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
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
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.
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.
Discover King at careers.king.com