Senior Software Engineer – AI

Volta Charging

  • Full Time

At Volta we’re on a mission to accelerate the adoption of the electric vehicle. Volta’s award-winning charging stations benefit brands, consumers, and real-estate locations by providing valuable advertising space to businesses and convenient charging to drivers. Strategically located in places consumers already visit, Volta’s chargers are currently the most used electric vehicle charging stations in the United States.

The Opportunity at Volta Charging

As Senior Software Engineer, AI you will take ownership of various AI projects (backend) in the ADI team. You’ll design, implement, review, and test production code while ensuring the feature or application is fast, stable, reliable, and regularly tested. To ensure consistency, you’ll create code documentations as needed and onboard engineers to the project to ensure they have what they need to succeed in driving the projects forward. 

 

In your first 90 days, you will

 

  • 30 days: Learn about the product (project goals, requirements, constraints, key stakeholders), familiarize yourself with existing code and data, learn about the field and algorithms as needed. Take ownership of an existing project and make minor improvements.
  • 60 days: Take ownership of multiple backend projects, with the help of your Leader. Ship features or make significant improvements as needed, such as speed improvements, robustness of the feature, or features requested directly by users.
  • 90 days: Take independent ownership of multiple backend projects. Propose and create new projects from scratch. Strategize and design solutions to needed features, reviewed by the supervisor. Be the expert and knowledge base for these projects. If the project collaborates with other engineers or hands off to them, teach and mentor those engineers.
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    After twelve months, you will have accomplished

     

  • Leading the development of a new version or significant features of the product
  • Supporting the backend team to run smoothly
  • Ensuring code quality is high and maintainable, project operation is monitored and reliable
  • Being the point person for the backend of PredictEV
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    What you bring to Volta Charging

     

  • Deep experience with backend projects in Python
  • Experience with Django
  • Manages complexity and ambiguity
  • Resourcefulness
  • Manages execution well
  • A focus on impact
  • Builds collaborative relationships
  • Instills trust
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