California - US Full Time 2 months ago

Company Summary

Come join First American’s Digital Title Group, newly formed to re-imagine and digitize the title search and examination process through Big Data, AI, document automation and modern, cloud-native application development. As a market leading title insurance company, powered by the nation’s largest and most complete property information, ownership and recorded document database, First American is committed to advancing title automation and removing friction from the real estate closing process. Our modern title decisioning solutions create certainty and speed through data and analytics, delivered to real estate agents, lenders, title agents and homebuyers. Join a team that puts its People First! Since 1889, First American (NYSE: FAF) has held an unwavering belief in its people. They are passionate about what they do, and we are equally passionate about fostering an environment where all feel welcome, supported, and empowered to be innovative and reach their full potential. Our inclusive, people-first culture has earned our company numerous accolades, including being named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list for seven consecutive years. We have also earned awards as a best place to work for women, diversity and LGBTQ+ employees, and have been included on more than 50 regional best places to work lists. First American will always strive to be a great place to work, for all. For more information, please visit www.careers.firstam.com.

Job Summary

Come join First American’s Digital Title Group, newly formed to reimagine and digitize the title search and examination process through Big Data, AI, document automation and modern, cloud-native application development. As a market leading title insurance company, powered by the nation’s largest and most complete property information, ownership and recorded document database, First American is committed to advancing title automation and removing friction from the real estate closing process.

Our modern title decisioning solutions create certainty and speed through data and analytics, delivered to real estate agents, lenders, title agents and homebuyers. We’re looking for aSr. Backend Engineerinterested in transforming our industry by solving cutting-edge problems with modern technologies, want the benefit of working for an established real estate insurance leader and seek a culture awarded as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work.

What you’ll do:

  • Design, develop, document, and maintain web services and backend processes in Pythonor C#leveraging AWS API Gateway, Lambda, EventBridge, SQS, and other serverless technologies

  • Contribute to big data enrichment pipelines using Glueand MWAA

  • Develop locally, empowered by Dockerand tools like VSCode and DBeaver

  • Build resilient CI/CD alongside DevOps using GitHub Actionsand Terraform

  • Work with QA Engineers to create and maintain automated tests

  • Perform exploratory work to identify or evaluate novel technologies or approaches in collaboration with architects, product owners, and other engineers.

  • Provide expertise and mentorship to other engineers.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Experience writing web services and applications in Python or C#

  • Experience with supporting applications in a serverless environment, AWS experience preferred

  • Experience developing in a Docker environment

  • Experience with git

  • Experience with SQL, familiarity with NoSQL a plus.

  • Familiarity with AWS technologies like MWAA, Cloudwatch, Glue, Athena a plus

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Typical Range of Experience

  • Typically 5-7 years of directly related experience

  • Experience leading teams

  • Experience working with distributed team is preferred

**Open to remote candidates**

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First American invests in its employees’ development and well-being, empowers them to provide superior customer service and encourages them to serve the communities where they live and work. First American is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Based on eligibility, First American offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, PTO/paid sick leave and other great benefits like an employee stock purchase plan.

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