-solving skills
- The ability to demonstrate enthusiasm for playing a key role in ensuring departmental delivery is protected at all times; being highly approachable and available to facilitate on-time delivery

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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