Senior DevOps Engineer

Leeds, West Yorkshire
21 Apr 2021
21 May 2021
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.

“This is a great opportunity to join our Identity Tribe. Based at Leeds Dock, the Identity Tribe is at the heart of Sky’s global digital platforms. You will be joining a diverse team where the focus is on building scalable applications with security and reliability built in” – Senior Systems Engineer

What you’ll do:

– You will interpret business requirements and deliver high quality, customer focused technical solutions.
– Work on ways to automate and improve software deployments and delivery pipelines
– Join a mixed team of mid and senior Site Reliability Engineers and DBAs using a wide range of technologies in On-Prem and Cloud datacentres.
– Drive the best technology and system engineering practices into the team with passion and enthusiasm.
– Architect, build, monitor and maintain best in class infrastructure to support delivery of Sky services.
– Work closely with Developers, Engineers, Testers, Scrum Masters, Product Owners and Solutions Architects to maintain and improve market-leading digital solutions.

What you’ll bring:

– Experience in building solutions to help Ops and Development teams
– Advocate for automation of manual processes wherever you find them
– Experience in scripting languages like Python, Go or Bash
– Familiarity with Infrastructure as Code (Terraform, Ansible, Puppet)
– Adept in deploying resources to Cloud platforms such as AWS and GCP
– Strong problem-solving skills
– Experience in configuring containers and orchestration (Kubernetes, Docker)

Team Overview:

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:


Our spacious tech hub is under a mile away from Leeds train station, with free water taxis available from Granary Wharf. 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.


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 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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