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DevOps Engineer - New Games

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Job Description

DevOps Engineer - SGT

The Stockholm Game Technology (SGT) team supports the new games studio in our collaborative studio mission to create and launch the next billion dollar franchise. The team collaborates with game teams as well as shared tech teams in order to create and maintain the tech that enables the future of King's mobile game development.

Your role within our Kingdom

As our DevOps Engineer, you will be a part of a team with a mission to build and maintain technology to support the studio in creating our new franchises. This includes evaluating existing tech, developing new creative solutions for our build pipeline, investigating problems reported by the game teams and coaching our game teams. You will work in close collaboration with our game teams and enjoy a creative, challenging and collaborative workplace where your ideas will be every bit as valued as your DevOps expertise.

You will work in a dynamic environment where work is driven by the requirements of the game teams which might include adapting to studio portfolio changes. Therefore you should be a fast learner with a positive attitude and a strong passion for working with new technology. You're excited about doing what's best for the games and adaptable enough to work on different things day to day based on their needs.

Skills to create thrills

You have a great passion for DevOps engineering, new technologies, large scale systems and games. You’re an excellent communicator, happy dealing with people from different business units and with varying degrees of technical savviness. Therefore, you’re able to translate business needs to technical requirements and implementation.

Experience with the Unity build system

  • CI/CD build tools like Jenkins

  • Task & build automation tools like Gradle

  • Repo systems like Artifactory, NPM, Verdaccio

  • Improving team workflows via automation (Probot, Github and Slack integrations, notifications and alerts)

  • The mindset of writing tests along with the application code of projects, building up a healthy test coverage

  • Experience with Splunk

  • Experience with Kubernetes, Helm and Docker

  • Experience with various dynamic & static languages. Groovy, Python, Bash, TypeScript, C#

  • Collaborating with our dedicated ops team, client developers and other backend developers in various locations

  • Android & iOS app integration and delivery

Bonus points

  • Unity Game development knowledge.

  • Asset Caching integration & strategies

  • Client development experience.

  • Familiarity with web protocols, application servers and web servers.

  • Knowledge about modern deterministic build systems such as Google Bazel

King in Stockholm

The location of our first studio and the birthplace of Candy Crush Saga, Stockholm - with all its urban delights and open spaces - holds a special place in our hearts. Built over 14 islands, it’s one of the world’s most unique and beautiful capital cities. With King based right in the centre, it’ll yours to enjoy and explore.

Comprehensive relocation package

People come from all over the world to work with us, and we want every single one of them to feel at home. To do so, we help you out as much as we can with our relocation package. This includes full visa sponsorship for you and any family member moving with you, covering your journey out here, the cost of shipping your gadgets or helping you with estate agents. See more about our relocation process at:

A great saga needs all sorts of heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace, great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply can’t expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes. And that’s it.

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Want to join our Kingdom? You’ll find all you need to apply, plus more information on our culture, values and benefits, including relocation packages at All applications should be made in English.

King in Stockholm

“Go and watch the sunset at Skinnarviksberget, it’s the best secret beauty spot in the city.”

This is where it all began. From our Stockholm studio we first embarked on the Candy Crush Saga and the rest is Nordic folklore…

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Relocation Guide

Here at King, we know moving to another country is a life changing decision.

That’s why we’ve gathered everything essential in this easy-to-read-guide. This way you can enjoy your time fully when you get here – like hiking and eating raw herring.


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We create unforgettable games that are loved by hundreds of millions of players around the world. Every day we experiment, prototype and challenge the norms.

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