Senior Core Platform Server Developer

Category:
IT
Job Type:
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

We’re looking for a senior core platform server developer to join our busy and dynamic team in our Richmond Hill, Toronto office.

Why we need you:

You’ll be developing leading-edge software products to provide the world’s best online gaming experience. You’ll be designing, developing and maintaining the core internals and low level libraries of our game system.

Who are we looking for:

You’ll have extensive demonstrable experience of C++ development along with being an expert in Windows OS internals (WIN32 API and Multi-threading), computer networks and distributed applications. You’ll be producing API and crafting documentation and assist the integration efforts of other teams so you’ll need solid knowledge of Internet communication protocols such as TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP, etc. as well as excellent coding skills, ability to produce clean, robust and accurate code that meets the specs.

You’ll have experience in designing efficient algorithms and knowledge of STL library as you’ll be supporting and driving architectural decisions with respect to our core game system internals. Along with this, you can work under stress and meet deadlines to ensure our game system continues to scale successfully with our growing player base.

It’s important that you have experience with relational database (SQL Server, DB2) and a Master’s in Computer Science or equivalent experience as you’ll be delivering high quality software and provide support to our QA teams.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

Experience with test driven development and agile methodologies will be an added benefit for this role along with an understanding of poker and other card games or the online poker industry. Knowledge of network security (PKI, TLS/SSL) will be beneficial as will experience with high-demand 24/7 operations and a familiarity with OpenSSL and Pseudo/Hardware RNGs.

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 Toronto service office in the Web Applications and Tools department.