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    Braintrust is looking for a Senior Golang Developer (Remote)

    • JOB TYPE: Freelance, Contract Position (no agencies/C2C - see notes below)
    • LOCATION: Remote Work from anywhere
    • RANGE: Our client is looking to pay $100,000 – $120,000/yr…
    • ESTIMATED DURATION: 40h/week - Long-term


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    This is a full time, in-house contractor job. They need a fully dedicated resource, you may not have side jobs.

    Job Qualifications and Experience

    • 5-10 years of experience in backend software development (C/C++, Rust, Golang, NodeJS, Python)
    • At least 1 year of experience working with Golang
    • Fluency with git and open source tools

    Functional Skills

    • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Portfolio of work with examples that showcase technical skill
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Time management and organizational skills
    • Experience working with a remote team


    • Start-up company experience
    • Experience with NodeJS and/or C event based programming is a plus
    • Fluency in multiple programming languages
    • No code is better than no code

    Job Overview

    Our client is a growing company seeking to hire a highly experienced Golang Developer. The role will do significant development on a large (628k LoC) open source codebase. The mission will be adding features, robustness, and performance while deleting boilerplate, overengineered, and duplicated code. If you love the feeling of deleting 20,000 lines of code without any important features lost, you’ll be in good company!

    Main Responsibilities

    • Investigating transient bugs and performance issues on software running in the field by finding strategies to instrument the code
    • Adding new features and integrating code from other forks of the project
    • Isolating and replacing overengineered and unreliable modules
    • Developing new design patterns and meta-programming techniques to do more with less code
    • Management of the test harnesses and continuous integration strategy

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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