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Senior AI/ML Engineer | Candy Crush

Stockholm Stockholm County 111 57 Sweden
15 days ago


Data, Analytics & Strategy

Job Description:

Senior AI/ML Engineer | Candy Crush

Do you have a dynamic approach to solving problems and processing data at scale? Are you passionate about building machine learning (ML) tools for data scientists? Do you believe machine learning can have a material impact on how we do business and want to be a part of the journey to help teams, company wide, enhance our players’ experiences? Then you could be our new, shiny, Senior AI/ML Engineer!

Candy Crush Saga is one of the world’s most popular mobile games. Millions of players around the globe match colourful candies in combinations of three or more to win points, defeat obstacles and progress through more than 15,000+ levels. In November 2022, Candy Crush Saga celebrated its 10-year anniversary. Candy Crush Saga is available to download for free from the Apple App Store, Google Play, Amazon App store, Windows App Store and Facebook.

Your role within our Kingdom

You will be part of our Candy Crush Core Gameplay Team, which is a multi-functional team consisting of other Data Scientists, Product Managers, Game Designers and Developers. You will also be working closely together with our wider central AI/ML community of ML Researchers, ML Engineers, and ML Data Scientists, focusing on developing and operationalizing machine learning (ML) models as part of our machine learning initiatives, which includes identifying, scoping, implementing and analysing machine learning use cases for our games. You will play a key role in ensuring the best performance of our products with the goal of providing the best experience to our players.

As a Senior AI/ML Engineer at King, you will be using the latest technologies to build ML products that democratise ML model training, tuning and deployment within our Candy Core Gameplay Team. With over 250+ million monthly active users and 50 billion events being uploaded daily, it’s key that you care about writing highly optimised code and care about quality. You’ll be working with both streaming as well as batch data in a highly challenging technical environment.

You will work in collaboration with business collaborators, both within your team and supporting other teams, on bringing value from data. Together with your team members you will get to learn on the job every day.

Skills to create thrills

So what about you? You have hands-on experience in various ML projects working as an experienced AI/ML engineer. You are a strong advocate for standard methodologies in ML solutions and you have good intuition on what ML models might be most effective and efficient. You are technically very competent, meaning you will be responsible for helping to develop and evolve the solutions fitting the use cases.

Desired Requirements

Tasty bonus skills

Have any sweet experience with one or some of the following areas? Then we sure like to hear about them!

Buzz: Data Modelling, Programmer, ML Engineer, Gaming, GCP, Platforms, AI, ML, TDD, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Research and development, Data Science

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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