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about 1 month ago
Sky
Location: Isleworth
Job type: Permanent
Category: Management Jobs
Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 6 countries, make your mark at Europe’s leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.

As we’re changing, we’re seeking a Head of Technology Delivery – Sales & Service to be responsible for leading 15+ teams (150+ people) of multidisciplinary engineers, in the software engineering lifecycle, to create amazing products, focusing on reusability, stability, scalability, value and performance.

What you’ll do:

Reporting to Director of Digital Technology, you’ll create a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone is comfortable to be themselves and foster an environment that is fun yet challenging to meet the demands of the Sky and Comcast businesses.

In conjunction with the wider Digital Technology Sales & Service leadership team, as well as our business stakeholders, you will be responsible for creating a team structure capable of scaling to meet the ever-demanding strategic Digital demands from Sky and the wider Comcast group.

- Building a cohesive, high performing group team – you’ll design the target operating model for your team, with clear ownership and responsibility. Ensuring that structure and ownership is set up for success to meet Digital Transformation’s business and technical objectives.
- Handling high performance and output across your teams closely and making visible to all, using results to drive continuous improvement. Clearly aligned to our engineers’ objectives and personal development plans.
- Apply best practices to software development, testing and monitoring and ensure world class resiliency and quality to our services.
- Provide up to date reporting and status to senior stakeholders and executives.
- Provide operational 24/7 support for critical Sky platforms, making sure our platforms are available for customers when we say they will be.
- As part of the TDT Sales & Service leadership team you’ll collaborate with stakeholders across Sky, building credibility and trust to achieve your goals that will demand strong personal skills, cultural awareness and kudos.

What you’ll bring:

- Expert in software development, with experience and knowledge of working with large micro services-based platforms in a cloud environment.
- Knowledge and experience across both web and back end systems.
- An inclusive leader with boundless optimism, unwilling to tolerate mediocrity and passionate about quality and excellence.
- Track record of leading teams and demonstrated leadership qualities, such as: delegation/coaching for appropriate outcomes.
- Experience of building and redefining high performant multiple multi-disciplinary technology teams.
- Organisational Awareness-knowledge of managing both internal stakeholders and counterparts in interfacing organisations. Ability to think of approach beyond establishing traditional support arrangement boundaries for internal service management
- Commercially astute with experience managing sizeable budgets.

Team Overview:

Group Product is the team behind the renowned Sky products line-up. From Sky+ to Sky Q. From hardware and software to intricate design, 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
- Access a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experience

Where you’ll work:

London, UK:

Our London, UK 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 London, UK, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There’s also plenty of bike shelters and showers.

On campus, you’ll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, 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:

Recognised as an ‘Inclusive Top 50 Employer’ and a ‘Times Top 50 Employer for Women’, we’re working hard to ensure we’re a truly inclusive place to work. This means 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?
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.

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