Inspired Engineer Needed to Battle Censorship Worldwide

Remote • $100k - $250k • 0.010% - 0.025%

Brave New Software Project, Inc

Role Location

  • Remote


  • $100k - $250k
  • 0.010% - 0.025%


11 - 25 people


556 S. Fair Oaks Ave
Pasadena, CA, 91105, US

Tech Stack

  • Go
  • Python
  • Dart
  • Kotlin
  • Swift
  • Saltstack
  • Java
  • React

Role Description

The Brave New Software Project is looking for engineers at all levels to help fight censorship around the world through the Lantern censorship circumvention tool. Lantern has been downloaded over 100 million times globally and has been used by people such as citizen journalists in China uploading videos about coronavirus to YouTube and by followers of the Bahai faith in Iran who are denied access to a physical education and are forced to access educational resources online.

Lantern uses a variety of networking and protocol tricks to access the open internet in the most repressive censoring countries in the world. On the Lantern team, you will be a part of consistently deploying protocols and strategies that have never been used on the internet before. We make heavy use of Go, and experience with networking, security, and protocols are strongly encouraged. We also use Python and Rust as well as Prometheus, Redis, Docker, and SaltStack.

If you’re excited to tackle thorny social problems with software, or if you’re just an experienced engineer who thinks they might be ready to tackle a new kind of challenge, we want to hear from you.

Brave New Software provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

We are committed to building a diverse staff and strongly encourage applications from candidates who may be people of color, disabled, gender and sexual minorities, and other disadvantaged backgrounds.

Helpful Buzzwords Go, Rust, Python, Flutter, Networking, HTTP, QUIC, SSL/TLS, TCP/UDP, IP, DNS, BGP, IPSec, Wireguard, VPN protocols

About Brave New Software Project, Inc

We build Lantern, a censorship circumvention tool used to bypass censorship around the world, including in the most challenging censorship environments such as China and Iran.

Company Culture

Almost everyone on our team is a great combination of being chill and kind while also being exceptional at what they do and hard working. We are all dedicated to our mission to bring the open internet to everyone.

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