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Senior Java Developer - Streaming

V4P FEB19 014


Technology & Development

Job Description:

Want to create the world’s best mobile games? Have you got the skills to make that happen? We’re looking for a Senior Java Developer to join our Kingdom. You’ll be part of a team that speak your language, taking on complex challenges - using some pretty nice tech. Our games are adored by hundreds of millions of people, and you’ll be building them. As well as the engines and support systems that make them play brilliantly on any platform.

Your role within the Kingdom

Here, you will get the chance to tackle very big and fast data - over 120 billion events received from the games every single day, processed in real- time!

You will work closely with fellow data engineers, business intelligence developers, data scientists, business performance managers/directors and game developers across all our game studios.

The purpose? Ensuring that we stay ahead in the stream- processing- game, using the findings to create user- centric products, making our players happy!

Some of the fun stuff you´ll get to do:

  • Develop, maintain and operate our large scale real- time stream processing platform

  • Improve and automate monitoring and operational processes for our systems

  • Research and prototype new backend solutions for data processing, analytics and storage

  • Turn ad- hoc data science solutions into efficient, scalable models and applications

  • Work together with fellow engineers from different teams on joint projects in King analytical space

  • Promote team’s products to a broad audience of both technical and non- technical backgrounds and support/ educate users

Skills to create thrills:

You are curious individual who really enjoys solving problems and are a big fan of "Great engineering". Eagerness to learn and trying out new techy things is traits that you can relate to being "you".

  • Deep understanding of Java and object oriented design patterns

  • Experience working in UNIX environments

  • Experience with stream processing technologies (We use Kafka and Flink)

Bonus points

  • Hadoop technologies: HDFS, Yarn, Hive

  • Stream processing technologies - Kafka, Flink

  • We know that you are in to games on some level (casual, console, board- games etc.) and if you also have experience working in the online gaming industry, we sure would like to hear your story!

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

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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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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