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Software Developer, Accounts (Coop) - S2024

theScore COOP
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

theScore, a wholly-owned subsidiary of PENN Entertainment , empowers millions of sports fans through its digital media and sports betting products. Its media app ‘theScore’ is one of the most popular in North America, delivering fans highly personalized live scores, news, stats, and betting information from their favorite teams, leagues, and players. theScore’s sports betting app ‘theScore Bet Sportsbook & Casino’ delivers an immersive and holistic mobile sports betting and iCasino experience. theScore Bet is currently live in the Company's home province of Ontario. theScore also creates and distributes innovative digital content through its web, social and esports platforms.

Work-term: May 6, 2024 - August 23, 2024

About the Role & Team

The Accounts team's goal is to support our patrons throughout their account creation process, and secure their personal information and funds.

This includes engineering our robust signup process using analytics, user research and working with talented designers to collect and verify regulatory required information.  Implementing and maintaining secure authentication methods for our patrons to access our platform.  And providing our customer service team with tools to provide any support to our patrons regarding their account.

Typical Day at theScore:

As a key member of our Accounts team you will:

  • Work with our preferred technology stack using primarily Elixir/Phoenix as a backend engineer or TypeScript/React as a front-end engineer with a focus on the functional programming paradigm.
  • Participate in the design, architecture, and delivery of new features in a collaborative agile/scrum environment.
  • Other duties as required.

About You

  • A solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, distributed systems, algorithms and software design.
  • Passionate about clean code architecture and software craftsmanship.
  • Experience with Git and GitHub or similar.
  • Experience building web applications focusing either on backend development or front-end development.  Please highlight strengths during the application process.
  • Relational data modeling and API design are a plus.
  • Comfortable working in the terminal.
  • Proficiency within an editor of your choice.


What We Offer:

  • Fun, relaxed work environment
  • A voice. We're dedicated to open communication which empowers our employees to drive the company's culture
  • A company that encourages a culture of inclusion and diversity
  • Opportunity to work on large scale consumer-facing applications with millions of users
  • Career growth. Mentorship from some of the brightest people in the industry


theScore is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability or age.