Java Developer – Sky Technology, Leeds (Java, Developer)


Sky is Europe's leading entertainment company and serves over 22 million customers across five countries. Our business in the UK and Ireland has come a long way since starting out as a satellite broadcaster in 1989 and we’re not stopping there. We’re home to award-winning teams for everything from Customer Service to Marketing, from Technology to Finance, meaning there’s plenty of opportunity for you, no matter what your career goals.
As Sky grows, we’re seeking a talented software engineer with a strong Java development background to enable the rapid delivery of high quality, customer focused services to meet and exceed customer experience and usability requirements.

The perks:
As a valued employee of Sky, you’ll benefit from a free Sky Q premium package (one off payment required for installation), an excellent pension scheme, private health care and a share save scheme. There’s a great range of other benefits to fit around your needs too.

Your key responsibilities:
• You will interpret business requirements and deliver high quality, customer focused technical solutions and implementations meeting and exceeding customer experience and usability requirements.
• You will deliver rich internet applications (RIA), in an agile environment primarily using open source technologies and the best deployment techniques.
• Drive best technology and software development practices into the team with passion and enthusiasm.
• Working in an agile and team driven approach, strive for continuous improvement within the team

Your skills:
• 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
• Proven mentoring capabilities

If you’re ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today

Happy to talk flexible working

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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Job reference information
Advertiser Sky Technology Leeds
Contact Name Sean Allen
Telephone (Please reference Dice when calling)
Reference 27052
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