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Senior Staff / Principal Platform Solutions Engineer


Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time



Technology & Development

Job Description:

Activision Blizzard Media is a rapidly growing business built to connect brands with our 350M + global player base across Activision, Blizzard and King.

We create premium, innovative advertising experiences for world-class casual mobile games like King's Candy Crush Saga. Looking ahead, we plan to launch advertising across the Activision Blizzard portfolio, including high-growth areas like eSports. This is an exciting time to join this growing business.

We are hiring a Platform Solutions Engineer in our Ads Engineering team, empowering cutting-edge advertising technologies to create the next generation of our Ads Platform.

Your Role

  • Being a business enabler

    • Work with cross-functional teams including game studios, sales, and products, to tackle industry challenges and influence the roadmap to hit business goals

    • Drive feature adoption and roadblocks, by analysing, troubleshooting and driving forward to a resolution in a timely manner

    • Solve ABM challenges by architecting custom solutions for customers and work with ABM Engineering & Product for a long-term solution

    • Prioritise customer success by working closely and collaboratively with customers

  • AdTech Advocate

    • Cross collaborate with ABM Product and Engineering during the planning and development, by bringing in the customer’s perspective and solve for use cases

    • Engage with customers by representing ABM to solve their tech challenges

    • Analyse feature usage, recommend ways to maximise performance, and use data visualisation to explain non-technical customers

  • Tech lead to support a strong team of solution engineers

Required Skills

  • Experience in solutions & support engineering roles

  • Good understanding of Advertising technologies with 3+ years of experience. Added bonus if experienced with Games

  • Experience in working with Mobile Tech, C/C++, Java, GCP, Advertising tools, moderate to complex SQL queries, etc

  • Good track record of solving customer and business technical problems

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions

  • Experience in analysing the data and converting them to meaningful visualisations for non-technical readers

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!

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