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Senior C++ Developer

V4P FEB19 014


Technology & Development

Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced engineer to join the team behind Candy Crush Saga. Our programmers are at the heart of our game development. They are driven, talented generalists who contribute not only to the code, but to the entire product.

You have great passion for programming and a solid sense of quality and polish. As a developer you are also analytical and genuinely interested in understanding the whole tech stack. And, of course, you’ll need to know what makes a good game and will be working closely together with the rest of the team.

Your role within the Kingdom

  • As a Senior Engineer you will be responsible for the delivery of game features as well as contributions to the area’s technical road map. Design, architect, test and implement game features.

  • Not only deliver high quality and well- structured code but actively take an active part in game creation.

  • You are able to communicate effectively on technology and people challenges to the stakeholders and manage expectations.

  • You will engage and liaise with development teams across the business, both in Shared Tech and other game teams.

  • You are expected to Share knowledge and help colleagues. Get involved and drive initiatives across the game team, engage in conversations around design and architecture to contribute to an innovative and open culture.

  • This role requires a degree of leadership responsibilities

    • You’ll be responsible for leading a group of developers within the game.

    • You’ll be involved in the recruitment and interviewing process

    • You ‘ll work with the CODEV or outsourced team as the team lead

    • Lead the CODEV (outsourced) team

    • Facilitate and Monitor the needs and impediments for the CODEV ( outsourced ) team. 

    • Facilitate the CODEV ( outsourced ) team with estimations and planning. 

    • Capable of actively working with feedback as a tool to improve and grow as an individual and the teams. 

Skills to create thrills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent required.

  • Excellent communication and leadership skills with experienced inter- department tech communication.

  • Excellent teamwork skills, flexibility, and ability to handle multiple tasks.

  • Previous experience working with C++  projects.

  • Previous experience with gaming is a plus.


With us you’ll get to work at the forefront of the casual social gaming business, in a growing, energized and fun environment. At King, nobody you’re always smack in the middle of the game development, contributing with not only your kick ass programming skills but also with your passion for games and how to build them. 


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

Technology & Development

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