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Senior Software Engineer - Client Foundation

London 164


Technology & Development

Job Description:

Are you ready for new challenges? Do you enjoy solving problems that enable software delivery? Are you a collaborative and curious software engineer with a broad background? Then you could be the one we are looking for for our position as a Senior Software Engineer within Client Foundation at King.

In PF we are building and maintaining technology to support the usage of shared technologies at King. As part of this accountability we provide efficient build and delivery of our SDK to our customers which are games such as Candy Crush Saga. We are continuously seeing to that all our shared tech can effectively be delivered for our mobile games to build upon.

Our offering is evolving and we are always on the lookout for how to provide more efficient and reliable deliveries. To this end we need to strengthen our team with one more senior software engineer to take on these responsibilities.

Your role within our kingdom

You will be part of a team that together enables the delivery of SDK. Within this team you will...

Remove obstacles and solve problems by building software systems that enable effective delivery of our complex SDK portfolio to our customers.

  • Problem identification and definition

  • System design and implementation

  • Documentation and training

Support, maintain and evolve the systems that we are building

  • Discover work that needs to be done

  • Interacting with different stakeholders (mostly developers)

  • Suggest improvements and new features

Exploring technologies that provide the optimal solution

  • Comfortable working with many different platforms

  • Demonstrate curious approach to multiple technologies 

  • Keep up to date with the technology landscape

Skills to create thrills

  • C++ and Python (width, experience in writing code for multiple platforms)

  • Versioning control systems, git

  • CI/CD build systems

  • Quality mindset

  • Collaborative and helpful

Bonus skills

  • Unity

  • C#

  • Game development

  • iOS and Android development

About King

King is the game developer behind the world- famous Candy Crush franchise, as well as mobile game hits including Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. Candy Crush is the top- grossing franchise in US app stores, a position it has held for the last two years, and King’s games are being played by 255 million monthly active users as of Q2 2021. King, which is part of the Activision Blizzard group since its acquisition in 2016, employs nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.

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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