DevOps Linux Engineer (m/f)

in Hamburg
Each employee in our 123 companies of the Otto Group contributes daily with innovative ideas to bring us closer to our common goal: to become "Best in class" in all areas.

Become the Sherlock Holmes of the web and help our clients to detect the fraudsters among their customers. In this never ending race, we are beating the bad guys with technology!


We are developing a large scale cloud service for fraud prevention on the JVM. As a DevOps Linux Engineer (m/f) you will work together with the DEVICE IDENT team to bring our server infrastructure to the next level. You will help us to improve the deployment of our Scala application and establish continuous delivery. Your comprehensive experience allows you to fulfil your duties autonomously and with a focus on quality and sustainability. Your good communication skills will contribute to the open, straightforward and respectful way the team is interacting with each other.

Your tasks are:

  • Servers administration and provisioning
  • Automation of deployment (Chef, Docker, Jenkins)
  • Configuration management, big plus if you have experience with on of these: Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Kubernetes, Mesos or Nomad
  • Backup management
  • Database administration: you will help to develop our mongo based storage architecture to the next level
  • Monitoring and Metrics: you help us to keep an eye on what really matters (currently we use Grafana and Graphite)

Our requirements are:

  • A university degree won’t hurt, but we value practical knowledge more than formal education
  • Scripting experience: we currently use a lot of Bash/Ruby but are flexible about that
  • You are well-versed with nginx, HA / Load balancing and Firewalls, continuous delivery (Jenkins)
  • Good English language skills (German not required)
  • Experience with agile software development processes is a plus
  • Bonus points for experience with JVM application
  • Bonus points for experience with QA

We offer:

With us you will have:

  • Free choice of hardware, IDE and everything else you might need to be able to work efficiently
  • Budget for conferences, trainings, etc.
  • The chance to play an active role in shaping our growing startup
  • Flat hierarchies and short decision making processes
  • A team of experts that allows you to learn something new every day
  • The possibility to overtake responsibility and to realize your own ideas - from day one
  • Language classes (German and English) at no charge as well as regular team events
  • Regular workout sessions
  • Attractive discounts at various partner shops
  • Very modern and nice offices in Hamburg’s HafenCity where you also find a soccer table, all kind of drinks and organic fruits at no charge and everything you need to feel comfortable!

If you would like to apply, please apply to Your application should include your desired salary (EUR gross per year) as well as your earliest possible starting date. Your contact person is Jana Gilb (Head of HR). Thank you!

RISK IDENT is a young and fast-growing software development company based in Hamburg, Germany. Founded in 2012, our team became one of the market leaders within fraud prevention in a very short period of time. Today, RISK IDENT has a strong customer base, the majority of our customers coming from e-commerce, telecommunications and financial services. We secure more than 50 billion euros of annual turnover against fraud for our customers. We are an established start-up with an innovative SaaS business model. Our target markets are Europe and the United States. We have an excellent market position and are financially backed. Today, our team consists of more than 75 people at our HQ in Hamburg, with every single one of them loving what they do. We are always on the lookout for new challenges and for smart people to accompany us along the way!

Please send your meaningful application with reference no.
00290306 to:

Risk.Ident GmbH
Head of HR
Jana Gilb
Am Sandtorkai 50
20457 Hamburg
Tel.: +49 40 228 681 058



Otto (GmbH & Co KG)

Jana Gilb
Head of HR, Risk.Ident GmbH
Am Sandtorkai 50
20457 Hamburg
Tel.: +49 40 228 681 058