• VP, Business Technology Partner, PWM

    Job Locations
    US-CA-San Francisco
    Information Services

    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.


    Discover the independence to grow and drive change

    As the Vice President, Business Technology Partner, Private Wealth Management, you will lead a  team that is the central point of cloud governance and enablement. You’ll help drive broad cloud transformation by developing standards, frameworks and methodologies through advocacy, community-building, training and certification, along with organizational change management. You’ll have the opportunity to oversee the migration strategy and roadmap for moving workloads to the cloud.


    What you’ll do as a Vice President, Business Technology Partner, Private Wealth Management:

    • Manage the Bank’s enterprise application portfolio migration planning and sequencing.
    • Develop business cases, value analysis and total cost of ownership studies.
    • Communicate and build community across the Bank to further cloud adoption and organizational change.
    • Achieve results through others by setting and communicating goals and metrics, monitoring progress, providing ongoing coaching, feedback and reinforcing behaviors that drive high performance.
    • Ensure transformation activities are aligned with the overall project timeline and key milestones, and are integrated with other work streams, as appropriate.
    • Create and manage artifacts for cloud services, reference architectures and onboarding.
    • Manage relationships with cloud providers and other partners.
    • Provide financial oversight and management of cloud operation budgets.
    • Onboard application teams and drive the Bank’s DevOps transformation.


    You could be a great fit if you have:

    • Executive or senior management experience
    • A degree in computer science or related technical discipline
    • At least five years of experience leading cloud technology architecture, design, migration, strategy and operations
    • Strong leadership, interpersonal and client-facing skills
    • Solid written and verbal communication skills
    • A comfort level in leading by influence in a non-hierarchical environment, where collaboration is crucial to success
    • A strong client perspective that is the driving force behind business decisions
    • The ability to apply critical thinking — gathering and analyzing information from a variety of sources and developing and testing solutions to complex problems
    • Experience with DevOps and Agile/scrum frameworks

    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 hardworking 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.


    Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, to the extent consistent with applicable federal and/or state law.


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