San Francisco, CA, USA
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 Eagle Intelligence, we are responsible for delivering accurate data reporting to help promote data fluency, improve client service, and inform business decisions across the enterprise. We aim to maximize the value of the Bank’s data to capitalize on competitive opportunities in increasingly sophisticated ways. Discover the independence to grow and drive change We are a data-driven team: data and analytics are central to everything we do and underpin all of the functions of the Bank. As a key technical resource, this position will work with the Bank’s operations teams to streamline processes, enhance collaboration, and increase efficiencies through software development, business intelligence, and reporting. The ideal candidate is entrepreneurial and collaborative with a sharp analytical mind and superior communication skills. The candidate should identify as a “life-long learner” with a “let’s do this” attitude. If you’re flexible, self-motivated, and excited by digging into data to understand and improve the way businesses work, we want to hear from you. What you’ll do as a Lead Operations Quant: Independently partner and work with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities and operational enhancements, as well as implement innovative solutions using analytical models to solve business requirements/challenges Rapidly develop, execute, and implement custom and accessible solutions to fit the operations team’s goals of increasing throughput and delivering exceptional service to our clients Work closely with stakeholders to solve problems quickly and implement something that works “now” while collaborating with team leadership on how to scale solutions for wider adoption Use advanced analytics to assess performance and track progress towards KPIs as well as inform management decisions about staffing and team structure Design, develop, and deploy self-service reports, scorecards, and dashboards based on analytical data Drive thought leadership and embrace emerging industry innovation Take pride in and own your work Create documentation and maintain version control for all deliverables What you will need: Extremely strong interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving skills Strong attention to detail and willingness to dig into the data Excellent communication skills (oral and written) with a demonstrated ability to understand and communicate technical concepts with others, especially senior management, business users, and technical teams effectively Excellent independent research, analysis, and documentation skills The ability to produce results with minimum direction The ability to multi-task and prioritize varied workloads with frequently changing priorities To function well in high-pressure situations, and feel that such moments produce some of your best work 5 years of applicable corporate experience working on programming, data analytics, quantitative modeling preferably in financial services/banking Bachelor’s degree or higher; business, CS, engineering, liberal arts, social sciences, mathematics Technical qualifications: Required: Ability to work with large databases and devising queries using SQL Programming skills in prototyping languages like Python Ability to create dashboards using BI tools such as Tableau, etc. Nice to have: Statistical skills and experience with languages like R An understanding of the data used and the associated inherent issues in Commercial Banking, Retail Banking, or Asset Management would be a plus Own your work and your career — apply now Are you willing to take initiative and make decisions? 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. 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.