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Sky

Sky is Europe's household name for on-screen entertainment. At Leeds Dock, the company produces both the hardware and the software for each succeeding generation of technology and the ever-increasing demand from discerning customers.

Sky’s technology hub in Leeds supports the company’s role as Europe’s leading entertainment company. With 21 million customers in 5 countries and the production of a wide range of content, excellent customer service and innovative technology, Sky is positioned to impress.
At Leeds Dock, each member of staff helps to shape digital products, next generation websites and apps, using Agile product delivery methodology and close collaboration with customers.
Think Sky Sports, Sky News, Sky Online Services and Sky Digital Trading, all devised and always developing to meet the customers’ needs and choices.

What you will bring: Experience and strong ability in Java Development – Advocate of TDD and BDD practices – Experience of OO development and design patterns – Experience of software development for high capacity, high traffic, high availability websites – Experienced working with front end web technologies, ideally Javascript – A passion for Agile methodologies and concepts such as XP, Lean, and Kanban – Exemplary communication and people skills, in a technical or non-technical context

Type: Full Time
Categories: Developer

What you’ll need to be •    Passionate about technology, with a particular interest in programming (if you’ve already dabbled with code, even better) •    A quick learner and team player •    Aware of Agile methodologies 

Type: Full Time
Categories: Apprentice

You have: – Knowledge and expertise in a range of analytical tools and techniques – The ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues at all levels – Great verbal and written communication skills, able to communicate at both a technical and non-technical level – Excellent attention to detail – The confidence and ability to deal with ambiguity – Effective planning and facilitation skills to ensure desired outcomes are met – Ability to manage your time and workload effectively as you may work on multiple projects at once.

Type: Full Time
Categories: Analyst