Java/Scala Developer (Identity) - Sky Technology, Leeds

  • Location: England - Yorkshire - Leeds
  • Employee status: Permanent
  • Closing date: Ongoing
  • Reference number: 36927

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.

Who you’ll be working with

Based at our world class Leeds Dock campus, which is one of the largest technical hubs in the UK, it’s a strategic location for our business and offers a vibrant place to work.

Our new teams have a real ‘start up’ feel and there’s loads of room for development. You’ll have the chance to use cutting edge tools and technologies to create rich user experiences; all whilst working in an Agile environment

You will be working within the Identity tribe in Leeds.

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

·Experience of Scala Development is highly desirable

·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 

·Security background highly desirable


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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