Senior Java Full-stack Developer | Shared Tech in Barcelona


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Job Description

King operates mobile games at a massive scale. With titles like Candy Crush, Bubble Witch and Farm Heroes. Our code runs on hundreds of millions of devices across the world.

We are looking for Java FullStack Developers to join our phenomenal Engineering System & Support (ESS) team.

ESS Team provides support through the Game Development Platform (GDP), services to help teams to deliver products. Repositories (Code/Binaries), Builds environment (CI/CD), Code Quality/Review tools and Mobile Store Management are part of the products' platform. Services are delivered using a stack that connects configuration management, tools integrations and infrastructure technologies.

Your Role Within Our Kingdom

As a Java Full Stack Developer on the ESS team, you will be involved in the development and maintenance of our Mobile App Store, your work will impact hundreds of developers at King and will be a foundation for making stable games for billions of players around the world.

Skills To Build Thrills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent.
  • 5+ years of experience within a software engineering related field.
  • Is proficient in modern Java, experienced in databases.
  • Proficiency in modern server- side Java development.
  • Writes high- quality, maintainable code, cares about it and is willing to further improve their practices
  • Can get up to speed on new codebases quickly
  • Experience in development of the client side using modern tools like TypeScript, React, Angular, Webpack along with standard methodologies for CSS and HTML5.
  • Experience with Docker or other containerization technologies.
  • Experience using Git or other version control systems.
  • Excellent communicator in English.
  • Is a great teammate, has good communication skills and can easily work with new people across different locations
  • Structured and good at prioritizing
  • Problem solver and Keen to learn

Tasty Bonus Skills

  • Practical experience with Cloud technologies: Preferably Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience in designing and implementing RPC protocols.
  • Experience with NoSQL and/or SQL.
  • Knowledge of Linux systems from the perspective of server- side development (DevOps).

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!


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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