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Solutions Architect


Sky
Location: Isleworth
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Software Engineering
Category: Architects 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.

Help define the next generation of streaming experience. As a Solution Architect in the Personalisation area you will be at the forefront of the user experience for the OTT Streaming services we deliver to tens of millions of customers across two continents.

What you’ll do:

* Collaborate with Agile delivery teams to define and deliver the personalization of the OTT streaming experience for use (e.g. Recommendations).

* Design for a Cloud centric environment using leading edge technologies (e.g. Machine Learning) to tailor our services to users expressed or learned preferences.

* Engage with business stakeholders at the ideas stage to inform how technology can meet or exceed their business challenges.

* Balance immediate business needs with long term strategy for the platform.

* Some of the technologies currently employed in the personalization platform are Kafka, Kubernetes, Istio, Kubeflow, Cassandra along with public cloud services from GCP and AWS.

What you’ll bring:

* Enthusiasm for technology and its application to solving business problems.

* An analytical and data driven approach with room for innovation.

* Interpersonal skills to work in a highly collaborative manner with both business stakeholders, delivery teams and peer architects.

* A background in software development (developer, analyst or architect roles). Ideally previous experience as a Solutions Architect.

* Experience of any of the following would be applicable to (but not pre-requisites for) this role: public cloud deployment, micro-service architectures, service mesh technologies, server side web development, agile delivery methods.

OTT: Our team develops and supports technologies for Sky, globally. No matter the device, the time or the place, we make sure that engaging large, diverse audiences with premium entertainment is possible. Our vision is to deliver the world’s best entertainment.

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:

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, Chiswick Park, Gunnersbury, Acton Town and Ealing Broadway tube stations. There’s also plenty of parking, bike shelters and showers.

On campus you’ll find six subsidised restaurants 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 support you as much as we can with flexible shift pattern. We’re open to discussing where and when you do your job, as long as we can balance your needs with those of our customers andwe’re happy to discuss flexible working.

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.
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.

Help define the next generation of streaming experience. As a Solution Architect in the Personalisation area you will be at the forefront of the user experience for the OTT Streaming services we deliver to tens of millions of customers across two continents.

What you’ll do:

* Collaborate with Agile delivery teams to define and deliver the personalization of the OTT streaming experience for use (e.g. Recommendations).

* Design for a Cloud centric environment using leading edge technologies (e.g. Machine Learning) to tailor our services to users expressed or learned preferences.

* Engage with business stakeholders at the ideas stage to inform how technology can meet or exceed their business challenges.

* Balance immediate business needs with long term strategy for the platform.

* Some of the technologies currently employed in the personalization platform are Kafka, Kubernetes, Istio, Kubeflow, Cassandra along with public cloud services from GCP and AWS.

What you’ll bring:

* Enthusiasm for technology and its application to solving business problems.

* An analytical and data driven approach with room for innovation.

* Interpersonal skills to work in a highly collaborative manner with both business stakeholders, delivery teams and peer architects.

* A background in software development (developer, analyst or architect roles). Ideally previous experience as a Solutions Architect.

* Experience of any of the following would be applicable to (but not pre-requisites for) this role: public cloud deployment, micro-service architectures, service mesh technologies, server side web development, agile delivery methods.

OTT: Our team develops and supports technologies for Sky, globally. No matter the device, the time or the place, we make sure that engaging large, diverse audiences with premium entertainment is possible. Our vision is to deliver the world’s best entertainment.

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:

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, Chiswick Park, Gunnersbury, Acton Town and Ealing Broadway tube stations. There’s also plenty of parking, bike shelters and showers.

On campus you’ll find six subsidised restaurants 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 support you as much as we can with flexible shift pattern. We’re open to discussing where and when you do your job, as long as we can balance your needs with those of our customers andwe’re happy to discuss flexible working.

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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