We are looking for an Engineering Manager to shape the future of King’s Service Framework that provides the best internal framework for king teams to build back-end services for growing some of the most popular mobile games in the world such as Candy Crush Saga.

More specifically, the Service Framework team aims to build and maintain the solutions that make it trivial for developers to create, publish and consume APIs for the services they and others build. Ensure that services built at King can communicate with each other easily and securely. Security concerns and reliability safeguards are incorporated in the framework and tools we offer. So that developers spend their time writing business logic not implementing service integrations, security constructs or network configurations.

Your role within our Kingdom

As Engineering Manager in the Unified Platform Foundations, you will have a great opportunity to lead a strong and dedicated team that is capable of evolving King’s internal technology ecosystem to fulfill the business needs.

What you will do

  • Inspire and empower the talents in your team, so they can excel in building great software. Support individual career growth through specific goal setting, continuous feedback and coaching.

  • Work closely with product managers, team members and our internal customers to understand the business requirements.

  • Support the team for timely delivery of platform solutions.

  • Grow the team through continuous improvement of team structure, ways of working and team culture.

Skills to create thrills

  • Proven track record of success in developing people and growing engineering teams.

  • Passionate about building a healthy, inspiring, and motivating team environment.

  • Good experience in software engineering to understand complex details in software development, as well as standard processes in building and delivering technical solutions.

  • Passionate about building the right product through technology that brings business value.

  • Ability to communicate the business and technical tradeoffs across the organization.

Bonus points

  • Experience in developing applications in Google Cloud Platform.

  • Knowledge about product discovery process.

About King

King is the game developer behind the world-famous Candy Crush franchise, as well as mobile game hits including Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. Candy Crush is the top-grossing franchise in US app stores, a position it has held for the last two years, and King’s games are being played by 245 million monthly active users as of Q3 2021. King, which is part of the Activision Blizzard group since its acquisition in 2016, employs nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.

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 cannot 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.

Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid-core and casual. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players - and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!

Applications need to be in English.