Senior Engineering Manager, Frontend Platform

 Virta Health - Company site
 August 4, 2022

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.

This role is open to remote applicants, so please apply regardless of your location.

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, you’ll 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 Virta’s 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

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.

  • For this role the compensation range for candidates in Colorado is $186,610 – $214,495; information about Virta’s benefits is on our careers page at: 

Note: Starting pay will be based on a number of factors and commensurate with qualifications & experience. Virta has a location based compensation structure; there may be a different range for candidates in other locations.