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Solution Architect

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: London
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 16/03/2018
  • Job reference: J380368A

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Role- Solution Architect - OTT Video (NOW TV Europe)

Duration- 3-6 month contract

Location- Osterley, West London

Sky is Europe's leading entertainment company and serves over 22 million customers across five countries. Our business in the UK and Ireland has come a long way since starting out as a satellite broadcaster in 1989 and we're not stopping there. We're home to award-winning teams for everything from Customer Service to Marketing, from Technology to Finance, meaning there's plenty of opportunity for you, no matter what your career goals.

NOW TV is one of the fastest growing IP TV providers in the UK and as part of Sky we entertain, excite and inspire our customers with a great choice of high-quality content. We strive to be the best for our customers and our people, and to make a positive contribution to life in the UK. We're always looking for ways to improve. That spirit has made us what we are today, and it will drive us to become what we want to be tomorrow.

The specific focus for this role is the architecture of NOW TV Europe's OTT Clients (Mobile, Connected TV's, Roku etc) its Content Management Systems (CMS) and their use of Sky's international OTT platform (over-the-top Internet TV platform) and interfaces to various local systems in Europe.

Your key responsibilities

  • The main focus of your solutions architecture work will be in support of the International OTT IPTV platform application components and the integration of those components with the other Group TV and Digital Platform components and Sky Technology capabilities providing services to Sky's OTT IPTV product offerings (such as Sky Go, NowTV, Sky Sports Mobile TV, etc.).

Your skills

  • Hands on, demonstrable, experience of defining solutions architectures that deliver all platform aspects of an OTT IPTV product offering.
  • Experience of using Agile software development methods within the IT, Media and Telecoms industries to deliver iterative solutions.
  • Demonstrable track record in a software and systems design and/or architectural capacity working in the Media industry delivering OTT and/or IPTV services.

If you're ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today

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.

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance.