• QA Lead – RPA

    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.


    Common goals, uncommon potential

    As the Quality Assurance Lead, you will be a key technical resource for the portfolio of large corporate projects at First Republic. The Quality Assurance Lead supports an agile team in analyzing, designing, building and testing high-quality applications that enable us to exceed our customers’ expectations. You will review functional requirements and user stories from business partners, develop test strategy, design test plans, write test cases, and perform testing for assigned applications. 


    What you’ll do as a Quality Assurance Lead – RPA:

    • Design, develop and maintain modular, extensible and reusable test automation scripts.
    • Innovate solutions to work around system limitations.
    • Adapt to and gain a functional understanding of new technologies, control procedures and disciplines.
    • Work with version control and Jira or a similar ticketing system.
    • Problem solve by taking a logical route to the source of an error.
    • Deliver high-quality work as an individual and as part of a team.
    • Develop organizational capabilities and resources to support the Bank in its continuous efforts to become more competitive and profitable.
    • Consistently demonstrate high standards of integrity in business decision-making.
    • Draw on your strategic perspective and business acumen, looking toward the broadest possible view of an issue or challenge, in order to identify potential future scenarios, think globally about all aspects of the Bank, and discuss multiple considerations of an issue and forecast them into the future.
    • Gain support for change by providing context and responding with sensitivity to concerns, and take the initiative to recommend and/or develop innovative approaches to getting things done.
    • Negotiate skillfully in challenging situations with internal and external groups, being both direct and diplomatic.
    • Find common ground and solve problems for the good of all, acting as a team player who encourages collaboration.


    You could be a great fit if you have:

    • A bachelor’s degree, preferably in computer science, information technology, computer engineering or a related IT discipline, or equivalent experience
    • Four to seven years of experience in software automation testing of web applications and/or client-server applications; integration testing; and creating test plans and test cases from system requirements and/or user stories
    • Understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle and Enterprise Value Delivery Methodology for the automation testing and deployment process
    • Two years of experience testing with solutions such as Automation Anywhere, Blue Prism, UiPath, Workfusion or Pega
    • Experience providing testing deliverables within the Agile and Scrum methodologies
    • Ability to generate test reports used for system acceptance
    • Ability to work independently to conduct functional tests using TFS / Jira to record the results
    • Ability to create and validate comprehensive testing plans for automation applications
    • Experience with testing applications across programming languages such as .NET, Java and Python
    • Ability to work as a self-starter, requiring minimal oversight, with a focus on results and a strong sense of teamwork
    • Exceptional communication skills and an ability to build and maintain working relationships with team members, vendors and other departments
    • Ability to multitask and support multiple priorities and  deliverables
    • Strong business orientation, with broad experience with banking processes, technology and change initiatives
    • A deep understanding of business processes, the appropriate application of technology in supporting those processes, and the common technical complexity and considerations when evaluating new products or process options

    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.
    • Must be able to travel as position requires.

    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.


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