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Senior Automation Engineer

V4P FEB19 014

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Senior Automation Engineer to join a game team in Stockholm.

Your Role Within our Kingdom

As our Automation Engineer, you will be a part of the game team with a mission to build and maintain technology to support the game team and studio in the creation of our new game. This includes evaluating existing tech, developing new creative solutions to improve the project health, investigating problems reported by the game team, and coaching the game team by sharing your expert knowledge. You will work in one of our game teams and enjoy a creative, challenging and collaborative workplace where your ideas will be every bit as valued as your Automation Engineer expertise.

You will work in a dynamic environment where work is driven by the requirements of the game team 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 Automation engineering with key skills in automated testing, 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 test and build system

  • Experience making end- to- end test on mobile apps (something selenium- like)

  • Experience using CI/CD build tools like Jenkins

  • Task & build automation tools like Gradle

  • Improving test workflows via automation (Jenkins, 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 various dynamic & static languages. Groovy, Python, Bash, TypeScript, C#

  • Collaborating with the team’s client developers, backend developers and our dedicated ops team

  • Android & iOS app integration and delivery

Bonus Points

  • Unity Game development knowledge.

  • Experience writing test automation on Unity.

  • Experience running and debugging test automation on a device farm.

  • Comfortable with BDD practices where you could receive user stories and turn them into automation tests.

  • Client development experience.

  • Repo systems like Artifactory, NPM, Verdaccio

  • Experience with Splunk

  • Experience with Kubernetes, Helm and Docker

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

  • Knowledge about modern deterministic build systems such as Google Bazel

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 that share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. No matter where you’re from, it’s all about what we can achieve together when creating truly magical moments for all our players. That’s why we hire all sorts of talent - because a great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

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 can find more information on our culture, values and benefits, including relocation packages at And we will be happy to tell you more about the role and about us.

You should submit your application 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

V4P FEB19 014

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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