Sr Software Engineer (Cloud/DB/Streaming)

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  • JOB TYPE: Freelance, Contract Position (no agencies/C2C – see notes below)
  • LOCATION: Remote – United States only (TimeZone: PST/CIST Partial overlap)
  • HOURLY RANGE: Our client is looking to pay $135 – $170/hr
  • ESTIMATED DURATION: 40h/week – Long-term


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We’ve onboarded some of the world’s most reputable brands and now we need a Sr Software Engineer (Cloud/DB/Streaming) for one of our clients


This position will require a Glider
ai online technical assessment (Approx
45-60 mins)


• Expert in cloud technologies and databases and working with highly available, scalable, performant distributed systems
• Expert level in JVM technologies, with experience in Kotlin or functional programming in an equivalent language a strong plus• Competence in SQL and NoSQL data stores• Demonstrated understanding of cloud services

What you’ll do:

• You’ll own the end-to-end product life cycle for mid to large size projects: Design, development, testing, deployment, and providing operational excellence and support• You’ll find and advocate for industry standards in development methodologies, techniques, and technologies• You’ll contribute to advancing the team’s design methodology and quality programming practices and mentor junior team members to embrace team standards• Innovate and implement new ideas to solve complex software problems and prototype creative solutions to enable product MVP’s• Independently understand scheduling, cost constraints, and impact to other teams; and make resource and architectural trade-offs based on those factors• Anticipate and prevent problems and roadblocks, before they occur, and present technical issues and their impact on leadership• Lead and collaborate on multiple concurrent and complex cross-organizational initiatives• Effectively build and maintain a network of key contacts across the company, and utilize these contacts to achieve results• Communicate and work effectively with geographically distributed multi-functional teams• Drive for continuous improvement in software and development processes within an agile development team• Mentor junior team members

Who you are:

• Expert level in JVM technologies, with experience in Kotlin or functional programming in an equivalent language a strong plus• Competence in SQL and NoSQL data stores• Demonstrated understanding of cloud services• Demonstrated proficiency in most areas of the professional function, and in-depth specialization in some• Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Programming, Data Structures, and Algorithms• Effective verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information clearly and concisely• Experience in Agile/Scrum software development practices• Experience in the field of Software Engineering at the expert level• Bachelor’s/Master’s in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or related technical field; or equivalent related professional experience

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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