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Infrastructure and Cloud Engineer (Linux) 62305

Isleworth, Middlesex, United Kingdom

What you'll do:

* Be responsible for delivery, configuration, maintenance, and continual improvement of the IT infrastructure supported by the Infrastructure and Cloud team. The estate comprises physical servers, VMWare guests and cloud virtual machines.
* Take ownership of technically challenging incidents and requests, ensuring operational issues are managed and progressed as quickly as possible. This will include liaising with 3rd Party vendors and system providers.
* Respond to security threats and carry out remedial work such as patching.
* Project build, delivery and support of mainly Linux servers along with on call duties.
* An ideal candidate will have a passion for technology, skills for automation with a view to developing skills to eventually be working as an SRE or DevOps Engineer.

What you'll bring:

* Excellent Linux skills (build, administration, development, trouble shooting)
* Configuration management tools - such as Ansible, Puppet and Git
* Scripting and language skills - Bash, Python.
* Understanding of Storage Management, Cluster Technologies e.g. Pacemaker/Veritas and TCP/IP Networking
* Experience of virtualisation and public cloud platforms - VMWare, AWS, GCP, Azure

Department overview:

We're the Product Hub. We're the team behind your favourite Sky products, and the platforms that power them. We make every moment magical, everywhere. Our team is made up of self-motivated, big thinkers who have a knack for solving problems and find new ways to captivate millions of customers by putting them at the heart of everything we do. From Sky Glass, Sky Q, Peacock and NOW to news and sports apps, we make entertainment even better and we can't wait to get started on what's next.

Team overview:

Content Technology and Innovation (CT&I)

Our Content Technology and Innovation team delivers high-quality content to homes, customer devices, businesses and commercial partners across our European markets. With over 2500 colleagues from around the world, we combine our strategic insights, engineering know-how and operational excellence to use the most innovative technologies to create and distribute our award-winning content. Within CT&I the Content Broadcast and Platforms team are responsible for technology strategy, design, software development, deployment, support and lifecycle management.

The Rewards:

There's a reason people can't stop talking about . Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

* Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
* A generous pension package
* Private healthcare
* Discounted mobile and broadband
* Access a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experiences

How you'll work:

We know the world has changed, and we want to offer our employees the chance to collaborate at our unique office spaces, whilst enjoying the convenience of working from home.

We've adopted a hybrid working approach to give more flexibility on where and how we work. You'll find out more about what this means for this role during the recruitment process.

Where you'll work:


Our Osterley Campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There's also plenty of bike shelters and showers.

On campus, you'll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.


We take pride in our approach to diversity and inclusion: we've been recognised by The Times and Stonewall for this, and we've committed 30million to support the fight against racial injustice. We've also set ambitious targets for increasing ethnic diversity and representation throughout our organisation.

At Sky we don't just look at your CV. We're more focused on who you are and your potential. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we're happy to discuss flexible working.

And we'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

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