Android Software Engineer - Flexible Working Available

01 Jul 2021
31 Jul 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.


"We're blazing a trail for Sky's most exciting and innovative new products that are set to have a huge impact! Our team is making a giant contribution to the future of the company, come and join us and be part of it. We are closing the gap between Machine Learning research and production to create game-changing new products and features for our customers" - Adam Rees, Engineering Manager


This role is an exciting opportunity to join us and work within our AI & Innovation Team.


What you'll do:


* Demonstrate your strong technical abilities to build, test and continuously deploy software, as a member of a self-organising team.
* Inspire others with your passion and your relentless drive to do things better.
* Guide and support the development of graduate and apprentice engineers in the team.
* Collaborate and learn from some of the most hardworking engineers, designers, product owners and data scientists in the industry.
* Have fun and be yourself.


What you'll bring:


* Commercial experience in a team delivering high quality Android applications.
* A willingness and ability to learn quickly, work collaboratively and communicate brilliantly.
* Battle hardened experience working with modern Android development tools to rapidly build and deploy robust, scalable and flexible applications.
* Strong programming abilities in Java and experience with Kotlin.


Team Overview:


Group Product is the team behind the renowned Sky products line-up. From Sky+ to Sky Q. From hardware and software to intricate design, we're proud that everyone's favourite Sky products are #MadeByUs


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.




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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