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javascript developer (graphql) – sky

javascript developer (graphql) – sky


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.

As Sky grows, we’re seeking a talented Javascript Developer to enable the rapid delivery of high quality, customer focused services to meet and exceed customer experience and usability requirements within our Online Service tribe.

The role is to work on our GraphQL implementation SkyPort. SkyPort is implemented with the open source GraphQL query language It is developed in Javascript running on Node.js. SkyPort connects multiple back end data sources to provide a single domain model to our web applications and mobile applications. Sky Port is a key part of our architecture delivered as part of Sky Mobile and being extended to our entire Online Service estate.

The perks

As a valued employee of Sky, you’ll benefit from a free Sky Q premium package (one off payment required for installation), an excellent pension scheme, private health care and a share save scheme. There’s a great range of other benefits to fit around your needs too.

Your key responsibilities:

• Developing high quality, testable and high performance software using agile practices

• Participating in regular showcases of new work to the product owners and business stakeholder

• Working in an agile and team driven approach.

Your skills:

• You are able to write great code from scratch using SOLID principles and are also competent in frameworks such as React, Express and Node.

• Experience working with complex restful XML and JSON api

• Understanding of highly resilient and performant services

• Exposure or appreciation of agile development practices with a wiliness to be a proactive participant in the agile process

• You are a team player and recognise the benefits of pair programming for complex features and problem solving.

• Being an advocate and internal expert of SkyPort for other teams using the API

• You are an advocate of TDD, BDD and Agile principles.

• Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

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

Happy to talk flexible working

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.

If you are successful in your application for this role, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your Criminal Record Check

If you are interested in this job, please send your application to: