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 accountable for delivery for all the work within Digital Technology against agreed timescales and delivery plans.
  • Build out a Delivery function from the ground up, establishing a structure and operating model – you’ll design the target operating model for your team, defining clear ownership, responsibilities, and processes in order to meet the organisation’s strategic goals.
  • Develop and deliver methodologies for Agile at Scale and portfolio management in collaboration with our stakeholders, continually improving processes and adjusting to business needs.
  • Create productive relationships with other delivery organisations within Sky, collaborating to improve ways of working across the organisation.
  • Manage high performance and monitor outputs across your team closely using results to drive continuous improvements that are clearly aligned to our objectives and personal development plans.
  • Be a member of the Senior Leadership Team within the department, working with other senior team members to drive continual improvements across the entire department.
  • Provide up to date reporting and status to senior stakeholders and executives.

What you’ll bring:

  • Significant experience in managing software delivery programmes from initiation to release, working closely with multi-disciplined software delivery teams.
  • Knowledge and experience of delivering complex, high-budget technology initiatives in Agile, Waterfall and mixed-mode organisations across both web and back-end systems.
  • Experience in creating and owning delivery functions consisting of project and programme managers, business analysts and operations managers, all working together to drive best practice deliveries in a frequently changing environment.
  • An inclusive leader with boundless optimism, unwilling to tolerate mediocrity and passionate about quality and excellence.
  • Track record of leading teams and demonstrable leadership qualities, such as delegation and coaching for appropriate outcomes.
  • Organisational Awareness – knowledge of handling both internal stakeholders and counterparts in interfacing organisations. Ability to think of approaches beyond establishing traditional support arrangement boundaries for internal service

UK&I Technology

Ground-breaking projects. Innovative tech. Top innovation. Join our UK&I Technology team and you’ll work across technology projects that drive our TV, broadband, mobile and Sky Connect services. You’ll be at the heart of delivering the technology roadmaps that support our UK and Ireland businesses, with a focus on customer innovations for Sky Glass. That’s not all. You’ll also design, develop and deliver digital services for millions of customers across the UK.

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:

Leeds:

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.

Inclusion:

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.

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