Sr. Android Mobile Developer

First Republic Bank - San Francisco, CA3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $130,000 - $170,000 a year
EducationSkills
First Republic is an ultra-high-touch bank that provides extraordinary client service. We believe that one-on-one interactions build lasting relationships. We move quickly to serve our clients’ needs so that their financial transactions are handled with ease and efficiency. Client trust and security are paramount in our line of business. Ultimately, our goal is unsurpassed client satisfaction which will lead to personal referrals – our number one source of new business. We recognize that our competitive advantage starts with our people and our culture. At First Republic, we work hard and move quickly as a very coordinated team. If you are looking for an opportunity to grow and contribute in a fun, fast-paced environment, First Republic is the place for you. We have exceptional people focused on providing extraordinary service.

The Digital Technology senior android mobile developer is focused on executing of full stack mobile & responsive mobile web solution for Corporate and Consumer banking clients.

The candidate will be working as a member of mobile scrum team to review the product backlog/epics/user stories, develop the system design/prototype and software solution delivery by leveraging various in-house and vendor solutions. In-depth knowledge and expertise with mobile development ( Android & Hybrid) best practices, rich expertise of muti device solution implementation will be necessary to succeed in this role.

Responsibilities
Establish and maintain strong partnership with the business owners/product owners.
Work with Business Owners/Product Owners and system leads(including vendor solutions) to logically design and negotiate solutions and participate in the long-term planning for products.
Ensures commitments are met while providing high quality and cost effective systems that meet customer’s expectations.
Propose and implement one or more process improvements to make our engineering team even better
Full stack hand-on mobile development for native mobile app design and implementation (Android), including system analysis, test driven applicaiton development, unit test, test automation, code review and application maintenance support.
Adapt Digital Agile approach and work with mobile vendor to implement the mobile solution.
Capable of designing frameworks for native app development
Code and ship complex new mobile features and apps at high velocity and high quality with well-structured code
Keeping up-to-date on new technology, standards, protocols and tools in areas relevant to rapid changing digital environment.
Work with the application support team and external vendors to ensure all applications are supported according to their SLAs.
Troubleshoot debug, and fix issues in production and non-production environments
Work with server engineers to design API specs
Propose and implement one or more process improvements to make our engineering team even better
Perform duties & responsibilities specific to department functions & activities.
Performs other duties & responsibilities as required or assigned by supervisor.
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 Secrecy 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.
Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree; and 10+ years direct experience in software development; and 5+ years in mobile solution and implementation.
Experience in Native Mobile app Android development ; hands-on Java and/or Kotlin or React Native code.
Experience using React/JavaScript to build front-end web or native application experiences
Act as subject matter expert for Android development
Experience in test-driven development & test automation.
Attention to detail, carefully crafting both tests and code
Code and ship complex new mobile features and apps at high velocity and high quality with well-structured code
Troubleshoot debug, and fix issues in production and non-production environments
Experience working with the Agile/Scrum project management methodologies.
Backend web service and API knowledge.
Organization skill and ability to multi-task.
Willingness to learn new technology.
Furthers the First Republic Bank culture and values.
Complex problem solving skill and deadline oriented.
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.