Development Network Planner

London (Greater)
01 Oct 2020
26 Oct 2020
Full Time
Contract Type

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. 

The Network Data Science and Software team, part of Sky’s Engineering Division, takes a data-driven approach towards meeting network planning goals, including capacity planning, performance planning and network economics. We develop insights which reinforce planning decisions or support wider commercial objectives.

What you’ll do:

– Develop capacity and economic network models
– Determine network’s impact of proposition changes and updated business forecasts
– Review and approve design documents
– Ensure the network is accurately dimensioned
– Develop software to support data collection, network modelling and reporting
– Apply data science methodologies to analyse and improve network performance and efficiency

What you’ll bring:

– BSc in Computer Science/ Engineering (or similar)
– Cisco or other network certifications 
– Network Design / Planning experience on either Mobile & Voice Networks or Large Enterprise Networks
– Good programming skills
– Experience in Telecommunications, Broadcasting or Content Delivery

Team Overview:

UK Tech: Our team focuses on technology strategy, design and delivery. From AI to 5G to Cloud, we work on the latest tech whilst building out our web presence and CRM systems for fixed and mobile networks. We’re bold, proactive, forward-thinking and collaborative. Together, we’re proud of the products and services we deliver for our customers. 

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:

Brick Lane Office, Spitalfields, East End of London


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 open to discussing where and when you do your job, as long as we can balance your needs with those of our customers.

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? 

Apply 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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