• Senior System Analyst

    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.


    The Digital Technologies Corporate Online team is looking for a Senior IT Systems Analyst. In this role, you will work with both IT teams and other internal organizations to gather requirements associated with the New Generation of Corporate Online application for desktop and mobile. The Senior IT Systems Analyst reviews and communicates business objectives and translates into technology specific requirements.  The position will also collaborate closely with business and technical resources in support of various implementation activities and phases. This covers creating system requirements and design for the system components created by internal FRB IT groups, as well as vendor platforms. This position will be responsible for leveraging advanced analytical, research and problem solving skills to define innovative technology solutions in cooperation with developers to meet business objectives.


    The Senior IT Business Systems Analyst will also perform analysis and design activities on complex IT initiatives by eliciting, defining, validating and translating business functional, non-functional and information objectives, then validating them when implemented, as well as preparing status updates on a regular basis to all stakeholders.


    The ideal candidate will possess a deep and broad understanding of Information Technology best practices and processes.  Additionally a strong and demonstrated strength in analysis and support of consumer banking systems is required.


    The Senior IT Systems Anaylst reports to the Director of Corportate Online DEV team.


    What you’ll do as a Senior System Analyst:

    • Elicit, analyze, validate and manage technical requirements definition, flows and deliverables for projects.  Perform this by working with business partners to understand work effort requirements and then translate into IT actionable tasks.   
    • Working closely with the technology stake holders to deliver solution design documents and system requirements.  Partner closely with technical teams supporting data movement, application development and testing.  Diligently support and lead where needed various activities between the teams to ensure the business and technical requirements and objectives are met. Ensure appropriate project documentation is compiled and proper review and approvals from respective teams as gathered and collated.    
    • Contribute to the the overall system(s) design.  Evaluate current processes and procedures to ensure relevance and accuracy.  Make recommendations for changes and keep documentation current.
    • Perform as the subject matter expert on the various corporate banking systems and processes assigned.  Inclusive of this is gathering a deep understanding of the data within the systems and business processes supported by the system(s).  
    • Build critical working relationships with the business and users communities through gathering a thorough understanding of the business models and processes employed. 
    • Specify and fully document application customizations that would bear scrutiny by an internal audit or external regulators 
    • Perform duties & responsibilities specific to department functions & activities.
    • Performs other duties & responsibilities as required or assigned by supervisor. 
    • Responsibilities include the following:
      • 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.)
      • Adhering to Bank policies and procedures
      • Completing required training
      • Identifying and reporting potential suspicious activity to the BSA/AML Officer
      • Knowing and verifying the identity of any customer(s) that enters into a relationship with the Bank. 

    Disclaimer: Critical features of this job are described under the items above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.



    What skills you will use:

    • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Management Information Systems (an MBA or relevant graduate degree preferred)
    • Must have excellent analytical skills
    • Broad and deep knowledge of corporate online banking practices
    • Excellent communications and writing skills
    • Ability to work with data, data mapping, data modeling and data lineage.
    • Should have familiarity with corporate online banking applications and associated vendor application such as Bill Pay, Cash Edge products, mobile check deposit, BSA/AML requirements and strong financial services background
    • Strong relational database skill, including SQL Server
    • Proficient in software development life cycle – including requirement analysis, preparing high - level program technical specifications after analyzing business requirements, design, development, testing, implementation, documentation and troubleshooting in various capacities ranging from Team Member to a Project Leader under tight deadlines
    • Experience with Agile software development methods
    • Supports the process of translating business needs into formal deliverables
    • Participates in design, development and implementation of Consumer banking technology platform(s) to satisfy internal and external regulatory requirements.
    • Proven knowledge and robust understanding of banking and  payments industry and processes
    • Expertise in innovation & the ability to think strategically about how to advance business-led solutions
    • Proven ability to build strong, cohesive partnerships with internal and external stakeholders
    • Strong sense of prioritization and execution against critical deliverables, coupled with a sense of personal ownership for key projects / issue resolution
    • A track record demonstrating a high level of personal initiative, setting and achieving challenging goals, and demonstrating entrepreneurial leadership 
    • Team player
    • Provides extraordinary service
    • Furthers the First Republic Bank culture and values


    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 as position requires.
    • May be required to lift 25-50lbs.


    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 hard working 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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