Software Engineer – Backend

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

LOCATION: Remote (TimeZone:     )

HOURLY RANGE: Our client is looking to pay $75  – $100 USD / HR

ESTIMATED DURATION: 40Hrs/Week – Long Term


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  • Build backend integrations with cloud provider’s managed databases
  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by a front-end developers with server side logic
  • Building reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimization of the application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Implementation of security and data protection
  • Design and implementation of data storage solutions
  • Create database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Occasional off-hours, on-call work required


  • 5+ years of combined experience in Back End Software Engineering roles in a full stack engineering environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent experience
  • Experience soliciting systems requirements, designing, and implementing new platform components leveraging infrastructure or SaaS services
  • Experience working with distributed, fault tolerant systems
  • Experience creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Experience implementing user authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Experience with the integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system
  • Experience with running a production environment in one or more Infrastructure as a Service cloud providers (AWS or Google Cloud)
  • Experience with modern datastores at small to medium scale (Firestore, Redshift, Postgres, Mongo, distributed queues like Kafka, MosquittoMQ)
  • Experience with converting monolithic applications to microservices and service discovery technology
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Proficient understanding of OWASP security principles
  • Understanding of “session management” in a distributed server environment
  • Solid Linux skills and proficiency in at least one high-level language (eg Python)
  • Experience working in an agile methodology development lifecycle


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