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Senior Android Developer


Sky
Location: Isleworth
Job type: Permanent
Category: Design / Development Jobs
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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.

“This opportunity would see you join the Mobile Client software development team (Sky Go ) which forms part of a much wider collection of teams that develop the Mobile platform and associated clients. 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” – Scrum Master

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 London, UK campus boasts six subsidised restaurants, a cinema, gym, and much more.

You will:

As senior Android Developer within the Mobile Client team you would:

– Collaborate daily with the implementation team (developers, analysts, product owners etc.) to help produce acceptance criteria for user stories, providing technical and domain expertise that helps drive decision making

– Developing high quality, testable and performant software using agile practices

– Contributing to the technical direction of the team

– Implementing new features according to their acceptance criteria, as well as maintaining and improving the existing features/codebase with an incremental and continuous improvement approach to deliver

– Quality should be at the heart of everything you do. Along with the wider team, you’ll be responsible for ensuring quality and security of the application. This will include writing and maintaining existing unit tests (TDD) and helping forward out effort in adopt BDD.

– Help maintain and improve existing process and policies

– Build solid relationship with internal and external stakeholders

– Excellent knowledge of the Android Platform.

You’ll have:

– Development experience in one or more OOP languages

– Knowledge and experience of a wide range of Agile methodologies and best practices (Scrum, Kanban XP, etc..). You’ll be a champion for agile best practices and be able to discuss the various practices and their benefits in detail.

– Solid background in, and knowledge of OOP design patterns and best practices is essential

– Excellent communicator, having worked collaboratively in teams of various sizes, liaising with stakeholders across the business

– RESTful services integration

– Experience and knowledge of TDD and associated frameworks

– Experience using Source Control (Git)

– Experience using Continuous Integration (Jenkins, etc..). Must be able to setup/maintain a CI environment

– Experience in writing Espresso testes and in Kotlin

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.

A job you love to talk about

#LI-TECH
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.

“This opportunity would see you join the Mobile Client software development team (Sky Go ) which forms part of a much wider collection of teams that develop the Mobile platform and associated clients. 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” – Scrum Master

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 London, UK campus boasts six subsidised restaurants, a cinema, gym, and much more.

You will:

As senior Android Developer within the Mobile Client team you would:

– Collaborate daily with the implementation team (developers, analysts, product owners etc.) to help produce acceptance criteria for user stories, providing technical and domain expertise that helps drive decision making

– Developing high quality, testable and performant software using agile practices

– Contributing to the technical direction of the team

– Implementing new features according to their acceptance criteria, as well as maintaining and improving the existing features/codebase with an incremental and continuous improvement approach to deliver

– Quality should be at the heart of everything you do. Along with the wider team, you’ll be responsible for ensuring quality and security of the application. This will include writing and maintaining existing unit tests (TDD) and helping forward out effort in adopt BDD.

– Help maintain and improve existing process and policies

– Build solid relationship with internal and external stakeholders

– Excellent knowledge of the Android Platform.

You’ll have:

– Development experience in one or more OOP languages

– Knowledge and experience of a wide range of Agile methodologies and best practices (Scrum, Kanban XP, etc..). You’ll be a champion for agile best practices and be able to discuss the various practices and their benefits in detail.

– Solid background in, and knowledge of OOP design patterns and best practices is essential

– Excellent communicator, having worked collaboratively in teams of various sizes, liaising with stakeholders across the business

– RESTful services integration

– Experience and knowledge of TDD and associated frameworks

– Experience using Source Control (Git)

– Experience using Continuous Integration (Jenkins, etc..). Must be able to setup/maintain a CI environment

– Experience in writing Espresso testes and in Kotlin

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.

A job you love to talk about

#LI-TECH
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