Fullstack Developer

With chess24 in Hamburg - DE

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Posted on August 01, 2020

About this job

Compensation: €40k - 70k
Job type: Full-time


docker, devops

Job description

At chess24 we’re building the best chess platform for current and aspiring chess players.

As a team of IT professionals working with top international chess grandmasters and committed investors, we’re creating a state-of-the-art interactive experience for both recreational and experienced chess fans. As a (Senior) Web Application Developer you’ll work in an interdisciplinary agile team and support us in all areas of chess24 development.


We see ourselves as a team of full stack developers crafting software products, but we each also have our own personal specialities. We look forward to you bringing a passion for and excellence in web development to our agile team as you join us in creating new features, fixing bugs and ensuring the website runs smoothly.


We offer you:

  • A warm welcome and phased introduction
  • A unique job in an inspirational environment where innovation is valued
  • A company with a high potential to grow and lots of creative ideas
  • An awareness that technical requirements and issues must be dealt with
  • A flat hierarchy with an open-minded and transparent environment
  • Flexible working hours
  • Free all-incl. catering
  • A free pass for public transportation

Skills & requirements

You'll bring:

  • Several years’ professional experience in software development
  • Confidence in JavaScript/Node.js or PHP
  • Knowledge of MySQL and document-based technologies such as MongoDB
  • Familiarity with the design and architecture of software components
  • Ideally experience of handling Redis, ElasticSearch and WebSockets
  • A readiness to take on front-end tasks (HTML5, CSS3, SASS)
  • Consistently high standards and clean code
  • Awareness of the latest trends within the IT scene
  • An analytical mindset and a sense of responsibility
  • A focus on producing working increments in a team environment
  • A good knowledge of English

We’d also be thrilled if you can support us as a specialist with:

  • Evaluating technology and projects
  • Responsive web design, fluid layouts and mobile friendliness
  • Knowledge of UI/UX patterns
  • Experience in development with Vue.js
  • A sense of aesthetics
  • Practical experience (some top references)

Alternatively you have a passion for DevOps:

  • The development, maintenance and automation of system infrastructure
  • Monitoring, logging and provisioning systems
  • Middleware and daemons
  • Operations - assuring availability and performance
  • An awareness for security
  • Amazon Web Services (EC2, RDS, ELB, S3, Route53, ECS, etc.)
  • Linux system administration (Ubuntu, network, SSH, Bash/Python)
  • Application containers (Docker)
  • System configuration systems (Ansible)
  • Practical experience with agile DevOps or system engineering

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