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Software Engineer (Remote) (No C2C)

Engineering | Remote | Full Time

Job Description

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

LOCATION: Remote (TimeZone: PST, CST, EST) 

HOURLY RANGE: Our client is looking to pay $60-80 USD / HR

ESTIMATED DURATION: 40Hrs/Week - Long Term, 6-month project

Only US candidates will be considered


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 Software Engineer for our client.  


Our client has a fantastic Fixed Income Front Office technology team is looking for a software engineer to help build a suite of next-generation, cloud native applications. In this role, you will engineer and develop new capabilities using modern cloud technologies for use by our Portfolio Managers and Quantitative Analysts.

This is a hands-on, full-stack role, providing opportunities to solve complex business and technical problems. You will be a key contributor throughout the entire product lifecycle, capable of working individually, or in collaboration with others.

You will work with smart, talented people across our business. We will expect you to be agile, show leadership and think outside the box. In return, we’ll give you challenging work that has impact, gives opportunities for you to learn and grow, and to do so in a collaborative, supportive environment.

Top Skills:

  • Experience with asset management
  • Strong programming in one or more languages: Python, Java, JavaScript
  • Knowledge of one or more relevant database technologies: SQL Server, Oracle, MongoDB, PostgreSQL

Core Attributes:

  • Takes pride in engineering excellence and instils these values in others
  • Client-focused approach – delivering working code often
  • Strong interpersonal skills; able to establish and maintain a close working relationship with portfolio managers, quantitative researchers, traders, senior business stakeholders, and other technologists
  • A proponent of strong collaborative software engineering techniques and methods: agile development, continuous delivery, code review or pairing, unit testing, refactoring and related approaches
  • Demonstrable passion for technology (e.g. personal projects, open-source involvement) while using their problem-solving capabilities to deliver solutions utilizing a top-end engineering approach
  • A solid understanding of financial instruments (securities, derivatives), capital markets, specifically relating to Fixed Income and Asset Management. Experience working closely with front office business clients – e.g. Portfolio Managers, Quants, Traders etc

Technology Skills:

  • Knowledge of one or more programming languages: Python, Java, JavaScript
  • Proficient with a range of frameworks and development tools: Pandas, React, Node.js,
  • Experience with a modern cloud stack, including containerization and serverless architectures
  • Test-oriented mentality using appropriate tools and techniques: TDD, BDD, Cucumber, Cyprus
  • Knowledge of one or more relevant database technologies: SQL Server, Oracle, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, RedShift

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.