12 Jun 2018

Permanent Principal Engineer

Sky – Posted by AdminBrentwood, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

We’re part of Europe’s leading entertainment company with over 23 million customers across seven countries, we make life easier by entertaining and connecting people. It’s a genuine team effort. That’s why we want talented people, like you, to join us and help make the future happen.

This role is an exciting opportunity to join us and work within our growing project execution team

“We’re looking for creative individuals to join our team and gain exposure to some of the most exciting projects we’ve ever worked on. You will engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff to manage and enhance innovative consumer products. You will work closely with an internal inter-disciplinary team, and outside partners to drive key aspects of product definition, execution and test.”

The perks

As a valued employee, you’ll benefit from a free Sky Q premium package (one off payment required for installation), an excellent pension scheme and private health care. What’s more, you’ll also have access to over 12,000 LinkedIn Learning courses to support your development.

To find out more about working with us, search #LifeatSky on LinkedIn, Twitter or Instagram.

Your key responsibilities: 

Be a key member or a lead of a small team of highly motivated developers using knowledge of both software and hardware devices.

– Software Component Integration, writing and debugging low level code.
– Take responsibility for delivery of software features to the committed schedule.
– Track individual defect fixes or new developments against the schedule and provide status reports to the team leader.
– Identify technical changes necessary to achieve a specific requirement.
– Take responsibility for the quality of your own code.
– Escalate, where necessary, project and technical conflicts.

Your skills:

– Strong team player. Enjoys collaborative working.
– Excellent communication and organisational skills.
– A self-motivated person who can work in a demanding environment to strict time lines.
– Creative, innovative thinker with good problem solving skills.
– Meticulous and thorough with a healthy respect for quality and standards.
– Proven software engineering experience with a sound appreciation of all aspects of the software life cycle.
– Ability to analyse and improve working practises within the team as well as the products developed.
– Evidence of practical achievements in the application of one or more of the following skill and knowledge sets – Excellent knowledge of applying C in a multitasking embedded environment, Linux development and POSIX standards, Real Time Operating Systems, Defect database tracking and maintenance, Software architecture and design, DVB, XSI, DSS Digital TV standards and understanding of low level Set Top Box software is a must.

Closing Date: Ongoing

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Job Categories: Engineering. Job Types: Permanent. Job Tags: Job. Salary: Competitive.

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