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Hit the ground running on this accelerated learning 7-month graduate programme. Take a hands-on approach using agile methodologies. Work alongside experts in our DevOps and SRE teams and make sure we stay ahead of the game.
Hit the ground running on this accelerated learning 7-month graduate programme. Take a hands-on approach using agile methodologies. Work alongside experts in our DevOps & SRE teams and make sure we stay ahead of the game.
Join the teams that built Sky Mobile, NOW, Sky Q and Sky Glass. Create products used by millions. Take the lead on challenging and exciting projects. Collaborate with our software teams across the globe on video streaming platforms. With the support of a leading software delivery team, create high-quality, testable products designed to bring customers more of what they love. There’s only one place you’ll see action like this in your career – and that’s Sky.
On our accelerated programme you’ll create the best environments for our technology projects. Make sure our products remain available once they’re deployed to production. Be involved in scaling our applications. Find yourself in Group Product, Reliability Engineering or Enterprise Engineering, working on a wide range of technology projects across our business.
You’ll learn a lot in 7 months. Spend your first four weeks understanding reliability engineering principles and learning what it takes to be a DevOps Engineer in our dedicated bootcamp. Over the remaining six months, with our guidance, you’ll put your newly acquired skills into practice on live projects.
Once you’ve completed the programme, you’ll move one of our reliability engineering teams, which provides a variety of support and deployment activities to our Development, Quality Assurance and Release Management teams. Here you’ll help reduce costs, improve products, enhance service availability, tighten security, and boost our growth. Top quality is always a priority as you deliver effective, innovative software.
On this programme you’ll ensure software is delivered to an excellent standard within a busy agile team, where quality is the highest priority. This could include:
The one essential requirement is that you have or will be graduating soon. It doesn’t matter what your degree is in. Other skills you may have include:
To be eligible for this role you are required to have the appropriate right to work in the UK by the start date of the programme. Please be aware Sky does not offer sponsorship for this programme.
This graduate programme is now closed for applications for our 2024 intake. To register your interest for 2025, click below and we'll keep you updated.
"We look at people that are right at the start of their careers in technology. We offer them an environment where they can learn, where they can be supported and become part of our future workforce."
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Once your application is in, we’ll ask you to complete our immersive digital assessments. They’re mostly situational questions and will also include a video interview. You’ll also take part in an additional test where you can show us your coding skills.
For the final assessment stage, we’ll invite you to our bespoke in-person assessment centre. You’ll get the opportunity to impress us in person and get a feel for what it’s really like to work at Sky.
The day could include an individual interview, group discussion or individual exercise. We’ll give you plenty of notice and let you know how best to prepare for the day.
Once you’ve completed all the assessment steps, we’ll let you know when you can expect to hear back from us. Good luck!
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I would definitely recommend someone to do the grad programme at Sky. There’s the five-week bootcamp which makes sure everyone’s on the same level, everyone knows the technologies that are used and then as you go into the teams you're still training, you're still learning.