Senior DevOps Engineer

Sky is Europe's leading entertainment company and serves 21 million customers.

Job details

  • Full-time
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  • 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 DevOps 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 application
  • Running development, test and production environments and deployments to all environments
  • 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

  • At least 4 years of DevOps experience for a variety of applications

  • Extensive Experience of one or multiple areas below:

    a) Scripting languages (e.g. Powershell)

    b) Developing, installing and configuring with Puppet

    c) Configuration of firewalls (i.e. Palo Alto)

    d) Installing and configuring solutions based on .NET technologies (Windows and Linux-more focused on Windows)

    e) Configuration of load balancer devices (i.e. Steel App)

    f) Configuration and Maintenance NoSQL solutions (MongoDB)

  • 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

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

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