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Backend Developer | Shared Tech

V4P FEB19 014


Technology & Development

Job Description:

Do you want to create the world’s best mobile games? Have you got the skills to make that happen? 

We’re looking for a Backend Developer to join our game tech team and Kingdom. You’ll be part of a team that speaks your language, taking on complex challenges and using some pretty nice tech.

Due to vacation times, we will take a small break in reviewing Resumes. We will resume to evaluate applications in the beginning of July.

Your role within our Kingdom:

You will be part of a small team that’s working with a live mobile game and  King’s internal Platform Tech. This includes supporting the team’s live game, while driving research and innovation, ensuring the robustness of the technology adopted to our biggest game franchises. You are a curious person with a positive attitude and a strong passion for working with new technologies. You are quick to see improvements and new ways of doing things.. You’ll drive innovation in our titles by adopting and integrating the latest technologies developed internally and externally. You’ll contribute to the platform by closing the feedback loop with other game developers, sharing lessons learned from integration “firsts” to our platform developers, and working closely with developers in the team and outside the team. You’re excited about working on a live game product with a massive number of active users. 

Skills to create thrills

  • Experience as Java developer implementing components, features and systems in Java.

  • Experience of Android and iOS development

  • Experience of architect & design components, features and larger systems

  • Great communication between our client developers and other backend developers.

  • Technical experience in testing, design and support

  • B.S. degree in engineering, computer science, networking or relevant field or equivalent experience

  • Agile mindset and fluency in the methods

  • Ability to work with different teams and provide mentorship to junior developers

Bonus skills 

  • Experience with Unity

  • Experience with UWP

  • Worked with various development environments and build- systems

  • Experience with game development

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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V4P FEB19 014

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