Software Developer - Platform Delivery

Job Type:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

We’re looking for a software developer to join our busy and dynamic team in our Richmond Hill service office.

Why we need you:

You will be designing, developing and supporting internal backend server components intended for integration of core systems with external systems and services within and outside of Stars Group. You will be designing and implementing API, developing  new server components, maintaining, modifying, and supporting complex systems already in use. You will also be involved in second line production support with respect to components and systems owner and maintained by your team: investigate production disruptions, read logs, perform root cause analysis, etc.

Who are we looking for:

You will 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, possess solid knowledge of Internet communication protocols such as TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP, etc. as well as excellent coding skills and ability to produce clean, robust and accurate code that meets the specs.

You will 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.

You will have solid knowledge of  SQL scripting and relational database (SQL Server, DB2)

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. Knowledge of Java, C#, Perl scripting, Python. 

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, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). In addition, you can join our company pension scheme and stock purchase plan.

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

Lunch is on us and there is free fresh fruit, snacks, drinks in the office.

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 service office in the Integration Team, Platform Delivery department.