Senior Tools Specialist


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We’re part of Europe’s leading entertainment and communications business. With over 22 million customers across five 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.
The perks
As a valued employee of Sky, you’ll benefit from a free Sky Q premium package (one off payment required for installation), an excellent pension scheme and private health care. Plus, there’s a great range of other benefits to fit around your needs too.
Your Key Responsibilities:
• Work under the Solutions Manager delivering tool solutions that meet defined objectives, schedules, standards, cost targets and help deliver the departmental strategy.
• Provide technical expertise, guidance and support for 30+ commercial and open-source tools and applications for a user base of 1000+.
• Demonstrate through results, an aptitude for supporting and delivering multiple activities in parallel while maintaining schedule and responding effectively to changes in priority.
• Provide professional development planning, estimation, issue & risk reporting and stakeholder management in keeping with department standards.
• Proactively engage the 1000+ user base to ensure tool capabilities are always ahead of what they need
• Contribute to the strategic direction of SDLC tools in Sky, by integrating, extending and customising vendor products and contributing to the creation of internal tools used to deliver improved efficiency and controls to development teams.
• Continuously identify methods to increase the value delivered by the SDLC toolset, keeping ahead of the technology roadmap and in step with latest market innovations.
• Contribute to providing coordinated day to day support for the SDLC toolset to Sky user groups.
Your Skills:
• Excellent customer management skills
• Commercial experience of multiple software development services.
• Good working knowledge source code control.
• Good working knowledge of defect tracking systems
• Excellent problem management and investigation skills.
• Excellent customer management skills.
• Experience developing utilities or tools
• Familiarity with software delivery lifecycle

• Experience in building and deploying software using a variety of tools
If you’re ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today.
Happy to talk 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.
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.
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