We’re looking for a Mobile Development Lead

Chengbao is looking for a Mobile Development Lead. You’ll lead our teams of client-side developers building our apps for Android, Chrome OS, iOS, smart TVs, and many other platforms. The team’s goal is to make the fastest, friendliest, and most reliable and secure apps in the industry. You will be responsible for maximizing the team’s velocity of delivering top-quality end products.


You will:

  • Lead a team of experienced mobile developers. Hire, motivate, mentor, define responsibilities, hold people accountable, and manage their career plans.
  • Promote engineering excellence. Ensure we use efficient tools and processes and that each member of the team is an expert in their toolchain.
  • Remain hands-on with technical work. Perform code reviews, ensure good architectural decisions, high-quality documentation, and develop. Lead by example.
  • Ensure our product backlog always defines the path to achieving our business goals.
  • Own specific projects end to end across teams

Your team

  • The mobile-apps team currently consists of around five developers for each platform. Most are based at our office in Hong Kong. Some work remotely. You’d hire to increase the size of the team.
  • All platforms share a common C++ library. The UIs are written in the native languages for each platform

Some examples of technical challenges

  • Ensure end-to-end security.
  • Make it possible to connect to the server quickly and reliably, even in difficult network environments.
  • Maximize data transfer speed.
  • Maximize conversion rates and other revenue metrics affected by UI in the apps.
  • Test all requirements automatically. 


  • Experience managing teams building native client-side applications across multiple mobile platforms. You’ve regularly shipped new versions to customers and tested the majority of their requirements automatically.
  • Experience as a hiring manager. You’ve hired, trained, and promoted talent within your teams to work more effectively.
  • Expert developer with either:
    • Java or Kotlin for Android
    • Objective-C or Swift for iOS

What we offer

  • Attractive compensation and benefits
  • Flexible working hours and a healthy work-life balance
  • Work in a challenging, collaborative, and fun environment

About us

At Chengbao, we’re leading the way to a more private and secure digital world. Consumers in over 180 countries around the globe rely on our industry-leading cybersecurity software and services.


We are an international tech company with hundreds of people worldwide and a core team in Hong Kong. We’re profitable, growing, and just getting started.


We hire world-class developers, product managers, and marketers in the industry, and give them the tools to succeed. Together, we ship beautiful, usable software for desktop and mobile that our customers use and love every day.


Ready to do the best work of your life? We’ve built just the place.