Sky

Technical Analyst (Team) - Flexible Working Available

Recruiter
Sky
Location
Isleworth
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
17 Jun 2021
Closes
17 Jul 2021
Ref
55895
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

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.

 


What you'll do:

 

- Embedded in a frontend agile delivery team you'll be the domain specialist for your teams' applications, taking ownership of the requirement analysis for projects and features.
- Create and maintain documentation for your teams' components, including API specs and sequence diagrams where appropriate using tools including PlantUML and draw.io
- Understand the business needs and translate product requirements into robust and innovative solutions, alongside principal engineers and solution architects
- Work as a key member of the development team preparing for and facilitating agile ceremonies. Estimation sessions to obtain high level roadmap estimates. Breakdown functional and non-function requirements into user stories to present in sprint planning
- Challenge requirements and architecture designs that do not align to the product vision and engineering strategy
- Identify dependencies or risks against requirements and take initiative in suggesting solutions to the team

 


What you'll bring:

 

- Hands on experience defining and documenting requirements, translating them into technical solutions and preparing accompanying documentation
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with a clear understanding of what is important when building highly available, highly reliable services to best serve our customers
- The ability to understand APIs, architectural artefacts and wireframes and communicate them confidently to others
- Be able to write good user stories and acceptance criteria, using techniques such as BDD where appropriate and tools including Jira, Confluence and git projects
- Sound understanding of techniques such as User Story Mapping, MoSCoW to define an MVP and the ability to use them in order to prioritize requirements and phases for projects and features
- Great collaboration and facilitation skills. You should have the ability to get the best out of people, develop excellent working relationships, facilitate meetings, planning sessions and bring people together

 


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:

 

Osterley

 

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, 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 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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