Junior Machine Learning Engineer

Job description

Want to do the best work of your life? Make your mark at Europe’s leading entertainment brand. Our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work – a place where you can be yourself and let your skills shine.
“Innovation isn’t one single spark, it’s a passion for relentless pushing to understand our place in tomorrow’s media and its connection to the audience” Tom Des Jardins, Director Innovation and AI
Join our team! Build innovative applications using AI/ML to make new products that will be the future of media. We have a number of projects to work that all share the same goal: use AI/ML techniques to improve aspects of media consumption.

The Innovation and AI team’s mission is to differentiate the Sky experience by making it more personal, more interactive and more engaging than ever before. You will have an awesome opportunity to join a speedboat environment and enable new ways for our customers to discover and enjoy the amazing content that Sky offers.

One of the projects we have recently launched creates a new experience for sports fans – personalised game highlights. We have a system set up for football, cricket and golf and we want to extend it to support multiple sport types in the near future. Another example is related to performing content analysis on our movies and entertainment programs where we need to detect and record various semantic entities and events to drive workflow automation and content discovery. There is more in the pipeline and the roadmap is growing every week!
So, you will:

  • Contribute to the definition and development of innovative solutions
  • Actively collaborate with our counterpart ML/AI groups at Comcast and our internal data science guild
  • Propose and execute proof of concepts
  • Build and contribute to the development and productionisation of ML models
You’ll have:
  • Enrolled in a MEng programme
  • Knowledge of Machine Learning / Computer Vision.
  • Knowledge of OpenCV and YOLO.
  • Stakeholder management skills and communication skills to work alongside a diverse client base ranging from product owners to Machine Learning practitioners.
  • Strong software engineering skills and proficiency in programming languages like Python.
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment.
We bring the best from the global market into Sky – we buy technology, marketing, corporate, operational services and editorial production solutions. We are an international team working with our stakeholders our partners to curate the most effective and efficient customer-led operating model. High ethical standards are embeded in our team, and we engage our supply chains in creating a sustainable future!
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:
  • Free access to NOW, for streaming all your favourite shows
  • A generous pension package
  • Private healthcare
  • Discounted mobile and broadband
  • Access a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experiences
How you'll work:
We know the world has changed, and we want to offer our employees the chance to collaborate at our unique office spaces, whilst enjoying the convenience of working from home.
We've adopted a hybrid working approach to give more flexibility on where and how we work. You'll find out more about what this means for this role during the recruitment process.
Your office base:
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.

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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.

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