Javascript Developer - Cross Train (Online Service) - Sky Technology, Leeds

  • Location: England - Yorkshire - Leeds
  • Employee status: Permanent
  • Closing date: Ongoing
  • Reference number: 37002

We’re part of Europe’s leading entertainment and communications business. With over 22 million customers across five countries, we make life easier by entertaining and connecting people. It’s a genuine team effort. That’s why we want talented people, like you, to join us and help make the future happen.

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 use cutting edge tools and technologies to create rich user experiences; all whilst working in an Agile environment.

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:

As Sky grows, we’re seeking a talented Developer to enable the rapid delivery of high quality, customer focused services to meet and exceed customer experience and usability requirements within our Online Service tribe. Within this position, we offer the opportunity to cross-train in JavaScript on the job with all the support required. You will be an experienced Developer with strong knowledge in another language such as Java, Ruby, PHP or .Net.

- Developing high quality, testable and high performance software using agile practices

- Participating in regular showcases of new work to the product owners and business stakeholder

- Working in an agile and team driven approach.

Your skills:

- You are able to write great code from scratch using SOLID principles and are also competent in frameworks such as React, Express and Node (highly desirable).

- Experience working with complex restful XML and JSON api

- Understanding of highly resilient and performant services

- Exposure or appreciation of agile development practices with a wiliness to be a proactive participant in the agile process

- You are a team player and recognise the benefits of pair programming for complex features and problem solving.

- You are an advocate of TDD, BDD and Agile principles.

- Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

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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