Contractor Senior Software Engineer

Job Locations
US-CA-San Francisco
Core Transformation


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.


The Senior Software Engineer is responsible for the development and maintenance of the FRB Data platform and all the processes supporting the management, ingestion and integration of data. The Software Engineer will also contribute in the design of new data lake components and data marts and will be responsible for the quality of all of the integration processes and the software development cycle.


What you’ll do as a Contractor Senior Software Engineer:

  • Provide guidance on production support for the Data Engineering ETL jobs internally to the team and externally to other business units in the bank.
  • Support Data Engineering environment with exposure to database and ETL technologies.
  • Partnering with Development, QA and Release Management teams on ETL code development handoff, production release management activities and problem resolution.
  • Adhere to ETL/Data Platform Engineering Standards, processes and procedures.
  • Identify and escalate issues requiring management assistance as needed.
  • Ensure operational procedures and runbooks are documented for execution consistency, relevancy and auditability.
  • Drive technical excellence and implementation of support and software engineering best practices.
  • Identify areas of improvement.


You could be a great fit if you have:


Experience & Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related degree preferred
  • 5+ years of MS SQL Server Database Development and/or 5 + Years of Oracle Database experience
  • 3+ years of ETL Tools like Informatica or MS SSIS, etc.
  • 3+ years of experience with scripting tools like Python, PowerShell, etc.
  • 3+ years’ experience in production support team:
  • Having onshore and offshore resources
  • 2 + years of experience with CI/CD (Github/Bitbucket,Jenkins)  and Agile Methodologies.
  • Improving support practices like automation, monitoring, alerting, metrics measurement, etc.
  • Defining and obtaining maintenance cost reduction, uptime and stability
  • In-depth understanding of data warehousing and BI concepts, including hands on experience building ETL/ELT data pipelines
  • Strong understanding of ETL processing with large data stores. Strong data modeling skills (relational, dimensional and flattened). Strong analytical and SQL skills, with attention to detail
  • Cloud Technologies
  • Snowflake,liquibase and Denodo knowledge is a plus
  • Knowledgeable and experienced on Change Management, SDLC, ITIL, PagerDuty, DNS and with problems and incident processes and procedures; production support in a 24x7 capacity and the ability to work competently under stressful conditions, which may arise periodically in the environment
  • Participate in on call coverage

Leadership Skills/Competency

  • Proven ability working with 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; able to point out risks and provide best practices for risk remediation
  • 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.


We believe that a diverse range of backgrounds and ideas has and will continue to be fundamental to the future success of First Republic.


If you are curious to learn more about this opportunity, we'd love to hear from you.


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.


For New York City-based roles: Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that, effective December 27, 2021, all private sector employers?in New York City will be required to ensure that their employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 to attend work in the office. Reasonable Medical or Religious Accommodations may be requested if applicable to you. Please view New York’s Guidance on Accommodations for Workers for more information.


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