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 will be a part of a game team with the mission to build and maintain new and existing game features. 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 done and implementing the changes.
As part of the developer team you will enjoy a creative, challenging, multidisciplinary 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
- Great communication between our dedicated ops team, client developers and other backend developers
- Experience with Git or other version control systems
- Experience with Gradle or other build systems
- Experience using Jenkins or other CI systems for automation
- 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 craft games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all kinds of people from all types of backgrounds to bring them to life. We believe we simply can’t expect diversity in our players and new ideas in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sort of heroes, wouldn’t you agree? That’s why we provide equal opportunities and hire all sorts of talent.
King in Berlin
Situated in the central borough of Berlin Mitte, ours is a backdrop that’s brimming with history. Culture vultures will find famous sites including Brandenburger Tor and Unter den Linden close by, along with the infamous suburb of Kreuzberg with its vintage markets and vibrant nightlife. A must-see in this melting pot of a city.
Officially, we are a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world. Unofficially, we’re a serious business that takes pride in having fun. Every single day at King, we mix intuition with logic, art with science and magic with mathematics to craft 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. Do you think this is something you can help us achieve? Then we’d love to talk with you.
Want to join our Kingdom?
You can find more information on our culture, values and benefits, including relocation packages at jobs.king.com. And we will be happy to tell you more about the role and about us.
You should submit your application in English.