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Technical Product Manager - Data

Chess.com

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Posted 1 week ago

Join the Chess.com team to innovate and lead in the exhilarating world of chess technology

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Chess.com is a global hub for chess lovers, boasting one of the largest online gaming communities, with over 165 million enthusiasts enjoying the game through our platform. As a fully remote team of 750+ individuals across 60+ countries, we are devoted to providing the best experience for the chess community. Our dynamic and inclusive culture celebrates life and the passionate pursuit of our mission to elevate the game of chess through technology, content, and community engagement.

  • Collaborate with Product and Engineering to execute the Data roadmap.
  • Optimize workflows by identifying dependencies and sequencing tasks.
  • Enhance Data system automation and observability.
  • Contribute to a smooth project management process from Notion to JIRA to completion.
  • 5+ years in project/technical management in tech or gaming.
  • Proven expertise in product management and the software development lifecycle.
  • Familiarity with BigQuery, AirFlow, Kafka, Looker Studio, and other Data tools.
  • A love for chess and knowledge of current chess products is highly advantageous.

This full-time role offers the flexibility of working remotely, with a preference for candidates who can align with EU and US business hours. Discover more about our innovative virtual team dynamics and our company ethos by visiting How Chess.com's Team Works Together and About Chess.com.

About Us

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

We are a team of 750+ fully remote people in 60+ countries working hard to serve the global chess community. We are here to support 165M+ chess players worldwide with the best possible product, content, and tools to serve the community!

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 love the process of building things. You have been working on Data projects for years, and it would be a dream for you to use your talent and experience to work on chess. You want to work for a passion-driven company full of warm, funny, brilliant, diverse humans. 

What You’ll Do

  • Work with Product and Engineering teams to deliver Chess.com’s Data roadmap
  • Identify dependencies, constraints, and sequence work as efficiently as possible
  • Dig deep into code to automate observability across all Data systems
  • Support the team
  • Make sure our Notion -> JIRA -> Done flow is smooth

Preferred Skills

  • 5+ years of project and/or technical management in tech or gaming
  • Deep expertise in product management and software development lifecycle
  • Experience with BigQuery, AirFlow, Kafka, Looker Studio, and other Data tools
  • Understanding of chess and current chess products and features on the market


About the Opportunity

  • This is a full-time position
  • We are 100% remote (work from anywhere!)
  • This is open to applicants who can overlap with EU and US business hours

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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