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Full Stack Engineer

V4P FEB19 014


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 distribution of King games & content. This includes developing new services, tools and features for our platform and web portals, investigating problems and coaching your fellow developers and testers. You will enjoy an agile, creative, challenging and collaborative workplace where your ideas will be every bit as valued as your Engineering expertise. You will work on modern technology stacks and ecosystem.

You will work in a dynamic environment where work is driven by the requirements of our customers. 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 day- to- day development related tasks based on their needs. You will question status quo and bring fresh perspectives and solutions as an enthusiastic team member. You are expected to carry at least 2 years of relevant experience as a developer with a strong academic background and an impressive application development track record.

Responsibilities to own:

  • Arrive at efficient, reusable back- end services and React based front- end applications

  • Comfortable in imperative and functional programming and distributed, scalable architecture

  • Translate business requirements into a full- stack solution with relational and non- relational storage

  • Write unit tests preferably with a test first mindset

  • Create and maintain technical documentation in tandem with development

  • Stay abreast with the latest concepts, tools, and technologies and share with team

Skills to create thrills

  • Strong developer in Java and Typescript / JavaScript with imperative and functional programming

  • Developed front- end applications in NodeJS using React

  • Worked with SQL and NoSQL databases, and caching

  • Experience using CI/CD build tools like Jenkins.

  • Comfortable using Git for source control, GitHub, JIRA and other software lifecycle tools

Tasty bonus skills

  • Experience developing on Azure

  • Used Kafka or other messaging brokers for high transaction volume applications

  • Prior experience in game development or similar applications

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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“It’s a bit of a myth that people wear flowers in their hair here, but if you join us in San Francisco, we certainly won’t stop you doing it.”

It’s a small team here on the West Coast, but it’s one that is growing, both for our studio world and also our Advertising business. With its mild climate, stunning scenery and cosmopolitan character, San Francisco is one of North America's most beautiful and exciting cities. You’ll find our studio within striking distance of the AT&T stadium and only a short tram ride away from the heart of the city.

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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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