Data Engineer

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

Eagle Lending is responsible for student loan refinancing, professional loan programs, home equity lines of credit and small business loans. We provide high-touch service and customized products designed around our clients’ needs. From refinancing student loan debt to buying a home, our team is leading the way for innovation at First Republic.


Discover the independence to grow and drive change

The Data Engineer for the Professional Loan Program (“PLP”) team is primarily responsible for building the data infrastructure that enables the team to conduct, analyze and consult on business decisions. You will be responsible for expanding and optimizing our data and data pipeline architecture, as well as optimizing data flow and collection for cross functional teams. The ideal candidate is an experienced data pipeline builder and data wrangler who enjoys optimizing data systems and building them from the ground up. Eagle Lending is focused on leveraging data and technology to acquire and engage the next generation of First Republic clients. You’ll work in a fast-paced environment where your responsibilities can shift depending on business needs. You’ll roll up your sleeves and help build the foundation that will allow us to continue to create critical reports and run analyses.


What you’ll do as a Data Engineer:

  • Build and prototype data pipelines and marts that collect, connect, centralize and curate data from various internal and external data sources to support analyses by business stakeholders.
  • Design and implement robust, scalable solutions to reveal actionable and accurate insights into data.
  • Manage, extend, design, and implement internal process improvements such as automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, modifying data model for greater scalability, etc.
  • Build frameworks tackling meta problems such as model deployment, data validation, and pipeline orchestration.
  • Work in close partnership with analysts, data scientists and product engineers to design and/or maintain scalable data models to address the Bank’s business needs.
  • Facilitate self-service access to data across the business through a balance of tooling and training.
  • Improve process management by developing automation scripts, maintain knowledgebase repository, and ensure the prompt and proper resolution of technical challenges.
  • Able to translate open ended and ambiguous business requirements into right data solutions
  • Interaction cross-functionally with stakeholders throughout the organization to identify opportunities for leveraging Bank data to enhance business solutions.


You could be a great fit if you have:

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, math, science, statistics, or a related quantitative field
  • 3+ years of experience in data engineering, business intelligence, data warehousing, and related technologies
  • Experience with database design and dimensional modeling, RDDMS, ETL/ELT concepts, and data architecture.
  • Proficient in writing efficient TSQL queries, including performance analysis, tuning and optimization
  • Experience with RDS technologies such as SQL Server
  • Experience in programming languages such as Python, Java, and/or C++ (Python preferred)
  • Experience with data related technologies such as Snowflake and Salesforce AWS and nCino
  • Experience with data related tools like MS Access, Tableau, SSRS and SSIS
  • Experience with application tools like Visual Studio, VSCode, SSMS, and MS Office
  • Familiar with Confluence, Jira, SNOW, SharePoint, and GitHub
  • Experienced with software development life cycle (SDLC) and continuous integration/delivery (CI/CD) process.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to enable effective coordination across technical and nontechnical teams
  • Ability to learn quickly, adapt to change, and self-organize in a dynamic environment

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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