Scala Developer[Remote]

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  • JOB TYPE: Freelance, Contract Position (no agencies/C2C - see notes below)
  • LOCATION: Remote - United States and Canada only (Time Zone: EST | Partial overlap)
  • HOURLY RANGE: Our client is looking to pay $125 – $160/hr
  • ESTIMATED DURATION: 40h/week - Long-term


What we need

Our client is looking for two Scala developers with experience in large-scale solutions using AWS. 

Developers with 10+ experience is required, with strong communication and a history of using agile techniques.

Top Skills

What you’ll be working on

We have a great opportunity to work on a greenfield project with a major US broadcastiing company.

Contract length will be for a period of 12-18 months.

Background from the client

The client wishes to replace two key platforms, identity management and ecommerce. Their current systems are deemed to require too much rewriting to solve current problems and to scale.

As such, this work is a true greenfield and an entire new team is being recruited to build the new systems.

The client wants a platform that will enable scale, using modern technologies and patterns, offering a better user experience for downstream applications in order to compete with other streaming companies such as Spotify.

The scope of the new work is to build a series of services, including:

  • Device service

  • Location service

  • Household service

  • Session service

  • Token service

The client is mostly based in New York, so on ET timeframes (-5 hours)

Tech stack/architecture/processes

  • AWS, Kinesis, DynamoDB, Amazon Route 53

  • Kubernetes

  • Scala

  • API first architecture, Edge optimized API gateway, JWT, API

  • Microservices

  • Multi-region, multi currency

  • Stripe for ecommerce - payments and subscriptions

  • Agile, CI/CD, engineering led

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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. 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.

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Braintrust operates in the Blockchain industry. The company is located in San Francisco, CA. Braintrust was founded in 2018. It has 241 total employees. To see all 118 open jobs at Braintrust, click here.
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