Developer

Sky UK

Developer

Salary Not Specified

Sky UK, Leeds

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Remote working

Posted 2 days ago, 15 May | Get your application in today.

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: ec0d358a34ad4890b793e9077dfdab80

Full Job Description

  • You will work in a cross platform mobile team to deliver new features and iterate on the existing sky news apps.

  • You will focus on iOS development, bringing a solid background in good code quality and unit testing.

  • Work on exciting new feature development expanding the Sky News app to offer better product experiences to our users.

  • You will work within an agile team environment alongside Android developer, Business analyst & automation test engineers.

  • Involved in maintaining the release cadence and working towards continuous delivery.

  • Monitoring app releases and automating reporting to create a reliable product.

  • Help develop and maintain our Typescript backend for frontend.

    Good experience with Native iOS development using Swift.

  • Good experience with unit testing with XCTest

  • Superb communication skills in English with the ability to provide written & verbal updates.

  • A passion for driving the quality, performance, and resilience of the app technology.

  • Some knowledge of software engineering standard methodologies and non-functional requirements

  • Good problem solving and analytical abilities.

  • Knowledge and experience of Agile methodologies and standard processes (Scrum, Kanban, etc.)

  • Some experience of using git

  • Nice to have: some Javascript/Typescript experience.

    Working in Tech, Product or Data at Sky is about building the next and the new. From broadband to broadcast, streaming to mobile, SkyQ to Sky Glass, we never stand still. We optimise and innovate., Our spacious tech hub is less than a mile from Leeds train station. There's plenty of parking in the surrounding streets and at the nearby CitiPark.


  • Need a break? You can blow off steam over a game of pool or table tennis and stay fit at our subsidised gym.

    We'd love to hear from you

    Inventive, forward-thinking minds come together to work in Tech, Product and Data at Sky. It's a place where you can explore what if, how far, and what next.

    But better doesn't stop at what we do, it's how we do it, too. We embrace each other's differences. We support our community and contribute to a sustainable future for our business and the planet.

    If you believe in better, we'll back you all the way.

    Just so you know: if your application is successful, we'll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.

    Want to deliver brilliant products and unmissable entertainment that grips millions of households? Our 1000 strong, Product Delivery team does everything from developing innovative AI technology to creating the best HDR viewing experience for TV products. From Sky Go to Sky Q & Sky Glass, we take our products to the next level and make them more agile and reliable with every release.

    The rewards

    There's one thing people can't stop talking about when it comes to #LifeAtSky: the perks. Here's a taster:
  • Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place

  • The magic of Sky Glass at an exclusive rate

  • A generous pension package

  • Private healthcare

  • Discounted mobile and broadband

  • A wide range of Sky VIP rewards and experiences