iCapital - Lead Software Engineer (Remote)

Portugal, Full time Remote

iCapital is looking for a Lead Software engineer to join their amazing team.

About: iCapital Network is powering the world’s alternative investment marketplace. Their financial technology platform has transformed how advisors, wealth management firms, asset managers, and banks evaluate and recommend bespoke public and private market strategies for their high-net-worth clients. iCapital services approximately $70 billion in global client assets invested in close to 750 funds across more than 125,000 underlying accounts.

iCapital was named Solutions Provider of the Year at the 2020 MMI/Barron’s Industry Awards and selected to the 2018, 2019 and 2020 Forbes FinTech 50, a list of the top 50 innovative financial technology companies that are transforming finance through technology.


About the Role

At iCapital, we value expertise in programming languages such as Javascript (ReactJS) or Ruby and Rails and business areas. More than checking the boxes on specific technologies, we are looking for driven team members with technical depth and a desire to deliver end products for our clients. Also with experience in managing people. If you are not already familiar with the technologies used at iCapital, you will have the opportunity to pick up these new tools and technologies while on the job—with support from management and mentors.

  • You’ll be able to opt-in to our internal technology rotation program that will provide you with the opportunity to:
  • Work across multiple functional areas supported by technology
  • Gain a deeper and holistic understanding of how our technology platform operates
  • Be exposed to different management styles



  • Development in Ruby (2.6.6) and Rails (6.x) or Frontend (Javascript, ReactJS)
  • Unit and integration test development using RSpec, Cucumber, and Capybara 
  • Active participation in daily stand up meetings 
  • Active participation in Peer Code Reviews as part of our standard SDLC and Change Management Process
  • Manage team 
  • Participate in defining the technical roadmap



  • Four-year college degree, preferably in Computer Science or a Math / Engineering discipline
  • 8+ years of experience as a frontend developer or Fullstack developer;
  • Experience leading teams;
  • Strong knowledge of React, JavaScript and ES6 concepts OR Ruby on Rails, NodeJS or Python
  • Commitment to writing maintainable and well-tested code
  • Ability to work in an Agile / Kanban methodology
  • Solid problem-solving ability, excellent communication, and collaboration
  • Fluency in Portuguese and English required—both written and verbal


iCapital offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a total compensation program consisting of competitive salary, annual performance bonus, and equity for all full-time employees; healthcare with 100% employer-paid health and dental insurance; and generous paid time off (PTO).

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