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Skylight Career Pathways

Find descriptions of different roles within Skylight
and the skills needed to do them.

Updated: October 13, 2022

About Skylight Career Pathways

Our Career Pathways provide a framework for different roles you’ll find at Skylight and details about the skills needed to work at each level.

You can use this framework to:

  • Understand what skills you need for a particular role
  • Identify skills that you need to develop to progress your career
  • Assess skills in preparation for performance reviews
  • Develop job descriptions for hiring new employees
  • Evaluate candidates during the hiring process


Find out about different roles at Skylight. We’ll publish more roles as they become available.

Research & design

User researcher

Product designer

Service designer

Content designer


Software engineer

DevOps engineer

Security engineer


Data engineer

Data scientist

Product & delivery

Product manager

Engagement manager

Transformation & procurement

Digital transformer



People manager


Parts of this content are based on GOV.UK’s Digital, Data and Technology Profession Capability Framework, which is licensed under the Open Government License v3.0.

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