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Scala Developer

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: 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.

The Job

You will work as a backend developer in one of our product teams. As such you will:

  • Add new features and continuously improve the quality of our existing products
  • Collaborate with other developers in pair programming sessions and code reviews
  • Be responsible for the full lifecycle of your code: from the initial idea through development and testing to deployment and operation
  • Participate in and improve team processes
  • Be responsible for the quality of what you deliver

Skill Set

  • Experience in Scala (Junior to Senior) and the related technology stack (SBT, Kafka, Akka is a plus) OR thorough experience in Java and the desire to learn a functional approach
  • Experience in functional programming and / or OOP
  • You are a team player and able to communicate in an open, constructive and friendly manner, ready to discuss your ideas with your team colleagues
  • You care about quality and testing, taking into account simplicity of your solutions
  • You have hands-on experience with operational environments, or desire to learn how your software runs and what it takes to operate it
  • Good English language skills (German is not required)

We offer the following benefits:

  • 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!
Risk Ident

Risk Ident

RISK IDENT is a software development company base in Germany and the US that offers anti-fraud solutions to companies within the e-commerce, telecommunication and financial sector.

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