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Technical Screener

Operations | Remote | Full Time

Job Description

About Braintrust

  • We’re creating a new marketplace business model that is owned and operated by the community and powered by a blockchain token. 

  • Founded by two serial entrepreneurs with multiple exits, Adam Jackson and Gabriel Luna-Ostaseski. 

  • We have 30+ Fortune 1,000 customers including Nestle, Porsche, Deloitte + more

  • There are 2,000 talents on our platform, and 50,000+ on our waitlist

  • We’ve raised $25M in funding from IDEO, True Ventures, Homebrew, ACME + more

  • We’ve been featured in The New York Times, Fortune, The Wall Street Journal + more

  • We started and will always be a fully distributed company across 15 different countries.

Make an Impact

  • We are a mission driven culture composed of ambitious, creative and hard working people. 

  • We’re not going after a small problem or a small market. We’re creating a new economic model for how work gets done globally. 

  • We believe talent is everywhere but opportunity is not; our ambition is to spread economic opportunity more equitably around the world. 

  • At Braintrust, the work you do will help accelerate innovation for enterprises, and make a difference in the lives of freelancers.

Hop on the Rocketship

  • In 2020, we outpaced our growth projects by 300%

  • Freelancers are making $2M a month via Braintrust and will be making $10M a month by end of this year

  • Harvard Business School wrote a case study on our new business model. 

About the Role:

As Technical Screener you will be the face of Braintrust; the first interaction candidates have with our network. Your primary role will be to help evaluate talent before they are admitted to the Braintrust platform and help them understand the unique value proposition of Braintrust.

A successful candidate in this role will be able to quickly and efficiently assess a candidate’s technical skills and level of experience to determine if they are a good fit for the platform. They will also be able to explain the nuanced benefits of the Braintrust network for talent, and why it is advantageous to work with us. This role is critical to the organization because one of Braintrust’s core value propositions to clients is being matched with pre-vetted, high-quality talent in a matter of hours, not weeks. 


  • Review job descriptions, identify key elements of the role, and develop questions to ask in an interview setting that will help determine if a candidate’s skillset is a match.

  • Screen a high volume of candidates (~10 per day) to assess their technical capabilities and experience to determine if they are a good fit for the role.

  • Clearly and succinctly describe Braintrust and its value propositions to talent. Help them to understand how we’re different and why it matters.

  • Compile detailed and organized notes from the interview. Hand off qualified candidates to the Talent Matching team. 

  • Keep up to date reports of where all applicants are in the process. Help develop automated email replies to keep candidates informed of their status.

  • Assist new talent through the profile completion and application process to specific roles posted on Braintrust.


About You:

You love working at a high growth startup and thrive on the challenges that come with building a new company. You thrive in mission driven cultures that obsess about delivering value to community members. You’re experienced but want to lean into an early stage company with a world changing mission. 


  • Sharp, agile, adaptable

  • High integrity

  • Relentlessly ambitious

  • High bandwidth 

  • A direct and clear communicator 

  • Creative, and always looking for new ways of doing things

  • Keeps up to date with the latest community tools, programs and industry trends

  • Data-oriented, results driven, strategically minded.


  • 2-3+ years of experience screening technical talent for positions globally.

  • Basic understanding of various technical skillsets.

  • Clear communicator, organized, quick and efficient, hard working, personable.

  • Process-oriented self starter who can identify and fill technical recruiting gaps.

  • Thrive in a remote only environment