Engineering Team Lead

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  • JOB TYPE: Freelance, Contract Position (no agencies/C2C – see notes below)
  • LOCATION: Remote – Work from anywhere (TimeZone: EST Partial overlap)
  • HOURLY RANGE: Our client is looking to pay $80 – $110/hr
  • ESTIMATED DURATION: 40h/week – Long-term 


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 – for good

We’ve onboarded some of the world’s most reputable brands and now we need an Engineering Team Lead for one of our clients


Who You Are

You are an accomplished builder who takes great pride in your work and invests actively in your team
 As one of the senior engineering leaders on the team, you must be able to roll up your sleeves and get the work done while strategizing long-term roadmaps
 Ideally, you also have:

●    5-7 years of professional experience building progressively complex, production-grade applications in (one or many of) JavaScript, NodeJS, React, or other implementations of ECMAScript languages or frameworks●    Experience managing live production deployment in AWS or similar cloud environments  ●    Mobile development experience is a plus●    3+ years of experience hiring and training engineers, ideally in the context of building out product teams and creating high-performing engineering culture●    2+ years of experience leading projects where you are the technical decision-maker and oversee deployment of new technologies

What You Will Do

Our client is looking for an exceptional engineering manager who is excited to build out this vision alongside a great team, with whom you will: 

●    Architect, code, and ship their first customer-facing application, a marketplace that connects businesses and community activity centers with off-duty law enforcement support
 This includes active research to stay ahead of the market and problem-solving to make sound technical decisions●    That is able to look at other companies developments and understand what they did●    Build out a core engineering team that can rapidly prototype and deploy scalable, production-grade software
 This includes integrating new hires with their existing team to provide guidance and opportunities for growth●    Implement information security best practices throughout the full production cycle to meet or exceed all relevant industry standards, achieve regulatory compliance, and protect user privacy●    Shape the product direction and roadmap with their business and design leaders to create an exceptional customer journey throughout the platform●    Drive product integration and growth of web2 application on their blockchain platform
 This is a critical component of success and foundational to a seamless client experience as SERV grows and evolves

Our clientis rebuilding public safety in a decentralized, community-driven way
 They believe that community safety, whether in their schools or where they work and live, is the most critical issue of their time
 This is why they are building a blockchain platform designed to host and facilitate the creation of applications that target the key areas of trust, integrity, and privacy within communities – a security structure that is of the people, by the people, for the people

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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
But if you are a professional contractor who has created an LLC/corp around your consulting practice, this is well aligned with Braintrust and we’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