Python Job: Software Developer

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London, England - United Kingdom

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Want to do the best work of your life? Make your mark at Europe’s leading entertainment brand. Our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work – a place where you can be yourself and let your skills shine.
You will work in a fast-growing team of Network Planners, Developers and Data Scientists to support the development of software and analytics capabilities for modelling Sky’s European network infrastructure and to drive the network strategy.
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced developer to grow skills in Data Science and Cloud Development.
What you’ll do:
  • Write new python applications to meet analytics requirements.
  • Maintain our existing application stack.
  • Design and develop APIs.
  • Deploy applications into our Kubernetes cluster.
  • Use variety of GCP’s managed and self-managed services to meet applications need (like GKE, cloud function, big query etc)
  • Collaborate with software engineers, network data scientists and network operations.
  • Promote the best development practices in the software engineering life cycle.
What you’ll bring:
  • Significant experience as python backend developer.
  • Experience of developing and delivering data centric applications.
  • Experience of building RESTful APIs and web frameworks using Python (Flask preferred).
  • Familiarity with Cloud providers (GCP preferred) and/or Docker.
  • Experience of building reusable codes and libraries.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Familiarity with agile methodology.
  • Commercial experience of working in a software engineering team (with other backend, frontend, QAs, etc).
  • Familiarity with microservices design, architecture, and implementation.
  • Commercial experience with GCP or AWS (GCP preferred)
  • Familiarity with infrastructure as code (Terraform or equivalent).
  • Hands on experience and understanding of Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Good understanding of SQL.
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines.
Team Overview:
Group Communications and Infrastructure
Looking to be part of non-stop innovation? Join our Group Communications and Infrastructure team and you’ll work alongside experts in broadband, telephony, mobile, cloud and infrastructure. We’re the team that designs, builds, supports, and maintains the telecoms networks across the whole Sky Group. Together, we help Sky broadband, mobile and TV enter new markets by creating a single and secure infrastructure for the amazing content and services that keep our customers coming back for more.
We bring the best from the global market into Sky – we buy technology, marketing, corporate, operational services and editorial production solutions. We are an international team working with our stakeholders our partners to curate the most effective and efficient customer-led operating model. High ethical standards are embedded in our team, and we engage our supply chains in creating a sustainable future!
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:
Brick Lane:
Our Brick Lane office is in the heart of the East End of London. It’s part of a vibrant and varied community; close to street food, cafes, and shops.
The closest tube station is Aldgate East and Liverpool Street is about a 10-minute walk. Bike shelters and showers wait for those who prefer two-wheeled transport.
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
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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.
Why wait?

Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can’t wait to hear from you.

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