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Principal Software Engineer


Sky
Location: Brentwood
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Software Engineering
Category: Software Jobs
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Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 7 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.

An exciting new opportunity have arisen for an experienced individual to join the Brentwood based team as a Principal Software Engineer, within a new project execution team.

You will engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff to design and develop innovative consumer products. You must be responsive, flexible and able to succeed within an open collaborative environment. You will work closely with an internal inter-disciplinary team, and outside partners to drive key aspects of product definition, execution and test

What you’ll do

As a member of the engineering team within PDD, you’ll help drive best practice across our software development teams.

* Software Component Integration, writing and debugging low level code

* Take responsibility for delivery of software features to the committed schedule

* Track individual defect fixes or new developments against the schedule and provide status reports to the team leader.

* Identify technical changes necessary to achieve a specific requirement.

* Take responsibility for the quality of your own code.

* Escalate, where necessary, project and technical conflicts.

* Mentor and drive the team to adopt best practice and support any queries in debugging

What you’ll bring

* Evidence of practical achievements in the application of one or more of the following skills and knowledge sets.

* Excellent knowledge of applying C in a multitasking embedded environment.

* Linux development and POSIX standards.

* Real Time Operating Systems.

* Defect database tracking and maintenance.

* Software architecture and design.

* DVB, XSI, DSS Digital TV standards.

* Understanding of low level Set Top Box software is a must.

* Exposure to communication protocols I2c, SPI.

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:

Our location takes some beating: we’re practically in Brentwood station, which has regular trains to London Liverpool Street. If you find it easier to drive, there’s some onsite parking, while Chatham Way car park is a short walk away

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 support you as much as we can with flexible shift patterns.

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#LifeAtSkyon 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.

#LI-tech
Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 7 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.

An exciting new opportunity have arisen for an experienced individual to join the Brentwood based team as a Principal Software Engineer, within a new project execution team.

You will engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff to design and develop innovative consumer products. You must be responsive, flexible and able to succeed within an open collaborative environment. You will work closely with an internal inter-disciplinary team, and outside partners to drive key aspects of product definition, execution and test

What you’ll do

As a member of the engineering team within PDD, you’ll help drive best practice across our software development teams.

* Software Component Integration, writing and debugging low level code

* Take responsibility for delivery of software features to the committed schedule

* Track individual defect fixes or new developments against the schedule and provide status reports to the team leader.

* Identify technical changes necessary to achieve a specific requirement.

* Take responsibility for the quality of your own code.

* Escalate, where necessary, project and technical conflicts.

* Mentor and drive the team to adopt best practice and support any queries in debugging

What you’ll bring

* Evidence of practical achievements in the application of one or more of the following skills and knowledge sets.

* Excellent knowledge of applying C in a multitasking embedded environment.

* Linux development and POSIX standards.

* Real Time Operating Systems.

* Defect database tracking and maintenance.

* Software architecture and design.

* DVB, XSI, DSS Digital TV standards.

* Understanding of low level Set Top Box software is a must.

* Exposure to communication protocols I2c, SPI.

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:

Our location takes some beating: we’re practically in Brentwood station, which has regular trains to London Liverpool Street. If you find it easier to drive, there’s some onsite parking, while Chatham Way car park is a short walk away

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 support you as much as we can with flexible shift patterns.

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#LifeAtSkyon 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.

#LI-tech
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