Canada Toronto, Richmond Hill
Toronto is widely recognized as one of the most multicultural and cosmopolitan cities in the world.
Where itall began
PokerStars was founded in Canada, and more than 20 years later technology remains at the heart of everything we do. Our impact is global: we’ve created a platform used by millions of players each day. As a team, we support the business with everything from IT infrastructure to technical compliance.
Our tech teams are industry-leading and work collectively to be the player’s champion and provide an outstanding, innovative entertainment experience that only PokerStars can offer. Our Developers work collaboratively from backend to frontend to ensure a seamless entertainment experience for our players.
Our DevOps engineers manage processes, tools, and methodologies to balance needs throughout the software development life cycle, from coding and deployment, to maintenance and updates.
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With a reputation as one of the most diverse Canadian cities to work in, Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area is full of opportunities in the finance and technology sectors and we’re proud to contribute to the city’s growth as one of the top-three North American cities for Tech talent. Our IT infrastructure hub based in Richmond Hill work collectively around-the-clock to bring our customers what we believe is the best playing experience out there. Our PokerStars office is 30 minutes from downtown Toronto, so exploring the sights and sounds of the city couldn’t be easier.
Be your authentic self
PokerStars Canada is a special place to work where our people are encouraged to be their authentic selves. Our people are the driving force behind our business, and as an organization we strive to equip our employees with everything they need to succeed, grow, and develop their careers.
A large majority of our PokerStars Canada roles follow a hybrid approach to working, allowing employees to combine working from home with working in our modern offices. These discussions are between employees and their manager to find the best pattern for everyone involved. At PokerStars Canada, we’ll fully equip you to work from home, but know that working as a team is what makes us great and spending quality time together is essential for keeping us mission aligned.
Meet our Team
Richard Bishop, Senior Manager, Poker Roadmap Delivery
“I like working at PokerStars because we focus on our customers. It’s always rewarding to see poker players engaging with the new and exciting gameplay experiences we put our hearts into building!”
Jason Karklins, Associate Director, Casino Services and International Delivery
“Working with the Casino team is an absolute joy. The team has a high passion for what they do and deliver each and every day. We have a shared passion across all the teams and throughout all levels. We strive to be best in class and ensure our focus is People first, then Process and Technology. It is a real joy working at PokerStars.”
Paul Soueidan, Associate Director GGN Delivery
“I love working for PokerStars because we are an innovative company. I can finally say it’s fun going to work while working hard. People are very supportive and helpful. We work hard as a team, we are passionate about our players and we leaders in the industry.”
Angie Wainright, Senior Manager, Casino GGN Integrations
“I’ve hit the jackpot working for PokerStars Casino. It’s great working for an organization that values it’s employees and promotes a work-life balance. I have the opportunity to challenge myself while working with some great people to deliver an entertaining product to our customers.”
Diane Kralj, General Manager PokerStars Canada
“PokerStars Canada is a special place to work where our people are encouraged to be their authentic selves. Our people are the driving force behind our business, and as an organization we strive to equip our employees with everything they need to succeed, grow, and develop their career.”
Maya Bogatskaya, QA Analyst
“It’s not just the technical skills that I have gained with PokerStars, I have learned a lot about the gambling-related regulations and licensing. This has allowed me to expand my knowledge of Agile methodology and improved my public speaking skills.”
Adam Choy, Manager, Quality Assurance
“I feel that I am being surrounded by talented people who are not afraid of challenges. We motivate each other and work as a team in overcoming obstacles which make us stronger.” And “Nothing is impossible when you are surrounded with talented people who are not afraid to try new things and ideas. Before you know it, you are already doing the impossible!”
Dave Smith, Director, Poker Development
“The level of engagement and dedication from this talented group of people make me so proud to be a part of this team!”
Cordell Bernard, Workspace Operations Manager
“The effort and time dedicated by the various committees to break down barriers is what makes working at PokerStars unique.”
Hao Zhang, QA Analyst
“My manager and team lead have shown personal interest in helping me grow professionally, taking the initiative to make an active effort in doing so.”