Senior Software Developer

Richmond Hill, Toronto, Canada IT Permanent

 The Stars Group is currently seeking a Senior Software Developer for our core technology team in  Richmond Hill. You are the principal creative lead, with the experience and expertise to design and develop the highest levels of up to date industry standards with a focus on up to date industry technologies. You act as high-level decision maker in the process, determining everything from design choices to technical standards, such as platforms and coding standards

 

Are you our next star player?

You’ll have extensive demonstrable experience of C++ development along with being an expert in Windows OS internals (WIN32 API and Multi-threading) or/and LINUX, computer networks and distributed applications. You will be working on framework backend server components which operate 24/7 and constitute the backbone of company gaming.

You must have experience in designing efficient algorithms and knowledge of STL library as you will be supporting and driving architectural decisions with respect to our game system platforms. Along with this, you should be able to manage stress and meet deadlines to ensure our infrastructure 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.

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.

 

Why we need you:

  • Deploy builds across multiple environments including Production
  • Build, maintain, and monitor configuration standards
  • Manage CI and CD tools with team
  • Improve infrastructure development and application development
  • Troubleshoot issues and communicate errors to developers
  • Provides 2nd level support during production issues triage
  • Document and design various processes; update existing processes
  • Monitor metrics and develop ways to improve
  • Provide technical guidance and educate team members and coworkers on development and operations

 
Who we are looking for:

  • Extensive demonstrable experience of C++ development along with being an expert in Windows or/and LINUX internals, computer networks and distributed applications.
  • Familiarity with modern C++ development techniques, STL library, multi-threaded development.
  • Highly self-motivated, proactive, and comfortable multitasking
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • B.Sc. or higher in Math, CS, or EE

 

 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, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address)
  • $1,900 as congratulations if you have a baby whilst you work for us
  • discounts on local gyms, restaurants and events
  • free snacks and catered lunch
  • in-house training and development to develop your skills, progressing your career.

 

What happens next?

If you’re what we’re looking for, next up will be a phone interview. And if that goes well, we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

 

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.

We will look to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process. If you need assistance, please contact: talent@starsgroup.com

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