Senior Software Engineer, Payments

Volta Industries, San Francisco, CA


Duration: 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 Stations Team: 
Volta is incorporating payment technologies into some of its offerings. This entails integrating card present, card not present payment methods, and credit card gateways. You will be instrumental in evolving the Volta software ecosystem to handle multiple methods of payment and comply with multiple jurisdictional bodies of regulation. This includes software architecture, payment processing knowledge, hardware integration with software, designing for unreliable communications environments, and security-focused design.

Reports To: Senior Manager, Software Engineering 
Location: San Francisco or remote


  • You’ll learn the Volta software ecosystem, focusing on the software that runs on our stations. 
  • You’ll make first feature additions that are code-reviewed and accepted.
  • You’ll understand and own the Volta payments product roadmap and current system architecture around payments. 
  • Responsible for meeting with key stakeholders across product, program, engineering, and operations.
  • You’ll understand the regulatory environment. 
  • You’ll have an understanding of CTEP, CARB, and other applicable regulations.
  • You’ll be responsible for roadmapping projects with key stakeholders.
  • You’ll be responsible for delivering card present and card not present payment processing that meets applicable regulations. This includes design, implementation, testing alongside our QA team, and having the implementation pass regulatory body certification.


  • 5+ years relevant working experience
  • Experience with designing and building payment systems
  • Interest in researching and experimenting with new technologies outside of core responsibilities
  • Experience with payment regulatory environments
  • Experience with JavaScript/TypeScript
  • Experience with C/C++ 
  • Experience with Linux, Docker
  • Experience with AWS/microservices
  • An understanding/experience with EV charging ecosystems (OCPP, OCPI, CPMSs)
  • Experience with multilingual support
  • Demonstrable ability to influence and collaborate across organizational departments

About Volta Industries

Volta is a nationwide network of electric vehicle charging stations that partners with brands to sponsor free charging for all EV drivers. Volta’s innovative infrastructure is leading the way for the future needs of mobility. Volta creates new ways for brands to reach highly coveted audiences in high traffic locations and for real estate owners, including shopping malls, grocery store and local retailers, to attract new customers who stay longer. Founded in 2010 and headquartered in San Francisco, Volta provides a valuable community amenity in markets across the U.S. helping brands meet consumers at the optimal moment of purchase decision. To learn more visit www.voltacharging.com.

Volta Industries

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