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Cloud Network Engineer

V4P FEB19 014

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Technology & Development

Job Description:

At King millions of players connect to our games every day. They rely on our infrastructure to be up 24/7, 365 days a year to maximize their experience with our games.

The Cloud Platform team is responsible for the Private, Public, and Hybrid cloud infrastructure for the game and game related applications at King. We are currently moving some applications to GCP as well as running games on our private cloud based on OpenNebula. To support that we are now looking for a network engineer with experience of cloud infrastructure to help drive best practices and evolve how we manage and build our platforms.

We believe that you share our passion for learning new things, coding (primarily in Python), quality, automation, continuous improvements, and actively building and upholding a great culture. Our collaboration with Google and CNCF will enable you to really dive deep into cloud technologies.

Your role within our Kingdom

Our job is to build effective, stable and reliable large scale infrastructure tools and services for our platform, games, and product teams. We strive to empower developers to be autonomous and flexible. We continuously work to create self service models for our tech in close collaboration with development teams.

We care deeply about our culture and believe in:

  • An inclusive and diverse workplace
  • Continuous improvement of everything we do
  • Automation and coding as much as possible
  • Collaboration and blame free problem solving
  • Asking for help and sharing ideas openly

Skills to create thrills

  • Knowledge about cloud networking such as VPC, firewall, load balancing and subnets
  • Architecture experience in GCP or AWS including experience migrating workloads
  • Experience in writing software in one or more languages such as Python or Go
  • Experience in deploying and managing multi- tenant Kubernetes environments
  • Orchestration with Terraform
  • Able to communicate proficiently in written and spoken English

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.
Discover King at careers.king.com

King in Barcelona

“Even if you came to Spain to try and become the next Messi, there may still be a job in Barcelona for you.”

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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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