Software Engineer

Los Angeles
Full Time

Who we are and why we exist

EVPassport is a venture-backed Public Benefit Corporation empowering and inspiring the mass adoption of electric vehicles. We operate across North America, with offices in Venice Beach, California, and Brooklyn, New York.

About EVPassport

EVPassport is the EV charging hardware and software platform for purpose-driven organizations. Brands committed to sustainability rely on EVPassport to provide their customers with the most seamless payment experience to charge any electric vehicle without requiring a separate app, account or a top-up balance.

And EVPassport is the only platform that enhances customer engagement for these companies by providing custom branded hardware with API-powered software that easily integrates with their existing applications and services.

Role description

Our ideal candidate is passionate about using technology to have a meaningful positive impact on the world and excited about the prospect of building from scratch and dictating the future of a nascent industry.

We value:

  • Teamwork— the understanding that the name on the front of the jersey is more important than the name on the back.
  • Humility— the belief that no job is too small and the ability to teach others without making them feel dumb.
  • Honesty— the modesty to admit when you don't know something and ask for help.
  • Empathy— the ability to give and receive constructive criticism with humility, compassion, and understanding.
  • Curiosity— a thirst for learning, a talent for picking up new technologies quickly, and an excitement towards exploring uncharted waters.
  • Mission-driven— a genuine belief in the positive impact of the work that we're doing.
  • Agility—a willingness to work without always having perfect info and the ability to adapt to changing requirements.

What you’ll do

  • Continuously develop existing web-based dashboard management system for EV charging products and solutions
  • Integrate with 3rd party partners such as parking systems, hotel reservations systems, mapping software, and more.
  • Contribute to API establishment and authentication system for public usage
  • Expand OCPP (Open Charge Point Protocol) software
  • Lead projects, drive new feature implementation and enhancements, and develop core services and systems from the ground up

Your previous experience

Need to have:

  • Experience building full stack web applications
  • Experience with modern frontend technologies such as React
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails
  • Experience designing and architecting systems and databases
  • Experience leading development of new features and taking ownership over existing pieces of a codebase

Nice to have:

  • Experience using GraphQL, especially Apollo GraphQL
  • Experience using Heroku
  • Experience integrating with external systems and 3rd party applications
  • Experience building out and documenting public APIs
  • Experience with OCPP
  • Contributions to open source technologies

This is a pre-IPO position in the dynamic, rapidly-growing EV industry, with a growing organization trusted by strategic investors.

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse team. It is the policy of EVPassport to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status or a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

As an equal opportunity employer, EVPassport is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may 786-266-9922.

US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa.

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