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Software Engineer, Backend - Growth

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<span style="font-weight: 400;">Virta is the first company with a clinically-proven treatment to safely and sustainably reverse type 2 diabetes and other chronic metabolic diseases without using medications or surgery. Our innovations in nutritional biochemistry, data science, and digital tools, combined with our clinical expertise, shift the diabetes treatment paradigm from management to reversal. Our mission is to reverse type 2 diabetes in 100 million people by 2025.

<span style="font-weight: 400;">You will join the Growth team, whose mission is to support all future Virta members in making informed decisions about choosing diabetes reversal. As a Backend Software Engineer, you will accelerate our growth by building an industry-leading infrastructure that moves, transforms, validates, and enriches data. The projects you will work on will include but are not limited to

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Creating a highly trusted pipeline to process contacts data sent to us by our customers

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Integrating a diverse multitude of user behavioral data sources into one unified profile view

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Creating systems to surface key contact insights for automating and launching highly personalized marketing campaigns

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Instrumenting our core product surface to increase the visibility of the efficiency of our growth engine

<span style="font-weight: 400;">While you will focus on growth, you’ll also have the opportunity to influence directions across many initiatives and strategies across the company, including our identity resolution system, experimentation framework, and analytical data definitions.&nbsp;

Responsibilities:

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Design and build novel technical solutions that solve value-based healthcare's unique practice management challenges.

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Be a thoughtful technical leader and collaborate with product managers to design and implement solutions that achieve the team's goal.

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Lead projects and collaborate empathetically with other engineers.

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Write, maintain, and debug code that powers mission-critical components.

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Embody Virta’s cultural values and encourage others to do the same.

90-Day Plan

<span style="font-weight: 400;">Within your first 90 days at Virta, we expect you will do the following:

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Code and ship multiple features that involve back-end code with complete test coverage

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Collaborate with other engineering team members through knowledge sharing, pair programming, and giving feedback in code reviews

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Propose and implement one or more process/product improvements to make our engineering team even better

Requirements:

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">4+ years of shipping backend code in a high-quality production environment, with exposure to data-centric systems.

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Have experience leading a project or piece of a project from inception to completion

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Have familiarity with Python, Go, or a modern programming language.

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Have Experience building, deploying, and maintaining micro-services or large monolith services in production.

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Have experience designing and implementing RESTful API contracts and database modeling expertise in SQL or NoSQL

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nice to have: working knowledge of data pipeline technologies such as BigQuery, data fixtures, airflow, and DBT

Values-driven culture

<span style="font-weight: 400;">Virta’s company values drive our culture, so you’ll do well if:

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You put <span style="font-weight: 400;">people first<span style="font-weight: 400;"> and take care of yourself, your peers, and our patients equally

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You have a strong sense of <span style="font-weight: 400;">ownership<span style="font-weight: 400;"> and take the initiative while empowering others to do the same

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You prioritize positive <span style="font-weight: 400;">impact<span style="font-weight: 400;"> over busy work

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You have <span style="font-weight: 400;">no ego<span style="font-weight: 400;"> and understand that everyone has something to bring to the table regardless of experience

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You appreciate <span style="font-weight: 400;">transparency<span style="font-weight: 400;"> and promote trust and empowerment through open access of information

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You are <span style="font-weight: 400;">evidence-based<span style="font-weight: 400;"> and prioritize data and science over seniority or dogma

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You <span style="font-weight: 400;">take risks and rapidly iterate

<span style="font-weight: 400;">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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