Senior C++ Developer

10573 Canada, Greater Toronto Area IT Permanent

We’re looking for a Senior C++ Developer to join our talented and dynamic Poker Development team in our Richmond Hill Office – Toronto!

Are you our next star player?

The Senior C++ Developer will play a pivotal role in the Server team, developing leading-edge software products that deliver the world’s best online poker experience. You’ll be designing, developing and maintaining the code for Poker backend servers. Our servers operate 24/7 and are the backbone of PokerStars online poker offering.

This exciting opportunity will allow you to participate in the whole lifecycle of software development – solving problems and working on new features, designing solutions, coding, testing and supporting production environments.

Reporting directly to the Manager, Poker Server the Senior C++ Developer will:

  • Create software that runs 24/7 that is enjoyed by millions of users world-wide.
  • Demonstrate expert knowledge of object-oriented programming languages and standard libraries (C++ preferred).
  • Be proficient with SQL and Relational Databases.
  • Provide solid written and communication skills.
  • Have a degree in Computer science or related degree along with shown experience in a software development company .

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Expert knowledge of OOPs (C++ is preferred)
  • Strong database knowledge (SQL)
  • Working knowledge of operating systems’ APIs (Windows or Linux).
  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP, UDP and HTTP protocols is a plus.
  • An understanding of poker and other card games as well as the online gaming industry is a plus.

What’s in it for you?

Our experience-based salaries are competitive. Plus, there’s a discretionary annual performance bonus.

Your package will include:

  • Health and dental insurance for you and your dependants
  • The option to join our company pension scheme
  • In-house training and development to develop your skills, progressing your career
  • Paid for lunches, as well as fresh fruit, snacks and drinks around the office
  • Regular on-site yoga sessions

About The Group

PokerStars is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange, which brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

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Want a seat at the table? Apply now!

We will aim to respond to you as soon as possible. If you’re the right fit for our Senior Software Developer role, you will be invited to a phone/zoom interview.

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