Senior Analytics 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 impactful work

The Data & Client Insights team is 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 First Republic's data to capitalize on competitive opportunities in increasingly sophisticated ways.


Common goals, uncommon potential

As the Senior Analytics Engineer on the Data & Client Insights team you will be responsible for increasing the productivity and throughput of our analytics team at a large scale. This will include driving increases in repeatability, uniformity and the speed with which analytics is possible. We’re looking for someone who will bring software engineering best practices to the way we curate data for our team’s work. This is a highly collaborative and fast paced role with significant exposure to senior leadership. You will support analytics and data science teams and collaborate with data engineering peers. Also, you will interact cross-functionally with stakeholders throughout the organization to understand how best to use data to drive business outcomes.


What you’ll do as a Senior Analytics Engineer:

  • Continually grow the set of topics we can analyze quickly and effectively by:
    • Finding the relevant data in our data lake
    • Cleaning and making sense of it, working with other internal teams as necessary
    • Projecting the data into a view that is useful, consistent, well-defined, reliable, maintainable, and well-documented
  • Build and prototype data marts and pipelines that collect, centralize, and curate data to support analyses
  • Manage and monitor data pipelines and execute unit/regression test plans
  • Manage, design, and implement process improvements such as automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, validating/tuning/modifying data models
  • Maintain data documentation and definitions
  • Actively work on data governance, including standardization, reference data set efforts, and data lineage
  • Perform regular data quality checks and more general QA including tracking, troubleshooting, and resolving issues
  • Participate in performance tuning and technical problem solving of queries, databases and related tooling
  • Liaise with and support the Data Engineering team in feeding our discoveries and prototypes into their backlog for eventual incorporation in firm-wide data marts


You could be a great fit if you have:

  • Degree in computer science, math, science, economics, business, or philosophy; or a strong argument for why your background is a good fit
  • Very strong SQL skills (DML, DDL, experience optimizing queries and know how to read and leverage query execution plans)
  • Experience in designing, implementing and maintaining ETL, data pipelines
  • Experience with database design and dimensional modeling
  • Ability to think like a computer scientist
  • Experience working with software engineering workflows (Git, command line, batch scheduling, etc.)
  • Experience supporting analysts, business intelligence, and business stakeholders with data work
  • Knowledge and understanding of data governance challenges and approaches, metadata, data quality, and data stewardship
  • Analytical mindset with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of business research and analysis
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication

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. 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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