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Tools Engineer | Candy Crush Saga

V4P FEB19 014

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Technology & Development

Job Description:

Your role within our Kingdom

As part of the Foundation area, you are part of an effort to create the best technology and tooling to support feature teams in Candy Crush Saga.

As​ ​a​ Tools ​Developer,​ ​you build Quality- related tools used by developers, QAs and other internal users to assist them in their daily work.​ ​As​ ​part​ ​of​ ​the​ Foundation ​team,​ ​you​ ​will​ ​enjoy​ ​a​ ​creative,​ ​challenging​, ​and​ ​collaborative environment​ ​where​ ​your​ ​ideas​ ​will​ ​be​ ​every​ ​bit​ ​as​ ​valued​ ​as​ ​your​ ​programming​ ​expertise.

  • Design,​ ​architect ​and​ ​implement​ ​tools​ and backend services ​required​ ​to​ develop and maintain ​game functionality,​ ​platform​ ​enhancements,​ ​and​ ​releases.

  • Ensure reliability of the backend infrastructure.

  • Deliver​ ​code​ ​of​ ​the​ ​highest​ ​quality​ ​through​ ​good​ ​design.

  • Attention​ ​to​ ​detail​ ​and​ ​system​ ​testing​ ​on​ a ​timely​ ​basis.

  • Share​ ​knowledge​ ​and​ ​help​ ​colleagues​ ​both​ ​inside​ ​and​ ​outside​ ​of​ ​your​ ​team
     

Skills to create thrills

You​ ​have​ ​a​ ​strong​ ​passion​ ​for​ ​building tools that ultimately serves millions of users every day, working closely with client developers.​ ​​​You are a good​ ​communicator and​ ​happy​ ​to​ ​work​ ​with​ ​people​ ​from​ ​several​ ​different​ ​business​ ​units. You​ ​can​ ​translate​ ​business​ ​needs​ ​into​ ​technical​ ​requirements​ ​and​ ​implementation.​ You're excited about the opportunity to participate and shape how business critical content tools are developed, used and maintained on top of working with a multi- facet team that covers wide competence domains.
 

Other​ ​skills​ ​include:

  • Java

  • Python

  • Good understanding of web protocols like HTTP and REST APIs

  • Familiar​ ​working​ ​with​ ​UNIX​ ​environments,​ ​bash ​and​ ​git

  • Familiarity​ ​with​ ​testing​ ​frameworks and TDD
     

Bonus points:

  • C++

  • Web technologies such as JavaScript/CSS

  • Experience with test automation, quality engineering and performance analysis

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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