Sr. Backend Architect


JOB TYPE: Freelance, Contract Position - No agencies (See notes below)

LOCATION: Remote (TimeZone:     )

HOURLY RANGE: Our client is looking to pay $90  - $110 USD / HR


Braintrust is the only network that gives in-demand talent all the freedom of freelance with all the benefits, community, and stability of a full-time role. As the first decentralized talent network, our revolutionary Web3 model ensures the community that relies on Braintrust to find work are the same people who own and build it through the blockchain token, BTRST. So unlike other marketplaces that take 20% to 50% of talent earnings, Braintrust allows talent to keep 100% of earnings and to vote on key changes to improve the network. Braintrust is working to change the way freelance works โ€“ for good.

What weโ€™re looking for in our next Senior Backend Architect:

  • Senior level ownership experience (4+ yrs experience) of architectural solution(s) for an enterprise-level platform or experience leading and implementing major architectural solutions.
  • Strong working experience in & around web servers, cloud infrastructure, AWS Serverless infrastructures - Cloudfront, API Gateway, Lambda, S3, CloudWatch, VPC, OpenSearch, Kibana; Terraform
  • Strong knowledge of Javascript and Node.js.
  • Database queries and query optimization; production-level experience with at least one database (e.g. Postgres, MySQL, AuroraDB). Working in and around databases, writing queries by hand, creating joins, being able to analyze & explain performance checks.
  • Production-level experience with third party integrations (e.g. Stripe, Google Cloud Platform, Twilio, etc.)

BONUS POINTS: Working hands on development knowledge of Python - Working knowledge of DevOps


Qualified candidates will be invited to do a screening interview with the Braintrust staff. We will answer your questions about the project, and our platform.  If we determine it is the right fit for both parties, we'll invite you to join the platform and create a profile to apply directly for this project.  

C2C Candidates: This role is not available to C2C candidates working with an agency. But if you are a professional contractor who has created an LLC/corp around your consulting practice, this is well aligned with Braintrust and weโ€™d welcome your application.  

Braintrust values the multitude of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

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