Senior Software Engineer, Platform (Python)
Company: Virta Health Corp
Posted on: January 16, 2022
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
As a Senior Platform engineer, you will be conceptualizing,
building, and evangelizing architecture patterns and core libraries
and services that enable scaling Virta's product and team. Join our
awesome, close-knit team of passionate engineers bringing our cloud
microservices architecture to massive scale to serve our growing
- Write high quality, highly performant, maintainable code that
sets an example for others to follow.
- Partner with tech leads in our Foundations engineering group to
identify cross-cutting technology requirements and develop
architecture and common code.
- Coordinate with product development teams to execute
rollout/adoption of common libraries, services, and
- Establish, observe, and evangelize best practices.
90 Day Plan
Within your first 90 days at Virta, we expect you will do the
- Deliver and support changes to library code used by product
engineering teams, including dependency analysis and rollout
- Measurably improve code normalization across one or more
critical code concerns throughout the codebase.
- Define one or more target architecture specifications for
adoption by the Engineering team as a whole.
- 7+ years server-side development experience, working with
- Python excellence, including effective use of coding patterns
and dependency management at scale.
- Experience designing, building, and evolving microservices
- Champion for quality in code, processes, and culture.
- Effective collaboration with cross-organizational teams having
- You enjoy the challenge of building high performance, high
quality, scalable, maintainable, and operable code.
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
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