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.

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Great Place To Work Canada 2016 Great Place To Work Canada 2015 Great Place To Work Canada 2014 HR Star Award 2015


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 jobs@amayasoftware.com. 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.

  • Technical Project Lead

    We are looking for a strong Technical Project Lead to join our Systems Administration team.

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  • Automation Test Developer

    Amaya software is looking for a Web Automation Test Developer to join our Automated Validation Services Team.

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  • Senior GUI Software Developer

    We are looking for a seasoned GUI developer to join world class poker client software team.
    Must have extensive C++ experience and expert knowledge of OS internals (Windows and/or Mac OS). Experience in HTML+CSS and anti-hacking knowledge would make you a perfect candidate.

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  • Quality Assurance Analyst

    We are looking for a Quality Assurance Analyst to test software and ensure that our casino games are released free of bugs.

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Why Work For Us?

Serge B
Serge B

Serge B, President

In over 20 years in this industry, I have not seen a team so focused and so capable

Einat K
Einat K

Einat K, Office Administrator

It feels like home, nothing else I can say, too many good things to write about

Patty L
Patty L

Patty L, Project Manager

Casino Integrations

Can’t ask for a better place to work than Amaya Software - great camaraderie, benefits, and people who care about creating a quality product

Dmitry Р
Dmitry Р

Dmitry Р, Team Lead

Integration Team

It is everyone’s dream to work amongst well educated, skillful, and highly professional people. I feel deeply honored to be part of such a team at Amaya Software.

Dmitry M
Dmitry M

Dmitry M, GUI Developer

Casino Team

I am happy to participate in the creation of the best online casino games on the market, collaborating with a friendly team of highly skilled and motivated professionals.

Contact Us

T.+1 (905) 763 7828

F.+1 (905) 763 0158


Amaya Software

9050 Yonge Street, Suite 300,
Richmond Hill, ON L4C 9S6