Sky - Engineering Manager


java, JavaScript, Kotlin, Node.js

Join SKY an Engineering Manager and you'll be part of a dynamic team that makes sure their technology delivers the best experience for the customers.

About SKY:
 Sky is one of the biggest players in the entertainment world, with distributed teams and the responsibility for great breakthroughs in the streaming industry. One of their products, Peacock, was launched in June 2020 and it is already one of the top 5 most used platforms, having around 40M users only in the US!

Their team in Lisbon consists of over 300 highly skilled Software Developers and Software Engineers who provide a high level of technical expertise to their colleagues in the UK and US.

Sky is looking for flexible people, open to exploring different programming languages, and motivated to learn and grow. The culture is based on this motto: “If you build it, you own it, you support it!” Can you see yourself in this motto?

Get to know more about their projects:

What You'll Do:

  • Manage a squad of talented engineers by providing mentorship
  • Lead, inspire and ensure psychological safety on your team
  • Oversee 5-8 passionate software engineers
  • Ensure that your team has the needed space to achieve both personal and professional goals
  • Define quarterly OKRs
  • Organise and plan team goals and priorities
  • Be a technical advisor and contributor as much as needed, helping your team and other teams
  • Proactively engage with other teams, managers, architects and analysts
  • Be able to communicate and manage efficiently different stakeholders
  • Promote best technology and software development practices into the team with passion and enthusiasm
  • Contribute to the whole development cycle, analysis, implementation, testing and operation
  • Deliver products our customer’s love

What You'll Bring:

  • Previous experience managing software engineering teams (mandatory)
  • An agile and dynamic approach to delivery
  • Great communication and management skills
  • Good people skills to navigate through a highly diverse organization
  • Engineering expertise in Software development (Backend or Frontend)
  • Previous experience as a software engineer developing with Java, Kotlin or NodeJS, JavaScript among others. Experience in BrightScript/BrighterScript is a plus.
  • Previous experience of modern Architecture, Frameworks & Design Patterns
  • Relentless focus on our customer’s experience and application performance
  • Continuous Integration/Deployment tools and processes
  • Ability to work well in a team, self-driven and eager to learn
  • Creative thinking, analytical skills, with attention to detail
  • Fluent in English


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