Senior Software Engineer, Regulatory & Corporate Technology

Job Locations
US-CA-San Francisco | US-CA-San Francisco | US-NY-New York | US-MA-Boston


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 reports to RCT Technology Manager. Experience with Fraud, Identify Management and digital technologies are essential as this role will be the responsible for setting the bar on Fraud Technology Modernization at the bank. Will need to quickly understand the various components of the current architecture, identify areas for improvement, and execute a roadmap of both tactical and strategic improvements for current and future applications. Candidates for this role should have experience working within banking or other fraud domain in financial services and display an understanding and appreciation for the complexities therein.


What you’ll do as a Senior Software Engineer:

  • Supports the process of translating business needs into formal deliverables. Support the implementation of Regulatory Compliance Technology system, including end-to-end integration and system automation for daily operations.
  • Provide ongoing support and maintenance for the day-to-day technical operations of the Regulatory Compliance Technology systems once deployed.
  • Work with Business Partners to develop and meet Service Level Agreements.
  • Ensure appropriate alerting protocols are implemented to ensure ecosystem stability (balance and control, job failure, environment health, etc.)
  • Perform as the primary technical liaison to the Business Unit and both internal and external IT groups in support of the Regulatory Compliance Technology systems.
  • Ensure work demand is articulated, understood and prioritized within the Regulatory Compliance Technology systems enhancements queue.
  • Ensure adherence for data quality and accuracy by developing a detailed understanding of the data and information movement practices utilized by the Regulatory Compliance Technology systems itself and the ecosystem supporting it (upstream/downstream dependencies).
  • Manage all technical documentation for the Regulatory Compliance Technology ecosystem.
  • Will lead and participate in design, development and implementation of Regulatory Compliance System based technology platform(s) to satisfy internal and external regulatory requirements.
  • Perform technical maintenance and analyze and support vendor developed applications and products to include debugging and troubleshooting the production environment.


You could be a great fit if you have:

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related degree required
  • Master’s in Computer or related degree Science is desired
  • 5+ years of progressive experience (or technology related Master’s with 3+ years of experience) within Waterfall and Agile Methodologies on development of enterprise applications using Actimize proprietary technologies.
  • Ability to learn newer technologies as the need arises and willing to step out of their core comfort zone
  • Self-motivated problem-solver: a go-getter with a can-do attitude.
  • Provides extraordinary service
  • Furthers the First Republic Bank culture and values.

Technical Skills:

  • Application specific experience in at least 3 of the following Actimize solutions: ACTONE/ AIS/SAM/WLX/IFM/CDD
  • End to end development experience in AIS, RCM, Actimize Java Plugins
  • Experience with core Java and/or Python programming languages.
  • Experience working with Snowflake/SQL databases and comfortable is writing complex queries/procedures.
  • Strong knowledge of web services (WSDL Soap, Restful, Kafka)
  • Knowledge of UI development (JSP, HTML)
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum processes/tools like JIRA.
  • Experience with CI/CD practice and using Jenkins, Artifactory, Docker.
  • Experience with Change Control process, Source code repository tools like GitHub.
  • Knowledge of AWS Architecture. Any Practitioner or Associate level AWS certification.

Professional Skills/Competency:

  • Experience with Agile methodologies
  • Collaborate with the development team to improve the quality of the deliverables and ensure the business needs are met
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills - ability to quickly analyze data to identify key insights and apply them to the business 
  • Excellent communication skills, including ability to present effectively to both business and technical audiences at all levels of the organization


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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