Software Engineer, Frontend

Virta is the first company with a clinically-proven treatment to safely and sustainably reverse type 2 diabetes and other chronic metabolic diseases without the use of medications or surgery. Our innovations in nutritional biochemistry, data science and digital tools combined with our clinical expertise are shifting the diabetes treatment paradigm from management to reversal. Our mission - to reverse type 2 diabetes in 100 million people by 2025.

As a Frontend engineer,  you will contribute to our patient-facing applications and clinical workflow tools. You will need to be adaptive and passionate about frontend technology, build efficient and reusable front-end systems and abstractions, help find and address performance issues and identify and communicate front-end best practices. You will have the opportunity to work across web and mobile frontend technology and take ownership of new and critical features central to the success of both our patients and mission.


  • 2+ years shipping front-end code in high-quality production environments
  • Strong Javascript and web development skills
  • Experience with React or other such framework
  • Experience using Redux in a production environment
  • Awareness of cross-browser compatibility issues and client-side performance considerations
  • Experience with modern JavaScript libraries and tooling

Bonus Points For…

  • React Native experience
  • Solid knowledge of at least one server-side language (Python preferred; Ruby, PHP, go also considered)
  • UX and design sensibilities


  • Collaborate with Product and Design Engineers to iterate on the design and implementation of features on patient-facing applications.
  • Architect efficient and reusable front-end systems that drive complex web applications
  • Help identify and address performance issues
  • Contribute and promote front-end best practices across engineering team

90 Day Plan

Within your first 90 days at Virta, we expect you will do the following:

  • Code and ship at least one complex feature with full test coverage
  • Teach and inspire other engineering team members through knowledge sharing, pair programming, and/or giving feedback in code reviews
  • Propose and implement one or more process improvements to make our engineering team even better

Values-driven culture

Virta’s company values drive our culture, so you’ll do well if:

  • You put people first and take care of yourself, your peers, and our patients equally
  • You have a strong sense of ownership and take initiative while empowering others to do the same
  • You prioritize positive impact over busy work
  • You have no ego and understand that everyone has something to bring to the table regardless of experience
  • You appreciate transparency and promote trust and empowerment through open access of information
  • You are evidence-based and prioritize data and science over seniority or dogma
  • You take risks and rapidly iterate


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