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Back End Engineer (Remote) (No C2C)

Engineering | Remote | Contract

Job Description

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

LOCATION: Remote (TimeZone: South American candidates are strongly preferred, but must have overlap with US timezones if not. 

HOURLY RANGE: Our client is looking to pay $65-100 USD / HR

ESTIMATED DURATION: 40Hrs/Week - Long Term, ongoing


Braintrust ( is a user-controlled talent network, where you keep 100% of what you earn and actually get to own the platform. We've been onboarding some big clients and specifically need a Back End Engineer for our client.  

 What You'll Do

You'll be responsible for building new features and improving existing ones that benefit millions of users across our platform. Engineers will work closely with product, design, and other team members to solve challenging problems and deliver delightful user experiences.

What We’re Looking For

  • 4+ years of experience with software development
  • Strong understanding of microservice architecture
  • Fluency with Golang, Python, or Ruby
  • Experience with MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB or Redis
  • Experience with OpenAPI, gRPC, Thrift, etc.
  • Familiarity with Kubernetes, AWS or, GCP

Nice to Haves

  • Experience with GitHub, JIRA, Confluence, etc.
  • Experience with Terraform, Valut, CDK, etc.
  • Continuous integration and deployment tools
  • Secure development best practices

Qualities We Look For

  • Craftsmanship: Simply put, you care about the work you do and have empathy for who you do it with and for.
  • Always Learning: Your thirst for knowledge, new challenges and bettering yourself never ends personally and professionally.
  • Impactful: You want to make an impact at scale and recognize that consistent, regular execution is how you get there. As we like to say, small wins equal big things!
  • Hunger for Success: You bring a deep desire to succeed with a sense of controlled urgency.


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 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.