Technology Graduate Programme

Osterley, West London and Livingston, Scotland
04 Oct 2016
27 Oct 2016
Job Type
Graduate schemes

Sky is Europe's leading entertainment company and serves 21 million customers across five countries. Together our people deliver the best and broadest range of content, market-leading customer service and innovative technology. We work hard to give our customers a better experience and we’re not stopping there.

Believing in better has helped us become a thriving FTSE 100 company. We’ve developed amazing products and services and delivered exceptional entertainment to over 11 million households across the UK and Ireland. Our success is largely thanks to the dedicated people that work here. Join us as a Developer and you’ll be part of the team that continually delivers brilliant results, the right way.

About the programme

Our graduates get involved in our pioneering technologies from the get-go. Working in collaborative teams they’ve worked on the systems that beam amazing entertainment into over one in three UK and Irish homes, the infrastructure that delivers online and mobile content to millions of customers; whenever they want, wherever they are. They’ve learnt about the technology underpinning broadband so fast that everything else seems like dial-up. They’ve helped launch new channels, on-going development of Sky Q, Sky AdSmart and NOW TV, as well as the technology behind services used by our customers and on-screen Sky Sports commentators. What will you be involved with next?

How the programme works

Join us in either Osterley (West London) or Livingston (near Edinburgh) on a structured, two-year programme. Through practical on-the-job training and support, you’ll become a fully-rounded technology professional. You’ll start with a seven-week induction to help you get started and there’ll be on-going development opportunities throughout.

Livingston, near Edinburgh is the home of over 700 Technology staff who focus on delivering an excellent customer experience. Your rotations here will be with our Analyst and Operations teams. You could be developing an entirely new customer management platform or making sure our customer accounts are managed securely.

In Osterley, West London, you’ll complete rotations across Analysis, Development, Testing and Operations. Here you may work with our teams in Broadcast, Sky Network Services and Customer Information Systems, developing our latest mobile apps, launching new Broadcast channels or testing new Sky products.

The perks

As a valued graduate at Sky you’ll have access to our fantastic range of benefits, including generous holiday, a competitive salary and free Sky+HD premium package as well as structured in-house training and development. The programme starts with a seven-week induction to help you get started with on-going development opportunities throughout.

What you’ll need

You’ll either have, or be on track to complete, an undergraduate degree in any discipline. You’ll also be highly numerate and a great problem solver, with a genuine passion for technology.

Due to the fast-paced nature of Sky's businesses; our vacancy close dates may be subject to change – at present the closing date for applications is Thursday 27th October 2016 at 4pm.

It’s our people that make Sky Europe’s leading entertainment company. That’s why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.

If you are successful in your application for this role, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your Criminal Record Check.

Believe in Better.