iOS Technical Lead

About Us

Chess.com is one of the largest gaming sites in the world and the clear #1 platform for playing, learning, and enjoying chess. 

We are a team of 335+ fully remote people in 45+ countries working hard to serve the global chess community. We are also growing fast, with more than 80 million players having chosen Chess.com as their online chess home, and a large base of happy premium subscribers. 

We are a tech company. A gaming company. A content company. And we do it all with passion and commitment to the game. Above all we prize our mission-driven, flat, life-celebrating, no-corporate culture, and we look forward to meeting you and learning more about what you can bring to the team.


About You

You take pride in writing high-quality, high-performance code, and enjoy working with a team of awesome developers. You are humble with a sense of humor and don’t take yourself too seriously.  You have been working in or dreamed of working in the gaming industry and are ready to turn your talents towards chess! We have served more than two BILLION chess games, and we need you to help take us to 10 billion and beyond. 


What You’ll Do

  • Work with engineering leadership on architecture, engineering and coding decisions that impact more than just the team
  • Define, lead and moderate architectural, engineering and code reviews for our iOS app development team
  • Ensures that our iOS apps being built are of the highest quality
  • Work with the team to decompose projects into smaller chunks and estimate work remaining when required
  • Continuously improve the efficiency for developers by improving testing, CI/CD, shared libraries, and best practices
  • Continuously improves your craft as a mentor/teacher, designing relationships that level up their colleagues skills and knowledge

Preferred Skills

  • Strong technical ability in iOS app development (Swift and Objective-C)
  • Strong technical leadership skills
  • Constant yearn for learning and adaptability to change
  • Servant leadership


About the Opportunity

  • This is a full time or equivalent position
  • We are 100% remote (work from anywhere!)
  • This is open to applicants from anywhere!

You can learn more about us here:


We look forward to meeting you!