Data Engineer

Job Locations
US-CA-San Francisco


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.


What you'll do as a Data Engineer:

  • Build software and data engineering expertise and own data quality for our processes
  • Drive technical excellence and implementation of software engineering best practices
  • Design and deliver large scale, highly available and mission-critical data pipelines and features using modern cloud and big data architectures
  • Develop and deliver batch, stream, and big data solutions using technologies such as Kafka, EMR, Kinesis, Storm, Spark, Hadoop, Redshift, Snowflake, etc.
  • Oversee end-to-end agile design, scoping, implementation, and testing of solution
  • Develop Pipelines, ensuring the best practice are implemented for data governance, data quality, data lineage and data cleansing
  • Responsible for driving and managing data source integration between various vendor systems


You could be a great fit if you have:

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in information technology, computer science or data science or related discipline
  • 5+ years of collective experience in software engineering, data analysis, data warehousing or data transformation, in a similarly sized organization
  • 2+ years of experience building and administering large-scale distributed applications using a cloud platform
  • Professional experience at the intersection one or more cloud platforms and feature delivery of complex systems
  • Proficiency with at least one of the following languages: Java, Python, C#. Python is preferred
  • Experience with Amazon AWS services (Redshift, SQS, Kinesis, DynamoDB, RDS, etc.)
  • Proficiency in SQL. Ability to perform complex data analysis and modeling with large volumes of data using Relational and Non SQL databases
  • Experience with Big Data technologies, e.g., Hadoop, Spark
  • Familiar with Data Virtualization concepts ideally with Tableau/Denodo/Composite experience
  • Experience in DevOps and automation using CICD tools and process
  • Hands-on experience working in large-scale data environments which included real-time and/or batch processing requirements
  • Hands-on experience building real-time or near real-time data pipelines is a big plus
  • Experience creating software in highly-regulated environments is also a big plus
  • Patience with how the environment is, with an eye towards refactoring the environment into what it should be
  • An ability to win friends and influence people on both the technology and business sides
  • Clear and concise communication skills
  • Empathy for our clients and stakeholders on both the technology and business side
  • A positive, enthusiastic attitude and the ambition to tackle challenging issues

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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