Amaya Software

9050 Yonge Street Suite 300, Richmond Hill L4C 9S6, Ontario, Canada


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The engine that powers the world’s biggest poker site

PYR Software Ltd, doing business as Amaya Software Services, is a subsidiary of Amaya Inc (TSX: AYA, NASDAQ: AYA) and is located just north of Toronto in Richmond Hill, Ontario. The company was founded in the year 2000 to develop software for a poker site, which is now owned and used by PokerStars. Since then Amaya Software has grown to become a leading technology provider for all brands and product verticals owned and operated by Amaya Inc. and its subsidiaries, including PokerStars.

We currently employ over 200 extremely talented, experienced, innovative, and dedicated professionals. We are proud to have created a collaborative atmosphere that helps our engineers to focus on tackling technology challenges and building great software, and is supplemented with a competitive compensation package and many other perks. It is not a coincidence that we have had virtually no personnel turnover and have earned a spot as one of Canada's Best Workplaces by Great Place to Work for 3 consecutive years. Our employees are the cornerstone of our success!


What We Do

We develop gaming software for all of the brands owned and operated by Amaya Inc. and its subsidiaries, including PokerStars, according to their needs and requirements. This software includes gaming clients, scalable server backend and Cashier, as well as site administration, reporting and customer support tools. Amaya Inc. and its subsidiaries also use our services for the installation, configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of the software we develop. The following highlights demonstrate the quality of our solutions and the scale at which they operate:

    • 470,000 concurrent online poker players
    • 225,000 players in a single tournament (an official Guinness World Record!)
    • 60,000 observers at a single table
    • Over 137 billion hands dealt
    • Over 99.98% uptime
    • Besides Poker, we also develop software for Casino and Sportsbook and are continuously adding support for new platforms, product verticals and regions.
    • The software that we build is certified for use in multiple jurisdictions around the world.


If you are looking for an exciting yet challenging career within a growing, people focused software development environment, then Amaya Software is for you. Hiring the top people in the industry, Amaya Software prides itself in its talented and dedicated employees. We are very honoured and proud to have been ranked #7 during the Great Places to Work Canada 2016 Awards Ceremony. In addition, we received special recognition for: Best Workplaces for Pride, Best Workplaces for Credibility, and Quality Workplace Relationships.

We encourage you to explore our current career opportunities and if your qualifications match our criteria please submit your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The information you provide to use will be kept private in accordance with applicable data protection legislation. While we appreciate all submissions, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Amaya Software provides equal employment opportunities in all aspects of employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, age, ethnic origin, ancestry, nationality, citizenship, pregnancy, sexual orientation, disability, or any other characteristic protected under federal, provincial, or local law.

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9050 Yonge Street Suite 300, Richmond Hill L4C 9S6, Ontario, Canada