• Contingent: UI Developer

    Job Locations
    US-CA-San Francisco
    Information Services
  • Overview

    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 Font End Application Engineer will work within the existing PWM Web Development team to implement new features and fix existing bugs within the PWM Web Application Framework. The engineer will be expected to communicate complex ideas, concepts, and technical subjects coherently and clearly, to a wide range of audiences. They must also demonstrate critical and abstract thinking through observing existing coding conventions, exchanging ideas, and be able to show some level of ingenuity in solving some technical/architectural issues inherent within the organization.


    Work with engineering, data team, QA and stakeholders to create enterprise-grade, well tested business applications. Code should be well written and maintainable; always considering the next developer. The engineer will help to define architecture and frameworks which will be used long term. They will assist in building out SDLC processes in order to provide rapid iterations and feedback loops.


    • Front-End Development to implement new features, and resolve existing issues.
    • Code Delivery
    • Familiarity with Software Development LifeCycle (SDLC) best practices.
      • Support the technical project manager on various efforts between various IT and business groups.
      • Observance and enforcer of proven industry-standard processes.
      • Assisting with change management activities and ensuring appropriate users and technical teams are aware of upcoming changes.
    • Responsible for aiding support teams in answering user questions about new or existing features, data issues, and variances from other source systems, and working with other operations and development teams to resolve data issues as necessary.
    • Act as tertiary level support for Technical Support when necessary.
    • Responsibilities include:  1) adhering to and complying with the applicable, federal and state laws, regulations and guidance, including those related to Anti-money laundering (i.e. Bank Secrecy Act, US PATRIOT Act, etc.) 2) adhering to Bank policies and procedures, 3) completing required training,  4) identifying and reporting suspicious activity to the AML Officer, and 5) knowing and verifying the identity of any customer(s) that enters into a relationship with the Bank. 


    Proficiency is required in the following

    • Angular 5 with Typescript, JavaScript & ES6
    • Responsive design HTML5, FlexLayout, Bootstrap, CSS, LESS/SASS
    • Data Visualization using JavaScript libraries such as highcharts, D3, Chart.js
    • NodeJS and Express
    • Unit Testing
    • Strong command of Git
    • Basic understanding of RDBMS
    • SDLC and Agile/Scrum/Kanban concepts

    Proficiency is required in at least some of the following:

    • BS in computer science
    • Banking Industry Experience

    Additional skills desired:

    • Knowledge of finance and asset management
    • NgRx/Redux state management
    • UI or UX design
    • Redis caching
    • Docker containerization experience on containerizing Angular based web applications

    Core Competencies:

    • “Do the right thing” – Taking initiatives in learning new technologies independently. Taking ownership over your duties and responsibilities. Having the integrity to make the right decision.
    • Respect the Team – Critical skills within a team involve teamwork, cooperation, and persuasion. Knowledge at FRB is never tribal; we share knowledge and experience among departments and various groups, and expect the same from all team members.
    • Communication – Candidate must be able to communicate in a coherent manner, and adapt to different audiences as needed.
    • Attitude - Candidates must have an attitude of getting things done and delivering results while keeping long term goals and objectives in mind.

    Mental/Physical Requirements:

    • 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 in a limited capacity.


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