Senior Java Developer

Senior Java Developer.

Senior Java Developer



kr45000 - kr65000 per month





Darwin Recruitment is currently hiring for a Java Developer on behalf of a video game developer in Stockholm that was founded in 2003. This game developer is 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 this companies games are being played by 255 million monthly active users as of Q2 2021. They also employ nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.

Job Description:

Are you an experienced java developer who thrives in an agile environment where things move quickly and performance is of the utmost importance? How about working with amazing software and sweet gaming products, providing a wonderful experience for 260 million players?

The Game Backend Framework is all about Java and scalability, supporting games like Candy Crush, which means handling millions of requests per second. As their games and tech evolve, they also must scale their people and the team.

Your role

This team is responsible for the heart of the Game backends, a fine-tuned and high-performance Java framework that makes it easy to build and run game backends at a vast scale.

They are now on a mission to transform and migrate from their on- premise infrastructure to Google Cloud Platform, redefining the core of their platform, leverage cloud technology and enable rapid innovation across all of the business.


* 5 + years of professional software development experience, with a focus on core java

* Experience with high traffic systems

* A deep understanding of performance tuning and scalability

* A solid sense of quality and craftsmanship

* A great attitude towards knowledge sharing and you like to work within a team that discusses solutions and ideas

* Comfortable with Linux and Google Cloud

* They believe your saga started with genuine tech interest and you are intrigued by solving programming problems in whatever language is most suitable. Hard boiled problems and unique challenges inspire you to never stop learning new things.

* You have a DevOps mindset and do not shy away from tackling all aspects of a systems lifecycle. You believe in craftsmanship and writing quality code and prefer to iterate in a fast pace. You are humble and open, share knowledge, ask for feedback and collaborate with your peers to create the best possible solutions.

* You have been working in a cloud context for some years and learned how to leverage the cloud for good, modern systems design and implementation. A curious nature makes you naturally keep up to date on what's going on in the tech landscape to constantly improve and extend your toolbox of knowledge and skills.

Darwin Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


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