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Technology Apprentice

Sky - Early Careers





Posted: 21/11/2023

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About this programme

Collaborating with leading software developers, tech analysts and technology specialists. Working on a product that changes how millions of people watch their favourite shows. There’s only one place where you’ll see action like this in your career – and that’s Sky.

Join our Technology programme and you’ll spend a year in your new role, rising to unique challenges and working on the kinds of exciting projects you just don’t find anywhere else. All while discovering first-hand how we bring millions of people the entertainment they know and love.

What you’ll be doing

Join teams such as:

UK Information Systems: Tech UK&I/Billing & Finance: Sky’s finance platform bills over 10 million customers every month, totalling over £9 Billion a year – our team looks after anything to do with Customer Payments, Billing, Fraud and Risk. This area provides a phenomenal chance for investigating complex customer problems, data analysis, monitoring, and developing solutions that are key to the operation of Sky.

UK Information Systems: Customer Data, we’re putting data first, it’s all about that data. We’re a new department that has centralised several data teams, we now cover data fix, data quality, data dev, data analysis, data migration, data movement and we are adding data testing. Find out about our plans to build our Dataverse covering data as a product, data mesh and data quantum’s.

Technology Services: we are the lifeline of Sky’s critical internal and external systems, designing, delivering and supporting our IT infrastructure which includes servers, databases, data storage and batch processing systems. Join as an apprentice and you'll be part of our diverse team helping us to maintain a world class operation. We will provide a great environment for you to further your learning and showcase your talents.

What we’re looking for

You’ll need at least five National Qualifications (NQ’s) at Level 5-7 (or equivalent 9-4), including English and Maths.

Other skills we’re looking for include:


Passionate about technology and our brand


Collaborative and great with people


A self-starter, resilient when it gets hectic


A problem-solver


Approachable and adaptable.

To be considered for this role, you must meet all of the following eligibility criteria due to apprenticeship funding requirements in Scotland:


You’ll be above the statutory school leaver age and not older than 24 by 6th September 2024.


You’ve a minimum of 5 National Qualifications (NQs) at Level 5-7 (or equivalent 9-4), including English and Maths.


You’ve not completed a qualification or degree in the subject of the apprenticeship you are applying to.


You’ll have completed any current education by 6th September 2024 and do not plan to be undertaking any education throughout the duration of the apprenticeship.


Have lived in the UK or EEA for the last three years

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