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Senior Frontend Engineer

V4P FEB19 014

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Technology & Development

Job Description:

Your role within our Kingdom

As our Full Stack Engineer, you will be a part of a team with a mission to build, innovate and maintain technology for Kings Loyalty Platform and infrastructure. This includes evaluating existing tech, developing new services, tools and features for our platform and web portals, defining and implementing development and release processes for the team, investigating problems including live incident response and coaching your fellow team mates. You will enjoy a creative, challenging and collaborative workplace where your ideas will be every bit as valued as your Engineering expertise.

You will work in a dynamic environment where work is driven by the requirements of our customers. 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 our players and adaptable enough to work on different things day to day based on their needs, and prepared to roll up your sleeves to support in any area that needs attending.

Responsibilities include:

  • Design and build frontend using React.JS for Web and back- end services running NodeJS.

  • Setup and implement automatic testing end2end within your area, from Frontend to backend services.

  • Improve workflows and create scripts and tools for automation, configuration, and release management within your area.

  • Evaluate and utilize the latest concepts, tools, and technologies.

  • Create and maintain technical documentation covering your areas.

  • Work with the Design team with a pragmatic approach to what should be done and where it makes sense to rethink design.

 

Skills to create thrills

  • Proficient with React.js, recoilJS, Javascript, Node.js, HTML5, CSS3

  • Understands react state and modern state management tools like recoil, redux, and context

  • Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline or equivalent experience.

  • 3+ years’ experience with Frontend development matching the responsibilities listed above

  • Self starter and takes initiative to get the job done

  • Good communication skills

  • Experience using CI/CD build tools like Jenkins.

  • Experience with setting up and implementing automatic testing of both UI Frontend for Web ReactJS and NodeJS Backend testing.

  • Experience using Git/Github systems.

  • Experience using JIRA

 

Tasty bonus skills

  • Experience with NodeJS and Java for backend services

  • Experience using cypress for automated testing

  • Experience with Azure/AWS/GCP

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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