Director, Digital PWM & Statement Online

Job Locations
US-NY-New York


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 Director, Digital PWM and Statement Online will be responsible for leading teams of talented engineers to support, build, and enhance Digital PWM and Statement Online user experience for customer, client, and banker. Provides strategic oversight of FRB’s wealth management digital ecosystem & responsibility for driving organic growth through and wealth microsites. Working with FinTech partners and vendors to deliver seamless integration and great user experience.


What you’ll do as Director, Digital PWM & Statement Online:

  • Establish and maintain strong partnership with the business product owners/stake holders. Provide point of accountability to the business stake holders.
  • As the senior technical leader supporting the PWM and Statement-Online business functions, this role directly supports digital channel and client inquiries.
  • Work with business product owners & stake holders and system leads to logically design and negotiate the product solution and participate in product roadmap planning discussions.
  • Ensure commitments are met while providing high quality and cost-effective systems.
  • Identify and develop support for new opportunities, including operational efficiencies, new product features, enterprise technology integration, etc.
  • Responsible for product solution design and implementation.
  • Responsible for managing, developing, and appraising the matrix structure delivery team. Ensure teams are highly motivated and focus on product delivery, including collaboration and coordination with cross-team activities.
  • Work with Digital Platform Support team to ensure all services are supported according to their SLAs.


You could be a great fit if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree; and 10+ years direct experience in software development
  • 5+ year experience in API and web-based solution design and implementation
  • Experience in modern technology stack is a plus, including Apigee, OpenShift, Node .js, AWS Cloud solution (S3 bucket, PostgreSQL, SQS, SNS, …etc)
  • Proven ability to plan and manage large-scale software integration and implementation
  • Experience working with Agile and collaborative environment
  • Experience in matrix-managing cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguous situations
  • Technical expertise in at least one public cloud platform: AWS, Azure, GCP
  • Expertise in multiple modern programming languages and frameworks - Java, Spring Boot, React, Kafka
  • Proficiency in Cloud enabled architecture and design of high performing, secured Restful APIs
  • Experience in container orchestration frameworks such as Kubernetes
  • Experience working in Agile environment with modern CI/CD and DevOps principles
  • Executed technology modernization initiatives including migration to cloud native and API strategy
  • Strategic thought leader who can craft a mission and strategy for a given space and inspire teams to deliver on it
  • Hands-on, "roll up your sleeves" collaborative style of working
  • Knowledge of industry wide technology trends and best practices
  • Keen understanding of financial control and budget management
  • Expertise in working in large, collaborative teams to achieve organizational goals, and passionate about building an innovative culture

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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