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Android Developer

  • Employee status: Permanent
  • Closing date: Ongoing
  • Reference number: 43811

We’re part of Europe’s leading entertainment and communications business. With over 23 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.

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 and private health care. Plus, there’s a great range of other benefits to fit around your needs too.

The opportunity would see you join the Mobile Client software development team (Sky Go / Sky Q), which forms part of a much wider collection of teams that develop the Mobile platform and associated clients. Together we use cutting edge, highly scalable, technology to delight our customers with online services which allow them to consume Sky content online and on numerous hardware platforms.

Key Responsibilities

As an Android Developer within the Mobile Client team you would: 

-Collaborate daily with the implementation team (developers, analysts, product owners, etc.) 

-Develop high quality, testable and performant software using agile practices 

-Implement new features according to their acceptance criteria, as well as maintain and improve the existing features/codebase with an incremental and continuous improvement approach to deliver

-Quality should be at the heart of everything you do. Along with the wider team, you’ll be responsible for ensuring quality and security of the application. 

-Benefit of a great career progression support, including and not limited to access to LinkedIn Learning and Pluralsight courses, half a day for self-learning every other week and great mentorship programme   

Your skills

-At least one year development experience in Java or Kotlin

-Knowledge of OOP design patterns and best practices 

-Knowledge of Agile methodologies and best practices 

-Good communication skills, ability to work collaboratively in teams of various sizes 

-Knowledge of Source Control (Git)

-Enthusiasm of new technologies being used in the Android community such as Kotlin

-Understanding of why code quality is important and knowledge of testing frameworks 

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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