Sr. Backend Engineer [Remote]



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.

  • JOB TYPE: Freelance, Contract Position (no agencies/C2C - see notes below)
  • LOCATION: Remote - United States only
  • HOURLY RANGE: Our client is looking to pay $100 โ€“ $120/hr
  • ESTIMATED DURATION: 40h/week - Long-term



** Our client is open to hiring someone as a contract, contract-to-hire, or directly as a full-time employee **

Fully Funded Mission Driven Fintech Company Seeks a Senior Software Engineer! Join their Early Team - Remote Opportunity!

Backed by the same folks behind Chime, Square, Revolut, Step, & Brexโ€ฆ They are democratizing credit for the 150 million people shut out of mainstream credit. They are taking a radically different approach to traditional issuers in providing low-interest access and individualizing someoneโ€™s credit line and experience through their platform no matter what their credit score or background is. They are integrating financial literacy and behavioral training to help people use credit responsibly and developing a proprietary underwriting platform that can be used for other fair financial services.

As a core part of their engineering team, you will play a fundamental role in building engaging and rewarding experiences for their users as they establish and build up their credit scores and develop better financial habits while helping ensure they get access to fair credit to support their essential needs.

What Youโ€™ll Need

  • 4+ years of developing with monolithic, service, and cloud based architectures

  • Care deeply about building high quality software and take immense pride in your craft

  • Able to independently scope and complete work within given timelines

  • Comfortable owning the development of a product from 0 to 1

  • Strong grasp of engineering fundamentals

  • Expert knowledge of JavaScript, Python, Ruby, or another language

  • Passion for continuous learning and developing new skills

  • Desire to work in an Agile development environment (Kanban or Scrum)

  • Strong collaboration skills when facing ambiguous situations

  • Effective communication skills with technical and non-technical team members, a positive attitude, and ability to give and receive constructive feedback

  • Previous experience in multiple (3+) early stage startups

What Our Client Offers

  • Competitive salary

  • Remote forward workplace

  • Equity and future growth possibilities

  • Excellent health, dental and vision benefits

  • Generous vacation and leave policies

  • Collaborative and engaging culture

  • Any requirements for your home office

Nice To Haves

  • Functional programming background

  • Experience with streaming and real-time technologies like Kafka, Kinesis, Event Bridge or others

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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. If you are a professional contractor who has created an LLC/corp around their 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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