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Build Engineer - Shared Tech

V4P FEB19 014


Technology & Development

Job Description:

King operates mobile games at a massive scale. With titles like Candy Crush, Bubble Witch and Farm Heroes our code runs on hundreds of millions of devices across the world.

We are looking for a Build Engineer for Services would align with Continuous Development Team Build Engineers. They will share the knowledge and get access to Meta Jenkins. 

Come join us if you want to take pride in creating the very best bite sized entertainment for millions of players worldwide! 

Your role within our Kingdom

We are looking for a dedicated person with a degree in Computer Science or similar to join our team. The SDK we work on is written in C++ for all the major platforms (iOS, Android and JavaScript/HTML5). 

Our vision in Shared Tech is to provide a platform that creates material “competitive advantage” for our game studio partners and support them to provide outstanding player experiences.

We in Shared Tech, work as a B2B organization, making sure that the platform we provide is compatible with all the different games built at King.

Tasks within the team vary greatly but include:

  • Working closely with development teams to design and implement shared build systems 

  • Run Continuous Integration/Delivery systems using Jenkins implementing information radiators, notifications on broken builds and automated tests

  • Plan repository organization and branch scheme using multiple source control systems like git, Mercurial, SVN and Perforce

  • Help our developers to be more proficient on how Jenkins works and have someone who can help in any urgent matter

As a new member of the team we offer a unique opportunity to be involved hands on and learn as you go. The wide responsibilities of the team give a wide array of challenges to conquer and King offers many opportunities for training and personal development.

Skills to create thrills

  • A degree in Computer Science or similar

  • Experience using Jenkins, Artifactory, Gradle, Groovy CPS, Maven, and Ant that compiles code in Java, C++ and HTML 5 for building build game backends and Android and iOS apps

  • Experience working closely with development teams to design and implement shared build systems

  • Excellent communication skills in English

  • A desire to experiment, learn and innovate to continuously improve the way of working in the engineering systems team

  • A standout colleague who can coach and support teams when setting up and using CI, release management and build systems

Bonus points

  • Experience building build pipelines, Configuration as Code with Groovy and Groovy CPS in the context of Declarative and DSL build pipelines, Docker, Docker Registry, and Googl

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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