Software Engineer

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.


Reporting to the Regulatory & Corporate Technology (RCT) manager, this position requires experience with banking regulatory and transaction monitoring to collaborate with the development team within the RCT group.  Will need to quickly understand the various components of the current architecture, identify areas for improvement, and execute the development queue and strategic improvements for current and future applications. Candidates for this role should have experience working within banking domain in financial services and display an understanding and appreciation for the complexities therein.


What you’ll do as a Software Engineer:

  • Design and develop end to end integrations with Regulatory Technology and its ecosystem using established patterns for near-real time as well as batch process
  • Develop change strategies and plans including stakeholder assessment and engagement, cross team communications, software alignment, development environment and production change readiness
  • Ensure work demand is articulated, understood, and prioritized within the Regulatory Compliance Technology systems enhancements queue.
  • Provide ongoing support and maintenance for the day-to-day technical operations of the Regulatory Compliance Technology systems once deployed.
  • Ensure appropriate alerting protocols are implemented to ensure ecosystem stability (balance and control, job failure, environment health, etc.)
  • 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).
  • Develop ETL pipelines using Python, SSIS, Informatica etc.
  • Collaborate with end users, data scientists, Architects and support multiple LOB’s
  • Learn and adapt new technologies as needed and help building RCT Labs


You could be a great fit if you have:

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related degree required
  • Master’s in Computer Science is desired
  • 3+ years of progressive experience (or technology related Masters with 3+ years of experience) within Waterfall and Agile Methodologies on development of enterprise applications using Actimize proprietary technologies.

Technical Skills:

  • Strong in Python programming
  • Familiar with Cloud technologies in AWS/Azure Platforms
  • Experience with ETL tools such as SSIS/Informatica, and/or any of the scripting languages
  • Good working knowledge of Statistical Analysis, AI/ML libraries, Model training, tests
  • Good understanding/experience on Object oriented programming /Data structures
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum processes/tools like JIRA.
  • Experience with Change Control process, Source code repository tools like GitHub.
  • Experience in SQL Server scripting, BI Tools like Tableau
  • Provides extraordinary service
  • Furthers the First Republic Bank culture and values.   

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.
  • Must be able to travel as position requires.
  • May be required to lift 25-50 lbs.


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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