Full-Time

Senior Backend Engineer

Activation

Posted on 5/20/2024

Virta Health

Virta Health

201-500 employees

Type 2 diabetes reversal and remote care


Compensation Overview

$185k - $240kAnnually

+ Benefits

Senior

Remote in USA

Required Skills
gRPC
Python
NoSQL
SQL
Quality Assurance (QA)
REST APIs
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • 5+ years programming in high-quality backend development for a production environment
  • Passion for learning and adapting to new technologies to solve problems
  • Expertise in distributed systems, data stores, data modeling, and performance optimization
  • Expertise working with multiple request architecture patterns such as REST, gRPC, and/or GraphQL
  • Expertise with data and event-based architectures (SQL/NoSQL datastores, messaging queues, etc.)
  • Proficiency in communicating with business and technical stakeholders
  • Eye for design, and empathy for users
  • Comfortable working with legacy code and willing to work towards improving it
  • Understanding and experience with Go and/or Python
Responsibilities
  • Partner with product management, applied AI, data analytics, QA and non-technical stakeholders to develop high-impact features and a long-term technical roadmap
  • Be a technical leader while developing and driving large scale initiatives as well as mentoring and growing team members
  • Modernize and improve backend systems performance that support our product at increasing scale
  • Collaboratively code and ship features and feature improvements for our mobile apps and related services at high velocity and high quality
  • Rotate on-call to support products and services the team manages and troubleshoot, debug, and fix issues across the platform

Virta Health provides a type 2 diabetes reversal treatment that emphasizes blood sugar control and weight loss without the need for medications, including insulin. Their approach integrates continuous remote medical care with individualized nutrition therapy, utilizing technology to enable safe de-prescription of medications and practicing carbohydrate restriction aligned with first-line therapies recommended by the American Diabetes Association.

Company Stage

Series E

Total Funding

$401.8M

Headquarters

Denver, Colorado

Founded

2014

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

12%

1 year growth

17%

2 year growth

31%

Benefits

Remote-first work environment

Flexible work hours & time off policy

Health insurance

Paid parental leave

Free Virta treatment & family discount

Internet, home office, learning & development stipends

Employee resource groups

401K & ROTH contribution