Interested in scalability? With over 200 million monthly active users from our popular games franchises including Candy Crush, Farm Heroes and Bubble Witch, being able to handle ridiculously-high volumes of data and traffic is the name of the game. Working within our Shared Technology Department, you’ll get to work on business-critical systems that support these users. Whether it’s core data engineering, user acquisition technology, vital tools that are needed by our games teams, or reporting and visualisation suites, there’s an exciting opportunity for you here to get stuck into within Shared Technology - and one you can get stuck into right away!
With games being the life-blood of our business, we’re searching for a passionate, talented Senior Java Developer to join our dedicated Games Tools Team. The Tools suite enables our smash-hit games to perform vital, common functions so that they can continue to be a success.
Your role within our Kingdom
A Senior Java Developer can expect to:
Skills to create thrills
You have a strong passion for building backend technologies in a Java-based environment. You're an excellent communicator, happy to work with people from several different business units. You can translate business needs into technical requirements and implementation. You're excited about doing what's best for the team, and adaptable enough to work on different things as projects evolve. You’re keen to work in a fun and friendly environment.
Other skills include:
And the basics:
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 can’t 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. And that’s it.
We’re Seriously Playful
Officially, we’re a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world. Unofficially, we’re a serious business that’s not afraid to have fun. Every day at King, we mix intuition with logic, art with science and magic with mathematics to create the games the world loves to play. Together with our parent company Activision Blizzard, our mission is to bring moments of magic to everyday life. If you think this is something you can help us achieve, let’s talk.
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