Senior Java Developer

Stockholm County Stockholm
15 days ago


Technology & Development

Job Description:

Are you passionate about the idea of delivering a smooth gaming experience to 260 million players?! Join the Plataforma Team!

We are responsible for developing and maintaining the Backend Platform for all games at King. In our team, we focus on performance and scalability–our platform supports an average traffic of millions of requests per second from all our beloved games. We work closely with King’s teams to support game feature development, handle intense traffic events and highly concurrent data storage.

In our daily work, we promote creativity and innovation by embracing the newest technologies and constantly improving and evolving our platform. Our latest mission is to transform and migrate our on- premise infrastructure to Google Cloud Platform in order to leverage the benefits and best practices of the cloud. We intend to make this transition invisible to the players and smooth for all King development teams, enabling the game studios to keep serving new game content seamlessly.

Your role within the Kingdom

Skills to create thrills

You are a teammate who faces new challenges with a positive, can- do attitude.

You possess proven expertise in building resilient and scalable backend systems using core Java.

You believe in craftsmanship and enjoy writing clean, high- quality code.

You are humble and open, ask for feedback and collaborate with your peers to create the best possible solutions.

Other skills include:

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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