Frontend Engineer - Vice President

iCapital Network

iCapital Network

Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, September 15, 2023

iCapital is powering the world’s alternative investment marketplace. Our 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 $162 billion in global client assets invested in 1,307 funds, as of June 2023.

iCapital has been named to the Forbes Fintech 50 for five consecutive years (2018 – 2022); a three-time selection by Forbes to its list of Best Startup Employers (2021-2023); and a two-time winner of MMI/Barron’s Solutions Provider award (See link below).

About the Role

iCapital is looking to hire a Vice President Frontend Engineer to join the Platform Engineering team. This role will work on building our micro frontend–based platform in React. This work may be in support of new feature development, defect resolution, or UX enhancements as prioritized by the business. The ideal candidate will work closely with our Product Management and UX Design teams throughout the software development process, detailing requirements, reviewing work in progress, and addressing issues found via manual test efforts. The role will need to pay close attention to consistency and detail in implementation of design and UX specifications, along with functional requirements. This role will manage a small team of other frontend engineers so the ideal candidate needs to be able to balance being a leader and manager with making individual contributions.


  • Manage a small team of other frontend engineers, helping them be their best day-to-day and grow their own careers
  • Build application features and reusable UI components in React 17+
  • Unit and integration test development using Jest and React Testing Library
  • Use frontend state management technologies like React Query and Redux
  • Active participation in recurring stand-up meetings
  • Participate in Peer Code Reviews as part of our standard SDLC and Change Management Process
  • Contribute to internal standards for frontend code style and code quality


  • 6+ years of development experience with JS frameworks such as React, Vue, or Angular with 10+ total progressive exp
  • 6+ years of HTML / CSS development
  • 6+ years of experience with web development ecosystem and working with backend REST / GraphQL APIs
  • 2+ years of experience directly managing other software engineers
  • Experience working with micro frontends is a plus
  • 4+ years of experience with JavaScript state management tools (React Query, Redux, Mobx, etc.)
  • 4+ years of experience with JavaScript build tools (Webpack, Vite, Grunt, etc.)
  • Four-year college degree, preferably in Computer Science or a Math/Engineering discipline
  • Opinionated view on CSS structure within the context of a large application
  • Keen eye for technical implementation of design and user experience elements
  • Demonstrated experience with advanced CSS implementations
  • Able to work in an Agile / Kanban methodology
  • Able to work independently or as part of a group effort, as required
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Collaborative approach to software development


The base salary range for this role is $150,000 to $200,000. iCapital offers a compensation package which includes salary, equity for all full-time employees, and an annual performance bonus. Employees also receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes an employer matched retirement plan, generously subsidized healthcare with 100% employer paid dental, vision, telemedicine, and virtual mental health counseling, parental leave, and unlimited paid time off (PTO).

We believe the best ideas and innovation happen when we are together. We offer most employees the flexibility to work in the office three or four days. Every department has different needs, and some positions will be designated in-office jobs, based on their function.

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iCapital is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.