DevOps Manager
Sky
Isleworth, England
7h ago

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.

As someone who is immersed in the culture of SRE, you know the challenges faced by teams working to maintain world class systems.

The successful candidate will be responsible for defining and managing the objectives of a team to support delivery of software balanced with the operational readiness, resiliency and quality standards of the OTT Reliability Engineering team.

We are seeking highly skilled individuals in this field who relish a challenge and who are passionate about building world class systems architectures.

What you'll do :

  • Manage the day-to-day prioritise of a team of Site Reliability Engineers, delivering new systems, and supporting existing production-critical systems, and participate in the on-call rota.
  • Manage the budget for the team and ensure that Sky gets good value from its team and tooling.
  • Support, maintain and improve the integrity, security and reliability of Sky’s existing systems.
  • Ensure the team is structured to deliver systems that are fully automated (throughout their entire lifecycle), designed for failure, kept as simple as possible, defined as code (IaC) and have security as a first-class citizen.
  • Collaborate with software delivery stakeholders to support departmental delivery objectives.
  • Collaborate with architects and software engineers to ensure new systems are engineered according to SRE best practise
  • Ensure the team is aware of and adheres to Sky’s Change, Incident and Problem Management policies.
  • Ensure that Sky security policies are adhered to and the team is aware of its responsibilities
  • What you'll bring :

  • A background in technology architecture, design, and development with demonstrable role progression. It is important that the candidate can understand the bigger picture of application / API design, as well as overall systems design.
  • Experience with Kafka is essential.
  • Experience managing engineering teams.
  • Experience engineering code in at least one high-level programming language, using software configuration management (git etc)
  • Experience administering operating systems (including virtualised, bare-metal, cloud and container), networking and persistence technologies.
  • Experience building highly automated infrastructure using modern tooling (e.g. Ansible), and immutable, everything-as-code methodologies.
  • Understanding of modern DevOps and SRE processes and methodologies
  • Great communication skills able to engage with and explain complex technologies to senior stakeholders.
  • OTT : Our team develops and supports technologies for Sky, globally. No matter the device, the time or the place, we make sure that engaging large, diverse audiences with premium entertainment is possible.

    Our vision is to deliver the world’s best entertainment.

    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 : Osterley :

    Osterley :

    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, Chiswick Park, Gunnersbury, Acton Town and Ealing Broadway tube stations.

    There’s also plenty of parking, bike shelters and showers.

    On campus you’ll find six subsidised restaurants 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.

    Inclusion :

    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 support you as much as we can with the option to start and finish earlier or later depending on your needs.

    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.

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