Data Engineer - Technical Analyst (#2171)

Job description

We believe in better. And we make it happen.

Better content. Better products. And better careers.

Working in Tech, Product or Data at Sky is about building the next and the new. From broadband to broadcast, streaming to mobile, SkyQ to Sky Glass, we never stand still. We optimise and innovate.

We turn big ideas into the products, content and services millions of people love.

And we do it all right here at Sky.

What you'll do

  • Work with team members and business departments to understand the business issues and data challenges, thereafter developing requirements, specifications and recommendations related to a proposed solution.
  • Carry out Impact Assessment from current to future state and contribute to estimates for the cost of the proposed changes.
  • Help drive key data architecture decisions by demonstrating a working understanding of the underlying data requirements, source systems, platform capabilities and target business areas.
  • Design of Data Models and ETL pipelines to meet the business requirements in the most efficient manner.
  • Ensuring that risks and issues are identified in a timely manner and effectively communicated proposed resolution and mitigation strategies to the wider delivery team.
  • Work effectively with members of the team to playback the business challenges and proposed changes to ensure they have a full understanding of the impact and retain a close relationship throughout, to ensure that the requirements are met.
  • Deliver accurate estimates of time needed for analysis; including dependencies, risks and assumptions.
  • Contribute towards defining the analysis best practice and standards and ensure consistency of delivery across the team.
  • Work with the delivery team to ensure that formal Change Management and Data Governance procedures are met and aid the Operations team investigating live Incidents.

What you'll bring

  • Demonstrable experience of delivery of analysis across large scale data warehousing projects.
  • Demonstrable application of Data Warehousing principles in terms of dimensional modelling and ETL pipeline design.
  • Experience of translating diffuse and complex business requirements into user stories covering functional, non-functional, security and acceptance criteria.
  • Excellent SQL skills enabling large scale data transformation and analysis
  • Experience in an ETL tool-preferably Ab Initio or Informatica but not essential, and or data components of the Google Cloud Platform.
  • Confident and collaborative team member, working with peers in the development and test team (and beyond) to ensure the requirements are delivered.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills and has a demonstrable ability to influence technical decisions in a fast-moving commercial environment.
  • Effective management of multiple priorities and conflicting requests, advancing to senior management where necessary.
  • Strong awareness of Sky’s products and services.

Team overview

Group Data Hub

Want to unlock the power of data? Our Group Data Hub works with millions of data transformations every day to deliver value, improve customer experience and enable new product launches. From architecture to analytics and engineering to science: it’s how we bring customers more of what they love.

The rewards

There's one thing people can't stop talking about when it comes to #LifeAtSky: the perks. Here’s a taster:

  • Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
  • The magic of Sky Glass at an exclusive rate
  • A generous pension package
  • Private healthcare
  • Discounted mobile and broadband
  • A wide range of Sky VIP rewards and experiences

Inclusion & How You'll Work

Recognised by The Times and Stonewall, we take pride in our approach to diversity and inclusion. Investing in society, fighting racial injustice and setting ambitious targets for representation at Sky.

We’ve embraced hybrid working and split our time between unique office spaces and the convenience of working from home. You’ll find out more about what hybrid working looks like for your role later on in the recruitment process.

Your office space


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 are 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'd love to hear from you

Inventive, forward-thinking minds come together to work in Tech, Product and Data at Sky. It’s a place where you can explore what if, how far, and what next.

But better doesn’t stop at what we do, it’s how we do it, too. We embrace each other’s differences. We support our community and contribute to a sustainable future for our business and the planet.

If you believe in better, we’ll back you all the way.

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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