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Software Developer, Vegas (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

As part of the theScore team, you will be working with a team of smart, friendly, and dedicated Engineers, Product Managers and Designers determined to deliver some of the best apps the market has to offer. We want you to be challenged and to get the full experience of what it’s like to work at theScore!

The vegas trading team builds and maintains a key component of our platform.  We develop tools for our internal traders to manage our risk and exposure as bets are being placed.  We integrate with third parties and the rest of the platform to ingest, in real time, market and wager data.  Our team operates with very rigorous constraints around latency, throughput and up-time.

About the Work

As a new member of the Vegas team you will:

  • Work with our current technology stack composed of Elixir, Phoenix, and LiveView
  • Collaborate with the cross-functional team to define the features and changes that will improve our platform and tools
  • Help architect, design and implement robust and scalable new features (our system follows a CQRS architecture and makes heavy use of Postgres and Kafka)
  • Ensure appropriate monitoring and alerting is in place (we use DataDog and Splunk)
  • Ensure development deliverables and processes are documented and key decisions are recorded in accordance with the design and development process.
  • Other duties as required.

About You

  • Good understanding of data structures, distributed systems, and software/system design.
  • Passionate about clean code architecture and software craftsmanship
  • Understanding and interest in functional programming
  • Experience with relational databases, e.g. PostgreSQL
  • NICE TO HAVE: Prior experience with Elixir/Phoenix/LiveView and experience with Kafka, Kubernetes, and CQRS architecture


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.