Software Technical Manager @ Sky - London

Job Overview

2 months ago

Software Technical Manager

Sky - London

Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 7 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.

Software Technical Manager with proven experience in software architecture.

What you’ll do:

– Technically lead engineers to create high availability, resilient, low latency microservices for Sky Broadband, voice and mobile customers.
– Communicate complex technical topics to a wide variety of audiences and interact with senior management for decision making.
– Run upfront engagement phases of the project with architects, project managers and other stakeholders for project setup, planning, mitigate risk and unblock technical issues.
– Provide technical leadership for software projects, SDLC, ISO technical audit, Agile environment with all Scrum/Kanban rituals.
– Readiness and ability to learn new products and networking technologies quickly without the focus of formalized training
– Establish and Lead new telco SRE practice including SRE culture, SLOs, SLAs, SLIs, CI/CD tooling, Monitoring, release management and incident automation
– Recommend vendor products during RFP’s, leading technology validation activities in vendor/Sky labs, scoring vendor proposals and producing reports.

What you’ll bring:

– Proven experience with software architecture discipline in ISP industry which includes a combination from Linux, Java apps, Python, GoLang, Perl, Shell, SQL and NoSQL.
– Significant knowledge of common data structures, Microservices architecture, Automation and algorithms.
– Experience with dealing with RESTful API’s and experience working with Git /performing code reviews.
– Strong understanding of networks, clustering, TCP, UPD and load balancing technologies
– Strong technology background with knowledge on Cloud platforms (Openstack), data centre operations, telecommunication, networks, SaaS, PaaS, Monitoring as a Service, client/server computing.

Team Overview:

UK Tech: Our team focuses on technology strategy, design and delivery. From AI to 5G to Cloud, we work on the latest tech whilst building out our web presence and CRM systems for fixed and mobile networks. We’re bold, proactive, forward-thinking and collaborative. Together, we’re proud of the products and services we deliver for our customers.

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

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 diverse community; close to street food, cafes and shops.

The closest tube station is Aldgate East and Liverpool Street is about a 10-minute walk.

Inclusion:

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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