Lead Salesforce Developer

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.


This position would be part of the technology team that supports a Salesforce Cloud instance with a large user base. This role is expected to work with our business partners, to identify and develop new functionalities which add business value on the Salesforce platform. Need to be able to exhibit experience in detailed requirement analysis, software design, development, testing, and deployment. In addition, the Lead Salesforce developer will provide technical guidance and direction to a team of Salesforce developers. This position requires understanding of Salesforce data model especially Financial Service Cloud.


What you’ll do as a Lead, Salesforce Developer:

  • Provide technical leadership to a team of Salesforce developers in helping create technical design and scalable solutions to meet business requirements and adhere to established Salesforce practices.
  • Collaborate with architects, product managers and developers within and across scrum teams to design, develop, test and implement Salesforce Solutions for Private Wealth Management.
  • Design and develop integrations with Salesforce and its ecosystem using established patterns for near-real time as well as batch process.
  • Develop data migration methodology for Salesforce and execute scalable data migrations using established tool sets such as Data Loader CLI, Informatica etc.
  • Configure/Develop standard and custom components in Salesforce using lightening framework.
  • Provide guidance, mentoring and ongoing coaching to develop team members and managing on and offshore technical resources
  • Support the technical project manager on various efforts between various IT and business groups.
  • Assist with deployment management activities and ensure team members can deploy the code via established CI/CD process
  • Responsible for supporting partner teams in educating and responding to end user issues and queries; Work with other operations and development teams to resolve issues as necessary.


You could be a great fit if you have:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Computer Science or a related field of study.
  • 7+ Years of experience in developing solutions using Salesforce platform
  • Solid understanding of Salesforce application architecture and development components – including Lightning Experience
  • Experienced in end to end Salesforce Implementations with focus on Sales Cloud implementations using FSC data model preferred.
  • Experienced in leading, mentoring and providing technical direction to a team of Salesforce developers
  • Experienced in designing and developing Salesforce platform features such as custom objects, validation rules, workflows, assignment rules, formula fields, custom reporting, and modifying pages, views, and dashboards.
  • Experience working with Force.com Apex Classes, Apex triggers, Batch Apex, Lightning Web Components (LWC), Visual Force (VF Pages), Integration (REST, SOAP, Change Data Capture, Platform Events), Force.com API, SOQL and SOSL.
  • Experience with AppExchange App Implementations is a plus
  • Experienced in Salesforce Data migrations with native tools such as Data Loader and 3rd party tools (Informatica, MuleSoft etc.)
  • Salesforce Developer Certifications


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 work with various partners to understand business requirements, challenges and collaborate to identify scalable and robust solutions
  • Must be able to lead high performing development teams in an Agile environment
  • Must be able to lead platform migrations and rationalization initiatives
  • Must have hands on experience building and deploying Wealth Management solutions

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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