Software Developer

Backend Development - Canadian Studio - Mainly Python Coding

Job Type
Salary on application
4 days ago

If you thrive in fast-working, team-based environments and are passionate about creating games that anyone can play, this role is for you! Skillsearch is seeking a Software Developer (Backend) in Toronto and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package. 

As a flexible Software Developer, you will be working on one of our two leading titles, acting as a key member of the development team. 

In your first few weeks in this Software Developer role, you can expect to: 

  • Develop and design the backend component of our mobile game features 
  • Work with other departments of the team to deliver a fun and engaging game 
  • Ensure the performance, scalability, reliability, and security of our servers 
  • Collect metrics from game usage to server health. 

You are the type of person who can handle a fair amount of work freedom while understanding how to manage yourself. You will also require the following: 

  • A degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent education and/or experience 
  • Excellent Python programming skills (almost borderlining parseltongue), or a similar language 
  • 2+ years of professional working experience with Python 
  • Experience and familiarity with SQL. 

In return for your passion, collaborative approach and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package, joining a friendly and inclusive culture. 

We'd love you to apply for this full-time Software Developer position in Toronto, so please contact Chay from Skillsearch today at 


Here at Skillsearch, we're a recruitment company. In the simplest form, this means we place people at new companies - but it's so much more than that. For the past 30 years, we've been busy helping people (like you) with sought after skills find jobs in the Games, Interactive and Enterprise Systems industries all around the globe. Our company comprises a team of dedicated consultants that work across various niche technologies, including Games, Virtual Reality, AR and XR, Workday, Oracle, Peoplesoft, and eCommerce. We are always exploring other cutting-edge markets. Follow us to see a few of the jobs we're working on, find out which events you can see us at, and keep up with news in the technology, gaming and interactive world. Welcome to Skillsearch! 

Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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Chay Peters

Games Programming Resourcer

Chay works alongside Katie and Ryan as a Games Programming Resourcer after a dramatic career change from being a plumber, so you can be sure to count on Chay to get you unstuck from an unideal job and smoothly into a new role! Don’t worry, he’s also got a gaming background with his favourite series being Modern Warfare and of course Crash Bandicoot, so with these combined skills he’s sure to bag you the role you’ve been waiting for!

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