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Software Engineering Summer Internship - Osterley

6 weeks from August 2021

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Join the software engineering team at the forefront of developing great quality software. Learn agile techniques. Produce clean, testable and documented code. Take a proactive role in helping the team choose the best solutions and technologies for the task at hand. Make an impact by producing test coverage and ensuring software is delivered to the highest standard.?Find out how we provide the environments our developers use to create our software products.

Nothing happens on-screen without the talented people behind the scenes, working their magic every day at Sky. Join us for an internship in our software engineering team and you’ll be working in a fun, fast-moving environment. Impress us, and we may well offer you a full-time position once you graduate – starting summer 2022.

Our head office in Osterley

Our campus in Osterley is a space to think, connect and innovate.

What you’ll be doing??

  • Refine your coding skills, whether you’re a newbie or you’ve dabbled for a while
  • Help us build a new product or app.
  • Create, maintain and improve automated test scripts
  • Ensure deployed products remain available and diagnose issues when they occur?
  • Get involved in scaling applications and products when popularity increases or where user demands peak expectations.?

Internship facts

  • This role is based in Osterley, west London
  • This internship will be 6 weeks
  • Expected start August 2021.

How you’ll be supported

Be Brilliant - How? We give you freedom. Support. The chance to try things your way – forging your ideal career path, or developing something totally new. It means you can do more. Make an impact. Get noticed. And it means with the right attitude, anything’s possible.

Digital Development - Whenever you want it. Access 3,000 LinkedIn Learning courses at a time that suits you. We’ll suggest courses that we think are key, then it’s over to you.

Support Network - Whatever path you choose we’ll be right there with you. You’ll get to team up with a grad who’s been there and done it and have a manager who’ll stretch and guide you to where you want to go.

What we’re looking for

  • Undergraduate degree in any STEM subject, and in your penultimate year
  • Be familiar with a modern-day programming language
  • Passionate about software and technology
  • A quick learner and team player?
  • Analytical and enjoy using logic to solve problems.

Your application journey

First, complete our short application form by entering your details and academic information. . Once your application has been submitted, you will be invited (so look out for our email, you may need to check your junk mail just in case) to our immersive digital assessments. Your programme requires two digital assessments to be completed prior to shortlisting to the assessment centre.

The first digital assessment looks at your behavioural and cognitive strengths through several questions. The second digital assessment will look at your ability to code. The coding test can be completed using the following coding languages, please familiarise yourself with the basic coding concepts before beginning this stage. Note these coding languages are not in any particular order.

Java/Python/JavaScript/PHP

and

Python Selenium

and

Bash/Shell Scripting.

In the last digital assessment, you will be required to review various sets of information and be asked questions related to this. Part of this stage will include a recorded video interview. But don’t worry there will be practice round.

For the final stage of your application, we’ll invite you to a digital assessment centre and give you some tasks to get to know you better. The day will give you a practical insight into the role and will assess your technical aptitude.

Once you’ve completed your assessment day, we’ll let you know when you can expect to hear back from us.

Why Inclusion is important

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. CV’s aren’t everything. We’re more focused on who you are and the potential what you’ll bring to Sky.

We celebrate diversity because different people, with different perspectives make Sky a better business. Our customers are incredibly diverse, so we should be, too.

So why wait?

Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can’t wait to hear from you.

The current closing date for applications is 10th January 2021. But things move quickly around here, so apply now to avoid disappointment.

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.

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Opportunity Overview

  • January 10th, 2021
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Summer
  • Osterley (West London)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • All STEM disciplines

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