• Payments Technical Analyst

    ID
    2018-6967
    Job Locations
    US-CA-San Francisco
    Category
    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 purpose of the Payments Technical Analyst job is to conduct technical analysis for various Payments, SWIFT, ACH, Wires, FX and Check processing projects within the bank.  The Technical Analyst will partner with key project team members from Business and Operations to ensure a successful completion of a project.  Projects can span multiple business units or functional areas.  The Technical Analyst is expected to work under minimal supervision with oversight provided by the Director, Bank Operations Tech.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide technical analysis for various Payments initiatives within the bank, including Wires, ACH, FX.
    • Conduct gap analysis between current and future Payments solutions and assist with re-engineering of the operational payments processes.
    • Technical Analysis of Payments Hub implementation, including orchestration of various payments processes using Straight Through Processing solutions.
    • Be a technical SME for Payments and provide guidance to the Operations teams within the bank.
    • Participate and collaborate with external vendors and internal teams during functional and technical design phases to build technical artifacts.
    • Participate in the build of Payments applications and connectivity with vendors and technical teams within the bank.
    • Create technical requirements documents, functional specification documents, and use case documents.
    • Create non-functional technical requirements documents.
    • Oversee the design and build of test cases for UAT and ensure that there is adequate coverage of technical and non-functional test cases.
    • Provide technical support to ensure successful day to day run of the Payments applications in production.
    • Collaborate with various internal teams to ensure successful implementation and testing of the changes arising out of the Payments systems releases. 
    • Partner and collaborate with various internal groups to support build, maintain and support of various integration points between the payments application and other applications within the bank.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering.
    • 7-10 years of IT experience with minimum of 5 years in Financial/Banking industry.
    • Expert knowledge of Payments solutions.
    • Prior Experience with Payments Hub solutions.
    • Prior Experience in build and implementation of Payments systems.
    • Strong knowledge of Payments networks.

    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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