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About Volt Athletics

Volt Athletics Inc. ® (‘Volt’) is a Seattle-based sports tech company that brings professional-level sport performance training to athletes and teams worldwide. Volt’s proprietary Intelligent Training System leverages decades of proven strength and conditioning research and science to build hyper-personalized training plans delivered through an intelligent training system. 

About Volt's Intelligent Training System

Volt’s Intelligent Training System uses proprietary technology, combined with decades of industry expertise, to deliver better training to more athletes. A key difference between Volt and existing fitness apps is that while most apps track what a user has already done, Volt actually tells the user what to do. Volt’s sport-specific programs are designed for performance training and built by professional strength coaches, adjusting to and growing with the user throughout their training. With Volt, athletes walk into the weight room with their unique training plan, knowing that Volt will deliver the right workout for them, every time.

Open Roles at Volt Athletics


 

Backend Developer

Volt Athletics is looking for a backend software developer to join our product development team. This person will work alongside other experienced developers to create well-designed, robust and performant software for consumer facing web and mobile applications. This person will be an integral part of a small but growing team, with considerable opportunity for professional growth and to make a real and lasting contribution to the success of the company. Volt is well positioned for significant growth over the next 1-2 years. Join the team and enjoy the ride!

Ability to work independently and adapt to changing business needs is critical. All candidates must have strong communication skills. An interest in sports and fitness is helpful.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Write and maintain server side Ruby software in a multi-tier web application environment making use of the Rails framework 
  • Leverage RSpec, Travis CI, in-house QA and other tools to ensure your code performs as expected 
  • Tune existing and new APIs for maximum response-time performance and scalability 
  • Work with our TPM to gather and analyze requirements 
  • Participate in agile development process, with daily standup meetings and other planning sessions 
  • Assist client side and full-stack developers with API creation, modification and documentation 
  • (Optional) Assist with client side tasks using Angular.JS and React Native

Qualifications

  • Must be passionate about building exceptional products, enjoy learning and have excellent problem solving skills 
  • 3+ years experience writing and maintaining production server-side software for multi-tier web applications 
  • 2+ years work experience on production Rails applications 
  • Familiarity with SOA, as well as building and maintaining APIs is highly desirable 
  • JavaScript expertise, particularly with Angular or React/React Native is a big plus 
  • An interest in sports and fitness is super helpful, but not required

 

To apply, please email Brian McNaboe at brian@voltathletics.com with the subject line "Volt Athletics Senior Backend Developer Application" and a resume/cover letter briefly outlining why you think you would be a good fit for the job.