Java Backend Game Developer

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Java Backend Game Developer

We're looking for a Java Backend Game Developer that takes pride in creating the very best bite sized entertainment for millions of players worldwide.

Your role within our Kingdom

As our Java Backend Game Developer you are not afraid to embrace our DevOps methodology: you promote your code to our production systems and look after it while in production. You will take a lead on creating and maintaining the back end of our casual games by identifying what needs to be improved and implementing the changes.

As part of the developer team you will enjoy a creative, challenging and collaborative environment where your ideas will be every bit as valued as your programming expertise.

Skills to create thrills

You have great passion for system development, new technologies, large scale systems and games in particular. You're an excellent communicator, happy dealing with people from different business units and with varying degrees of technical savvy. Therefore, you're able to translate business needs to technical requirements and implementation. You're excited about doing what's best for the game and adaptable enough to work on different things day to day based on its needs. Other skills include:

-Able to architect, design and implement components, features and systems in Java.

-Excited about working on a live game product with a massive number of active users

-Knowledge of databases and general web development

-Able to support game servers from a Level 3 support perspective, investigating live game issues when escalated

-Experienced working with UNIX environments and Git

-Great communication between our dedicated ops team, client developers and other backend developers

-Ability to work with different teams and provide mentorship to junior developers

Bonus points

-Experience with Gradle build systems

-Experience with developing backend for mobile apps

-C# and Lua Knowledge

-Client development experience

-Familiarity with web protocols, application servers and web servers

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.

King in Stockholm

The location of our first studio and the birthplace of Candy Crush Saga, Stockholm - with all its urban delights and open spaces - holds a special place in our hearts. Built over 14 islands, it's one of the world's most unique and beautiful capital cities. With King based right in the centre, it'll yours to enjoy and explore.

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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