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Senior Engineering Manager, Frontend Platform

Company: Virta Health
Location: Hempstead
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Virta Health is on a mission to transform diabetes care and reverse the type 2 diabetes epidemic. Current treatment approaches arent workingover 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.

As the Engineering Manager of the Frontend Platform team, - you will manage the team building the software that powers all of our web and mobile applications. In this role, youll act as a player-coach, both executing on technical projects, and growing and managing the team. Your team will be responsible for standardizing and scaling our frontend and React Native mobile codebases across all technical teams. 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. -


3+ years of experience managing and providing technical leadership to engineering teams
6+ years shipping front-end / mobile code in high-quality production environments
Experience building platforms with React or similar framework

Able to provide technical guidance to teams on frontend / mobile development and drive adoption of best practices
Track record of partnering cross-functionally to build roadmaps and deliver quantifiable impact
Experience building & mentoring a diverse, inclusive engineering team, including recruiting, interviewing, and closing candidates


Bonus Points For

Experience re-architecting existing live frontend / mobile applications for scale
React Native experience
Experience architecting and deploying scalable development tooling and automation


Recruit, mentor, and retain a talented team of platform engineers
Drive projects from ideation to completion, including scoping, estimating and managing timelines, writing code, and ensuring quality execution
Collaborate with Product Engineering teams to iterate on the platform and processes used to build features on patient and clinician facing applications
Architect an efficient and reusable frontend platform that powers all of Virtas complex web and mobile applications
Contribute and promote frontend best practices across the broader engineering organization

90 Day Plan

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

Dig into the execution and roadmap of the team as we continue the re-architecture of our frontend and mobile software
Build cross-team relationships critical to navigating the complex re-architecture efforts underway
Teach and inspire other engineering teams through seminars, knowledge sharing, and giving feedback in code reviews
Propose and implement one or more process improvements to make our engineering teams even better

Values-driven culture

Virtas company values drive our culture, so youll 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.

Keywords: Virta Health, Hempstead , Senior Engineering Manager, Frontend Platform, Executive , Hempstead, New York

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