Software Development Team Lead

Job Type:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

We’re looking for a team lead, software development to join our busy and dynamic team in our Richmond Hill, Toronto office.

Why we need you: -

You will be responsible for development and delivery of server-side components supporting regulatory reporting requirements such as gaming data, financial transactions, players information etc. This includes an introduction of reporting solutions for new gaming licenses and maintenance of existing ones, changes due to business expansion: new verticals, features, and games. This position also collaborates with the product owner ensuring the final product meets the needs of stakeholders.

Who are we looking for: -

You’ll have strong knowledge in Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design and problem solving as well as expert knowledge of C++ and STL as you’ll be mentoring team members in design, coding practices, and software development policies and guidelines. Strong working experience with relational databases (SQL Server, DB2) and ODBC API along with knowledge of Python/other scripting languages is important too, as is an understanding of Git and JIRA.

Full stack development experience using TypeScript, Javascript, Angular is a plus and an M.Sc. in computer science would be useful.

You will lead the team in defining and maintaining proper architecture and design of the product to ensure efficient code maintenance, high quality, and extensibility of the technology. Excellent communication and teamwork skills is important as is solid proven experience in leading a development team.

You’ll be setting clear expectations for direct reports and encourage effective feedback mechanism to consistently improve and reach higher levels of efficiency as well as communicating with other technical teams and Product Owners to collect requirements, identify tasks, provide estimates and ensure consistent sprint execution.

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.

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 (Toronto) service office in the Process Automation and Release Management department.

At The Stars Group, we encourage applications from all sections of the community.  If you are an applicant with a disability and you require accommodations at any point in our recruitment process, please let our talent acquisition team know when they contact you to invite for interview.