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ML Operations 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 building machine learning (ML) tools for data scientists? 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, ML Operations Engineer!

Your role within our Kingdom

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

As ML Ops Engineer at King, you will be using the latest technologies to build ML products that democratize ML model training, tuning and deployment 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 care about quality. 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 ML projects working as an ML Ops engineer or you support a Data Science/Machine Learning team as a Software Engineer. You are an advocate for clean APIs and interfaces, and you strive for easy- to- read documentation. You also have experience in some of the following areas:

  • Distributed data processing and modeling (batch & streaming)

  • Building data pipelines and ML pipelines

  • GCP data products (BigQuery, Cloud Storage, Dataflow, Pub/Sub to name a few) or products from other cloud providers

  • Basic knowledge of Machine Learning

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.)

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 craft games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all kinds of people from all types of backgrounds to bring them to life.

We believe we simply can’t expect diversity in our players and new ideas in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sort of heroes. That’s why we provide equal opportunities and hire all sorts of talent.

We’re Seriously Playful

Officially, we are a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world. Unofficially, we’re a serious business that takes pride in having fun. Every single day at King, we mix intuition with logic, art with science and magic with mathematics to craft the games the world loves to play. Together with our parent company, Activision Blizzard, our mission is to bring moments of magic to everyday life. If you think this is something you can help us achieve, we’d love to talk with you.

Ready to level up? Join our Kingdom!

You can find more information on our culture, values and benefits, including relocation packages at And we will be happy to tell you more about the role and about us.

You should submit your application in English.

Buzz: Data Modeling, Programmer, ML Ops Engineer, Gaming, GCP, Platforms, AI, ML, TDD, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

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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