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Engineering Manager Fiction Factory - Technology

Stockholm 162 (1)

Job Description

Are you a natural connector who thrives when developing great people and teams? How about working with amazing software and sweet gaming products, enabling a wonderful experience for 260 million players?

Your role within our Kingdom

Day to day, you’ll work closely with our game engine development teams to deliver a compelling product to our internal game teams. You will be building trust and a good work relationship with our Product Manager, Agile Team Coach, QA Analysts, Product Advocates, Technical Director and Developers. Ensuring there is enough room for them to operate and take ownership of their own work.

As an Engineering Manager, you will coach and empower your team so they can excel in building great software, grow in their career and provide goals and feedback toward best performance. You have an agile and servant leadership approach and believe in autonomy and self- improvement. You will lead a varied and dedicated team through hiring, coaching, mentoring, feedback and hands- on career development.

You will work with the recruitment team to attract, onboard, and retain diverse top talent and identify needs within the different teams for them to deliver their missions.

You identify and challenge any performance issues within the teams, that could prevent them to reach their best outcome. You work closely with the rest of leadership to identify needs and suggest paths of improvement within the organization.

Skills to create thrills

  • You thrive when developing great people and teams, not just great software and products. You have an ability to inspire, grow, lead and manage a team to high performing standards.

  • You have experience managing teams, and have successfully solved many of the tough organisational challenges that follow. You are comfortable managing teams comprised of 10 to 20 persons.

  • You demonstrate strong verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills.

Bonus points

  • Experience in customer focused development

  • A background in software development

Making the world playful

When it comes to interactive mobile entertainment, we're pretty proud to be number one. We bring moments of magic to hundreds of millions everyday through games like Candy Crush Saga and Farm Heroes Saga. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players - and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way.

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.

Let's shape the future

You’ll find all you need to apply (it´s super- easy), plus more information on our culture, values and benefits, including relocation packages at

All applications should be made in English and we are keen on getting to know you and the stuff that makes you tick!

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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Technology & Development @ King

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Technology & Development

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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