Director of Engineering at Chess.com
Chess.com has a lot going on! We are constantly building new features and have dozens of exciting initiatives underway. We have more than 70 developers across multiple teams (website frontend and backend, realtime gaming platform, native mobile apps, devops, etc). We are looking for someone with a strong background in tech, and who has 5+ years of professional developer management to help us keep things on track. If you love software, love people, love chess, and love sharing memes with developers, this job is for you!

WHAT YOU WILL DO
- Drive key engineering projects: create time and budget estimates, and track/coordinate progress
- Improve productivity of each organization (e.g., teams, scrum/agile/standup processes, reporting)
- Assign and reassess ticket loads with team leads and Project Managers
- Manage hiring, onboarding, ongoing training, and retention on tech teams
- Navigate interpersonal issues, communication, team unity & morale
- Work closely with CTO and CEO to turn business objectives into real things

REQUIREMENTS
- 10+ years on web or mobile engineering teams, showing a range of positions and experiences
- 3+ years of professional management in web or mobile teams
- 4-year degree in related field (if it's not Computer Science, Engineering, or Management, tell us how you think it relates!)

BONUS
- You love chess. But not so much that you will be distracted from the job! :)

This is a REMOTE, FULL-TIME position. This position is open to US candidates only.

You can learn more about us here:
https://www.chess.com/blog/erik/how-chess-com-s-100-person-virtual-team-works-together
https://www.chess.com/about


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