Senior Software Developer (Core Server)

Job Type:
Dublin, Ireland

The role:

We are looking for a Senior Software Developer to join our busy and dynamic team based in our Ireland service office.

Why we need you:

We are seeking an experienced Software developer to develop, support and maintain our premier gaming platform used by millions of people all over the world.

Building on your consistent record of delivering quality software, you will work with other talented engineers delivering industry leading features on a real time platform with over 100 million players and hundreds of thousands of concurrent users.

You will be part of a team that has delivered excellent examples of best of breed software for the online gaming market. You will be responsible for developing and maintaining the core elements of our system that are critical for our reliability, robustness and scalability.

The core internals and low level libraries of our game system will be designed, developed and maintained by you. Our QA teams will be relying on your support to deliver high quality software. You`ll produce APIs, design documentation and assist the integration efforts of other teams. You`ll have to support and drive architectural decisions with respect to our core game system internals. Your main responsibility will be that our game system continues to scale successfully with our growing player base.

Who are we looking for:

You hold BSc/MSc in Computer Science, Software Engineering or similar and have at least 5 years of professional software development experience in C++. You have a deep understanding of efficient algorithm and data structure design. You love to tackle complicated technical problems and have solid analytical skills. You also have a strong knowledge of SQL scripting and relational database (SQL Server, DB2). Object-oriented design patterns and methodologies are some of your professional interests.

We are looking for someone with good communication skills, and the ability to work well with fellow team members on collaborative efforts. We are always setting ambitious goals and to achieve them you`ll have to be self-motivated and focused on delivering products that meet high standards.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

To get in the list of top candidates, you`ll have Java experience and good knowledge of network security (PKI, TLS/SSL). You`ll have a deep understanding of poker and other card games and be familiar with the online poker Industry. If you have experience with high-demand 24/7 operations will also be an advantage. Scripting experience (Shell/Perl/Python) and experience with Windows API Base Services is also a desirable skill.

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 also like to throw in a discretionary annual performance bonus.

We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). In addition, you are entitled to join our company pension scheme.

Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support in terms of developing your skills and helping you progress your career.

We have a canteen which offers hot and cold options for breakfast and lunch. In addition, there is free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks.

Our social team organise great events; including our sensational summer and Christmas parties.

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 Ireland service office in the Game Systems business unit.