Virta Health is on a mission to transform diabetes care and reverse the type 2 diabetes epidemic. Current treatment approaches aren’t working—over half of US adults have either type 2 diabetes or prediabetes. Virta is changing this by helping people reverse type 2 diabetes through innovations in technology, personalized nutrition, and virtual care delivery reinvented from the ground up. We have raised over $350 million from top-tier investors, and partner with the largest health plans, employers, and government organizations to help their employees and members restore their health and live diabetes-free. Join us on our mission to reverse diabetes in 100M people by 2025

The Patient Group is in charge of the whole patient journey through our treatment, from the initial onboarding to the positive outcome of diabete reversal while ensuring exceptional support from our technology and medical team throughout.  

 

About the role

Treatment Scaling is a new, key focus area for Virta Health. We combine machine learning with human judgment from heath coaches and medical doctors, to bring our proven treatment to close to one third of the US population while maintaining the highest quality of care.We are a small team with big challenges and in this role you will get the opportunity to lead projects cross functionally with Applied AI, Health Coach, and Engineering partners to experiment, build and iterate on these new exciting capabilities from the ground up!

 

Responsibilities

  • Partner with product management, design, Applied AI and our health coaches to come up with high-impact features that drive us toward our goal of bringing the Virta treatment to 100+ million people
  • Code and ship complex new features in our web and mobile apps at high velocity and high quality with well-structured code
  • Troubleshoot, debug, and fix issues in production and non-production environments
  • Mentor and support other engineers on the team & evangelize high quality software engineering practices
  • Help level up the engineering team by introducing standardizations and processes that improve the technical quality of our products
  • Become a go-to expert in Virta for several critical foundational technologies, services or products

90 Day Plan

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

  • Collaborate with partners to design and ship the next iteration of our food initiative that supports patients and health coaches
  • Take a leading role in advancing the team long-term goals and KPIs through driving innovative projects and demonstrate the impact through data
  • Collaborate with other engineering team members through knowledge sharing, pair programming, and giving feedback in code reviews
  • Propose and implement one or more process/product improvements to make our engineering team and developer experience  even better

Requirements

  • 6+ years of experience
  • Passion for learning. We touch many areas of Virta’s product, from health coaches workflow, to frontend, to backend services. Learning new concepts and quickly understanding cross functional needs is a must
  • Solid experience with modern JavaScript libraries and tooling (e.g. React)
  • Solid understanding of distributed systems, data stores, data modeling, indexing and associated tradeoffs
  • Nice to have: experience with architectural patterns of large, high-scale data applications

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

 

As part of your duties at Virta, you may come in contact with sensitive patient information that is governed by HIPAA. Throughout your career at Virta, you will be expected to follow Virta's security and privacy procedures to ensure our patients' information remains strictly confidential. Security and privacy training will be provided.

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