First Republic Bank

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VP, Enterprise Application Integration

VP, Enterprise Application Integration

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US-CA-San Francisco
Information Services

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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.


The Director of Enterprise Integration Services (EIS) is primarily responsible for designing and building the EIS backbone. This position will work closely with subject matter experts (both business and applications), architects, developers, engineers, and persons to develop and deploy EIS solutions. This position will develop detailed business objectives, customized integration solutions and maintain new and existing integration components using the appropriate design methods and tools. This position will provide overall guidance to the EIS development team and partner with architecture teams to ensure the solutions meet corporate objectives as defined by the Bank’s Strategic Technology Roadmap and other relevant documentation.


In addition this role will be leading a Center of Excellence with responsibility for developing, governing and guiding teams on best practices to ensure architectural alignment of our services model. Bring an enterprise perspective to all technology-based initiatives. Ensure effective communication and interaction with key associates involved in the delivery of the EIS solution.


  • Provide leadership to the EIS team by developing and communicating EIS architecture, strategies, guidelines, standards and best practices.
  • Create high-level design artifacts such as common business object models, component models and design abstracts
  • Manage development lifecycle of EIS products; including development, testing, QA and release to production, as well as current and thorough documentation, including requirements, specifications, test plans, results and troubleshooting/FAQ.
  • Remain current with EIS tools, technology and best practices.
  • Ensure the products rolled out have the appropriate amount of support and is functioning smoothly throughout the enterprise as appropriate
  • Work collaboratively within IS and outside of IS for all current and future projects
  • Perform duties & responsibilities specific to department functions & activities.
  • Performs other duties & responsibilities as required or assigned by supervisor.
  • Responsibilities include the following: 1) adhering to and 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.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems related curriculum or equivalent education and related training
  • Twelve+ years’ experience in developing large, mission critical and secured application solutions
  • Experience in system design, application architecture and application integration involving legacy and distributed systems
  • Six+ years’ experience with object oriented technology, open systems and reusable component based application development
  • Recognized expert in development of complex application integration solutions in a financial services environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across various IS sections in a service area as well as other Project Management, System Architects, Data Technology Architects and key IT personnel
  • Expert in understanding of technology planning and infrastructure development
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both oral and written
  • Excellent understanding of client service models and customer orientation in service delivery
  • Must have project management and leadership skills
  • Five /Eight years relevant experience in the IT industry working as a software developer. Knowledge and use of Web Services, databases and other types connectors and services is necessary. Knowledge and use of XML is necessary.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills with the enthusiasm to learn the inner workings of a large complex system
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills to effectively work in a dynamic environment
  • Highly organized with ability to multi task and motivated with sharp customer focus Results-Driven with ability to take initiatives and meet deadlines in a fast paced changing environment
  • Hands-on experience in flows, activities, flow actions, screens, and validation rules, SLAs, declarative rules, agents, etc.
  • Team player
  • Provides extraordinary service
  • Furthers the First Republic Bank culture and values
  • The ability to learn and comprehend basic instructions; understand the meanings of words and respond effectively; and perform basic arithmetic accurately and quickly.
  • Vision must be sufficient to read data reports, manuals and computer screens.
  • Hearing must be sufficient to understand a conversation at a normal volume, including telephone calls and in person.
  • Speech must be coherent to clearly convey or exchange information, including the giving and receiving of assignments and/or directions.
  • Position involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.
  • Must be able to travel as position requires.
  • May be required to lift 25-50lbs.


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