Director, Digital Data Engineering

ID
2022-15790
Job Locations
US-CA-San Francisco | 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 Data Engineering is responsible for leading and managing the Digital Data Transformation efforts from a technology and production execution perspective. The role is responsible for working with Digital Architect to design the target data architecture, modernizing, and optimizing ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) data ingestion, data streaming, pipelines and integrating Data Lakes, Digital Banking Systems, Data Warehouses, Customer, Account and Marketing Analytics Data. This role will develop engineering solutions to secure data and provide operational excellence, reliability, resiliency, and performance efficiency. This role will work with Digital and MarTech engineering, Enterprise Data and Client Insights, Data Platform, and other applications teams for evolving the data pipelines across First Republic Technology.

 

What you’ll do as Director, Digital Data Engineering:

  • Collaborate with business partners on initiatives to determine data needs and Digital data road map
  • Collaborate with FRB Enterprise data groups on enterprise strategy and tech road map
  • Work alongside our team of technologists from FRB to design, create and deliver connected architecture and solutions
  • Re-engineering the interaction of incoming and outgoing data flows between Digital Banking / Analytics / Engagement platforms, Data platforms, Data Warehouse, Data Lake as well as other reporting and batch process systems which consume data from Digital data
  • Drive the data architecture and roadmap for eliminating non-strategic point to point connections and batch handoffs
  • Define canonical data models for key entities and events related to Digital Customer, Account, Entitlement, Banking applications, and Marketing properties
  • Gather, analyze, interpret the team's data requirements to develop complete solutions, including data modeling, ELT pipeline management, data flow operation model, data quality management and governance
  • Design and develop ELT processes based on functional and non-functional requirements using resources in Snowflake, AWS, and Azure, such as AWS EMR, RDS, DMS (Database Migration Service), S3, Kinesis and EventBridge
  • Support the team's research efforts, including large scale data exploration, cleaning, transformation, and feature creation
  • Help solve complex and mission critical problems, internally and externally
  • Work in a collaborative, trusting, thought-provoking environment-one that encourages diversity of thought and creative solutions that are in the best interests of FRB’s customers
  • Lead multiple teams from development to deployment - recruit, retain, coach, and inspire a diverse, high performing team and culture
  • Document work for the team and for broader communication

 

You could be a great fit if you have:

  • Design and develop ELT processes based on functional and non-functional requirements using resources in Snowflake, AWS, and Azure, such as AWS EMR, RDS, DMS (Database Migration Service), S3, Kinesis and EventBridge
  • Support the team's research efforts, including large scale data exploration, cleaning, transformation, and feature creation
  • Help solve complex and mission critical problems, internally and externally
  • Work in a collaborative, trusting, thought-provoking environment-one that encourages diversity of thought and creative solutions that are in the best interests of FRB’s customers
  • Lead multiple teams from development to deployment - recruit, retain, coach, and inspire a diverse, high performing team and culture
  • Document work for the team and for broader communication

Experience & Education

  • Strong technical background
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent field or equivalent work experience
  • 10+ years relevant Big Data, Data Flow and SQL/NoSQL design and development experience
  • Leadership in growing team expertise to align with demand and business and technology direction; assess team capabilities, identify ways to provide and enhance value delivered
  • The successful candidate will be someone who can demonstrate the ability to manage time effectively, coordinate multiple priorities, successfully resolve complex matters, easily understand processes/workflows, identify risks, and effectively tailor their communication (written/verbal) to their audience in a clear and concise manner
  • Readiness to work independently and often autonomously in the management of teams and operational disciplines and develop strategic thinking and planning in work plan execution

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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