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Volta Charging

Company
101-250
San Francisco, California, United States

Company Description

We set out to accelerate the arrival of EV charging. We built the most utilized EV charging network in the US – offering free charging to drivers wherever they like to be.


Our growing network of charging stations reaches millions of qualified customers with premium place-based, interactive content in a sustainable format. Our stations double as an ad platform that increases the value of real estate by engaging new audiences and telling high impact stories using sustainable technology.

Our mission is to build out the future of EV charging infrastructure with stations at the places you already visit. It's powered by sustainable technology and a team of innovative partners. It's seamless, simple and free.

Refueling no longer needs to be disruptive.

Jobs (16)

Vice President, Tax

Full time role
San Francisco, CA
Aug 25, 2022
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 The Vice President, Tax serves as the organization’s Head of Tax and as a member of the senior Finance management team. You’ll drive impact at Volta by managing the tax affairs of our organization, including managing the protection of company funds, anticipating the company’s tax needs, and preparing tax for financial reports. We’ll also look to you to advise on M&A, international structuring, and deals. In your first 90 days, you will Drive creation of company tax strategy as we migrate to profits and continue to grow Lead the charge in influencing and implementing tax policy in the U.S. and abroad, engaging with policymakers to shape tax outcomes Full ownership of the global income tax provision Collaborate with senior executives across the company to understand their plans to then incorporate into the creation and implementation of our ongoing tax strategy Manage global cash tax and rate forecast for multiple legal entities domiciled in North America, and Europe Identify foreign taxation issues while providing ongoing advice and guidance concerning global tax accounting and reporting, including VAT Manage transfer pricing and intercompany arrangements Manage sales and use tax compliance, oversee local tax resources, and provide assistance in federal and state tax returns, tax accounting, and reporting Own the management of tax return process and coordinating correspondence with outside CPA firms Drive ongoing improvement of tax processes with a focus on efficiency and automation – help us achieve our future of finance goal, which is our long-term strategy and vision to digitize finance and ensure meaningful work for our employees Manage tax audits Develop strategy and go forward perspective of optimal mix across in-source vs out-source with tax team; strive for best in class mix across different tax engagement models After twelve months, you will have accomplished: Full ownership of the above bullet points Directing a comprehensive Tax program, including performance, strategic, operational, and financial Providing problem solving services to the organization’s management Developing the Tax strategy and the related plans to execute on the strategy Continuously strengthening a leading edge Tax team and establishing a fitting Tax organization and structure at all times, providing ongoing training and coaching professionals in the team Educating business leaders in the company on balancing entrepreneurship with enhanced risk and control culture and discipline Constantly innovate to ensure the Tax function is always relevant and a source of inspiration internally and externally What you bring to Volta Charging: Strategic senior tax leader with experience guiding a global tax organization and leading on tax matters Strong tax experience in income tax, international and M&A tax Experience driving operational aspects of tax including tax provision, tax compliance, international tax planning, and M&A Demonstrated ability to lead, coach, inspire and effectively guide a global organization Extensive understanding of global taxation issues Experience in cash tax and tax rate calculations (GAAP and non-GAAP), forecasting, and reporting, including building and maintaining a cash flow and tax rate forecast Strong experience with tax provision and tax accounting Very strong experience with international transfer pricing and VAT Ability to build relationships with excellent communication skills to integrate the requirements of multiple site locations into the tax function Connection to Volta’s mission, values and ways we work; ability to support, communicate and reinforce the philosophy and culture of the organization Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree in Tax or Accounting; CPA preferred Ability to travel up to 20 percent of the time, occasionally on international flights Detailed knowledge of financial legislation and practices Accuracy when computing and managing numbers Detail-oriented and ability to envision all aspects of tax from large scale to minute Proven leadership and decision-making abilities in a business setting At Volta, we are building an inclusive culture where everyone can feel safe to share their thoughts and opinions without judgment; a team where representation and development matter, and differences are valued. We strive to challenge the status quo, go beyond the numbers, and put in the work needed for Volta to be a leader in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Salesforce will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. #LI-KS1 #LI-Remote

Senior Manager, Technical Accounting

Full time role
Remote
Aug 20, 2022
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 the Senior Manager of Technical Accounting you will be responsible for building and maintaining the Company’s preparing accounting memos and analyses to address technical accounting issues arising from business transactions, revenue agreements, or the implementation of new accounting pronouncements. In your first 90 days, you will have accomplished: Review and advise on technical accounting issues for appropriate GAAP treatment, including debt, stock-based compensation, new accounting pronouncements, and other complex accounting matters. Assist the team with financial due diligence and technical accounting for non-standard revenue and leases arrangements, as needed. Update and maintain global accounting policies including drafting policies around new accounting pronouncements. After twelve months, you will have accomplished: Created a strong internal technical accounting team who advise the accounting team on technical accounting issues by performing the technical assessments and close related activities in technical areas, and develop and maintain the Company’s accounting policies, including assisting with the implementation of new accounting standards. What you bring to Volta Charging: Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Business Administration with an active CPA license Experience in accounting and financial reporting; public company SEC reporting experience are required Auditing experience from a Big 4 accounting firm is strongly preferred Strong understanding and proficiency with US GAAP and SEC regulations Desire to work in a fast paced team environment with the  ability to communicate requests to cross-functional business partners Organized, self-motivated with a growth mindset Experience with ASC 606 and ASC 842 required Detail-oriented Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision At Volta, we are building an inclusive culture where everyone can feel safe to share their thoughts and opinions without judgment; a team where representation and development matter, and differences are valued. We strive to challenge the status quo, go beyond the numbers, and put in the work needed for Volta to be a leader in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Salesforce will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. #LI-KS2

Engineering Project Manager - Southeast

Full time role
Maryland
Aug 10, 2022
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 This is a highly collaborative technical role that requires engineering expertise, the ability to project manage a high volume of relatively small projects, and excellent communications skills in order to ensure optimal execution amongst many internal and external partners. In your first 90 days, you will Ramp up on Volta’s pipeline from charging solutions sales through engineering and into construction and commissioning Develop proficiency with all productivity and Reporting tools. (i.e. SalesForce and SiteTracker Build strong working relationships with region’s EPM’s, CPM’s, design firms, Site Sales partners, and Volta account management reps. Start to own all new project requests in-region and significant ownership of active projects In-region After twelve months, you will have accomplished Managing the distribution of projects in-region to be from Project Kickoff through Permitting by Engineering Vendors, or self Developing streamlined processes to track progress and move projects along the pipeline. Capable of identifying and coordinating projects with the Local Utility Co. on projects that require new utility service Deep understanding of L2 and DCFC design principles to ensure efficient first steps for each project Project-managing 50+ L2 projects through permitting Establishing and enhancing 3rd party relationships and training when necessary (engineers, installers, contractors, supply vendors and maintenance teams) Managing the smooth progression of each construction project from the engineering and permitting phase to installation and commissioning of the stations Driving the scope, schedule and budget for your projects with a growing awareness of cost implications and developing solutions which benefit the bottom line Managing the financial plan by consistently evaluating the project budget; reviewing and approving construction bids and change orders throughout the construction process Forecasting, scheduling deployment, and managing all components of highly complex installations Providing support as needed to general contractors during all phases of construction Evaluating new technology and helping decide how we continue to improve our charging stations and the overall customer experience Exercising ownership of not just individual sites but the overall portfolio of projects within your region Keeping all stakeholders aligned and aware on the progress of all station by submitting regular project reports What you bring to Volta Charging Detail-oriented, excessively organized Excellent at managing a high volume of small projects Technical aptitude for concepts related to electrical engineering, construction processes, and real estate Willingness to engage in tactical, step-by-step process of project management Ability to manage third-party design contractors professionally on a day-to-day basis Ability to manage external clients professionally on a day-to-day basis 5+ years experience (construction management or site development preferred) in managing multiple, simultaneous projects each with multiple contractors involved Previous experience in construction management projects and knowledge of regulations and permits required Organization skills and the ability to plan ahead and multitask in order to meet deadlines and keep projects under budget Comfort with significant driving time (this is required in this role) An appreciation for traveling regularly (50%-75%); you’ll be spending time on each site throughout the deployment and installation process A meticulous eye for project details and a diligence in finding solutions: you can easily point to a track record of success in this area Excitement for a work environment that requires changing pace, redirecting your thinking, and embracing new procedures Resourcefulness (you can embrace the scrappy) and entrepreneurial spirit; you achieve results with far fewer resources than a big company would have Confident working remotely and operating independently Valid driving license (this is required for the role) Acceptable driving history for three years pre-employment, and continuing while employed (this is required for the role) At Volta, we are building an inclusive culture where everyone can feel safe to share their thoughts and opinions without judgment; a team where representation and development matter, and differences are valued. We strive to challenge the status quo, go beyond the numbers, and put in the work needed for Volta to be a leader in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. #LI-JS2

Applications Engineer

Full time role
San Francisco, CA
Jul 27, 2022
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. As a Senior Applications Engineer, you will work on creating and improving existing Volta products ranging from simple hardware items to complex systems. You will work with the Product, Network Operations, and Site Sales teams to ensure Volta charging installations meet standards and are ideal for all end users. You will help create, test, and implement new products and processes related to charging station installations. The Senior Applications Engineer will also own and manage all electrical work at Volta Headquarters related to public and testing charging stations. Work of this nature can be small scale, which can be done by you directly, or can be larger in scale, which can be done by hired contractors, which you will oversee. This is a highly collaborative technical role that requires engineering expertise, the ability to understand complex systems and components, and excellent written and verbal communications skills to communicate results and recommendations. This role will need to be able to spend time with small detailed tasks as well as understand big picture issues.  We are looking for an individual that is self-motivated and proactive, who will drive all projects with a sense of urgency, and is passionate about seeing their work manifest in the acceleration of a sustainable future. This is a full-time role, hiring for our headquarters in San Francisco. In your first 90 days, you will: Own and manage electrical system at Volta HQ Provide operational and market insights from the field to inform Product team direction and prioritization Develop, vet, and test operational requirements on new products; support new product development Set up tests of new products, working closely with product, hardware, and software teams both in the field and at our HQ Create thorough and accurate test plans, test reports, and other documentation Create engineering/design and installation documentation for new products Manage pilot installations of new products when necessary Work with various Volta teams to source ideas for new products or sustaining projects for existing products Communicate and collaborate with stakeholders on multiple teams including Operations, Product Development, Sales, etc. In your first twelve months, you will have accomplished: Manage pilot installations of new products when necessary Work with various Volta teams to source ideas for new products or sustaining projects for existing products Communicate and collaborate with stakeholders on multiple teams including Operations, Product Development, Sales, etc. What you bring to Volta Charging 2-4 years of work experience in a related technical field (hardware engineering, design engineer, project manager, installer, etc) 1+ years experience in an installation role (EVSE, solar, etc) Familiar with the engineering, permitting, construction, and maintenance processes of field equipment, such as EVSE, solar, etc. Comfortable reading, understanding, and utilizing single line diagrams, electrical systems, civil and construction concepts Knowledge of construction, engineering, and product codes and standards (ASCE, UL, etc) Mechanically inclined, comfortable and experienced with hand and power tools Highly organized and able to track multiple projects through multiple stages Excellent and technical written communicator Knowledge of CAD, 2-D, 3-D design tools. Be able to comfortably navigate CRM systems. Builder, tinkerer, someone who makes things. Experience with EVs. #LI-JS2 At Volta, we are building an inclusive culture where everyone can feel safe to share their thoughts and opinions without judgment; a team where representation and development matter, and differences are valued. We strive to challenge the status quo, go beyond the numbers, and put in the work needed for Volta to be a leader in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Salesforce will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Senior Software Engineer, Cloud

Full time role
Remote
Jul 9, 2022
At Volta, we’re on a mission to accelerate the adoption of the electric vehicle. Volta creates city-wide free electric vehicle charging networks in major metropolitan areas. Our charging networks are free-to-use, free to our property partners, and monetized through brand sponsorships and digital media content. The Cloud Team Is responsible for all internal and external API creation, documentation, deployment, and maintenance. We are also responsible for developing tools and processes to improve deployment efficiency for all teams that deploy to the cloud. We value creativity, curiosity, and taking ownership. This is an opportunity to work with cutting-edge cloud technologies as we scale. This is an opportunity to make an impact in a number of ways in our Engineering department and the evolution of the company itself. You will be a key contributor and implement infrastructure and services running in the cloud. Our services ingest and expose data on various interfaces like our internal web application, automated reporting mechanisms, and the multi-platform Volta mobile app. Responsibilities Implement solutions predominantly on AWS using Node.js Lambda functions, SNS, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL Design, implement and test APIs to handle events from our fleet of charging stations. Provide a concise and consolidated view of the state of our platform in real-time for logging and alerting Prototype and build APIs to expose data to stakeholders via GraphQL and REST endpoints. Work with and improve upon internal tooling to coordinate feature releases in parallel and remove bottlenecks/blockers from day-to-day developer experience. Code reviews of peers and companion team contributions to Cloud software Qualifications 5+ years relevant working experience 3+ years experience deploying to Amazon Web Services or similar and ability to adapt Proficiency with Node.js and familiarity with modern ECMAScript features Experience troubleshooting serverless execution environments Experience building distributed, event-driven microservice architectures Knowledge of schema and query design for SQL and NoSQL databases Experience using and iterating on CI/CD workflows (we use GitHub+CircleCI) Interest in researching and experimenting with new technologies outside of core responsibilities Proficiency with Linux command line and utilities Computer Science-type Bachelor’s Degree or demonstrable knowledge of the field Bonus Points Experience with services orchestration/choreography tools (Terraform, Pulumi) A sense of curiosity and a willingness to dive deep into emerging technologies and best practices Passionate about the Electric Vehicles, renewable energy, and the future of transportation Desire to contribute to a culture of humility, respect, and trust As a Volta team, we are building an inclusive culture where everyone can feel safe to share their thoughts and opinions without judgment; a team where representation and development matter, and differences are valued. We strive to challenge the status quo, go beyond the numbers, and put in the work needed for Volta to be a leader in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Salesforce will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. #LI-JS2

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Full time role
San Francisco
Jul 7, 2022
At Volta , we’re on a mission to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles. 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 Hardware Team: Is looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to help with the charging station design, assembly, and testing. You will design components and assemblies, create 2D drawings, work with suppliers on Design for Manufacturing and create fixtures for inhouse testing. Responsibilities: Experience working directly with suppliers in major markets Responsible for running static structural analysis and validating results Experience working with certification bodies (e.g. UL) and their requirements Responsible for performing basic assembly tolerance stack Engage with our industrial design, product development, and manufacturing partners to ensure high quality of ideas and execution Work with our operations and software teams to develop and implement testing procedures for new mechanical and electrical components. Qualifications: BS in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent work experience Experience with CREO modeling 4 + years experience in sheet metal design Experience conducting tolerance loop analysis 5 + years experience in mechanics and static structural analysis Experience designing for outdoor environments (e.g. NEMA 3R) Prototyping skills, grinding, drilling, soldering, and building wire harnesses Experience managing design changes using Windchill Excited by the current EV revolution Bonus Points: RSS Injection-molded part design CFD simulation Experience with Jira Familiarity with charging systems Familiarity with software systems As a Volta team, we are building an inclusive culture where everyone can feel safe to share their thoughts and opinions without judgment; a team where representation and development matter, and differences are valued. We strive to challenge the status quo, go beyond the numbers, and put in the work needed for Volta to be a leader in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Salesforce will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. #LI-JS2

Sales Marketing Manager, Media

Full time role
Remote
Jul 1, 2022
At Volta we are 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 We are looking for a Sales Marketing Manager, Media to drive the growth of Volta Media’s business by enhancing Volta’s value proposition to the marketplace. In this role, you will be responsible for the following: Go-to-market strategy for our new media product launches (and  maintain existing product materials) Oversee and update the Volta Media Kit, our initial touchpoint with prospective customers Develop ideas and help implement Volta Media’s marketing activation strategy at industry events (e.g. Advertising Week) Conceive and create revenue-generating client marketing campaigns that help drive Volta Media Revenue (e.g. seasonal / tentpole / market-specific sponsorship opportunities) Provider manager and team with ad hoc client proposal support in support of driving revenue and helping Volta Media reach its revenue targets This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to bring their advertising industry knowledge to a company making an impact on the future of mobility and consumer behavior. As a key contributor to the Integrated Marketing team, you will have a tremendous opportunity to contribute to the growth of our business, while driving meaningful change in a high growth company poised to transform the world of electric vehicles and the future of digital, place-based media. In your first 90 days, you will: Familiarize yourself with Volta’s value proposition, our current (and prospective) customers, the DOOH space, and the EV industry as well as materials, systems and processes Connect with key Volta stakeholders across groups (Sales, Marketing, Product, Research, Programmatic et al.) to understand roles/responsibilities and pain points Work closely with the Director, Media Product to create a product roadmap for ‘23 and beyond With Managers’ assistance, shadow current projects (attend meetings, calls, etc.) to get up to speed; and, once confident, take ownership of projects Develop a 90-day “State of the State” (overall observations, what’s working, areas of improvement, recommendations to support revenue targets) After twelve months, you will have: Become a reliable partner to Volta Media’s sales team by understanding their obstacles and helping find solutions for any product-related question or opportunity. Co-developed a product roadmap that is strategic, executable and yields a consistent product release schedule Balance “high-end” proprietary products with easily repeatable (read: scalable) solutions In partnership with the Creative Services team, created an event “playbook” to help “template” our events presence to avoid recreating the wheel each time. Note: understanding each event is unique / has its own opportunities and restrictions Drove Volta Media revenue and supported sales goals by aiding Manager and team with the proposals (ad hoc). This to takes a variety of forms: ownership of proposals, contribution to proposals, brainstorming / ideation for proposals Opportunistically sought out new opportunities and ideas that aid Volta Media’s business, even if they fall outside of your day-to-day job requirements What you bring to Volta Charging Experience and expertise in the advertising and media industries to inform decision-making Powerful storyteller with proficiency in visual storytelling mediums (PowerPoint, Slides) who is able to use data to persuade and improve company priorities Established record of developing compelling marketing programs that enhance a brand’s reputation and generate revenue A history of building strong relationships across the company to magnify impact and effectiveness Genuine curiosity, a desire to learn and the ability to implement change at a forward-thinking company in a rapidly-evolving industry As a Volta team, we are building an inclusive culture where everyone can feel safe to share their thoughts and opinions without judgment; a team where representation and development matter, and differences are valued. We strive to challenge the status quo, go beyond the numbers, and put in the work needed for Volta to be a leader in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. #LI-KS1

Director of Automotive Sales - Detroit

Full time role
Detroit, Michigan
Jun 28, 2022
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 In your first 90 days, you will: Demonstrate mastery of the Volta Value Proposition in conversations with key partners Use existing relationships and contacts to further penetrate OEM’s and agencies improve conversations that will contribute to increased share on media buys After twelve months, you will have accomplished: Strong direct client and agency relationships with all OEM’s in the region Involvement in every EV launch/sustain campaign, as well as multiple “always-on” sponsorships and non-EV campaigns What you bring to Volta Charging: You bring a wealth of experience in the Automotive Media sales space Passion, energy, and rolodex of automotive contacts A passion for Volta’s mission, storytelling, consultative media sales and an eagerness to make a difference As a Volta team, we are building an inclusive culture where everyone can feel safe to share their thoughts and opinions without judgment; a team where representation and development matter, and differences are valued. We strive to challenge the status quo, go beyond the numbers, and put in the work needed for Volta to be a leader in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. #LI-JS2

Deployment Coordinator - Boston

Full time role
Boston, MA
Jun 25, 2022
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 The Deployment Coordinator plays a key role in taking a charging station concept in a business agreement, and transforming it into a physical proposal backed by thoughtful design, financial inputs, cost-effective principles, and aesthetic consideration. This role is at the center of a volume-driven Operations team that is growing extremely quickly in order to provide charging solutions in the world’s transition to EVs. The Deployment Coordinator manages the initial assessment of Volta charging sites and drives projects forward to design proposals. For your region, you would manage the incoming opportunities from Volta’s site acquisition teams - you provide design assessment and proposals while they work to finalize our contract details. You would assess our needs in combination with the site host’s preferences, and then work with in-house or third party field engineers and designers to create a proposed solution. In some cases, you would manage an entire project from site design to pre-construction before handing off to the Volta construction team. In other cases, you will work with Engineering Project Managers to fully develop the project design and permit strategy. This is a great opportunity for well-organized, technically-minded project managers who want to contribute to the acceleration of electric transportation. In your first 90 days, you will Be fully ramped on the Volta pipeline process, from site acquisition to engineering to construction Develop a strong proficiency with all Volta’s productivity and estimation tools Establish strong working relationships with your region’s engineering and construction project managers, Volta’s design and construction contractors, and other partners in the Volta project delivery ecosystem Be effectively supporting the contractor on-boarding process Be capable of providing administrative support for Volta’s Engineering and Construction workstreams, including payments and vendor management After twelve months, you will have accomplished Successful contribution to the qualification of 400 projects in-region in partnership with the rest of the Volta Engineering and Construction ecosystem Significant contribution to streamlining team processes in collaboration with your project manager counterparts Capable of project cost estimation to a high degree of accuracy Deep understanding of charging project design principles to ensure efficient first steps for each project that enters the Operations pipeline Have supported the review and submission of 100+ projects through Volta’s commissioning process A strong understanding of the Permitting and Construction processes that Volta encounters, contributing to their execution and optimization What you bring to Volta Charging Passion for the electrification of transportation A Detail-oriented mind, excessively organized and borderline obsessed with efficiency Excellent at managing a high volume of relatively small projects A technical aptitude for concepts related to electrical or civil engineering, construction, utilities, and real estate Willingness to engage in the tactical, step-by-step process of project management Ability to manage third-party contractors professionally Ability to interface with external clients professionally on a day-to-day basis As a Volta team, we are building an inclusive culture where everyone can feel safe to share their thoughts and opinions without judgment; a team where representation and development matter, and differences are valued. We strive to challenge the status quo, go beyond the numbers, and put in the work needed for Volta to be a leader in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Salesforce will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. #LI-JS2

Director of Product, Media

Full time role
San Francisco, CA
Jun 17, 2022
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 Director of Product, Media, you will manage driving the vision, execution, and growth of Volta’s media products. You will use your industry knowledge and strong collaborative skills to partner with Volta leadership to define the future of Volta’s media products and business. You will use customer and market feedback, data, and research, to drive results against this plan. In this role, you will serve as an advocate and promoter for Volta’s media products, both internally at Volta and with our customers and partners, and you will build and set the strategy and oversee their delivery to the market. In your first 90 days, you will Produce a cohesive strategy and roadmap that promotes Volta’s revenue and brand goals. Outline any key investments needed to achieve goals and build support with key stakeholders. Produce proposed resourcing plans and contribute to any necessary trade-off conversations with key stakeholders to move forward on key efforts. After twelve months, you will have accomplished: A strategic vision for how Volta media can add more value and magic to passersby and sponsors. You will have delivered significant revenue-generating features that have a meaningful impact on Volta’s bottom line. You will have published a multi-year roadmap and delivered key features against that roadmap. What you bring to Volta Charging: You are passionate about making an impression in the world of advertising and sponsored content and are looking to apply your industry knowledge for a mission that matters. You’ve led a high-growth product organization and developed a reputation for delivering creative, unique products You have a tested playbook for building roadmaps, motivating teams, and delivering products on time and to expectations You’re passionate about building new and different solutions and aren’t afraid to trial the status quo You are a respected leader with the experience and conviction to safeguard your vision and recommendations You can advocate for necessary investments with clear data to support investment vs Return on Investment (ROI) and market opportunities. You are comfortable driving results as both an individual contributor and with a team. As a Volta team, we are building an inclusive culture where everyone can feel safe to share their thoughts and opinions without judgment; a team where representation and development matter and differences are valued. We aim to challenge the status quo, go beyond the numbers, and put in the work needed for Volta to be a leader in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Salesforce will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. #LI-EG1

Internship Charging Solutions DACH

Internship
Berlin
Jun 17, 2022
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. As a part of our European expansion we have offices in Berlin and Paris. The go to market strategy is to develop an extensive network of charging stations at strategic locations by developing key partnerships with players such as retailers, malls, real estate owners, cities, tourism services, and entertainment centers. Your new environment You will be part of the charging solutions team. In detail you would leverage your skills to help our business development and partnership managers acquire the most valuable sites and create a comprehensive charging network in Europe. You have a good eye for detail and a sharp understanding of technology driven products and understand the concepts of design thinking. Within your internship, you will be able to gain experience on what is important, to launch a modified product in new markets in time, in line with regulation and grasp how a product-market-fit is established. You will be working closely with other managers on both sides of the ocean, as we closely work with our offices in Paris and San Francisco. Role Mission Learn all aspects of Volta’s products and services. Work with the charging solutions team to onboard new site partners. Have command of the Volta value proposition, key differentiators, and how to pitch our full value to a client in a clear, confident, and convincing manner. Ability to quickly assess and understand a customer’s business environment and needs and apply Volta’s business value to ensure the customer understands our unique value proposition Develop and perform a prospecting plan of new Volta site partners to support business growth. Assist in managing account data, leading conversion, creating opportunities. Meet and develop relationships with key internal stakeholders Qualifications Doing a bachelor or master degree in economics, business engineering, sustainability management or a similar course of study Passionate about project management and multiple tasks handling Extremely resourceful, willing to contribute to business growth initiatives Exceptional communication skills Strong written and representation skills with high attention to details. Team player with a great social and communication skills Working knowledge of MS Office, Google Apps and Mapping skills Fluent in English German C2 level As a Volta team, we are building an inclusive culture where everyone can feel safe to share their thoughts and opinions without judgment; a team where representation and development matter, and differences are valued. We strive to challenge the status quo, go beyond the numbers, and put in the work needed for Volta to be a leader in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. #LI-SR1

Marketing Manager DACH

Full time role
Berlin
Jun 17, 2022
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. Now, we are expanding into the European market starting with Germany, Austria, Switzerland and France. The Opportunity at Volta Charging We are seeking a Marketing Manager DACH to join our marketing team and develop creative, collaborative programs that drive the growth of Volta’s business. In this role, you will not only define the marketing strategy for DACH but also own the marketing relationships with key industry, technology, and channel partners. This role will focus on producing a steady drumbeat of general and specific industry awareness around the unique value proposition that Volta brings to both site partners and advertisers. In addition, this position will serve as a support function for our media sales activities in DACH and help establish our media offering in the DACH region. As this, you will have to start creating the marketing strategy and material to accelerate our media revenue growth. In your first 90 days, you will Create and drive the marketing strategy for Volta in DACH Build and execute B2B comms plan that maps to broader marketing strategy Analyze current marketing programs at Volta and in the industry to define priorities for your role in line with Volta’s business goals Gain deep understanding of Volta’s key stakeholders Build your network within Volta and key external (marketing) partners After twelve months, you will have accomplished Significant awareness of Volta in the DACH region across relevant industries Build a strong media awareness for Volta in DACH, backed by offers, media pricing strategy, and funnels partners Establishment of a solid inbound channel as a result of our overall marketing activities for both site acquisition purposes and media revenues Begin building or enhancing a set of consistent marketing measures for Volta’s partners Perception by partners and relevant publications that Volta is the go-to place to drive business results, brand growth, and environmental impact Established reputation that Volta is powered by best-in-class data science and machine learning technology: allowing us to predict how the electric revolution will unfold and deliver value to all of our constituents Strong relationships with key stakeholders across the organization What you bring to Volta Charging Demonstrated experience and outcomes from managing the multiple tactics required to create market awareness, including customer segmentation, marketing automation, lead generation programs, website development (including SEO), PR and communications, events, and partner marketing Results driven and highly analytical approach A reputation for strong collaboration, with internal teams, clients, and partners Phenomenal communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to translate technical information into benefits and value Experience with the latest marketing tools for creating and measuring marketing programs (marketing automation, CRM, webinar platforms, etc.) Passion for EVs and the motivation to drive the shift to electric mobility A positive, can do attitude and willingness to take on large and small tasks to achieve success A good knowledge of the media industry in DACH As a Volta team, we are building an inclusive culture where everyone can feel safe to share their thoughts and opinions without judgment; a team where representation and development matter, and differences are valued. We strive to challenge the status quo, go beyond the numbers, and put in the work needed for Volta to be a leader in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. As a Volta team, we are building an inclusive culture where everyone can feel safe to share their thoughts and opinions without judgment; a team where representation and development matter, and differences are valued. We strive to challenge the status quo, go beyond the numbers, and put in the work needed for Volta to be a leader in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. #LI-SR1

Senior Manager Services

Full time role
Paris
Jun 17, 2022
Volta has been building a nation-wide network of free-to-use EV chargers in the US and is now expanding to France. We place our stations at the highest profile locations within a city and our advertising partners sponsor the charging costs to make it more accessible and to support the growing EV community. We try to inspire people to switch to a sustainable mode of transportation. Our unique sponsored services model combines digital, real-world advertising with EV charging in a new and unique way. The Opportunity at Volta Charging We are seeking a Senior Manager to lead our French Service Operation team, within the Operations department, to rapidly build our staff and help us continue to innovate the processes, and systems that will deliver best-in-class uptime, reliability, and customer service.  Service Operations' mission is to attain the highest uptime with the most beautiful stations in the EV charging industry, while providing an exceptional experience for drivers and site partners.  Our Field Technicians are critical to Volta’s success.  Our new Director will bring with them expertise, people management skills, energy, and an innovative spirit to help Volta Charging scale rapidly with high quality and efficiency. In your first 90 days, you will Assess the current team, development needs, and talent gaps Take leadership of hiring and people management of the Service team Establish a management cadence: 1-on-1’s, team calls, peer catch-ups leadership meetings Understand Service Operations workflows and systems Develop a basic knowledge of our charging infrastructure Complete an assessment of your organization’s capabilities with respect to Volta’s requirements for the function, and identified key deliverables for the remainder of 2022 After twelve months, you will have accomplished Led and innovated Volta’s Field Tech organization by identifying and championing organizational change, process improvement, and system enhancements Developed and managed tiered skilled sets for our Field Techs, so that we match skill-set to work required, improving resolution times and cost-efficiency Grown the Field Tech team to meet Volta’s needs, which may entail doubling or tripling staffing levels.  You have hired people with the right talent set, who contribute to our culture Improved performance around uptime, initial response time, resolution time, first time fix rate, customer satisfaction, and total operational cost per unit under management. Specified, designed, and/or represented your function on projects to enhance quality, productivity, and efficiency Contributed to and influenced the design and improvement of Volta products:  Be the voice of maintainability and serviceability. You are accountable for metrics such as station uptime, on time work completion, response time, first time fix rate, and total cost efficiency What you bring to Volta Charging Excellent people skills, with the ability to attract and develop talent, manage conflict, build teams, and coordinate behavior across groups to achieve Volta objectives A bias towards action, taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm A focus on execution, with the ability to direct others, delegate, and coordinate behavior to achieve tangible results Flexible and able to adapt to rapid change; remaining resilient and acting as a steadying force during difficult times Seasoned professional skills, with the ability to influence upward and across an organization. Several years experience hiring, managing, and developing field service employees Excellent system skills, with experience specifying software requirements and testing new systems.  Specific experience with the force.com platform and field service applications is a plus Proficiency with analytical tools (eg Excel and BI systems) and operational modeling concepts Advanced process improvement skills, including familiarity with a variety of methodologies and their appropriateness for different organizational situations. Curiosity piqued? Learn more about us! Volta Charging Volta Retrospective: Celebrating National Drive Electric Week Industry information and insights EVAdoption CleanTechnica As a Volta team, we are building an inclusive culture where everyone can feel safe to share their thoughts and opinions without judgment; a team where representation and development matter, and differences are valued. We strive to challenge the status quo, go beyond the numbers, and put in the work needed for Volta to be a leader in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. #LI-SR1

Account Manager

Full time role
Paris
Jun 17, 2022
Volta has been building a nation-wide network of sponsored EV chargers in the US and is now expanding to France. We place our stations at the highest profile locations within a city and our advertising partners sponsor the charging costs to make it more accessible and to support the growing EV community. We try to inspire people to switch to a sustainable mode of transportation. Our unique sponsored services model combines digital, real-world advertising with EV charging in a new and unique way. At Volta, we’re passionate about working with companies that are moving the EV industry forward through service, technology, and media innovation. The ideal candidate shares this passion and is ready to liaise with our expanding client roster of marque retailers and property owners. We are looking for an outstanding Account Manager to join our expanding Charging Solutions team to help support our rapidly growing business. Volta site partners are a diverse mix of property owners including retailers, traditional malls, mixed-use and lifestyle shopping venues, sports arenas, and entertainment locations that are high visibility locations in large metro areas across the country. As an Account Manager, you will be responsible for nurturing a portfolio of these large and valued partners. This is an outstanding opportunity to get broad exposure and provide significant impact in managing and growing all aspects of our highly entrepreneurial EV charging business. We are currently seeking an Account Manager to support our organizations growing business, and must be based in the Paris area. Working proficiency in French and fluent in English What you will do at Volta Charging: Partner with your Charging Solutions team to deliver revenue and station goals Manage day-to-day activities including pipeline management, identify and provide guidance to site partners maximizing our collective investment A key member of the Charging Solutions team that helps manage our success with real estate and retailer partnerships, builds long-term, strategic customer relationships. Record customer interactions in Salesforce and report weekly in order to preserve strong partner relationships and to insure alignment across the organization. Liaise with retailers and property owners to coordinate and lead weekly meetings with the partner to ensure commitments and timelines are met. Work closely with the Operations team to ensure all information needed for construction and installation has been transmitted accurately and timely. Consistently monitor deals and help keep sales executives informed as to timing for construction, deal modifications, etc. Escalate issues as appropriate to ensure our partners obtain the best experience possible. Represent Volta as an expert in the EV charging industry and provide a consultative sales approach that help guide the customer as well as various internal stakeholders including product, marketing, operations, finance and legal. Frequent travel is required to maintain and grow customer relationships. What you bring to Volta Charging 3+ years sales experience managing customer accounts. Detail oriented, able to resolve issues related to store locations, station placements, installation and operation of our EV charging network. Solid project management skills are required. Ability to manage multiple time-sensitive projects. Extremely resourceful, willing to take initiative, and complete projects on a timely basis without excessive oversight. In-depth knowledge of property management, lease agreements, and site planning is a strong plus. Solid business judgment and excel at working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Possess exceptional customer service skills. Strong written and presentation skills with high attention to details are a must. Working knowledge of MS Office, Google Apps and Mapping skills. Salesforce knowledge is a strong plus. Ability to flex your muscle in regional markets and relationships. 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 This is an outstanding opportunity to get broad exposure and provide significant impact in managing and growing all aspects of our highly entrepreneurial EV charging business. We are currently seeking an Account Manager to support our organizations growing business. Charging Solutions Account Manager works with Charging Solutions Team onboarding new business. Manages SFDC data entry, participates and manages the QV process, continues vendor/customer relationship management. The position must be based in Paris area. In your first 90 days, you will Work in SFDC managing account data, lead conversion, opportunity creation, and the customer journey. Recognize key internal stakeholders to ensure project flow to completion. Actively communicating with accounts on project and analytics data. After twelve months, you will have accomplished You will be an expert on Volta’s sales cycle Excellent SFDC skills relating to sales/account management. Be able to run sales/account reports and confidently discuss accounts and territory planning Have achieved multiple quarterly targets and have a solid pipeline to achieve next years growth. What you bring to Volta Charging 3+ years sales experience managing customer accounts. Detail oriented, able to resolve issues related to store locations, station placements, installation and operation of our EV charging network. Solid project management skills are required. Ability to manage multiple time-sensitive projects. Extremely resourceful, willing to take initiative, and complete projects on a timely basis without excessive oversight. In-depth knowledge of property management, lease agreements, and site planning is a strong plus. Solid business judgment and excel at working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Possess exceptional customer service skills. Strong written and presentation skills with high attention to details are a must. Working knowledge of MS Office, Google Apps and Mapping skills. Salesforce knowledge is a strong plus. Ability to flex your muscle in regional markets and relationships. As a Volta team, we are building an inclusive culture where everyone can feel safe to share their thoughts and opinions without judgment; a team where representation and development matter, and differences are valued. We strive to challenge the status quo, go beyond the numbers, and put in the work needed for Volta to be a leader in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. #LI-SR1

Account Manager

Full time role
Paris
Jun 17, 2022
Volta has been building a nationwide network of free-to-use EV chargers in the US and is now expanding to France. We place our stations at the highest-profile locations within a city and our advertising partners sponsor the charging costs to make it more accessible and to support the growing EV community. We try to inspire people to switch to a sustainable mode of transportation. Our unique sponsored services model combines digital, real-world advertising with EV charging in a new and unique way.    At Volta, we’re passionate about working with companies that are moving the EV industry forward through service, technology, and media innovation. The ideal candidate shares this passion and is ready to liaise with our expanding client roster of marquee retailers and property owners. We are looking for an outstanding Account Manager to join our expanding Charging Solutions team to help support our rapidly growing business.    Volta site partners are a diverse mix of property owners including retailers, traditional malls, mixed-use, and lifestyle shopping venues, sports arenas, and entertainment locations that are high visibility locations in large metro areas across the country. As an Account Manager, you will be responsible for nurturing a portfolio of these large and valued partners.   This is an outstanding opportunity to get broad exposure and provide a significant impact in managing and growing all aspects of our highly entrepreneurial EV charging business. We are currently seeking an Account Manager to support our organizations growing business and must be based in the Paris area.   Working proficient in French and fluent in English What you will do Partner with your Charging Solutions team to deliver revenue and station goals Manage day-to-day activities including pipeline management, identify and provide guidance to site partners maximizing our collective investment A key member of the Charging Solutions team that helps manage our success with real estate and retailer partnerships, builds long-term, strategic customer relationships Record customer interactions in Salesforce and report weekly in order to preserve strong partner relationships and to ensure alignment across the organization Liaise with retailers and property owners to coordinate and lead weekly meetings with the partner to ensure commitments and timelines are met.·  Work closely with the Operations team to ensure all information needed for construction and installation has been transmitted accurately and timely Consistently monitor deals and help keep sales executives informed as to timing for construction, deal modifications, etc. Escalate issues as appropriate to ensure our partners obtain the best experience possible Represent Volta as an expert in the EV charging industry and provide a consultative sales approach that helps guide the customer as well as various internal stakeholders including product, marketing, operations, finance, and legal Frequent travel is required to maintain and grow customer relationships. What you bring to Volta Charging 3+ years sales experience managing customer accounts Detail-oriented, able to resolve issues related to store locations, station placements, installation, and operation of our EV charging network Solid project management skills are required Ability to manage multiple time-sensitive projects Extremely resourceful, willing to take initiative, and complete projects on a timely basis without excessive oversight In-depth knowledge of property management, lease agreements, and site planning is a strong plus. Solid business judgment and excel at working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment Possess exceptional customer service skills Strong written and presentation skills with high attention to detail are a must Working knowledge of MS Office, Google Apps, and Mapping skills Salesforce knowledge is a strong plus Ability to flex your muscle in regional markets and relationships As a Volta team, we are building an inclusive culture where everyone can feel safe to share their thoughts and opinions without judgment; a team where representation and development matter, and differences are valued. We strive to challenge the status quo, go beyond the numbers, and put in the work needed for Volta to be a leader in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. #LI-SR1

Principal Software Engineer, Cloud

Full time role
Remote
Jun 17, 2022
At Volta, we’re on a mission to accelerate the adoption of the electric vehicle. Volta creates city-wide free electric vehicle charging networks in major metropolitan areas. Our charging networks are free-to-use, free to our property partners, and monetized through brand sponsorships and digital media content. The Cloud Team Is responsible for all internal and external API creation, documentation, deployment, and maintenance. We are also responsible for developing tools and processes to improve deployment efficiency for all teams that deploy to the cloud. We value creativity, curiosity, and taking ownership. This is an opportunity to lead a team in cutting-edge cloud technologies as we scale. This is an opportunity to make an impact in a number of ways in our Engineering department and the evolution of the company itself. You will be a principal code contributor and own the technical aspects of infrastructure and services running in the cloud for this role. Our services ingest and expose data on a variety of interfaces like our internal web application, automated reporting mechanisms, and the multi-platform Volta mobile app. You will have the opportunity to own several cloud services that support the day-to-day operations of the Volta charging fleet. Responsibilities Lead by example with humility, engender respect, and build trust Implement solutions predominantly on AWS using CloudFormation, NodeJS Lambda functions, SNS, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL Design, implement, and test APIs to handle events from our fleet of charging stations Identify ways to optimize data ingestion as our pipeline scales Provide a concise and consolidated view of the state of our platform in real time for logging and alerting Architect and build APIs to expose data to stakeholders via GraphQL and REST endpoints Support open standards initiatives like OCPI and OCPP for data transmission Build internal code promotion tooling to coordinate feature releases in parallel and remove bottlenecks/blockers from day-to-day developer experience Be the in-house expert/liaison on infrastructure-as-code tooling as we introduce new cloud deployment technologies Mentor and guide the team on cloud tools and distributed architecture best practices, and review code with empathy Qualifications 10+ years relevant working experience 5+ years experience deploying to Amazon Web Services Bachelor’s Degree or demonstrable knowledge of the field Expert level Node.js and familiarity with modern ECMAScript features Experience troubleshooting AWS Lambda execution with CloudWatch or other tools Experience with microservice architectures and managing evolving patterns as systems scale Proficiency with partitioning, schema, and query design for relational and document databases—we use PostgreSQL and DynamoDB Experience with CI/CD systems and building out deployment workflows across dev, staging, and production (we use CircleCI with GitHub) Interest in researching and experimenting with new technologies outside of core responsibilities Proficiency with Linux command line and utilities Well versed in all aspects of internet plumbing—DNS, HTTP, WebSockets, TLS certificates, et al Bonus Points Experience with services orchestration/choreography tools (Terraform) Experience building internal code promotion tooling Passionate about the Electric Vehicles, renewable energy, and the future of transportation As a Volta team, we are building an inclusive culture where everyone can feel safe to share their thoughts and opinions without judgment; a team where representation and development matter, and differences are valued. We strive to challenge the status quo, go beyond the numbers, and put in the work needed for Volta to be a leader in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. #LI-EG1

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