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Senior Java Developer

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Recruiter: Sky
Listed on: 20th December 2021
Location: Isleworth
Salary/Rate: Competitive
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.
We are looking for talented Software Engineers to join our team and provide analytics ready data, enabling our data driven culture. You will join a new team being spun up, to build a new declarative ETL pipeline based on Google's Cloud Dataflow, Google pub/sub, Apache Beam and Googles Big Query.
Experience in these technologies or equivalent is desirable but not mandatory. If you are new to this area but highly proficient in Java or Scala and willing to learn quickly then this is a great opportunity to become an industry expert on Google Cloud Services.
What you'll do:
* Design, build, test and maintain data pipelines, according to business and technical requirements * Deliver observable, reliable, and secure software, embracing "you build it you run it" mentality, and focus on automation and GitOps * Continually work on improving the codebase and have active participation in all aspects of the team, including agile ceremonies * Take an active role in story definition, assisting business partners with acceptance criteria * Work with Principal Engineers and Architects to share and contribute to the broader technical vision * Develop and champion best practices, striving towards excellence and raising the bar within the department
What you'll bring:
* Highly proficient in Java or Scala * Strong Test-Driven Development background, with understanding of levels of testing required to continuously deliver value to production * Experience of near Real Time Data Pipeline development in a similar Big Data Engineering role is advantageous * Hands on programming experience of the following (or similar) technologies is advantageous: Google +Pub/Sub, Google BigQuery, Google Dataflow / Apache Beam/ Scio, Google Dataproc / Apache Spark * Data modelling experience advantageous * Delivery experience within an agile environment using Scrum/ Kanban methodologies and Pair Programming
Department overview:
We're the Product Hub. We're the team behind your favourite Sky products, and the platforms that power them. We make every moment magical, everywhere. Our team is made up of self-motivated, big thinkers who have a knack for solving problems and find new ways to captivate millions of customers by putting them at the heart of everything we do. From Sky Glass, Sky Q, Peacock and NOW to news and sports apps, we make entertainment even better and we can't wait to get started on what's next.
Team Overview
Global OTT Technology
With around 1,500 colleagues our Global OTT Technology team covers everything from global video engineering and client apps to reliability, security, metadata integration and more. We make our award-winning entertainment easily available for everyone by looking after all of the streaming services including NOW, Peacock and Sky Showtime.
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, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There's also plenty of bike shelters and showers.
On campus, you'll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, 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.