Python Engineer - Flexible Working Available

16 Jul 2021
15 Aug 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.


"Sky Advertising Technology provides innovative solutions to Sky's Advertising opportunities including the industry leading AdSmart - that allows our clients to precisely target their adverts to relevant households. As a Software Engineer, you'll be helping to create those systems and be part of the migration of AdTech systems into the Cloud." - Lance Muswell, Scrum Master


What you'll do:


* Help to build applications that are core to Sky's market leading AdSmart platform
* Champion the departments adoption of Cloud technologies
* Work with the Automation Tester to ensure we deliver well tested applications with a robust CI/CD pipeline.
* Engage with the wider AdTech and Sky developer communities.


What you'll bring:


* Proven experience of delivering secure, performant, applications in Python, JavaScript/TypeScript, and SQL in a cloud-based environment (preferably GCP)
* Good experience of Infrastructure as Code (Terraform), Kubernetes clusters and cloud native tools like Big Query, Cloud Composer, Cloud Build (or their AWS equivalents).
* Complete commitment to excellent Software Engineering standards.
* An appetite to expand your horizons, to look at new technology and assess how best to leverage it.


Team Overview


Content Technology & Innovation, we use the latest tech to create, process and distribute the best entertainment. We are a unique blend of talent covering both engineering and operations with more than 2500 people across Europe. We connect our customers to more of what they love all day, every day. You'll be joining a proactive, forward-thinking, and collaborative team setting the standard for excellent innovation.


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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