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Display and PQ Engineer

  • Sky
  • Osterley, Isleworth TW7, UK
  • 31/10/2023
Full time Audio Visual / Display Broadcast Engineering Engineering

Job Description

We believe in better. And we make it happen.

Better content. Better products. And better careers.

Working in Tech, Product or Data at Sky is about building the next and the new. From broadband to broadcast, streaming to mobile, SkyQ to Sky Glass, we never stand still. We optimise and innovate.

We turn big ideas into the products, content and services millions of people love.

And we do it all right here at Sky.

The Display Engineer will be a key player in realising Sky’s vision of delivering the best Glass to Glass content experience on the planet. A place where our customers can effortlessly access the best entertainment at the highest quality.

What you'll do:

  • Collaboration - Learn from and engage collaboratively with multi-disciplinary and cross-territory teams. Including, but not limited to, R+D, Hardware and Software Engineering, Project Management, Materials, Supply Chain, Product Delivery and a variety of Broadcast Engineering teams across Sky, Comcast and NBCU.

  • Strategic - Help drive clear, innovative roadmaps for our display products, by working on the technical analysis required to set long term goals and industry leading vision. Continually develop your knowledge of advances in technology, in order to enable our team to maximise on upcoming developments and deliver on our promises.

  • Continuous improvement - Support the engineering and future development of real time monitoring of TV content and objective and subjective quality at viewer end points.

  • Delivery - Support the identification and implementation of ongoing PQ improvements through detailed analysis and tuning and deliver iterative improvement utilising agile software delivery methods as part of our daily standups and high cadence deployment cycle.

What you'll bring:

  • Complementary graduate level expertise in one of the following fields: Broadcast/Content engineering, Colour/Image Science, Chemistry, Physics Electronic Engineering, or strong experience within a relevant Engineering area, work multi-disciplined technical teams.
  • Motivation to develop new knowledge across a wide range of disciplines – from image and display engineering, through to automated testing and hardware assessment. With a passion for delivering excellent looking, innovative, immersive TV to the customer
  • Knowledge of global video systems and standards including PAL, NTSC, REC.709, BT.2020. BT.2100 etc and glass to glass video and audio production and distribution methods and workflows, or experience of LCM panel design, manufacturing QC, and delivery knowledge in TV Products and manufacturing methods.
  • As an Engineer within our team you will undertake various tasks across the department to help build the systems, tools and processes we need. You will also work to develop your knowledge and technical leadership skills to enable you to lead initiatives in the future.

Department overview: 

Design & Sky Labs

Coming up with fresh ideas. Pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. Creating unforgettable customer experiences. Our Sky Labs Brentwood, Osterley & Aalborg teams make things happen. That’s why we’re at the heart of delivering the hardware and software for devices that keep our customers entertained. From UX and UI to product strategy and hardware engineering, we bring new devices like Sky Glass and NOW to life at top speed and support them throughout the lifecycle

The Rewards:

There's a reason people can't stop talking about #LifeAtSky. 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.

Your office base:


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 are 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.


Recognised by The Times and Stonewall, we take pride in our approach to diversity and inclusion. Investing in society, fighting racial injustice and setting ambitious targets for representation at Sky.

We’ve embraced hybrid working and split our time between unique office spaces and the convenience of working from home. You’ll find out more about what hybrid working looks like for your role later on in the recruitment process.

We'd love to hear from you

Inventive, forward-thinking minds come together to work in Tech, Product and Data at Sky. It’s a place where you can explore what if, how far, and what next.

But better doesn’t stop at what we do, it’s how we do it, too. We embrace each other’s differences. We support our community and contribute to a sustainable future for our business and the planet.

If you believe in better, we’ll back you all the way.

Just so you know: if your application is successful, we’ll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.