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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. As part of our close-knit team you'll enjoy plenty of benefits, plus experiences you'll only find at Sky.

\"At Global Video Platforms we are driven to be the very best at what we do. We are a collaborative department, building, owning and supporting our systems. We embrace the latest technologies and strive for quality at the highest standard. We are the bedrock of Sky's streaming services across Europe and the US, supporting 7 territories and providing the foundations for NBCUniversal's newest streaming service, Peacock. We are proud to be a global platform.\" - Olu Lawal, Senior Scrum Master

This role is an exciting opportunity to join us and work within our Software Development Team, where you will work in an extremely fast paced and challenging environment. You will develop large scale and high-volume systems at the heart of Sky's OTT platform, as well as NBCUniversal's newest streaming service, Peacock.

The perks

As a valued employee of Sky , you'll benefit from 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 includes 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:

As a Senior Analyst in the role you will:

\u00a7 Take ownership of the requirement analysis process for particular work items taken into the Global Video Platforms roadmap. Evaluating riskas and predicting potential problems.

\u00a7 Work alongside Solution Architects to assist the design of reliable and resilient services in accordance to industry standard methodologies.

\u00a7 Document service spec APIs and sequence diagrams.

\u00a7 Facilitate estimation sessions with your development team to obtain high level roadmap estimates and RAID logs.

\u00a7 Facilitate planning sessions and be able to stand-in for the scrum master when required.

\u00a7 Break down not only functional requirements but also non-functional requirements into user stories and be able to present these to your development scrum team.

\u00a7 Understand how components integrate with one another and how to make those integrations resilient and reliable.

\u00a7 Be highly available for ad-hoc questions\/queries and support development teams during development cycle.

\u00a7 Be highly organised and able to manage the dependencies of requirements across multiple teams\/departments.

\u00a7 Mentor more junior analysts within the department and within Sky as a whole.

You'll have:

\u00a7 Hands on, demonstrable experience of defining and documenting requirements for delivery into Agile Scrum teams and translating these into technical solutions

\u00a7 Hands on, demonstrable, experience of preparing user stories & accompanying documentation for REST based services.

\u00a7 Excellent understanding of the inter-relationships between different technical areas and also business areas

\u00a7 A clear understanding of all stages of the systems delivery lifecycle and experience working closely with software engineering teams.

\u00a7 An understanding of what is important when building highly available, highly reliable REST based services.

\u00a7 Good written and verbal communication skills. Adept at translating complex technical concepts into meaningful recommendations.

\u00a7 Strong analysis and problem-solving skills

\u00a7 Demonstrates 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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