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Senior React Native Developer

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Recruiter: Sky
Listed on: 25th November
Location: Leeds
Salary/Rate: £55,000 - £65,000
Type: Permanent

Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 6 countries, make your mark at Europe's leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.

Digital Technology focuses on technology strategy, design, and delivery. From AI to 5G to Cloud, we work on the latest tech whilst building out our web presence and CRM systems for fixed and mobile networks. We're bold, proactive, forward-thinking, and collaborative. Together, we're proud of the products and services we deliver for our customers.

What you'll do:

* Be part of a new greenfield project building the new My Sky App in React Native from the ground up * Create high quality software using Agile methodologies * Participate in the full software life cycle, including support and continuous integration * Work with colleagues from other platforms such as Android or Web to increase code reuse * Drive continuous improvement within a self-regulating team * Have plenty of opportunity to learn new things, as well as coaching and mentoring others

What you'll bring:

* Strong experience in JavaScript and React Native * Experience with Swift or Java/Kotlin * Experience with RESTful services integration * Experience using Continuous Integration (CircleCI, App Center, Jenkins, etc) * Hands on, demonstrable experience of designing solutions for feature requirements in the Agile Scrum teams and translating these into high quality code * Knowledge and experience of a wide range of Agile methodologies and best practices (Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc)

Nice to have:

* Working with GraphQL; Firebase; Google Cloud Platform (GCP) * Setting up automation testing for React Native applications * Building Native modules for iOS or Android and use of TypeScript

Team Overview

The My Sky App Family is at the heart of providing outstanding customer service through both the iOS and Android apps which touch every part of a Sky customer's experience. We solve a wide range of problems creatively and no two days are the same. You will be joining a diverse team where the focus is on collaboration, doing what's best for the customer and our people, and having fun whilst we do it.

The Rewards:

There's a reason people can't stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

* Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place * A generous pension package * Private healthcare * Discounted mobile and broadband * Access a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experiences

Where you'll work:


Our spacious tech hub is under a mile away from Leeds train station, with free water taxis available from Granary Wharf. There's also plenty of parking in the surrounding streets and at the nearby CitiPark.

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


We take pride in our approach to diversity and inclusion: we've been recognised by The Times and Stonewall for this, and we've committed £30million to support the fight against racial injustice. We've also set ambitious targets for increasing ethnic diversity and representation throughout our organisation.

At Sky we don't just look at your CV. We're more focused on who you are and your potential. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we're happy to discuss flexible working.

And we'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

Why wait?

Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can't wait to hear from you.

To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.

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.

Contact Name: sara ackroyd
Reference: TJ/8480/60398_1637848365
Job ID: 3010654

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