Senior Client Developer

Job Type:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
We are looking for a senior client developer to join our busy and dynamic team in our Richmond Hill, Toronto office.

Why we need you:

You’ll be designing, implementing, testing and maintaining the client code for core applications. You’ll be attending the project kick-off, crafting and review meetings whilst working closely with our business analysts (project management Office) and the design team as part of the development of the system.

Who are we looking for:

You’ll be transforming approved requirements into compelling, usable, media-rich interactive experiences so you’ll need confirmed experience programming client applications. You’ll be writing clean, documented, reusable and scalable code so solid attention to detail, organization, and time management/project management skills are meaningful.

You’ll be maintaining a coding skill set consistent with current technologies, sharing knowledge as applicable so exposure or experience to the following is important:
  • C++ development
  • OpenGL, 3D hardware acceleration
  • game-development platforms (preferably Cocos2d-x)
  • using internal Windows OS (WIN32 API)
You’ll be maintaining your work at both detailed and abstract levels, solving problems creatively along with providing assistance to our QA and Production Support teams so knowledge of computer networking and internet communication protocols such as UDP & HTTP is needed.

As the ideal candidate, you will have: -

Experience with with Cocos2d-x or similar game development platform, the ability to develop UI prone applications with strong user experience awareness and optimization and a good understanding of the latest features and development standard methodologies, including features in upcoming SDKs, resource optimization techniques and social network integration (e.g., Facebook, Twitter) will be helpful to this role.

Proven familiarity with OOP and implementation of software design patterns or experience of SQL Server or DB2 will be a great benefit as will exposure to MacOS application development.

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and a discretionary annual performance bonus.

We offer health and dental insurance for you and your dependents plus you can join our company pension scheme.

Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support to develop your skills and support you in progressing your career.

We have on-site yoga a few times a week and lunch is on us. We also have fresh fruit, snacks and drinks in the office so you won’t go hungry.

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

The Group 

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies. This role is in the Group’s Richmond Hill (Toronto) service office in the Poker Development department.