(Senior) Web Application Developer (m/f)

Development | Full-Time | Hamburg


At chess24 we’re building the chess platform for chess players and everyone who wants to become one.

With top German and international chess grandmasters, an investor with long-term ambitions and we as a team of IT professionals creating a state-of-the-art interactive experience for both recreational and experienced chess fans. As a Web Application Developer (m/f) you will work in an interdisciplinary agile team and support us in all areas of chess24 web development. 


Your responsibilities:

  • Develop the existing homepage further taking on front-end (HTML5, CSS3, SASS) and back-end development (JavaScript/Node.js or PHP)
  • Leave impact marks by developing and designing innovative services’  
  • Create high-quality and scalable solutions
  • Work in a small development team and cooperate with cross functional colleagues


Your profile:

  • You offer outstanding knowledge regarding object-oriented programming in PHP or JavaScript/Node.js using MySQL and CouchDB/MongoDB 
  • Ideally you bring Redis, ElasticSearch and socket.io experiences, but that is NO must.
  • You have basic knowledge of HTML5, CSS and SASS
  • You keep track on the latest trends within the IT scene and you have a broad knowledge about modern development methods as well as instruments
  • You have strong analytical mindset and bring communication skills. An achievement motivation and the ability to work in a team are only a few of your strengths
  • Being overall awesome is a plus 


Chess24 offers:

  • A unique job in an innovation-friendly company within an inspiring and flourishing environment
  • A company with high potential to grow and lots of creative ideas
  • A motivating and open-minded atmosphere in a dedicated team with a flat hierarchy
  • Challenging tasks in one of the most exciting, fast growing e-Edutainment Start-Ups within Germany, Hamburg
  • An attractive and innovative product that thrills Chess-Players 

Just forward us your complete application documents including your salary expectation and earliest possible starting date to jobs@chess24.com

If you have any questions please get in touch with our recruiting team.
Telephone:                 +49-40-94780007

We are looking forward to meeting you!
chess24, Gerhofstraße 1-3, 20354 Hamburg