RCT Engineer

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.


We are looking for a RCT Engineer for Currency transaction reporting (CTR). This individual must be able to provide technical expertise in large, complex environments and must have a track record of successful and reference-able customer projects. This position requires knowledge and experience with Currency transaction reporting (CTR), Java, SQL server, Tomcat as well as experience in detailed requirements analysis, software design, development, testing, and deployment.


What you’ll do as an RCT Engineer:

  • Partner with business stakeholders to understand the requirements. Design, implement and deliver solution using Waterfall/agile methodology across the large program.
  • Perform Detailed Analysis and coordinate with various teams internal /vendor for the New functionality Releases – Product Upgrades, Regulatory Requirements , Maintenance Releases and Patch Releases
  • Maintain High Standards of Development Practices for Continued Integration and Synchronized functionality across all Environments
  • Establish knowledge resource of Core Banking Standards and CTR reporting in terms of regulatory requirements
  • Maintain Documentation Standards and Change Management Standards for Releases – using industry Standard tools like JIRA, SharePoint, Service Now complying with SDLC Cycle
  • Ensure SLA compliance for Incidents, Issues and maintain traceability for Root Cause, Resolution internally or coordinating with Vendor
  • Monitor and Control of CTR processing Jobs and Mitigate for any delay impacts
  • Responsibilities include: 1) adhering to and complying with the applicable, federal and state laws, regulations and guidance, including those related to Anti-money laundering (i.e. Bank Secrecy Act, US PATRIOT Act, etc.) 2) adhering to Bank policies and procedures, 3) completing required training, 4) identifying and reporting suspicious activity to the AML Officer, and 5) knowing and verifying the identity of any customer(s) that enters into a relationship with the Bank.


You could be a great fit if you have:

  • Hands on Experience in developing Modular, maintainable and well-tested code.

  • Advanced knowledge of front end and back end programming languages, such as Java, scripting languages and No SQL.

  • Basic understanding of SQL server and ETL process.

  • Demonstrated experience working in large-scale regulatory focused data environments which includes real-time and batch processing requirements.

  • Ability to manage code migration, document configuration changes, and manage application maintenance lifecycle.

  • Advanced proficiency in Incident triage, Root Cause Analysis and Resolution.

  • Exceptional communication skills.

  • Knowledge of Cloud infrastructure.

  • Proven history of learning and implementing new technology in fast moving environment.

  • Demonstrable experience as an Application Engineer and Support in a related field.

  • Proficiency is required in at least some of the following:

    • BS in computer science.

    • Banking Industry Experience.

    • Knowledge of Regulatory and Compliance domain.

  •  Core Competencies:
    • “Do the right thing” – Taking initiatives in learning new technologies independently. Taking ownership over your duties and responsibilities. Having the integrity to make the right decision.
    • Respect the Team – Critical skills within a team involve teamwork, cooperation, and persuasion. Knowledge at First Republic Bank is never tribal; we share knowledge and experience among departments and various groups, and expect the same from all team members.
    • Communication – Candidate must be able to communicate in a coherent manner, and adapt to different audiences as needed.
    • Attitude - Candidates must have an attitude of getting things done and delivering results while keeping long term goals and objectives in mind.

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 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.


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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