Scala Developer (m/f)

in Hamburg
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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 B2B customer base, the majority of its customers coming from e-commerce, telecommunications and financial services. For our customers we secure more than 30 billion euros of annual online turnover against fraud. We are an established startup with an innovative SaaS business model. We have an excellent market position and are financially backed by the Otto Group, Europe's second largest online retailer. Today our team consists of more than 55 people, with every single one of them loving what they do. We are always on the lookout for new challenges and for smart people accompanying us along the way!

We are currently looking for Scala Developers (m/f) to support our development teams. All three of these cross-functional and international teams have many interesting challenges waiting for you: One team is developing a large scale cloud service for fraud prevention, building distributed responsive and resilient solutions which evaluate transactions in real-time. The second team is building a customizable SaaS solution which can also be deployed on premise for business customers, ingesting wide varieties of data for automatic classification of events, as well as providing a presentation layer for manual review / classification. The third team is developing a scalable platform for real-time data processing, analysis and prediction, turning insights and models supplied by our data science team into the production code that forms the backbone of our fraud prevention solutions.

Your tasks are:

  • Development and maintenance of our main software components
  • Bringing in your ideas of how to improve our software by new technologies
  • Code reviews of your fellow developers
  • Supporting the release and deployment process
  • Working together with our data science team to develop and integrate new approaches for fraud detection

Our requirements are:

  • Experience in functional programming and / or OO, ideally on the JVM
  • Thorough knowledge of Scala, feeling comfortable with SBT and testing frameworks
  • Experience with agile software development processes
  • A team player, able to communicate in an open, constructive and friendly manner
  • Good English language skills (German is not required)
  • Hands-on experience with SQL, NoSQL and key-value stores, especially MongoDB and PostGreSQL, is a plus
  • Experience with Akka is a plus
  • Knowledge of search and information retrieval is a plus

We offer:

With us you will have:

  • The chance to play an active role in shaping our growing startup
  • Flat hierarchies and short decision making processes
  • A team of experts which allows you to learn something new every day
  • The possibility to overtake responsibility and to realise your own ideas - from day one
  • Free German and English courses
  • 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 use the application button below. Your application shall include your salary expectations as well as your earliest possible starting date. Thank you!

Please send your meaningful application with reference no.
00276797 to:

Risk.Ident GmbH
Team Lead HR
Jana Gilb
Am Sandtorkai 50
20457 Hamburg
Tel.: 040 228681058



Risk.Ident GmbH

Jana Gilb
Team Lead HR, Risk.Ident GmbH
Am Sandtorkai 50
20457 Hamburg
Tel.: 040 228681058