Senior Java Developer - Game Backend Framework

Senior Java Developer - Game Backend Framework


Stockholm, Sweden

Job Description:

Are you an experienced java developer who thrives in an agile environment built on trust and the passion to create software with exceptional quality and performance? How about working with sweet gaming products, providing a wonderful experience for 260 million players?

Our game backend platform is all about Java and scalability, supporting games like Candy Crush, which means handling many millions of requests per second. As our games and tech evolve we also have to scale our people and the team. This is where you come into play!

Your role within our Kingdom

About us? Our teams are responsible for the heart of the game backend platform, a fine tuned, high performant Java framework and the foundation that run game backends at a vast scale serving millions of players.

We are now on a mission to transform and migrate from our on- premise infrastructure to Google Cloud Platform. We are redefining the core of our platform to leverage cloud technology and enable rapid innovation across all of King.

As a platform developer at King, you’ll have a great opportunity to work with many highly talented developers and build systems with exceptional quality and performance. We offer you the chance to work in an agile environment where your work brings meaningful impact almost immediately.

We are looking for candidates for multiple teams, each with different responsibilities of the platform, for example game development support and capabilities for persistent storage and event streaming.

You will among other things:

  • Develop, maintain and support one of the world’s most used game platforms
  • Design and implement features for our games and support game developers
  • Collaborate closely with SREs and care for the full lifecycle of our games
  • Troubleshoot intricate production problems at high load
  • Be highly involved and contribute to a unique cloud migration at scale
  • Share knowledge, help colleagues and coach fellow developers
  • Promote good engineering practises

Skills to create thrills:

  • 5 + years of professional software development experience, with a focus on core java
  • Experience with complex, high load and traffic systems over time
  • A deep understanding of performance tuning and scalability
  • A solid sense of quality and craftsmanship
  • A great attitude towards knowledge sharing and you like to work within a team that discusses solutions and ideas
  • Comfortable with Linux and Google Cloud or equivalent cloud provider

We believe your saga started with genuine tech interest and you are intrigued by solving programming problems in whatever language is most suitable. Hard boiled problems and unique challenges inspire you to never stop learning new things.

You have a DevOps mentality and do not shy away from solving all aspects of a systems life cycle. You believe in craftsmanship, writing high quality code and prefer to iterate rapidly. You are humble and open, share knowledge, ask for feedback and collaborate with your peers to create the best possible solutions.

You have been working in a cloud context for some years and learned how to leverage the cloud for good, modern systems design and implementation. A curious nature makes you naturally keep up to date on what’s going on in the tech landscape to constantly improve and extend your toolbox of knowledge and skills.

Tasty bonus skills

We know you're intrigued by the gaming world. So if you also have professional experience from the gaming industry, we sure would like to hear your story but, we are totally open to other industries.

More bonus skills

  • Experience with different databases and systems with high load database patterns
  • Experience building and running applications on Kubernetes
  • Experience of high traffic/high concurrency and performance tuning
  • Experience with Kafka and intense event streaming solutions

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