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Senior Engineering Manager, Platform Foundation

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Technology & Development

Job Description:

Are you ready to take your career to the next level? Is your passion to support people in their growth and teams in their evolution? Have you worked some time as a Manager and are ready to expand your horizon? Then you could be the one we are looking for and the next Senior Engineering Manager in our Platform Foundation (PF) team at King. 

In PF we work directly with game teams that create and run some of the biggest titles in mobile gaming, including our largest title Candy Crush Saga. We build and maintain the client SDK that provides the shared technology services that all of those games depend on daily to operate at scale, with real- time performance, and bridge the gap from the game code to the King backend. We are also creating the build and development environment for the games and see to that it enables fast and reliable build capabilities.

Our technology is evolving a great deal and we need to continuously adapt and evolve how we work in order to have the happiest and most productive teams. 

Sounds like a treat? 

Your role within our Kingdom

As a Servant Leader of teams, offering excellent services to teams and people in them, we believe that you will…

  • Staff and set up teams for success

  • Enable the evolution of teams through continuous improvement and team dynamics 

  • Support individuals to grow as engineers

Collaborate with other teams and contribute to the SDK leadership by…

  • Defining clear goals that align with the company strategy

  • Creating an efficient environment for information and communication

  • Promoting the teams in the organisation

Grow the Engineering proficiency and practices by… 

  • Driving the process of finding opportunities and implementing measures for improved outcome

  • Supporting the team in innovation and delivery of great software

Skills to create thrills

As our new Senior Engineering Manager we believe that you have a technical background in software engineering. We would like to see that you have a humble and open approach to leadership with a strong belief in communication, networking and coaching autonomous teams. 

The skills we believe will create thrills are: 

  • Agile mindset and fluency in the methods

  • Excellent communication skills

  • People management

  • Experience in recruitment

  • Engineering practices

  • People Networking

About King

King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games, including franchises such as Candy Crush, Farm Heroes, Pet Rescue and Bubble Witch.
We have 249 million monthly active users as of fourth quarter 2019 across web, social and mobile platforms. King was acquired by Activision Blizzard Inc. (Nasdaq ATVI) in February 2016 and operates as an independent unit of the
company.

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 cannot 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.

Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid- core and casual. 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. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!

Applications needs to be in English.
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