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Software Developer, Wagering (Coop) - S2024

theScore COOP
On-site
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!

Your role will span across the Sportsbook Wagering team which involves enhancing and supporting the markets we offer, the bet placement flow, cash out, bet settlement and many other wagering related features. This role involves direct collaboration with our design, product, frontend, and mobile development teams to define and deliver first-class sports betting mobile experience. As a company, we are design and UX-focused, and we believe in turning complex problems into aesthetically beautiful and simple interfaces. Wagering is high visibility and develops features core to our business so there are lots of areas where you can make a big impact. We like to iterate quickly so we have plenty of opportunities for you to learn & grow technically but more importantly, we should have fun while doing it.

About the Work

  • As a key member of our Wagering team you will:
  • Work with the product team to design, architect, and ship wagering features to our amazing applications.
  • Implement polished user interfaces with the help of our design team.
  • Improve our code through refactoring and applying modern design patterns.
  • Work with other engineers through technical collaboration, discussion, and code review.
  • Solve difficult problems related to large data sets and responsive UIs.
  • Help our QA team to automate testing and continuous integration.
  • 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 modern web framework and API development (Elixir/Phoenix, Ruby on Rails, Sinatra, Django, Node).
  • Experience with Git and GitHub or similar.
  • A strong grasp and experience with relational databases; including PostgreSQL and MySQL.
  • Experience with background job processing (Oban, Sidekiq, Celery, RabbitMQ).
  • Comfortable working in the terminal.
  • Proficiency within an editor of your choice.
  • Experience with testing frameworks such as ExUnit, RSpec, Jest, pytest or equivalent.

 

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.