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Barcelona, Barcelona (España)


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Java Back-End Developer

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

Your role within our Kingdom

If you are an experienced java developer who likes to work in an environment where things move quickly and performance is of great importance, then King is the place for you! As a Java developer at King, you’ll have a great opportunity to build the systems we need as we don’t depend heavily on external frameworks. You’ll be involved in making the architectural decisions which will ensure that every server can handle more load, as well as ensuring that your code is of the highest quality. We offer you the chance to work in an agile environment where frequent, fast-paced releases mean you’ll see the impact of your work almost immediately. You will among other things…
Design and implement server features required to support new game and platform functionality and releases.
Secure the performance, reliability, scalability and security of a game.
Deliver code (and supporting documentation) of the highest quality through good design, attention to detail and system testing on a timely basis.

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. Other skills include:

Experience in designing robust, highly scalable systems.
Able to architect & design components, features and systems.
Very 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.
Striving to be a genius in your area of expertise.
Used to TDD, UNIX environments, Subversion.
A team player who likes to discuss solutions and ideas.
Able to translate business needs to technical requirements and implementation.
Motivated by challenges and new opportunities.
Fluent in English.

Tasty bonus skills

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

Company details
Full company nameKing
EMail addressjanika.nurmelaid@king.com
LocationBarcelona, Barcelona (España)
ActivitiesContenidos para móviles
Desarrollo de aplicaciones
Desarrollo de videojuegos
Edición de videojuegos
About this companyKing is a worldwide leader in cross-platform, bite-sized games on mobile, Facebook and the web. King created Candy Crush Saga, one of the most popular and highest grossing mobile apps across the globe and Facebook’s #1 app. King currently has over 225 million monthly players generating over 30 billion gameplays per month across mobile, Facebook and the website http://www.king.com. Across all platforms, King now has more than 100 million daily players. The company offers more than 160 exclusive games in 14 languages through http://www.king.com, on mobile and tablets, and on Facebook.

We believe that great games are developed by working in small, autonomous creative teams that control the whole process - from idea to amazing game. And although we have short lead times there’s no crunch, we set our own agenda. 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. That’s why we call ourselves developers of magic and knights of creativity.
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