Careers at Volt

Join us in building the future of urban transportation!

We are looking for self-motivated, talented, and determined individuals that want to build the future of technology-enabled transportation. This is your chance of being part of a team that loves great design, that is always up-to-date with the latest technologies, and thrives to use both to improve the lives of millions of people.

Hiring Vision

A great workplace = stunning colleagues

We strive to ensure that everyone at Volt is someone you respect and learn from. For that reason, character & attitude for us come before competence & skills, which in turn come before experience. At Volt we promote a culture of knowledge sharing, collaborative thinking / problem solving, and mutual peer respect.

Cars are only used 4% of the time and when used, more than 80% of them have only the driver. A future where car utilization and car occupancy are more efficient is a future where we can get rid off more than 90% of the cars in traffic while moving the same amount of people. So if you want to put your skills to work towards that future, take a look at the below openings and maybe you can help create this change!

Type: Full-time. Location: Kolektif House, Levent
Working Hours: 9-6
Responsibilities:

Ensure that the company’s technology strategy serves its business strategy and not the other way around. Decide on technology stack, solution architecture, and help all stakeholders visualize the components of the product in graphic detail.

Translate the geek-speak into English for other executive colleagues. This requires solid understanding of business requirements understanding, market dynamics, and technology.

Master in finding the 80/20 of product features. Sometimes business requirements come fully spec’ed out, and it takes a great CTO to figure out the 20 that will deliver the 80 of business objectives.

Have financial understanding of development costs and P&L. Develop a certain solution in-house or buy it from a 3rd party?

Help build, manage, validate, and scale Volt’s Product Roadmap.

Champion of best practices. You may have to garbage guy and clean the code from time to time. Making reviews on code quality is an important activity that you should follow. In short, you need to know when to code, and when to lead.

Manage expectations, set targets and measure progress.

Own the development methodology by being the gatekeeper for scheduled, always on-time release trains.

You’ll handle the hiring, firing, task assignment in the tech team. Salary management, talent development, and team building are also included in your scope.

Create a positive work culture with discipline and hunger for excellence at the core of it. Volt developers deliver their world class work when challenged, inspired, and well treated.

Help build a progressive learning culture where developing people is just as core as developing the product. One of your biggest responsibilities is to grow technical leaders out of the team.

Product Innovation through Research and continuous improvement. Provide critical and factual inputs for IP Creation.

Requirements:

10+ years of experience in software development and leadership roles in development teams

Excellent communication skills, robust command of English

Proven project management skills, experience of managing others is a must

Being a technical evangelist through blogging or public speaking is a big plus

Inspiring can do attitude. Never says “impossible”, always comes with “options”

Familiar with cloud architecture such as AWS

Python, Django, iOS or Android experience is a huge plus. Having managed or led a mobile development team comes in real handy here.

Benefits offered to everyone at Volt:

Opportunity to work in a startup environment that can have a very high impact on society

Competitive salary + social security

Equity stocks at Volt starting the 3rd quarter

Private Health Insurance

Unlimited free rides all over Istanbul

Spotify Premium to fuel your creativity

4 weeks paternity leave

Type: Full-time. Location: Kolektif House, Levent
Working Hours: 9-6
Responsibilities:

Develop new features while maintaining the current code.

Aim to refactor and optimize the service whenever the schedule allows it

Work very closely with the business team and participate in the decision-making process regarding feature development to meet business and UX needs.

Requirements:

Good command of English

4+ years of Python experience, preferably the Django framework

Proficiency in using modern web technologies such as AWS, MongoDB and Django

DevOps experience (especially Google Cloud Platform) is a BIG plus

Any previous work or code you can provide, specifically your GitHub profile or similar open source contribution examples will help a lot during the interview process

Benefits offered to everyone at Volt:

Opportunity to work in a startup environment that can have a very high impact on society

Competitive salary + social security

Equity stocks at Volt starting the 3rd quarter

Private Health Insurance

Unlimited free rides all over Istanbul

Spotify Premium to fuel your creativity

4 weeks paternity leave

Type: Full-time. Location: Kolektif House, Levent.
Working Hours: 9-6
Responsibilities:

Develop new features on the Android app, maintain the current app.

Aim to refactor and optimize the app whenever the schedule allows it

Work very closely with the business team and participate in the decision-making process regarding feature development to meet business and UX needs.

Requirements:

Good command of English

Ideally up to one year of experience on Android

2 or more published apps on the Google Play Store

Well-versed in API integration, working with RESTful APIs

Experience with location based apps is a plus

Any previous work or code you can provide, specifically your GitHub profile or similar open source contribution examples will help a lot during the interview process

Benefits offered to everyone at Volt:

Opportunity to work in a startup environment that can have a very high impact on society

Competitive salary + social security

Equity stocks at Volt starting the 3rd quarter

Private Health Insurance

Unlimited free rides all over Istanbul

Spotify Premium to fuel your creativity

4 weeks paternity leave

Type: Full-time. Location: Kolektif House, Levent
Working Hours: 9-6
Responsibilities:

Develop new features on the iOS/Watch app, maintain the current app.

Aim to refactor and optimize the app whenever the schedule allows it

Work very closely with the business team and participate in the decision-making process regarding feature development to meet business and UX needs.

Requirements:

Good command of English

Ideally up to one year of experience with iOS development

2 or more published apps on the App Store

Well-versed in API integration, working with RESTful APIs

Experience with location based apps is a plus

Any previous work or code you can provide, specifically your GitHub profile or similar open source contribution examples will help a lot during the interview process

Benefits offered to everyone at Volt:

Opportunity to work in a startup environment that can have a very high impact on society

Competitive salary + social security

Equity stocks at Volt starting the 3rd quarter

Private Health Insurance

Unlimited free rides all over Istanbul

Spotify Premium to fuel your creativity

4 weeks paternity leave

Type: Full-time. Location: Kolektif House, Levent
Working Hours: 9-6
Responsibilities:

Community Management

Managing of Volt’s Campus Program which includes 15 brand representatives all over Istanbul campuses.

Organizing of online and offline driver community events, meetups, forums and engagement platforms.

Miles Shop business development, managing and maintaining a rich and diverse miles shop for our driver community.

Communications Management

Online content creation – blog posts, articles, newsletters, and social media posts.

Social media marketing – creating, managing and growing Volt’s presence through blogs, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and other strategically relevant online outlets

Public Relations – managing incoming media requests; creating press releases and growing Volt’s blogger outreach

Requirements:

Good command of English. Native Turkish.

Ideally up to one year of experience

Mobile and Internet Savvy. Passion for technology and social media.

You should be an active social media user with good understanding of all major platforms

Outgoing personality with a good presentation & public speaking skills. You will be expected to walk into events and be comfortable introducing yourself to strangers

Exceptional writing skills – a background in journalism or experience with writing helps since you’ll be creating so much content

Having experience with public relations is a BIG PLUS!

Top talent (bachelor/university degree) coupled with Marketing interest/passion

Leadership/Self starting capabilities, collaboration skills, creativity and strategic analysis

Able to work autonomously with minimal guidance and to drive business decisions using data insights

Intellectual curiosity and desire to learn new things, techniques and technologies

Benefits offered to everyone at Volt:

Opportunity to work in a startup environment that can have a very high impact on society

Competitive salary + social security

Equity stocks at Volt starting the 3rd quarter

Private Health Insurance

Unlimited free rides all over Istanbul

Spotify Premium to fuel your creativity

4 weeks paternity leave

Type: Part-time. Location: Your University Campus.
Working Hours: Flexible
Responsibilities:

Acting as the entrepreneur on campus, with the product, marketing toolkit and budget delivered to you by the central team

Organizing Volt community management events on campus

Promote Volt on campus with smart, targeted, and data driven marketing activities and campaigns.

Signup, engagement, repeat, and transaction volume on campus are your responsibilities and have a direct correlation with your compensation

Requirements:

Good command of English, native Turkish

No experience required.

Mobile and Internet Savvy. Passion for technology and social media.

You should be an active social media user with good understanding of all major platforms

Outgoing personality with a good presentation & public speaking skills. You will be expected to walk into events and be comfortable introducing yourself to strangers

Writing skills

Top talent coupled with Marketing/Sales passion

Leadership/Self starting capabilities, collaboration skills, creativity and strategic analysis

Able to work autonomously with minimal guidance

Intellectual curiosity and desire to learn new things, techniques and technologies

Why take on this opportunity:

Chance to be part of a diverse startup environment that will have a very high impact on society

Entrepreneurial experience on campus with a real-time product

Training on communication, decision making and execution in the startup world

Equity stocks at Volt starting the 3rd quarter

Type: Full-time. Location: Kolektif House, Levent
Working Hours: 9-6
Responsibilities:

Work very closely with the brand team

Become the go to person when it comes to bringing marketing and communication plans to life

Create and adapt key visuals across digital and non-digital platforms

Requirements:

Good command of English, native Turkish

Ideally a design degree but not a must

Up to 2 years of experience in graphic and brand design

Experience in designing visual material for print and digital media is a big plus

Experience with illustration is a big plus

A great portfolio to show

Team player, willingness to work with others

Strong understanding and use of Internet services and social media

Photography experience is a plus

Front-end (HTML/CSS) experience is a plus

Benefits offered to everyone at Volt:

Opportunity to work in a startup environment that can have a very high impact on society

Competitive salary + social security

Equity stocks at Volt starting the 3rd quarter

Private Health Insurance

Unlimited free rides all over Istanbul

Spotify Premium to fuel your creativity

4 weeks paternity leave

Type: Full-time. Location: Asmali Mescit, Beyoglu.
Working Hours: Flexible, in an 8-hour sync with the team
Responsibilities:

Build a detailed marketing plan based on the marketing strategic goals, including the best media mix and the right set of campaigns

Prepare the marketing budget allocation and monitor very closely our marketing performance to ensure relevance and cost-efficiency, including both online channels and direct marketing

Create, setup, track and benchmark online marketing campaigns across all social media outlets as well as within the product

Continuously optimize marketing campaigns to ensure efficiency and effectiveness using analytics tools and find ways to improve on those metrics through testing / new initiatives

Collect, format, and analyze marketing KPIs from both the market as well as the product

Ensure all marketing decisions are data driven

Requirements:

Good command of English. Native Turkish.

Ideally up to one year of experience

Mobile and Internet Savvy. Passionate about technology and marketing

Exceptional analytical skills, ability to identify patterns and trends in big sets of data

Solid communication and writing skills – you should be able to articulate yourself very well, able to analyze and summarize findings and next steps

Top talent (bachelor/university degree) coupled with Marketing interest/passion

Leadership/Self starting capabilities, collaboration skills, creativity and strategic analysis

Able to work autonomously with minimal guidance and to drive business decisions using data insights

Intellectual curiosity and desire to learn new things, techniques and technologies

Benefits offered to everyone at Volt:

Opportunity to work in a startup environment that can have a very high impact on society

Competitive salary + social security

Equity stocks at Volt starting the 3rd quarter

Private Health Insurance

Unlimited free rides all over Istanbul

Spotify Premium to fuel your creativity

4 weeks paternity leave

Type: Part-time. Location: Kolektif House, Levent
Working Hours: 9-6
Responsibilities:

Test Volt’s mobile applications on both iOS and Android for functionality, usability, performance and security

Writing test cases by using development documents

Submit bugs on code base

Review project documentation to improve quality of the product

Report back to Product Manager

Requirements:

Good command of English

Being a power user in mobile and desktop devices

Mobile and Internet Savvy. Passion for technology and everything mobile

Broad knowledge about computing and latest trends in software engineering

Experience in software is a plus

Studying computer science / software engineering is a big plus

Benefits offered to everyone at Volt:

Opportunity to work in a startup environment that can have a very high impact on society

Competitive salary + social security

Equity stocks at Volt starting the 3rd quarter

Private Health Insurance

Unlimited free rides all over Istanbul

Spotify Premium to fuel your creativity

4 weeks paternity leave

Type: Full-time. Location: Kolektif House, Levent
Working Hours: 9-6
Responsibilities:

Your main responsibility will be to manage the tech team including iOS, Android, and Backend and be the SPOC between the business team and the tech team.

You’ll work at the intersection of business, technology and user experience.

You’ll be responsible for market understanding (both user and competitive product understanding).

You will will be responsible for managing the entire product development cycle including documentation, prioritization, development, testing and production.

You will work very closely with the business team and participate in the decision-making process regarding feature development to meet business and UX needs.

You’ll be responsible for measuring and tracking all product metrics.

Requirements:

Good command of English

Ideally up to one year of experience with product management.

Mixpanel/Localytics experience is a plus

Software Engineering degree / experience is a HUGE plus

Tech-savvy with good understanding of the tech team roles and responsibilities

Should have an eye for design along with strong understanding of UX.

Great communication skills

Outgoing personality, ability to go out, meet and talk with users

Benefits offered to everyone at Volt:

Opportunity to work in a startup environment that can have a very high impact on society

Competitive salary + social security

Equity stocks at Volt starting the 3rd quarter

Private Health Insurance

Unlimited free rides all over Istanbul

Spotify Premium to fuel your creativity

4 weeks paternity leave

INTERESTED?

Send your CV to apply@thevoltapp.com

Please make sure to send your CV and cover letter in English