Job Posting Title API Engineer

Duties and Responsibilities

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.

Under the general direction of the Head of Digital Technologies, the Backend Engineer for Digital Technologies will work closely with the Frontend Developers, Solutions Architects and Mobile Engineers (iOS/Android) to leverage maintainable code throughout Corporate 2.0 in creating the best user experience for both clients and internal staff.

Line of Business-Specific Requirements:  Candidates for this role should have experience working within a bank or investments/wealth organization and display an understanding and appreciation for the complexities therein.  Experience with digital platforms, distributed systems, and Cloud technologies is also critical.

What you’ll do as an API Engineer:

  • Design and build backend system integration solutions with an emphasis on scalability, and operability
  • Integrate Digital Technologies systems with internal and external systems
  • Design and build containerized applications and microservices on the Kubernetes platform
  • Cloud enable existing integrations for migration to AWS
  • Create API’s for JavaScript application and system-to-system integrations.

You could be a great fit if you have:

  • 3-7 years of experience creating API’s and Microservices using Spring Boot or NodeJS.
  • Experience with at least one message or event-based technology (Kafka, Kinesis, SQS, RabbitMQ, NSQ, etc.)
  • Experience developing Microservices using Java Spring Boot and/or NodeJS/NestJS.
  • Superior communication skills.
  • Experience building applications on AWS using SQS, SNS, S3 and Lambda.
  • Experience building scalable and highly available distributed systems.
  • Experience analyzing and improving application performance and scalability.
  • Experience developing data integration solutions using bulk data integration tools and API’s.
  • Banking process knowledge.
  • Experience developing systems as part of an Agile team.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • You’re intellectually curious about the problem domain
  • A desire to learn and apply cutting edge technologies in integration solutions

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.

We believe that a diverse range of backgrounds and ideas has and will continue to be fundamental to the future success of First Republic.

If you are curious to learn more about this opportunity, we'd love to hear from you.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. The Company is an equal opportunity employer. In this regard, the Company makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and employees with disabilities in order to enable them to perform all essential job functions, unless doing so creates an undue hardship.

First Republic is subject to federal laws that restrict the employment of individuals with certain types of criminal histories, including FDIA Section 19 and FINRA. To the extent not inconsistent with our obligations under those federal laws and regulations, First Republic will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles and San Francisco ban-the-box laws.

Base salary range

$125,400 - $177,840 annually

Salary may vary depending on job-related factors including, but not limited to, skills and experience. Full-time employees may be eligible for a comprehensive benefits package that includes: medical, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), life insurance, paid time off and a Wellness Program.  Annual bonus, incentive pay and/or equity may also apply depending upon the role.

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