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Network Site Reliability Engineer - Technology

London 164

Job Description

At King, millions of players connect every day to play our games. Our mission to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment has never been more meaningful than it is today. Do you want to sneak a peek behind the scenes of Candy Crush?

We operate a hybrid infrastructure, both on- premise and cloud hosting, that handles more than 100 billion of events flows through our streaming infrastructure and platform every day.

We are looking for someone eager to engineer resilient solutions at scale to strengthen the heart of this ecosystem. As a part of our networking team, you will be responsible for our data center network- fabric, edge routers, and load balancers.

We believe you are a team player with a great inclusive culture and a solutions oriented person with a passion for solving problems programmatically through iterative and continuous improvement.

Your role within our Kingdom

The Infrastructure Engineering team operates the production data centre which includes hardware, networks, systems, and services constituting the backend of the King games. Our vision is to engineer and provide the most effective games infrastructure in the world and our job is to build effective, stable and reliable large scale infrastructure tools and services for our platform, games, and product teams. Resilience and uptime is at the core of everything we do. We strive to empower developers to be autonomous and flexible. We continuously work to create self service models for our tech in close collaboration with development teams.

We are continuously improving the automation for our production stack, adopting new hybrid solutions and modernizing our platform. And we achieve this by enabling one another, teamwork and most important, by having fun!

We care deeply about our culture and believe in:

  • An inclusive and diverse workplace

  • Collaborative and blame- free environment

  • Continuous improvement of everything we do

  • Automation and coding as much as possible

  • Asking for help and sharing ideas openly

Skills to create thrills

  • Strong Python coding skills and knowledge of other scripting language Bash/Shell

  • Comfortable working in a Linux computing environment

  • Knowledge of networking layers 1- 7 (extra credits for BGP routing)

  • Experience with configuration management and orchestration of distributed systems (extra credits for SaltStack)

  • Passionate about open- source and open to new technologies

  • You have excellent people skills and can communicate proficiently in written and spoken English

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.

Dream bigger

It's an exciting time to join King. We're challenging ourselves to dream bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. Together we’ll create new experiences that raise the bar. Through creativity and innovation, we'll redefine the world of games again and again.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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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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