Penn Interactive (PI) is an interactive gaming company headquartered in Philadelphia. PI is the digital arm of PENN Entertainment (NASDAQ: PENN), the largest regional casino operator in the U.S.). Our mission is to challenge the norms of the gaming industry by building an immersive interactive gaming experience that is responsible, innovative, and fun. We are committed to helping our team members grow and succeed.  We believe that hiring talented individuals that love what they do will help us win!

About the Role & Team

As part of the payments team at theScore, you will be working with a group of talented and friendly individuals. Our goal is to provide the best experience to patrons to manage their funds in the app. The payments team helps theScore by integrating with third party payment providers and supporting our client developers through a GraphQL API. We take pride in delivering highly reliable and scalable solutions. We’re always looking for ways to not only improve our knowledge but also share knowledge throughout the company.

About the Work

As a key member of our Payments team you will:

  • Working with our preferred technology stack (Primarily Elixir/Phoenix, LiveView).
  • Collaborate regularly with engineers, product managers, designers to bring new features and products to our patrons.
  • Develop, scale, and optimize amazing GraphQL & RESTful APIs.
  • Design and build foundational components that improve the reliability and scalability of our backend services.
  • Solve technical problems of the highest scope and complexity.
  • Strive to reduce technical debt, while communicating with teammates about any larger refactor.
  • Be part of our backend service teams supporting web and mobile clients.
  • Participate in the design, architecture, and delivery of new features in a collaborative agile/scrum environment.
  • Collaborate with the team to define and improve our documentation, internal style guide, maintainability and best practices.
  • Actively participate in Engineering efforts that help streamline the experience of our payments product
  • Provide mentorship to other developers on the team.
  • Other duties as required.

About You

  • A solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, distributed systems, algorithms and software design.
  • Passionate about clean code architecture and software craftsmanship.
  • Experience with a modern web framework and consuming and building APIs.
  • Experience with Git and GitHub or similar.
  • A strong grasp and experience with relational databases; including PostgreSQL
  • An interest in designing, building, and optimizing distributed systems.
  • Excellent communication skills, including solid technical writing abilities.
  • A drive for finding simple solutions to complex problems.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with caching strategies and tools.
  • Always trying to understand problems from a fundamental perspective
  • Experience with testing frameworks such as ExUnit, RSpec, Jest, pytest or equivalent.
  • NICE TO HAVE: Experience with Kubernetes, Kafka, gRPC, experience with functional programming and experience or excitement about the payments industry.


What We Offer

  • Competitive compensation package.
  • Comprehensive Benefits package.
  • Fun, relaxed work environment.
  • Education and conference reimbursements.


Recently being recognized as a top workplace in the United States, we believe people work their best when they can be themselves. We are looking for hungry, innovative thinkers to help us challenge the status quo of the gaming industry.  Diversity, equity, and inclusion are vital to all of our processes, programs, and structures. Your story, who you are, and your experience matter here.

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