Director of Data Platforms and Integration Technology

Job Locations
US-CA-San Francisco



At First Republic, we care about our people. Founded in 1985, we offer extraordinary client service in private banking, private business banking and private wealth management. We believe that personal connections are everything and our success is driven by the relationships we form with our colleagues and clients. You’ll always feel empowered and valued here.


Incredible teams doing exceptional work, every day

In Technology, we support First Republic’s employees and clients through the acquisition, integration and management of the Bank’s information technology systems and services. We drive innovation and explore emerging technologies so our people can be productive and focus on what matters most – providing extraordinary service.


As part of the Information Services team, the Enterprise Data and Client Insights(EDCI) Technology Team drives the vision to create an industry leading, client-centric Data and analytics. The team is looking for forward thinking, action oriented individuals to help drive the implementation and development of innovative, cutting-edge solutions. 

This position reports to the Business Technology Partner and supports development and implementation of EDCI technology initiatives.  He/she must be a highly hands on, motivated, quality driven engineering delivery leader for the team. The technology delivery leader will consistently deliver solutions meeting the highest standards. While strategic thinking and coordination are important elements of this role, this individual will be required to lead end to end like technology strategy, requirements, design, development, testing, deliverable preparation and other related activities across various EDCI groups.




  • Provide delivery leadership and direction on one or more projects while maintaining a high quality level of service while maintaining alignment to the Bank’s goals and strategy.
  • Develop platform and Integration strategy and roadmap. Provide leadership in solution design and architecture for Data platforms and Integrations (APIs, Micro services and  messaging)
  • Hands on DevOps implementation - Container platform, CI & CD and other dependency management and build tools such as Jenkins, Gradle, Maven, Ant and Ivy
  • Provide vision and inspiration to deliver engaging, innovative, and client-centric Data analytics solutions.
  • Build positive relationships and partnership with internal users, peers, engage key business stakeholders.
  • Oversee the design, scoping, implementation, and testing in short agile release cycles of in-house development and vendor implementations end-to-end.
  • Perform prioritized planning and execution of the product development and release schedules while iteratively defining & refining development processes as the team grows.
  • Drive continuous process improvements



Experience & Education :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information systems or related degree preferred
  • 10+ years of experience delivering enterprise solutions to financial services organizations as a Sr. manager delivering complex system solutions
  • 5 + years of experience leading Modern Data Integrations, DevOps, Cloud and community platforms


Professional Skills/Competency


  • Strong Technical understanding of Data engineering, and integrations with various systems
  • Good understanding of Data analytics, modern technologies like python, snowflake and Denodo.
  • Have strong experience in enterprise application integration including SOA, APIs (SOAP/RESTful), Micro Services, Containerization (Open Shift Containers, Kubernetes and etc.) and Kafka.
  • Experience working with API gateway solutions (Apigee, Mulesoft Anypoint platform, AWS API Gateway)
  • Organized and capable of managing multiple complex projects on tight deadlines without compromising quality, and comfortable working with dynamically evolving requirements
  • Establishes and maintains key performance indicators (KPI’s) and service level agreements (SLA’s) for the optimization of metric-driven Engineering Service delivery
  • Communicate and collaborate with all roles in the technology department, including technology management, product management, technical product owners, engineering and quality engineering
  • Provide and maintain staff engagement and motivation, becoming a role model for the team and contributing towards positive outcomes
  • Experience in Agile project management methodologies
  • Skilled at identifying and evaluating existing operations and new developments and gauging appropriate opportunities for the business
  • Focused on development/ improvement of products and services to support continuous evolution of a more competitive and profitable Bank
  • Deep understanding of Enterprise Frameworks
  • Strong experience with relational and no-SQL Databases


Leadership Skills/Competency

  • Proven ability to build high performing teams and motivate people, instill accountability, and achieve results in a rapidly changing environment
  • Outstanding verbal and written communications skills with the ability to listen, articulate positions, and influence outcomes beyond direct areas of ownership
  • Consistently demonstrates and follows high standards of integrity in business decision-making


Personal Skills/Competency

  • A positive, enthusiastic attitude and the ambition to tackle challenging issues
  • Looks toward the broadest possible view of an issue/ challenge; can easily pose future scenarios; can think globally about all aspects of the Bank; can discuss multiple considerations of an issue and forecast them into the future; understands how the Bank works, competes, serves clients, and generates shareholder value
  • Negotiates skillfully in tough situations with internal and external groups; can be both direct and diplomatic

Can quickly find common ground and solve problems for the good of all; is a team player and encourages collaboration


Job demands:

  • Must be able to review and analyze data reports and manuals; must be computer proficient.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively via telephone and in person.


Own your work and your career — apply now

Are you willing to go the extra mile because you love what you do and how you can contribute as a team? Do you want the freedom to grow and the opportunity to take charge of your own career? If so, then come join us.


We want hard working team players. You’ll have the independence to learn, lead and drive change. A culture of extraordinary service, empowerment and stability — that’s the First Republic way.


Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, to the extent consistent with applicable federal and/or state law.


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