Principal Engineer (AWS)

Closing date
9 Jul 2021

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Technology & New Media
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With 24 million customers across six countries, Sky is Europe's leading media and entertainment company and is proud to be part of the Comcast group. Our 32,000 employees help connect our customers to the very best entertainment, sports, news, arts and to our own local, original content.
Following the success of Sky originals like Chernobyl, we plan to double our investment in original content by 2024. We're also developing a new TV and movie studio, Sky Studios Elstree, which is expected to lead to the creation of over 2,000 new jobs and generate an additional £3 billion of production investment in UK creative sector in the first five years alone.
Our technology allows Sky customers to watch what they want, when they want, how they want and connects millions of people to content they love. And our online streaming service, NOW TV, brings viewers all the enjoyment of Sky with the flexibility of a contract-free service.


* Lead from the frontline the design and delivery of cutting-edge distributed software systems
* Define architectural direction for many projects across multiple squads
* Coach and motivate others in the team, listen and share knowledge
* Act as a bridge between our development teams and other technical teams, product stakeholders and architects
* Design complex integrations and write technical documentation
* Learn new technologies, design patterns and processes, introducing them where appropriate

* Substantial experience as a software architect and a developer
* Hands-on AWS cloud experience, ideally with serious serverless projects
* The ability to identify and solve problems and work with minimal guidance and direction
* Restless attitude and a drive to always make things better and quicker
* Excellent knowledge of English with first-rate verbal and written communication skills
* Ideally published blog posts and/or contributed to open source projects
* Experience in the Media industry is desirable but not essential

* Private pension
* MacBook
* Flexible working (hybrid model)
* Bonus scheme
* Healthcare
* Dental Insurance
* Cycle to Work
* Holiday Buy

* Telephone call with Recruiters/Sourcers
* 45 mins call with Hiring Managers
* 90 mins Video Call with the senior team members, technical interview
* Offer!
AWS, ServerlessAWS, Serverless, Software Architecture

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