- Communication skills
The BBC Cloud Platform team provide the Developer tools underpinning the BBCs Digital Products, including BBC News and Sport, BBC iPlayer and BBC Sounds.
The BBC runs a large number of applications and services in the Cloud to deliver both its online products and an increasing number of core broadcast systems. The availability of those services is vital to its public service remit to deliver high quality and reliable digital content. Our work enables hundreds of engineers to make thousands of changes to these services every day.
We build tooling to help developers deliver software as fast, as reliably, and as cost effectively as possible. We provide:
Automation of thousands of deployments every day to VM, Serverless and Container environments
The operating systems and package management tools used by teams
Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) to enable secure communication between BBC services
The control plane for all usage of Public Cloud at the BBC, with services to manage accounts, billing and access control
As a junior software engineer, you will be responsible for:
Developing and maintaining the software components the team is responsible for.
Working with the BBC developer community, our users, to understand their needs and to help them get the most from our services
Contributing to the design and architecture of the team's software systems. We're always building new components in addition to supporting our existing services!
Identifying and advocating for new areas of investment for the BBC Cloud Platform
Participating in the on-call rota for the software systems that the teams support
Are you the right candidate?
Strong software engineering skills (Python experience preferred, but all candidates with curiosity welcome!)
Familiarity with database technologies and SQL
Knowledge and interest in Continuous Delivery principles
Excellent communication skills and a collaborative attitude
Keen to learn new skills and gain experience with technologies at a rapid pace
About the BBC
We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below.
Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.
We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity.
We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.
To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click here
Contract type: Permanent - Full time
Location: London - The Light House
We’re happy to discuss flexible working. Please indicate your choice under the flexible working question in the application. There is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to. Flexible working will be part of the discussion at offer stage.
Excellent career progression – the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
Unrivalled training and development opportunities – our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
Benefits- We offer a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 26 days (1 of which is a corporation day) with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.
The situation regarding the coronavirus outbreak is developing quickly and the BBC is keen to continue to ensure the safety and wellbeing of people across the BBC, while continuing to protect our services. To reduce the risk access to BBC buildings is limited to those essential to our broadcast output. From Wednesday 18th March until further notice all assessments and interviews will be conducted remotely. For more information go to https://www.bbc.co.uk/careers/
Mae’r sefyllfa gyda’r coronafeirws yn datblygu’n gyflym, ac mae’r BBC yn awyddus i barhau i sicrhau diogelwch a lles pobl ar draws y BBC, gan barhau i warchod ein gwasanaethau hefyd. I leihau’r risg, dim ond y bobl sy’n hanfodol i’n hallbwn darlledu fydd yn cael mynediad i adeiladau’r BBC. O ddydd Mercher 18fed Mawrth ymlaen, bydd pob asesiad a chyfweliad yn cael ei gynnal o bell, nes rhoddir gwybod yn wahanol. I gael mwy o wybodaeth, ewch i https://www.bbc.co.uk/careers/