Full Stack Software Engineer

Location: 325 Rue Bridge, Montreal, QC, Canada
Date Posted: 08-21-2018

Company Description
SG Digital, part of Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS)  leads the global gaming market, providing innovative software that powers the world’s most successful gaming operators.
With the immediate opening up of the US Sports betting market, we are uniquely positioned with the combination of our world-leading OpenBet (TM) sports betting software and the US market strength of our parent organisation Scientific Games, to take advantage of this huge opportunity.
We are looking for an individual to take a key role at one of our major existing customers, with the chance on the back of this, to play a leading part in our huge US growth over the next few years.

Want to be part of this growth and success?

Job Description
SG Digital is looking for a talented Software Engineer to work on the next generation of online sports betting and gaming platforms. Our world leading sportsbook products process over 70% of all regulated sports bets, on a system that offers unparalleled levels of performance and scalability.
Our customer teams ensure that our global clients, including Loto Quebec, get the support and ongoing development that keeps their capability at the leading edge of sports betting products.
As a Software Engineer with the SG Digital Team, you’ll work on these systems, as well as receiving extensive training and mentoring as you take our products and your career to the next level.
  • Develop new features and functionality for high transaction, large scale betting websites
  • Designing solutions that are modular, scalable and portable
  • Participate in design and code reviews
  • Work as part of a self organising Agile team
  • Work with customers to extract requirements using BDD
Why would you enjoy this opportunity with SG Digital?:
Alongside SG Digital’s dynamic and vibrant working culture and talented team members – we can offer you:
  • Market leading benefits
  • Tangible, realistic and exciting career development
  • Exposure to real world projects and the chance to develop some of the leading e-commerce sportsbooks
  • High level of trust and responsibility
If you’re the right Software Engineer for us, you’ll have:
  • bachelor’s degree in a traditional science subject, ideally computer science, engineering, or information systems from a well-regarded university
  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and spoken
  • Demonstrable coding talent in at least one major language
  • Strong fundamental programming skills (data structures, algorithms)
  • Database design experience (any vendor)
  • Web development skills HTML, HTML5, Javascript and CSS
Top Skills Necessary:
  1. 3 - 5 years of development experience using Python or PHP to build commercial applications.  SG Digital's platforms are mainly built in TCL.  As many candidates will not have used this technology, SG Digital is open to candidates with a background in Python (best) or PHP (also good) as these translate closest to TCL. 
  2. 3 - 5 years of database development experience, specifically writing queries and building tables. 
  3. 3 - 5 years of experience building UI components using HTML, Javascript and CSS. 
****Please note that this is a full stack role: breakdown will be approximately 10% Front end development, 40% backend development and 50% Database development.****

It would also be great to see these skills/experiences:
  • Familiarity developing on Unix/Linux
  • Experience with full stack development
  • Knowledge of Agile, Scrum, BDD, TDD and/or CI
  • Experience with tools such as, Jenkins, Maven & Artifactory
Please note that fluency in French language is highly desirable for this role as candidates will have interaction with client, Loto Quebec.

Additional Information
What can SG Digital give you:
  • Tangible and genuine career development, where you can take your career where you want it to go!
  • The opportunity to interact with global teams, and where appropriate switch teams, projects and countries as you and our business continues to develop and grow
  • Exposure to real world and business critical projects & the chance to develop some of the world’s leading e-commerce sports books whilst working with various clients and seeing lots of code!
And if that’s not enough;  you will get to enjoy market leading benefits and flexible working whilst we provide you with the guidance and development skills you need to progress quickly and enhance your career
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