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Senior Data Engineer

London 164


Technology & Development

Job Description:

Do you have a dynamic approach to solving problems and processing data at scale? Are you passionate about data engineering to tackle complex problems across the business? Do you believe machine learning (ML) can have a material impact on how we do business and want to be a part of the journey to help teams, companywide, enhance our players’ experiences? Then you could be our new, shiny, Senior Data Engineer!

Your role within our Kingdom

You´ll be part of a Central ML Operations team. Working closely together with roles as Data Scientist, ML Engineer, ML Ops Engineer. Our mission? Build and maintain data models & pipelines, ML models & infrastructure to operate machine learning reliably at scale.

As Data Engineer at King, you will be using the latest technologies to build data products (data modelling, data transformation, ETLs) to be used in ML cases across the company. With over 250+ million monthly active users and 50 billion events being uploaded daily, it’s key that you care about writing highly optimized code and ETLs. You’ll be working with both streaming as well as batch data in a highly challenging technical environment.

You will work in collaboration with business stakeholders, both within your team and supporting other teams, on creating value from data. Together with your team members you´ll get to learn on the job every day!

Skills to create thrills

So what about you? You probably have hands on experience in various ML projects working as a data engineer. You are an advocate for data quality and you have a strong opinion on when unit tests, and documentation can be most effective. You are a technical leader, meaning you will be responsible for developing and evolving the data solutions fitting the use- cases.

  • Experience in distributed data processing and modeling (batch & streaming)

  • Experience building data pipelines and/or ML pipelines

  • Experience in GCP data products (BigQuery, Cloud Storage, Dataflow, Pub/Sub to name a few)

  • Experience working with applied AI/ML applications

Tasty bonus skills

Have any sweet experience with one or some of the following areas? Then we sure like to hear about them!

  • Development in or exposure to environments/software products in Python and Java

  • Experience working with Flink, Kafka, Spark or similar

  • Familiar with machine learning concepts and algorithms

  • Contributions to open source projects

  • We know that you are into games on some level (casual, console, board- games, Uno etc.)

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

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