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Java Backend Developer in Barcelona


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Job Description

We are looking for a Java Developer that will take pride in creating the very best bite sized entertainment for millions of players worldwide.

Your role within our Kingdom

The engineering team in Barcelona is responsible for building complex, high-scale, real-time systems, working closely with other parts of the business to support the marketing activities for our popular games, We are looking for a graduate with some practical experience, and the drive and enthusiasm to succeed in a demanding and professional team environment.  

  • Design, architect, test and implement features in our core services – advertising, game promotion, customer support
  • Build valuable tools to support the game development process
  • Deliver high quality and well-structured code

Skills to create thrills

You have great passion for programming and a solid sense of quality and polish. As a developer you are also analytical and genuinely interested in understanding the whole tech stack.  You must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be a strong team player, able to work in a fast paced, demanding yet fun professional environment.

Other skills include:

  • Experienced in Java, databases and web development in general.
  • Familiar with HTML, CSS, Javascript, JSP, Bash.
  • No stranger to web protocols, application servers and web servers.
  • Used to TDD, UNIX environments, Subversion.
  • A team player who likes to discuss solutions and ideas.
  • Striving to be a genius in your area of expertise.
  • Fluent in English.

Tasty bonus skills

  • Experience in working on a project for high scalability sites.
  • Played and enjoyed any of our games.

We’re champions 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.

Want to be Java Developer at King?

Please send us your CV by clicking the ‘Apply now’ button. All applications must be in English.


About King

  • Games

  • Privately Held

  •  London, United Kingdom

  • 1001-5000 employees

  • 2003

King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games.

We have developed more than 200 fun titles, and offer games in over 200 countries and regions. Our franchises include Candy Crush, Farm Heroes, Pet Rescue and Bubble Witch. We have 340 million average monthly unique users, as of second quarter 2015, across web, social and mobile platforms. 

At King, we design games with a broad appeal, which allow people to play for a moment, then move on with their day and pick up their game later. Our games are also synchronized across platforms, allowing players to switch seamlessly between devices and platforms and continue their game wherever they left off, so they can play anywhere, any time and on any device. For us, this is encapsulated in the idea of bitesized entertainment. 

King has game studios in Stockholm, Bucharest, Malmö, London, Barcelona, Berlin, Singapore, and Seattle, along with offices in San Francisco, Malta, Seoul, Tokyo and Shanghai.

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