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Full Stack Developer - Game Operations Platform

London 164


Technology & Development

Job Description:

We are looking for a Full Stack developer to shape the future of the Game Operations Platform where King teams build, monitor and operate some of the most popular mobile games in the world such as Candy Crush Saga. The platform contains a suite of software products designed to provide a central, high- quality, robust and extensible toolset with a consistent and stable user experience.

The Game Operations Platform team aims to provide a competitive technical ecosystem including front- end & back- end framework, core APIs and self- service tools that allows internal teams to easily develop and expose game operational tools with consistent end- user experience, excellent interoperability and efficient developer experience. 

Your role within our Kingdom

As a member of the development team, you will play an important role to influence how technology evolves at King and how King teams develop their internal applications that bring great value to our games. Your responsibilities might include:

  • Develop and maintain King internal tech stack including front- end & back- end libraries, framework, core APIs and self- service tools.

  • Improve developers experiences throughout the application development lifecycle

  • Develop new features that enhance the experience of our end- users who use the platform to monitor and operate king games.

  • Co- develop internal applications with other application and game teams

  • Research and drive technology innovations across teams

Skills to create thrills 

  • Solid experience with front- end frameworks/libraries such as React or similar

  • Good experience working with modern Java frameworks and standards

  • Good experience working with APIs and frameworks

  • Focus on testing as part of the development

Bonus points

  • Understanding of micro service architecture

  • Experience of Python

  • Knowledge of cloud technologies such as GCP or AWS

  • Like dev- ops culture

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 245 million monthly active users as of Q3 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 need to be in English.
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