Lead Business Analyst

02 Dec 2021
20 Dec 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 6 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.

Become a key member of the Sky Media Advertising Technology team leveraging data and technology to deliver a great customer experience and optimal monetisation of advertising inventory.

What you'll do:

* Lead and mentor a team of Business Analysts working across Media Advertising products, ensuring skill development and quality management within the Analyst Team.
* Be a key member of the Advertising Technology software delivery team, providing clarity of purpose and direction to technology projects.
* Understand and represent the interests of the business within Advertising Technology and ensure business value delivery from technology projects.
* Use your analysis skills and experience to take the lead in identifying and resolving problems / conflicts of interest from business case through to project implementation.
* Adapt your approach to work successfully with a range of 3rd party suppliers and in-house teams to achieve project delivery. (Includes agile, waterfall and hybrid methodologies.)
* Facilitate collaborative working to ensure that the wider delivery team work together to overcome challenges.
* Ensure requirements are fully documented and balance business, functional, operational, non-functional and security requirements.
* Be a Subject Matter Expert in Advertising Technology and Broadcast systems, providing IT consultancy when required.

What you'll bring:

* Drive and determination to achieve successful project delivery.
* The ability to apply a range of analysis techniques to ensure requirements are clear, robust and testable.
* Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a variety of stakeholders e.g. tech / business / senior stakeholders.
* The ability to intervene in technology projects in order to solve problems and empower the delivery team to overcome challenges.
* Experience of working in Agile delivery teams and full knowledge of the software development lifecycle.
* Experience of data driven projects enabling business insights and automation.
* Integrity and commitment to doing the right thing even when under pressure.
* Desirable - experience in Broadcast Media and or Advertising Technology sectors.

Department overview:

We're the Product Hub. We're the team behind your favourite Sky products, and the platforms that power them. We make every moment magical, everywhere. Our team is made up of self-motivated, big thinkers who have an interest in solving problems and find new ways to captivate millions of customers by putting them at the heart of everything we do. From Sky Glass, Sky Q, Peacock and NOW to news and sports apps, we make entertainment even better and we can't wait to get started on what's next.

Product Delivery

Want to deliver brilliant products and unmissable entertainment that grips millions of households? Our 1000 strong, Product Delivery team does everything from developing innovative AI technology to creating the best HDR viewing experience for TV products. From Sky Go to Sky Q & Sky Glass, we take our products to the next level and make them more agile and reliable with every release.

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
* Access a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experiences

Where you'll work:


Our Osterley 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 Osterley, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There's also plenty of bike shelters and showers.

On campus, you'll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, 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.


We take pride in our approach to diversity and inclusion: we've been recognised by The Times and Stonewall for this, and we've committed £30million to support the fight against racial injustice. We've also set high-reaching targets for increasing ethnic diversity and representation throughout our organisation.

At Sky we don't just look at your CV. We're more focused on who you are and your potential. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we're happy to discuss flexible working.

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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