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 Interested in working with us? Check out below for open positions, then send us your resume and cover letter to jobs@playmagnus.com

App Developer

As an App Developer at Play Magnus, you're more than just a developer - you're part of a dynamic team that's creating the world's best chess games!

Hey there!

We're a group of chess-related companies co-owned by Magnus Carlsen. Yes, that's the Norwegian chess player you may have heard a bit about. We're actively working on our App Suite consisting of Play Magnus, Magnus Trainer, and Tactics Frenzy games.

We're looking for someone to join our development team as a Back-end Developer. In this role, you'll take part in developing products that millions of users will experience. At Play Magnus, you'll have a hunger to learn fast and take on responsibility.

You'll enjoy working in a team environment that's dynamic and agile yet focused. You'll have the ability to participate in creating the world's best chess-related games. Yes, we're taking it to the next level!

Your responsibilities

  • The main focus will to develop both brand new products and improve existing products, taking responsibilities on the client-side. 
  • Take responsibility for app architecture with over 500 000 monthly active users.
  • Maintain and develop client-side functionality, UI, and game development.
  • Be fluent in one of the following programming languages, C#, Swift, Kotlin.
  • Be eager to learn and become comfortable with programming languages such as Swift, Kotlin, and C# whenever needed. 
  • An interest in functional programming is an advantage but not a necessity.

We expect you to

  • Have completed a Bachelor's or Master's degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or natural sciences. Exceptional skills can compensate for a completed degree.
  • Be a team player, passionate and self-motivated. Demonstrate modesty and respect when receiving/giving feedback from your team and vice versa.
  • Be comfortable with writing and speaking English daily with our international team.
  • Have an interest in learning more about chess. You don't need to be good or even know how to play chess, though.
  • Have a passion for mobile games. Experience with Android or iOS as mobile platforms is a must.
  • Experience with Unity is an advantage, but not a must.

With us, you will

  • Be a part of our engineering dream team, consisting of crazy computer engineers, and a genius mathematician.
  • Be working with challenging and diverse tech tasks.
  • Have the ability to learn from experienced colleagues and eventually take on more responsibility.
  • Be able to impress people by saying that you work in a team that develops apps for the World Champion in chess. It works better than Tinder, we've heard.

We offer

  • Working with the award-winning team behind the World Chess Champion's digital products.
  • Working with and for a world-class brand.
  • We have offices located in central Oslo, but we practice a lot of home office and flex-time.
  • The chance to work with products that are used worldwide and have had millions of downloads.
  • Please send us your resume (PDF or a link). For questions about the role, contact:

Felipe Longé, Head of Product and Engineering

jobs@playmagnus.com

 

Game Developer (Unity Developer)

As a Game Developer at Play Magnus, you're more than just a developer - you're part of a dynamic team that's creating the world's best chess games!

Hey there!

We're a group of chess-related companies co-owned by Magnus Carlsen. Yes, that's the Norwegian chess player you may have heard a bit about. We're actively working on our App Suite consisting of Play Magnus, Magnus Trainer, and Tactics Frenzy games.

We're looking for someone to join our development team as a Game Developer (Unity Developer). In this role, you'll take part in developing products that millions of users will experience. At Play Magnus, you'll have a hunger to learn fast and take on responsibility.

You'll enjoy working in a team environment that's dynamic and agile yet focused. You'll have the ability to participate in creating the world's best chess-related games. Yes, we're taking it to the next level!

Your responsibilities

  • The main focus will be to develop new and exciting products using the Unity game engine and C# as the programming language. 
  • Contribute to the creative team with game design ideas.
  • Maintain and develop our apps.
  • Be eager to learn and become comfortable with programming languages such as Swift, Kotlin, C#, and JavaScript whenever needed. An interest in functional programming is an advantage.

We expect you to

  • Have completed a Bachelor's or Master's degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or natural sciences. Exceptional skills can compensate for a completed degree.
  • Be a team player, passionate and self-motivated. Demonstrate modesty and respect when receiving/giving feedback from your team and vice versa.
  • Be comfortable with writing and speaking English daily with our international team.
  • Have an interest in learning more about chess. You don't need to be good or even know how to play chess, though.
  • Have a passion for mobile games. Experience with Android and iOS as mobile platforms is a plus. Experience with Unity is a must.

With us, you will

  • Be a part of our engineering dream team, consisting of a genius mathematician, and some crazy computer engineers.
  • Be working with challenging and diverse tech tasks.
  • Have the ability to learn from experienced colleagues and eventually take on more responsibility.
  • Be able to impress people by saying that you work in a team that develops apps for the World Champion in chess. It works better than Tinder, we've heard.

We offer

  • Working with the team behind the World Chess Champion's digital products.
  • Working with and for a world-class brand.
  • We have offices located in central Oslo, but we practice a lot of home office and flex-time.
  • The chance to work with products that are used worldwide and have had millions of downloads.
  • Please send us your resume (PDF or a link). For questions about the role, contact:

Felipe Longé, Head of Product and Engineering

jobs@playmagnus.com

 

Back-end Developer

As a Back-end Developer at Play Magnus, you're more than just a developer - you're part of a dynamic team that's creating the world's best chess games!

Hey there!

We're a group of chess-related companies co-owned by Magnus Carlsen. Yes, that's the Norwegian chess player you may have heard a bit about. We're actively working on our App Suite consisting of Play Magnus, Magnus Trainer, and Tactics Frenzy games.

We're looking for someone to join our development team as a Back-end Developer. In this role, you'll take part in developing products that millions of users will experience. At Play Magnus, you'll have a hunger to learn fast and take on responsibility.

You'll enjoy working in a team environment that's dynamic and agile yet focused. You'll have the ability to participate in creating the world's best chess-related games. Yes, we're taking it to the next level!

Your responsibilities

  • The main focus will be to develop new and exciting products contributing and having responsibilities on the server-side. 
  • Take responsibility for server-side architecture with over 500 000 monthly active users.
  • Maintain and develop server-side functionality, both async and real-time.
  • Be fluent in TypeScript/JavaScript and SQL.
  • Be eager to learn and become comfortable with programming languages such as Swift, Kotlin, and C# whenever needed. 
  • An interest in functional programming is an advantage but not a necessity.

We expect you to

  • Have completed a Bachelor's or Master's degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or natural sciences. Exceptional skills can compensate for a completed degree.
  • Be a team player, passionate and self-motivated. Demonstrate modesty and respect when receiving/giving feedback from your team and vice versa.
  • Be comfortable with writing and speaking English daily with our international team.
  • Have an interest in learning more about chess. You don't need to be good or even know how to play chess, though.
  • Have a passion for mobile games. Experience with Android and iOS as mobile platforms and Unity game engine is a plus.

With us, you will

  • Be a part of our engineering dream team, consisting of crazy computer engineers, and a genius mathematician.
  • Be working with challenging and diverse tech tasks.
  • Have the ability to learn from experienced colleagues and eventually take on more responsibility.
  • Be able to impress people by saying that you work in a team that develops apps for the World Champion in chess. It works better than Tinder, we've heard.

We offer

  • Working with the award-winning team behind the World Chess Champion's digital products.
  • Working with and for a world-class brand.
  • We have offices located in central Oslo, but we practice a lot of home office and flex-time.
  • The chance to work with products that are used worldwide and have had millions of downloads.
  • Please send us your resume (PDF or a link). For questions about the role, contact:

Felipe Longé, Head of Product and Engineering

jobs@playmagnus.com