PHP Developer

Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 7 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 to add to the teams of passionate individuals who build and support the major web products of our Sky Sports brand across UK, Germany and Italy. You will be joining a friendly, established group of creative people, always looking to elevate and modernise the applications which millions of people rely on every day for information and entertainment" - Bogdan Leonte, Lead Developer

What you'll do:

As a PHP Software Developer, for, Group Digital Platforms, you'll be pivotal in building Sky Sports Web and Mobile applications.

- Produce clean, well-tested and documented code; demonstrate a strong understanding and application of modern software design principles. - Ensure all code written has appropriate and relevant test coverage - Work with stakeholders to elicit requirements, break down work into smaller items and ensure there is enough information available to progress with development - Release and support Sky Sports products into the live environment - Partake in code reviews within your squad and across the department. - Work with senior technical staff to advocate & advance modern software development processes

Be a part of Sky's software engineering community and actively contribute to development meetings, guilds and wider Sky initiatives

What you'll bring:

- Strong and demonstrable understanding of PHP, JavaScript, Python or similar - A strong understanding of popular source control and common branching and commit strategies Knowledge of common CI/CD build & release tooling - Knowledge of cloud platforms (Cloudfoundry, GCP, Heroku, AWS, Azure etc) - Know-how of the key values and principles of Agile, including purpose of ceremonies and Agile estimating and planning

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

Where you'll work:


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

You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym or we even have pool and table tennis tables.


Recognised as an 'Inclusive Top 50 Employer' and a 'Times Top 50 Employer for Women', we're working hard to ensure we're a truly inclusive place to work. This means we don't just look at your CV. We're more focused on who you are and the potential you'll bring to Sky. 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.

Sky are moving into a Hybrid way of working, which will enable you to manage a balance of office and working from home.

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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23/06/2021 15:11:00
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