Senior JavaScript Developer (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!

In our products, we use a modern stack: Angular and Scala, Kafka, Akka, Elasticsearch / MongoDB / PostgreSQL. We use functional programming and optimize our products for performance and scale. We embrace innovation: we have a dedicated Data Science team that uses machine learning models to identify fraud patterns. Our product teams are self-organized and follow agile methods like Kanban and Scrum, so everybody can shape the product and is asked to take over responsibility.

Your tasks are:

We are looking for a Senior JavaScript Developer (m/f) to currently maintain and also rebuild our product's user interface with the most current tech stack (Angular). You will be working closely together with your three to four team members to solve upcoming challenges within our growing company. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated self starter with a passion for current and up-coming technologies (like Redux/ngrx, Docker, webpack, GraphQL), fluent in CSS and JavaScript and at least one MV* framework for building Single Page Applications (SPA). Additionally, he or she has a good eye for design and an understanding of "Information Architecture", which enables him or her to apply this knowledge to make UX improvements and suggestions.

Our requirements are:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Good knowledge of modern browser technologies such as CSS3, HTML5, and modern JavaScript
  • Knowledge of build tooling such as grunt / gulp, bower or npm
  • Experience with at least one modern MV* frameworks / libraries for SPAs like Angular or React
  • Good English language skills, German is not required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Emerging web standards such as web components, shadow DOM
  • Experience with CSS precompilers like SASS or LESS
  • Knowing design philosophies such as Material Design
  • Experience with agile principles (Scrum, Kanban, etc.)
  • Familiar with UX concepts such as Information Architecture
  • Experience in data visualisation
  • Familiar with unit testing and development processes like TDD / BDD
  • Familiar with test specific tools / libraries like Karma and Jasmine
  • Knowledge about Redux/ngrx, Docker, webpack and GraphQL

We offer:

  • 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.
00286638 to:

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



Risk.Ident GmbH

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