Technical Project Manager

Employer
British Sky Broadcasting Group
Location
Isleworth, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
29 Sep 2020

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
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We're Sky, Europe's biggest entertainment brand. Think top-quality shows. Breaking news. Innovative tech. Must-have products. Careers here mean the freedom and support you need to make an impact - pushing boundaries, creating solutions, hitting targets. And as part of our close-knit team, you'll enjoy plenty of benefits. Plus, experiences you'll only find at Sky.The perks Sky Q, a generous pension and private health care. Access to over 12,000 LinkedIn Learning courses to support your development. And if that's not enough, our award-winning Osterley campus boasts six subsidised restaurants, a cinema, gym, and much more. To find out more about working with us, search #LifeatSky on LinkedIn, Twitter or Instagram. You will: As a Technical Project Manager within the Voice & AI function you will be responsible for the planning and tracking of services used by many of Sky customers across a range of consumer devices, primarily around how we connect those customers to content.§ Working closely with Product managers and Technical specialists within the team, create a milestone plan for several services§ Work closely with other Technology teams to produce a coherent E2E plan§ Define a deployment strategy for each service§ Track delivery status, and provide reports to stakeholders, usually the Product and Technology teams§ Suggest corrective actions where necessary§ Help Triage defects coming from test, trials and A/B testing activities§ Build collaborative relationships with senior stakeholders across business, operational and delivery areas as a 'trusted advisor'You'll have:§ A pragmatic result - and delivery- oriented mindset, with a track record of having deployed technology to customers at scale § Experience of Project managing cloud deployments in AWS would be highly beneficial § Experience of delivery software services and products using different methodologies, mainly Agile§ Experience in quickly grasping technical concepts in both familiar and unfamiliar domains§ The ability to multi-task and run a portfolio of projects at different stages of the lifecycle§ Skills as a brilliant communicator and listener, who can translate messages and simplify and summarise problems in a straightforward and succinct manner.§ A flexible approach and be able to adapt your style and methods to get the best out of the business in delivering a programme.§ Skills to be open and transparent in everything that you do. So, what are you waiting for? Apply now for a chance to forge your own career path and be brilliant as part of a bright, talented team. 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, we might withdraw the offer.We're happy to discuss flexible working. 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.A job you love to talk aboutJob ID: 51878Job Area: Software & Product Development
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