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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


 

Lead Product Designer

Volt Athletics is in search of a Lead Product Designer. As the owner of the user experience at Volt, you'll be an integral part of a small product development team with the opportunity to make a significant and lasting mark on the company’s core product. You'll have the latitude and responsibility to pursue the most effective and visually pleasing interface for each user challenge. You'll work closely with the company founders and product development team to shape the Volt experience on the web, mobile and beyond. What YOU do matters here at Volt, and we care a lot about the user experience, so be prepared to make an impact. 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Must have a very strong customer-centric focus
  • Minimum of 5 years experience designing for web and mobile
  • 2 years leading UX and visual design on innovative applications
  • Must have a demonstrable ability to reduce complex feature sets to simple tools
  • Should be able to rapidly prototype visual concepts and feature flows
  • Ability to convert visual design to static web design (HTML/CSS), and/or comfort designing in web format directly is helpful but not critical
  • The ability to work independently and adapt to changing business needs is required
  • Interest in sports and fitness is a plus

 

To apply, please email Brian McNaboe at engineering@voltathletics.com with the subject line "Volt Athletics Lead Product Designer" and a resume/cover letter briefly outlining why you think you would be a good fit for our team.


 

Back-end 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 now and enjoy the ride!

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 stakeholders 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 engineering@voltathletics.com with the subject line "Volt Athletics Back-end Developer Application" and a resume/cover letter briefly outlining why you think you would be a good fit for our team.