Software Developer C++ Sky Glass 61619

England, London, Isleworth
24 Jun 2022
22 Jul 2022
Sky Group
Contract Type

What you'll do:

As a C++/Qt Developer working on the cross-platform Sky Q and Sky Glass User Interface, you'll be drawing on your know-how to deliver high quality features quickly. You will be encouraged to help solve the problems faced in this domain with the potential of bringing new solutions or technologies to the platform. You'll be knowledgeable and passionate about technology, enjoy pairing with other smart people and use agile to ensure your projects succeed.

  • Develop Sky Products' User Interface with excellent quality software using Agile techniques such as Test Driven Development and Pair Programming

  • Work with a large team, on a large, complex codebase

  • Drive best technology and software development practices into the team with passion and enthusiasm

  • Take an active role in Story definition, assisting QA's and business stakeholders with Acceptance criteria

  • Participate in regular showcases of new work to the product owners and business stakeholders

  • Strive for continuous improvement within the team

  • Actively support Agile development methods and best practices

What you'll bring:

  • Strong C++ development background and comfortable working in a Linux environment

  • Strong unit testing and Agile background is essential

  • Strong GUI experience using UI frameworks

  • Exposure to Qt is highly beneficial

  • Regular use of agile and XP practices such as pairing and TDD are highly beneficial

  • Experience of development on embedded devices, graphics stacks would be a bonus

  • Working alongside creative colleagues, and bringing their work to life as faithfully as possible

  • Knowledge and experience of a wide range of best of breed open source and commercial technologies

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
* Access a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experiences

Where you'll work:

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, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There's also plenty of bike shelters and showers.
On campus, you'll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, 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.

We take pride in our approach to diversity and inclusion: we've been recognised by The Times and Stonewall for this, and we've committed £30million to support the fight against racial injustice. We've also set ambitious targets for increasing ethnic diversity and representation throughout our organisation.
At Sky we don't just look at your CV. We're more focused on who you are and your potential. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, So we're happy to discuss flexible working.
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.

Why wait?

Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can't wait to hear from you.

To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.

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 you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.