Frontend Architect

HealthTap: A Mission-Driven Company

Our mission is to help people live healthier, happier, longer lives. HealthTap is the world’s first global health practice. We connect millions everywhere with the most trusted doctors and health advice–from any mobile device or computer. Launched in 2010, we are the world’s fastest growing virtual care company, and our products are used by hundreds of millions of people. We’re based in Palo Alto, founded by successful serial entrepreneurs passionate about making a positive difference in the world. Our investors include Khosla Ventures, the Mayfield Fund, Eric Schmidt, and others. HealthTap was named a 2015 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum.

We’re hiring exceptional talent and inspiring leaders in all areas: from engineering and data, to product, to business operations and marketing and more. If you’re deeply passionate about solving meaningful problems and making a real difference in the world; if you’re up for the challenge of transforming global healthcare; and if you’re ready to see your work used by millions of people around the world, read on.  

What we offer you

HealthTap needs an amazing Frontend Architect to help us deliver access to healthcare and health information in over 174 countries. This is an opportunity for you to apply your skills to help us save lives at scale (24,000 and counting!). 

  • Create the architecture of HealthTap’s world-class products, driving the creation of an intuitive, user-friendly, scalable platform that surprises and delights
  • Create elegant code that’s efficient, reusable, and easy to maintain (and that actually saves lives)
  • Translate user needs that really matter into product requirements and ultimate solutions that make a difference in people’s lives
  • Find ways to improve our existing well-loved products (4.5+ stars on all app stores)
  • Create new, innovative interfaces for health that will serve billions
  • Play an important role in helping HealthTap stay at the forefront of digital health, one of the hottest emerging industries today

What you bring to us

  • BS/MS in computer science from a top school (or equivalent experience)
  • More than five years experience as a Senior Frontend Engineer
  • Experience setting frontend infrastructure
  • Experience integrating frameworks or organizing big projects
  • Proficiency in Javascript, React.js, jQuery, Grunt, and Performance
  • Ability to write lean, reusable code that follows DRY principles
  • Experience with CSS, SASS, HTML5, CSS3
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails a plus
  • Rock-star visual design skills
  • Experience developing user-friendly, elegant mobile UIs (preferred)
  • Startup or similar experience (preferred) and the drive to live the dream (required)

More About Working with Us

  • We connect people with trusted doctors and health information, and deliver immediate, world-class healthcare 24/7 through video, voice, and text chat, directly from any mobile device or computer. You can read our Vision and Credo here.
  • We are a fast-growing startup that's making a transformational impact (while helping millions worldwide). We value passion, intelligence, experience, tenacity, and diversity.
  • Our contemporary offices are based in downtown Palo Alto, in the heart of Silicon Valley, a short walk from the CalTrain Station
  • We take care of our team and offer fantastic benefits. We provide daily catered lunches, chef-prepared dinners, and healthy snacks. We offer competitive compensation and equity. We provide full medical, dental and vision coverage, as well as subsidized gym memberships, and much more.

Meet Some of HealthTap's Employees

Vanessa F.

Special Operations Lead

Vanessa leads special projects at HealthTap by working with the CEO and various external partners to take on priority projects that fall outside of the usual scope of operations.

Geoff R.

Chief Medical Officer

As one of the leaders of HealthTap, Geoff’s role is reaching as many people as possible around the world with the company’s innovative platform and creative solutions.


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