Java Backend Developer - Defold

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Java Backend Developer - Defold

Defold is a cross platform game engine that is used by game teams both outside and within King. The Defold team is today made up of 18 individuals highly dedicated to creating awesome solutions and having a great time while doing so.

Your role within our Kingdom

As Senior Backend Developer at Defold you will be the one responsible for operation and development of all backend that supports our products and services. You'll work in close collaboration with our web team to implement new solutions for our user community and other web services that enhance the user experience both within and outside of King. Together with the tools and engine team you'll help create secure and robust solutions for hosting, cloud builds and CI. The product management team will also rely on you to come with suggestions on how Defold should develop its backend solution in order to cater to a growing number of users.

Daily tasks include but are not limited to:
* Design and implement server features required to support the product and web roadmap
* Secure operations, reliability, scalability and security of Defold's solutions
* Identify ways to improve our current solutions

Skills to create thrills

* Experience in designing robust and scalable systems
* Able to architect & design components, features and systems
* Very experienced in Java, databases and web development in general
* Experience in operating services in a cloud environment like AWS or GCP
* No stranger to web protocols, application servers and web servers
* Feel at ease being the sole developer driving the development of the backend solutions but enjoy working in teams to to discuss solutions and ideas
* Able to translate business needs to technical requirements and implementation
* Motivated by challenges and new opportunities
* Fluent in English
* Experience in MySQL or PostgreSQL

Bonus points

* Experience in working on a project for high scalability sites.
* Experience in MySQL or PostgreSQL
* C++ skills.
* Played and enjoyed any of our games.

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.

Apply now!

Want to join our Kingdom? You'll find all you need to apply, plus more information on our culture, values and benefits, including relocation packages at All applications should be made in English.

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Contact: The Recruitment Team

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