Android Developer

Sky CP
Leeds, United Kingdom

We believe in better. And we make it happen.

Better content. Better products. And better careers.

Working in Tech, Product or Data at Sky is about building the next and the new. From broadband to broadcast, streaming to mobile, SkyQ to Sky Glass, we never stand still. We optimise and innovate.

We turn big ideas into the products, content and services millions of people love.

And we do it all right here at Sky.

What you'll do

  • The ability to comfortably work independently in Kotlin, refactoring existing code to improve its design.

  • Experience in writing tests to create production ready code. It’s great if you have experience writing UI tests too.

  • An understanding of Mobile Software architectures including MVVM.

  • An understanding of Clean Architecture and SOLID principles.

  • Experience of Continuous Integration and supporting scripts.

  • A good understanding of how to use git.

  • Practice at debugging and resolving bugs and performance issues.

  • An understanding of the importance of Code Reviews and QA processes.

What you'll bring

  • Be comfortable working in an agile team alongside iOS developers, Automation testers and Business analysts.

  • Develop testable code at a high quality.

  • Take part in team decisions to build scalable and maintainable apps.

  • Be customer focused on the features you develop.

  • Be a good communicator, within the team and the wider company.

  • Support the tribe’s applications and services out of hours on a rota basis

Team overview

Group Digital Platforms

We’re Sky, Europe’s biggest entertainment brand. Think top-quality shows. Breaking news. Innovative tech. Must-have products. Careers here mean the freedom and support you need to make an impact – pushing boundaries, creating solutions, hitting targets. And as part of our close-knit team, you’ll enjoy plenty of benefits. Plus, experiences you’ll only find at Sky.

Work alongside teams of passionate individuals who build and support the major mobile and web products for Sky in an agile environment. You will be joining a friendly, established group of creative people, always looking to elevate and modernise the applications which millions of people rely on every day for information and entertainment.

We have a real focus on diversity and inclusion here at Sky, our workmates aren’t just colleagues, we really care about the ‘whole’ person and not just the slice of you at work. The work is fast paced and exciting, the technologies are cutting edge and the ways of working are dynamic with a focus on allowing you to show off your own skills and initiative” - Sarah Baker, Head of Technology 

The rewards

There's one thing people can't stop talking about when it comes to #LifeAtSky: the perks. Here’s a taster:

  • Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place

  • The magic of Sky Glass at an exclusive rate

  • A generous pension package

  • Private healthcare

  • Discounted mobile and broadband

  • A wide range of Sky VIP rewards and experiences

Inclusion & how you'll work

We are a Disability Confident Employer, and welcome and encourage applications from all candidates. We will look to ensure a fair and consistent experience for all, and will make reasonable adjustments to support you where appropriate. Please flag any adjustments you need to your recruiter as early as you can.

We’ve embraced hybrid working and split our time between unique office spaces and the convenience of working from home. You’ll find out more about what hybrid working looks like for your role later on in the recruitment process


Our newly refurbished spacious tech hub is less than a mile from Leeds train station with good public transport links and on-site catering and collaborative working spaces.

We'd love to hear from you

Inventive, forward-thinking minds come together to work in Tech, Product and Data at Sky. It’s a place where you can explore what if, how far, and what next.

But better doesn’t stop at what we do, it’s how we do it, too. We embrace each other’s differences. We support our community and contribute to a sustainable future for our business and the planet.

If you believe in better, we’ll back you all the way.

Just so you know: if your application is successful, we’ll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.

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