Site Reliability Engineer

Job Locations
US-CA-San Francisco



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.


Looking for disciplined Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) to develop and own enterprise operations site reliability. We are building a team and looking for someone who is proactive, collaborative, thinks clearly under pressure, systematic and automation focused. The ideal candidate has software development experience and has built automation systems to anticipate, detect and adapt to system issues and events.


The SRE is responsible for monitoring, maintaining, troubleshooting and reporting of enterprise-wide information systems and related infrastructure; ensuring that any anticipated or detected issues that may impact the confidentiality, integrity or availability of systems and resources are addressed and promptly resolved.


What you will do as a Site Reliability Engineer:

  • Responsible for developing proactive monitoring, maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and upgrades of servers, network infrastructure, base software services, power distribution, environmental systems for the distributed internal network as well as monitoring of connectivity to 3rd party vendors, partners and subsidiaries.
  • Single point for technical issues that require advanced skill, knowledge and troubleshooting.
  • Responsible for identification, development of automation and self-healing systems for triage, rapid recovery and service restoration.
  • Responsible for critical business data transfers end to end from development to monitoring.
  • Participates in disaster recovery, business continuity test by performing documented recovery procedures and troubleshooting issues that may be encountered.
  • Responsibilities include the following: 1) adhering to and complying with all applicable, federal and state laws, regulations and guidance, including those related to Anti-Money Laundering (i.e. Bank Security Act, USA PATRIOT Act, etc.), 2) adhering to Bank policies and procedures, 3) completing required training, 4) identifying and reporting potential suspicious activity to the BSA/AML Officer, and 5) knowing and verifying the identity of any customer(s) that enters into a relationship with the Bank.


You could be a great fit if you have:

  • Three to five years'  operations experience, C# software development, system administration, including demonstrated knowledge or supporting or developing enterprise applications.
  • Desires expert knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server software, Terminal Services, Citrix, Exchange, Active Directory, SharePoint, IIS and other industry standard server platform services.
  • Desires experience with Linux in an enterprise environment.
  • Desires knowledge in Layer 2/3 Routers, Switches, Firewalls, Appliances including transport WAN/Frame Relay/MPLS, TCP/IP, DNS, WINS, DHCP, SMTP, SNMP etc.
  • Three years’ experience in software development (C#, Java, Python etc.) and recent experience with Cloud (AWS, Terraform, Ansible, Azure)
  • Desires in Application, System and Synthetic system monitoring systems (SolarWinds, NewRelic, DataDog, Splunk, ELK. etc.)
  • Extraordinary communication and documentation skills.
  • Furthers the First Republic Bank culture and values.


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 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.


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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