Backend Developer | Shared Tech

Barcelona 08018 Spain
8 days ago


Technology & Development

Job Description:

Job Description

We’re looking for a System Developer with strong Java skills to deliver back-
end components and systems for world leading casual games.

Your role within our Kingdom
As our Java Developer you are not afraid to embrace our DevOps
methodology: you promote your code to our production systems and look
after it while in production. Together with your colleagues you will take a
lead on creating and maintaining back end of our casual games. As part of
the developer team you will enjoy a creative, challenging and collaborative
environment where your ideas will be every bit as valued as your
programming expertise.

Skills to create thrills
You have great passion for system development, new technologies, large
scale systems and games in particular. You’re an excellent communicator,
happy dealing with people from different business units and with varying
degrees of technical savvy. Therefore you’re able to translate business
needs to technical requirements and implementation. You’re striving to be
the best in your area of expertise, no compromises. Other skills include:
Amazing knowledge of Java, JSP, databases and web development in general
Very experienced in working on a variety of complex, high-scale systems in
a commercial setting
Focused on maintainability and quality, building for the long term
Structured and analytical
Able to architect & design components, features and systems
Knowledgeable about to web protocols, application servers and web servers
Used to TDD, UNIX environments, Subversion
Familiar with HTML, CSS, Javascript, Bash

Tasty bonus skills
Experience on projects for high scalability sites
Good Kotlin knowledge
Base knowledge of Python
We’re knights of creativity
We believe that great games are developed by working in small,
autonomous creative teams that control the whole process – from idea to
amazing game. Our close connection with and instant feedback from the
player community, enables us to deliver truly magical moments. We value
your free time and your need to refuel, relax and find inspiration – by
playing games with your colleagues, being at home with your family or
going to the gym or out for a run. That's how we stay creative. That’s why
we call ourselves developers of magic and knights of creativity.
Want to join our Kingdom?
If you are interested in this role apply now! Applications must be in English.
The brilliant experience we give our players comes from the diversity and
experience of our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes. That’s why
we hire all sorts of talent.

About King

At King, we’re Making the World Playful. Heard of Candy Crush? We’re the creators behind it. With game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in Dublin, San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, and Malta, we have a 20-year history of delivering some of the world’s most iconic games in the mobile gaming industry and are on a mission to level-up the little moments for our more than 200 million active monthly users. But we aren’t just crushing it with candies, we’re also behind Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch, Pet Rescue and loads of other sweet games. As a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, King is part of Activision Blizzard, which was recently acquired by Microsoft.

A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes

King strives to be a place where everyone can be their most authentic self. We recognize that diversity, equity and inclusion is a vital and continuous conversation, and that change only happens when we all come together. It’s our mission to build a diverse and inclusive Kingdom for our people, players, and community.

Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is our mission – it’s the thread that connects our people, our players, and our passion for our games. Let’s face it, who doesn’t love a bit of fun?

Kingsters are seriously playful: creative thinkers who balance art and science to bring moments of magic to millions daily. But our players aren’t the only ones that can level-up. We’re always looking for ways to champion each other and make what’s already great, even better.

So, if this feels like a fun way to spend your days, and 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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