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Senior Front End Developer

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Recruiter: Sky
Listed on: 20th December 2021
Location: Isleworth
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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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.

What you'll do:

* Develop high quality, testable and performant software using Agile practices. * Help the team choose the best solutions and technologies for the task in hand. * Be participating in the full software life cycle, including support and continuous integration. * Assist analysts and business partners in shaping, estimating, and planning new requirements. * Own, troubleshoot and resolve code defects * Mentor and coach junior members of the team

What you'll bring:

* At least 2-3 years developing production-grade front end applications with TypeScript, ReactJS and/or similar JS frameworks. Experience with Docker or Kubernetes would be an advantage * Experience with CSS, SASS or LESS and have built applications with a responsive web design * Have extensive knowledge of state management libraries such as Redux, Flux and Mobx and have used revision control system such as git, svn or GitHub * Have a proven track record writing tests with JavaScript testing libraries, such as Jest, Chai, Mocha, Jasmine and Enzyme, ideally following a Test-Driven Development methodology. * Have experience with build management and CI systems such as Jenkins, Teamcity, Circleci, Travis, bamboo etc * Must be able to write high quality, elegant and clean code. * Ability to provide technical leadership, mentoring and coaching internally. Experience of taking a senior or lead role on the development of complex frontend applications, that are highly robust, transactional and performant.

The Global OTT Data Platforms (GOTTD) department is leading the way in many areas of data. The department has designed and built a world-leading real time data analytics platform, using the latest cloud and open-source technologies. We stream billions of events each day to enable our partner teams across Sky and Comcast deliver customer-led sophisticated insights and analytics.

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 Osterley campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Chiswick Park, Gunnersbury, Acton Town and Ealing Broadway tube stations. There's also plenty of parking, bike shelters and showers.

On campus you'll find six subsidised restaurants and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.


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.