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10 months ago
Location: Leeds
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Software Engineering
Category: Design / Development Jobs
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 is a role working within the Sky Digital Content team (Sky Sports and News); working within an agile delivery team.

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 Leeds Dock campus offers a pool table, table tennis, discounted gym membership, endless local discounts, and much more.

You will:

Primary responsibility is to develop and maintain web applications & their supporting software for Sky Digital Platforms, working within an agile delivery team.

-Produce clean, well-tested and documented code; demonstrate a strong understanding and application of modern software design principles.

-Ensure all code written has appropriate and relevant test coverage

-Work with stakeholders to elicit requirements, break down work into smaller items and ensure there is enough information available to progress with development

-Release and support Sky products into the live environment

-Assist business stakeholders and software architects in shaping, estimating and planning new features

-Partake in code reviews within your squad and across the tribe. Ensure code is idiomatic & conforms to style guidelines; identify potential coding issues at an early stage before they reach production

-Work with senior technical staff to advocate & advance modern software development processes and provide out of hours/2nd line support of Sky products

-Assist in removing technical impediments encountered by the team and attend and contribute to Agile ceremonies

You’ll have:

-Strong PHP knowledge (ideally with symphony framework experience)

-Experience in scripting (Python, shell etc.)

-Firm grasp of coding standards (PEP8, PSR2, W3C) and knowledge and experience of testing tools and techniques

-Good understanding of internal architecture and systems

-Strong grasp of web protocols (HTTP, DNS, ICMP, FTP, SOAP etc.)

-Containerisation (Docker, Kubernetes etc.)

-Knowledge and experience with working with cloud platforms (Azure, GCP, AWS etc.)

-JS/Java experience would be an advantage, but not essential

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, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your criminal record check.

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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