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Software Engineer - Backend - Direct Hire [Hybrid]

Fully remote

2 months ago
$90K - $120K

Related skills

backend web development golang


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  • JOB TYPE: Direct Hire/ FTE Position (no agencies/C2C - see notes below)
  • LOCATION: Hybrid - Amsterdam, NL
  • SALARY RANGE: $85,000 – $117,000/yr
  • ESTIMATED DURATION: 40hr/week - Long term




Expected to have the following skills:

- Strong knowledge of system architecture and API design- Experience in architecting, building, and designing scalable web applications- Experience in writing REST APIs- Knowledge of design patterns- Expert in JavaScript, NodeJS, ExpressJS, TypeScript

- Expert in database architecture, SQL (we use PostgreSQL but easily transferable from MySQL or Oracle), database performance optimization- Experience in AWS and building server pipelines (EC2, RDS, S3, Lambda, Route53, SES etc.)- Expertise in HTML/CSS is a plus- Expert in version control (GitHub)- Good understanding of payment gateways and server-to-server integrations with 3rd party APIs (e.g. Stripe)- Experience in building CI/CD pipelines (e.g. Github actions)- Knowledge of NoSQL will be a plus- Knowledge of Google Cloud Platform is a plus- Knowledge of Blockchain is a huge plus- Experience with distributed systems is a huge plus

What you’ll be working on

Our client wants to accelerate drawdown and pull climate action forward in time by bringing more capital earlier on into the voluntary carbon credit market, to offset, trade, and protect. They plan to create fungible carbon credits to facilitate the establishment of secondary and derivative markets, and to democratize supply by providing tools for speed, trust, and alignment for project originators, registries, and MRV companies.

We’re building our European team in the Netherlands and looking for early employees who want to work on building a high-impact product from the ground up. You’ll work closely with our engineering, design and product teams to build our user-friendly products helping finance climate-positive projects. 

Estimated 40 hour working week; either as a full-time employee or as a contractor working full-time.  Our team is currently working hybrid: you’ll be expected in the office for planning and design meetings ~1-2 days a week to start.


- Be responsible for architecture, writing business logic, and scalable codebase- Be responsible for API security- Writing code that’s easily readable, testable, and maintainable- Practice solid coding principles including writing technical specifications, peer code review, and testing- Work closely with product development and testing teams to ensure the timely delivery of the project- Communicate with Frontend team, build suitable APIs, and keep documentation for APIs- Liaise with internal teams (e.g. product managers and test team) to identify system requirements- Communicate with stakeholders to understand and clarify software requirements

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Our employers all have varying legal and geographic requirements for their roles, they trust Braintrust to find them the talent that meet their unique specifications. For that reason, 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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