Robotic Process Automation Developer

Job Locations
US-CA-San Francisco


First Republic is an ultra-high-touch bank that provides extraordinary client service. We believe that one-on-one interactions build lasting relationships. We move quickly to serve our clients’ needs so that their financial transactions are handled with ease and efficiency. Client trust and security are paramount in our line of business. Ultimately, our goal is unsurpassed client satisfaction which will lead to personal referrals – our number one source of new business. We recognize that our competitive advantage starts with our people and our culture. At First Republic, we work hard and move quickly as a very coordinated team. If you are looking for an opportunity to grow and contribute in a fun, fast-paced environment, First Republic is the place for you. We have exceptional people focused on providing extraordinary service.


Incredible teams doing exceptional work, every day

First Republic’s Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) team works across the enterprise to support identification and resolution of operational inefficiencies or enhancement opportunities. The team works collaboratively to drive improvements to client experience, operational efficiency and risk management.


The Jr. Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Developer will be responsible for developing and delivering automated solutions across the Bank. The Jr. RPA Developer will work closely with the CPI Team to ensure RPA applications meet business and technical requirements, are maintainable and scalable and meet stated performance benchmarks. The Jr. RPA Developer will contribute towards the Center of Excellence (COE) to help define and document RPA development standards at First Republic.


We are seeking candidates who have an attitude of getting things done and delivering results while keeping long terms goals and objectives in mind.


What you’ll do as a Robotic Process Automation Developer:

  • Configuring new RPA processes and objects that are efficient, well-structured and stable. Support the strategic and tactical roll-out of RPA solutions.
  • Create or update documentation including architecture diagrams and design documents (i.e. Solutions Design Document) in support of development efforts. Estimate development efforts and provide guidance on development timelines.
  • Identify reusable components and patterns as well as ensure consistently in design across use-cases built using RPA. Contribute to the development of governance, methodologies and procedures to continually improve a rapid and repeatable delivery channel of RPA solutions.
  • Participate in code reviews with peers to ensure each increment adheres to original version as designed in the user story (or Process Definition Document) and adheres to highest quality standards.
  • Support existing processes and implement change requirements as needed. Respond to support inquiries for use-cases in order to make quick repair to keep use-cases running in production.
  • Advanced proficiency in Object Oriented Design (ODD) and analysis. Advanced proficiency in application analysis/design engineering functions. Advanced proficiency in application of non-functional software qualities such as resiliency, maintainability, etc. Advanced proficiency in advanced behavior-driven testing techniques.
  • Oversee the design, scoping, implementation and testing in short agile release cycles of in-house development and vendor implementations end-to-end.
  • Participation in the RPA Center of Excellence (COE): help define and drive application standards across the RPA platform.
  • Perform duties & responsibilities specific to department functions & activities.
  • Perform other duties & responsibilities as required or assigned by supervisor.
  • Responsibilities include the following: 1) adhering or complying with all applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidance, including those related to Anti-Money Laundering (i.e. Bank Secrecy Act, USA PATRIOT Act, etc.), 2) adhering to Bank policies and procedures, 3) completing required training, 4) identifying and reporting potential suspicious activity to the BSA/AML Officer, and 5) knowing and verifying the identity of any customer(s) that enters into a relationship with the Bank.


You could be a great fit if you have:

  • Professional and personable communication skills across multiple channels, such as email, phone, chat, and meetings
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and analytical skills
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and handle competing deadlines
  • A team orientation to go beyond explicitly stated job duties to further team and company objectives
  • Mentality that is open and eager to make improvements
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, particularly for presentation of data reports (Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Four Year degree or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications
  • 1-3 years RPA development experience in Blue Prism, UIPath, Automation Anywhere or equivalent RPA industry leading platforms.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 4+ years of experience in programming (.NET, Java, ETL, etc.)
  • 2+ years or strong experience in software delivery using Agile methodology
  • 2+ years in application architecture, designing and writing software or experience with software requirements and software testing
  • 2+ years general development experience
  • Certified Blue Prism Developer accreditation (or other equivalent RPA industry leading platform accreditation)
  • BluePrism, UIPath, Automation Anywhere or equivalent industry-leading RPA platforms
  • Jira, TFS or equivalent project management software

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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