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.
This is an exciting opportunity to join us and work within the Digital Transformation Sales and Service department. You will join a software development team, where you will work in an extremely fast paced and challenging environment, developing large scale and high-volume systems at the heart of Sky's OTT platform. You will be making use of TDD and agile processes to deliver accessible and performance web applications that support Sky's OTT eCommerce and service web journeys across multiple projects supporting Now, Sky X, Sky Sports and Peacock.
What you'll do:
- Co-ordinate with other Scrum teams on technical dependencies between the teams. - Structured and transparent approach to agile planning, monitor progress and react to change; ensuring all relevant parties are aware of the team's progress and ability to deliver. - Exemplary management of stakeholders through proactive communication and exception handling - Using metrics effectively to identify and implement opportunities for improvement in team processes, and to capture the effectiveness of changes. - Support the management of roadmaps and backlogs with Product Owners & Stakeholders. - Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on healing and problem-solving.
What you'll bring:
- Experience within a fast-paced software development team. - Excellent knowledge of Agile techniques and artefacts (e.g., Definition of done, user stories, epics, automated testing, backlog etc.). - Experience of technology delivery and the demands it can bring. - Excellent communication, negotiation and influencing skills. - Line management experience is a plus.
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.
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.