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Software Engineering Summer Internship 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.  

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There’s plenty to talk about when working at Sky. Bumping into TV presenters. A different lunch menu every day. The content. The products. Time out to focus on career development. Only at Sky. See for yourself.

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 Leeds
  • This internship will be 6 weeks 
  • Expected start July 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.  

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Opportunity Overview

  • May 23rd, 2021
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • 1 to 6 months, Summer
  • Leeds
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Disciplines accepted...

  • All STEM disciplines

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