Director, Risk Data Management

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 Data & Client Insights, we are responsible for delivering accurate data reporting to help promote data fluency, improve client service, and inform business decisions across the enterprise. We aim to maximize the value of the Bank’s data to capitalize on competitive opportunities in increasingly sophisticated ways.


Enterprise Data and Client Insights (EDCI) drives the execution of industry leading data strategy, client-centric analytics and data driven insights in support of the sales organization. A Director, Risk Data Management's role is to lead and continue to build excellent curated data assets and virtualization product features within EDCI or across First Republic Functional Units. This position will work with Business Analysts, Data Analysts, DBAs, other Data Integration Architects, executives and business stakeholders to deploy single source reporting for identified and prioritized critical data assets.  Risk Data Management is focused on delivering Single Source of Truth for historical and go-forward data aggregation, data lineage and governance for Deposits, Lending and Originations data. The ideal candidate has a demonstrated talent for collaborating with cross-functional units, leading high performing teams and communicating a vision and the judgement to prioritize and implement that vision with urgency.


What you'll be doing as Director, Risk Data Management:

  • Build repeatable structures that help usher in operational rigor and promotes visibility to business users, partner teams and management
  • Develop abstraction layer proto-types with the goal of industrialization in a controlled environment
  • Engage and direct business partners and subject matter experts to identify priorities, scope, and requirements for complex business problems
  • Ability to interact with personnel at all levels, across business units and to comprehend complex business initiatives
  • Document business and functional requirements to cater towards short term and long term analytical, quantitative modeling and reporting needs of the business units
  • Performing data analysis and design activities at the operational and organizational level to build centralized repositories a.k.a single source of truth for deposits, lending, originations and transactional data
  • Understanding in the latest database technologies, reporting tools, programming and Strong automation experiences to promote consistency, conformed definitions and productivity
  • Collaborate closely with DevOps Engineers, Partners, Internal customers, Product Managers & Management
  • Engage technical development team members to transition requirements to design, and to determine appropriate design approach
  • Be a top performer who thrives in a very fast-paced and demanding environment, thinks critically, delivers quickly, and collaborates across a variety of functions.
  • Participate in design, development and implementation of architectural deliverables, to include components of the assessment and optimization of system design and review of user requirements.

Ability to iteratively proto type and or develop reporting and data solutions in an agile fashion to meet business needs

  • Create solutions utilizing industry standard dimensional models and data architecture to support business users that include data scientists, analysts and non-technical functional users
  • Implement data management concepts and activities including an understanding of industry best practices for Data Sourcing, Key Data Elements, Data Quality Management, Metadata, and Enterprise Data Management Policy, Process, and Procedures


You could be a great fit if you have:

  • 10+ years of business and data analysis experience in the implementation of data marts, reporting and other data related solutions
  • 7+ years of banking or financial services industry experience in the domain of loans, deposits, brokerage and wealth management
  • 5+ years of experience in the delivery of analytical, regulatory or risk reporting solutions in banking or financial services industry
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer engineering, computer science, information systems, or related field
  • Sound understanding of Data analytics, modern technologies like python, snowflake, spark, Denodo etc.
  • Hands-on Database development experience in relational databases and cloud technologies
  • Advanced degree in computer engineering, computer science, information systems, or related field.
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas as simple, easy to understand concepts; ability to present effectively to both business and technical audiences at all levels of the organization
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communications skills and the ability to clearly define projects, objectives, goals, schedules and assignments
  • Ability to work on adhoc requests like point analytics or reports to support existing data engineering team

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.
  • Must be able to travel as position requires.

Own your work and your career - apply now

Are you willing to take initiative and make decisions? 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. Come join us!


This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. The Company is an equal opportunity employer. In this regard, the Company makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and employees with disabilities in order to enable them to perform all essential job functions, unless doing so creates an undue hardship.


First Republic is subject to federal laws that restrict the employment of individuals with certain types of criminal histories, including FDIA Section 19 and FINRA. To the extent not inconsistent with our obligations under those federal laws and regulations, First Republic will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles and San Francisco ban-the-box laws.


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