iOS Technical Lead

About Us

Chess.com is the #1 place on the internet to play chess and improve your game.  We have members in 195 countries and appear in 70+ languages.  We are looking for an iOS Tech Lead to join and help make chess more fun and enjoyable for our 70+ million members.  In this role you will use your software programming skills to maintain a seamless platform experience.

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!


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We look forward to meeting you!