DevOps Engineer

Sky Technology Centre – Portugal
Sky is Europe's leading entertainment company and serves 22 million customers.

Job details

  • Full-time
  • calendar
  • map markerLisbon, PT
  • cardRequires Work Permit
    Requires that you're a citizen or have a valid work permit / visa sponsorship to work in the country in which this position is based.
  • routeIntermediate
  • routePortuguese
    Preferred spoken language

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In the UK & Ireland, Sky has been making entertainment better for over 27 years. We’re part of Europe’s leading entertainment company with over 21 million customers across five countries and are now starting our operations in Portugal. Delivering Sky’s mix of TV that people love, pioneering technology, award-winning service and super-fast broadband is a genuine team effort. Across our business, whether in front of the camera or behind the scenes, we’re always looking for new ways to make things better for our customers.

In a large and extremely successful media organisation, the Senior Dev Ops Engineer will sit within the Sky Store OTT team that provides a Video on Demand service for WEB users and internet connected multimedia devices in the home.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced systems administrator with expertise across a broad range of technologies, a self-starter, with good communication skills and an ability to liaise across teams and departments.


  • Supporting Sky Store OTT platform together with various internal teams. It includes network
    up to application investigations and configurations.
  • Supporting an agile scrum development team to deploy mission critical applications.
  • Running development, test and production environments and deployments to all
  • Providing on-going support on a third line basis – this may involve out of hours call out
  • Improve the continuous deployment process into the various environments.
  • Ensuring continuous improvement within the team.

Main requirements

  • Extensive Dev Ops experience for a variety of applications
  • Extensive Experience of one or multiple areas below
    o Configuration of load balancer devices, ie Steel App
    o Configuration of firewalls, ie Palo Alto
    o Configuration and Maintenance NoSQL solutions (MongoDB)
    o developing, installing and configuring with Puppet
    o Scripting languages eg Powershell
    o Deep understanding of Linux operating systems
  • Experience of automation and monitoring
  • Experience working on high-volume and high availability application environments
  • Experience in setup and administration of Jenkins and/or Teamcity
  • A track record of getting things done.
  • Enjoy sharing knowledge and assisting others.

Nice to have

  • Experience working in an Agile/SCRUM methodology.
  • Commercial experience or working on and running large application infrastructures.
  • Experience working with, installing and configuring Docker
  • Experience in installing and configuring solutions based on .NET technologies

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