Salesforce Architect

Job Locations
US-CA-San Francisco


At First Republic, we care about our people. We offer extraordinary client service in private banking, private business banking, and private wealth management. Founded in 1985, 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 at First Republic. 


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.


As part of the Information Services team, the Client Lifecycle Management (CLM) Team drives the vision to create an industry leading, client-centric technology experience. The team is looking for forward thinking, action oriented individuals to help drive the implementation and development of innovative, cutting-edge solutions. 

This position supports development and implementation of First Republic's CLM/Salesforce roadmap. This role has a key responsibility within First Republic to ensure that our client experience maintains the highest standards of the Bank.  He/she must be a highly motivated, quality driven engineering architect for the team. The Solution Architect – Applications role will consistently deliver solutions meeting the highest standards. While strategic thinking and coordination are important elements of this role, this individual will be required to take a very hands-on role with requirements, design, development, testing, deliverable preparation and other related activities across various IS groups.


What you’ll do as a Salesforce Architect:

  • Provide hands on design leadership in large or complex development projects involving application development, migrations, integrations, enhancements to existing applications
  • Assess and develop high level design requirements and communicate the same with development teams
  • Assess detailed specifications against design requirements
  • Analyze cross-functional business processes, identify alternative solutions, assess feasibility, and recommend new approaches via Salesforce enablement
  • Help build reusable assets for use, work on Gap Analysis & Road Map creation
  • Build and run custom demonstrations and deliver Proof of Concepts (POC) using Salesforce
  • Develop and author technical business solutions, product presentations, and demonstrations
  • Ability to grasp new business process and apply Salesforce platform technology to develop
  • Software Solutions (out of the box and on platform developed solutions)
  • Ensure the technical design aligns to overall enterprise architecture and scales well
  • Produce Architecture/ high level design documents and other artifacts
  • Evaluate possible application performance bottle necks at early stages of the implementation & recommend remedial measures
  • Provide technical leadership and mentoring to a team of Salesforce


You Could be a Great Fit if you have:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Computer Science or a related field of study
  • 10+ Years of hands on experience in developing solutions using Salesforce platform
  • Prior experience working as a Salesforce Architect or similar capacity in an enterprise is required
  • Strong experience in Salesforce implementation for full lifecycle enterprise software projects
  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
  • Excellent leadership, communication and management skills
  • Experience working with Apex Classes, Apex triggers, Batch Apex, Lightning Web Components (LWC), Visual Force (VF Pages), Integration (REST, SOAP, Change Data Capture, Platform Events), API, SOQL and SOSL
  • Experienced in Salesforce Data migrations with native tools such as Data Loader and 3rd party tools (Informatica, MuleSoft etc.)
  • Salesforce Developer and other certifications required


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.


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.


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