Front End Web Developer - Casino - 12 month FTC

IT Toronto, Ontario


Position at The Stars Group

We are looking for a front-end web developer to join our busy and dynamic team in our Richmond Hill, Toronto office.

Why we need you: -

We are looking for an experienced developer who can build interfaces to rich Internet applications to join our casino development team. You will be highly skilled in dynamic web interface development (using the latest HTML/JavaScript technologies). We need someone who is not only adept at developing the frontend side of elegant solutions, we also need you to have a good business sense and have people skills as well. You will bring a strong work ethic to the position, incorporating both visual and technical excellence and a deadline driven mentality.

Who are we looking for: -

You will be developing and maintaining web applications and open-source libraries that can be shared across projects and teams as well as writing high-quality code and ensuring excellence with unit tests. You will collaborate with business analysts, project managers, developers, and testers to convert business requirements into implementation, do code reviews, and write unit/integration tests. A Bachelor’s degree in one of: Engineering, Computer Science, or Mathematics is important as is passion and enthusiasm for web application development.

You will be translating designs and style guides provided by the UI/UX team into functional user interfaces, ensuring cross browser compatibility and performance along with assist in defining software architectures – collaborate with lead to explore existing systems, determines areas of improvement, potential risks to successful implementation. You will be well versed in software engineering principles, frameworks and methodologies as well as highly skilled at front-end engineering using Object-Oriented JavaScript, various JavaScript libraries and frameworks, HTML, CSS language to build web applications in an enterprise environment.

You will be communicating continually with the client and project, QA teams – help assess project effort, explain progress on the development effort and write test cases. You will also be contributing to continual improvement by suggesting improvements to user interface, software architecture or new technologies. You will have an expert understanding of HTTP, Web Caching, Cross Domain Integration, Web Application Security.

As the ideal candidate, you will have: -

Proficiency with version control system (e.g. github) and effective collaborative development workflows is a benefit as will experience in developing web UI and code on different browsers, platforms and devices (including tablets, mobile phones). You will be implementing the build automation scripts for Apache, custom Perl and HTML content so solid communication, writing and people skills are also beneficial.

What's in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and a discretionary annual performance bonus.

We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). In addition, you can join our company pension scheme.

Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support to develop your skills and support you in progressing your career.

Lunch is on us and there is free fresh fruit, snacks, drinks in the office.

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

The Group

The Stars Group owns or licenses gaming and related consumer businesses and brands, including PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, FOX Bet, BetEasy, Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo, Sky Poker, and Oddschecker, as well as live poker tour and events brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest and most licensed publicly listed online gaming companies. This role is in the Group’s Richmond Hill, Toronto service office in the Casino Development department.