First Republic Bank

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Developer

Developer

ID 
2015-1258
Job Locations 
US-NY-New York
Category 
Risk Management

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Overview

 

 

First Republic is an ultra-high-touch bank that provides extraordinary client service. We believe that one-on-one interactions build lasting relationships. We move quickly to serve our clients’ needs so that their financial transactions are handled with ease and efficiency. Client trust and security are paramount in our line of business. Ultimately, our goal is unsurpassed client satisfaction which will lead to personal referrals – our number one source of new business.

We recognize that our competitive advantage starts with our people and our culture. At First Republic, we work hard and move quickly as a very coordinated team. If you are looking for an opportunity to grow and contribute in a fun, fast-paced environment, First Republic is the place for you. We have exceptional people focused on providing extraordinary service.

As a strategic, innovative team, First Republic’s “Management Analytics” department works collaboratively with bankers, management, and internal departments to produce quality analytical work products and meaningful insights created in rapid engagement and completion cycles. This individual will be at the nexus of helping the bank’s leadership informed decisions, service clients, and capitalize on competitive opportunities in increasingly sophisticated ways.

 

Over the years, First Republic’s focus on exceptional, relationship-based service and consistent leadership has led to continuous growth and profitability. At First Republic, we embrace change and every person has the opportunity to grow and contribute. We offer variety, challenge, responsibility and the opportunity to realize your leadership potential. Being a member of First republic team means you will be empowered to make a difference in your area of focus and will be encouraged to collaborate across teams and departments to also make meaningful contributions outside of it as well.

Responsibilities

 

 

As a Developer, this person will work on a number of initiatives to improve and develop the analytics capabilities in all areas of the bank. This person will work on cross divisional project teams with members of EDCI (Enterprise Data & Client Insights), Enterprise Risk, Treasury, Financial Planning & Analysis teams, Information Services, and Data Management teams. Possible projects include deriving customer insights through predictive modeling; addressing business needs and recommend solutions; determining the most effective means of meeting our risk, regulatory reporting and financial planning requirements; determining quantitative strategies for social media and marketing.

 

The ideal candidate has a broad skillset in areas like statistics, math, computing, and quantitative modeling. Background or experience in finance, business analysis, or financial engineering is a plus, but not required as long as the candidate possesses a strong curiosity for and ability to quickly learn and assimilate new skills as needed. Candidates must have an attitude of getting things done and delivering results while keeping long terms goals and objectives in mind. To supplement these sophisticated analytical capabilities, candidates need to have solid business acumen and executive-level communication.

 

Key Responsibilities include working with the management analytics team in assisting senior level management in a range of activities including various data analysis projects, strategic planning, data profiling initiatives, application development and vendor evaluation, Executive Management and Board of Directors Reports and presentations, and other analytics activities as needed. As part of a longer term team project the analyst will participate in envisioning, designing, planning, and building in-house analytics platforms and interfaces.

 

 

Qualifications

 

 

  • A bachelor's degree and 2-5 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 3 years of related work experience.
  • A degree in computer science, engineering, or mathematics with a minor in economics, finance or a related field; MBA or MS degree a plus.
  • A minimum 2+ years of relevant corporate work experience working on programming, data analytics, quantitative modeling.
  • Banking experience is a plus but a candidate that can clearly articulate the transferability of out of industry skills will be considered.
  • Ability to work effectively in both a team environment and independently, both with internal and external (partner) resources.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Programming skills in prototyping languages like python.
  • Statistical skills and experience with languages like R.
  • Ability to work with large databases and devising queries using SQL.
  • Experience in front-end development and JavaScript is a plus.
  • An understanding of the data used and the associated inherent issues in Commercial Banking, Retail Banking, or Asset Management would be a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of and experience in executing all phases of the technology life cycle, based on proven project management and testing methodologies

 

 

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