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Senior Platform Solutions Engineer

V4P FEB19 014

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Technology & Development

Job Description:

Activision Blizzard Media is a rapidly growing business built to connect brands with our 350M + global player base across Activision, Blizzard and King.

We create premium, innovative advertising experiences for world- class casual mobile games like King's Candy Crush Saga. Looking ahead, we plan to launch advertising across the Activision Blizzard portfolio, including high- growth areas like eSports. This is an exciting time to join this growing business.

We are hiring a Senior Platform Solutions Engineer in our Ads Engineering team, empowering cutting- edge advertising technologies to create the next generation of our Ads Platform.

Your Role

  • Strong understanding & being subject matter expert on feature offerings to Game Studios

  • Resolve technical issues and roadblocks during feature rollouts; Analyze, debug, troubleshoot and drive forward solutions

  • Collaborate with Game Studios & Partner Managers during the pre and post- sales phases, focusing on technical aspects 

  • Interact and represent the Tech part of the business; Monitor and collect all technical information of a feature for Game Studios

  • Analyze feature usage and recommend ways to maximize the performance of processes

  • Writing custom scripts, dashboards, ad- hoc tools, etc. to support customer requirements for the short term and work with the internal team (Product & Engineering) for the long- term solutions

Required Skills 

  • Experience in support engineering roles

  • Good understanding of Advertising or Mobile technologies with 2+ years of experience

  • Experience in working with C/C++, Java, Python, GCP, Advertising tools, moderate to complex SQL queries, etc

  • Good track record of solving customer technical problems

  • Demonstrated customer- centric approach with timely resolution of queries

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions

  • Experience in analyzing the data and converting them to meaningful visualizations

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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