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Javascript Developer (cross-training provided) - Sky Technology

  • Lancashire
  • 28,000-29,999 per annum
  • March 26, 2019
  • Permanent
About the Job:
Sky is Europe's leading entertainment company and serves 21 million customers across five countries. We offer the best and broadest range of content, deliver market-leading customer service and use innovative technology to give customers a better TV experience. 

Javascript is becoming an increasingly used technology for several teams here at Sky. Using the latest frameworks such as React, Angular2 with NodeJS we are able to build world class applications in Javascript and we are looking to expand on our expertise in this technology stack. We are now welcoming Software Engineers with previous experience in other technologies to apply, join, and cross-train to become a Javascript Developer. 

If you are successful, you will initially join a Javascript bootcamp to get you up to speed with this language and best practices, and working closely with the different Tribes to understand how we use Javascript at Sky. 

The culture 

We are not afraid to think differently, we do things exceptionally well, and we don't do anything small. You will be working with people who have passion and fire in their belly, but people who are also fun and have a good sense of humour. As a Sky employee you are empowered to do what's right and what's best for you and your team. We encourage continuous self-development and even have an internal Javascript guild that meets regularly to talk and discuss the latest trends using Javascript. If you are passionate about technology and love working with like-minded people then this will be a great place for you to build your career. 

Would these attributes describe you:

*Previous experience working in an Agile environment - small, feature driven squads or teams using sprint / SCRUM / KANBAN frameworks
*Able to demonstrate a working knowledge of test driven methods and solid engineering behaviours and patterns. 
*Prior experience with principles such as pair programming and continuous integration
*Designing and developing commercial web sites using technologies like PHP, Java, Ruby, Javascript, Python, C#.
*Experience of OO development and design patterns
*Exposure to Open Source Software participation and delivery
*Demonstrate a willingness to be a proactive participant in the agile process
*Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment 
*Ability to interpret business requirements and deliver high quality, customer focused technical solutions and implementations meeting and exceeding customer experience and usability requirements.

The perks:

At Sky, we're committed to providing great rewards to the people who drive our success, and that's not just with a competitive salary and generous annual leave. You'll also benefit from a free Sky+HD premium package, an excellent pension scheme, private health care and a share save scheme. There's a range of other benefits to help you make valuable tax and national insurance savings too.

It's our people that make Sky Europe's leading entertainment company. That's why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.

If you are successful in your application for this role, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your Criminal Record Check.

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