Sky

Software Developer - PHP, JavaScript

Recruiter
Sky
Location
Leeds
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
27 Apr 2022
Closes
27 May 2022
Ref
R0000079
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

We are looking to add to the teams of passionate individuals who build and support the major web products of our Sky Sports brand across UK, Germany and Italy. You will be joining a friendly, established group of creative people, always looking to elevate and modernise the applications which millions of people rely on every day for information and entertainment.

What you'll do:

As a software developer, for, Group Digital Platforms, you'll be pivotal in building Sky Sports Web applications.

  • 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 Sports products into the live environment
  • Partake in code reviews within your squad and across the department.
  • Work with senior technical staff to advocate & advance modern software development processes
  • Be a part of Sky's software engineering community and actively contribute to development meetings, guilds and wider Sky initiatives

What you'll bring:

  • Strong and demonstrable understanding of PHP, JavaScript, Python or similar
  • A strong understanding of popular source control and common branching and commit strategies
  • Knowledge of common CI/CD build & release tooling
  • Knowledge of cloud platforms (Cloudfoundry, GCP, Heroku, AWS, Azure etc)
  • Strong grasp of web protocols
  • Knowhow of the key values and principles of Agile, including purpose of ceremonies and Agile estimating and planning

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 a knack for 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.

Content Technology and Innovation

Our Content Technology and Innovation team delivers high-quality content to homes, customer devices, businesses and commercial partners across our European markets. With over 2500 colleagues from around the world, we combine our strategic insights, engineering know-how and operational excellence to use the most innovative technologies to create and distribute our award-winning content.

 

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: Leeds:

Our spacious tech hub is under a mile away from Leeds train station. There's also plenty of parking in the surrounding streets and at the nearby CitiPark.

You can also blow off steam over a game of pool or table tennis, and stay fit at our subsidised gym.

Inclusion:

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 ambitious 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.

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