Mobile Developer

  • 119 Braintree St, Allston, MA 02134, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Founded and headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland in 2010, Volo is a community based organization with more than 250,000 users across the US.  Our users leverage Volo to organize, meet, communicate and play within their community through fitness and social activities. Whether it's a performance sport like soccer, or a social activity like cornhole, Volo provides something real. Real interaction, real activity, real fun, and real impact.

Volo is a movement—for people and by people who want to connect more meaningfully with each other. We are a grassroots uprising, helping others actually see who they’re connecting with, and share experiences over the length of a season.

If you have a desire to make a difference through community and sports, Volo could be your next and final career destination. Come fly with us.

Proof We Are Awesome

  • Ranked Among Inc 5000 Fastest Growing Companies

  • Serving more than 9,000 kids in free youth programs

  • Over 200,000 Adult Participants Nationwide

  • 8 City Markets & Counting...

If you have a desire to make a difference through community and sports, Volo could be your next and final career destination. Come fly with us.

Job Description

We are leveraging technology to bring people together and causing social collisions across the country.

Our platform is a data machine and we need help maximizing its power.  We have a small team of coders working on our proprietary, differentiating technology platform, and we're looking to grow. We are operating on the cutting edge, tackling technical problems that no one in the industry has begun to address. Be one of the first people in our new technology team and help shape the way our platform is updated and improved nationwide. Write code today, and see it actually in use tomorrow.

Your work at Volo is more than just sitting in a codebase, refactoring and improving for the sake of clean code. Here, the code you write impacts our players and staff directly and immediately. We need forward-thinking, devoted, and hard-working people to help us build this powerful platform. The better it functions, the more kids we can serve.

Code with purpose. If you’re good at what you do, you should be able to choose your own path. Choose wisely. Choose Volo. 

SUMMARY

This developer will report to and collaborate with the Lead Mobile Engineer to build and develop code that supports the Volo Tech mission. We are looking for a highly skilled computer programmer who is comfortable with both front and back end programming for mobile applications. Mobile Developers are responsible for developing our mobile apps based on mocks and functional specifications from out UI/UX and Leadership Teams, as well as improving, and debugging, issues as they arise.

Your responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:

  • Build and develop code that supports the Volo Tech mission
  • Take direction and work with Lead Mobile Engineer to build the best possible product
  • Work closely with customers and teammates to rapidly build, test, and deploy new capabilities
  • Maintain quality and ensure responsiveness of applications
  • Collaborate with the rest of the engineering team to design and launch new features
  • Maintain code integrity and organization
  • Develop front end mobile architecture
  • Develop back end queries and mutations as needed
  • Ensure cross-platform optimization for mobile phones
  • See through a project from conception to finished product
  • Design and develop APIs
  • Meet both technical and consumer needs
  • Stay abreast of developments in web applications and programming languages

 

Qualifications

DESIRED SKILLS + EXPERIENCE

  • Proficiency and/or desire and ability to learn the following quickly is required: 
    • React Native
    • React (Hooks API)
    • Jest
    • Node, Express
    • MongoDB
    • Firebase
    • GraphQL
    • Heroku
    • Git
    • CircleCI
  • Experience with AWS, Elixir, Postgres is a plus
  • Ability to work efficiently under multiple deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Dynamic personality interested in working in, and contributing to, a fun and active office environment
  • BA or BS degree; 1-3 years of professional experience preferred

Additional Information

Volo is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. Volo does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws or prohibited by Company policy. Volo also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.