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Director, Engineering Operations 

Santa Ana, California; Remote

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Job ID R045574 Date posted Jul. 12, 2024 Category Project & Program Management Employment Type Full Time

Who We Are

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 nine 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.

What We Do

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Leader to oversee our engineering operations. This individual contributor role is responsible for running programs and initiatives across our software engineering teams to ensure operational excellence and strategic alignment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement strategic operational plans to enhance productivity,efficiency, and quality across software engineering teams.

  • Work with leaders across the organization to improve hiring and onboarding practices with the goal of reducing the time it takes to deliver an engineer’s first commit to one day.

  • Serve as a key advisor and right-hand to the SVP of Engineering, providing leadership and direction for engineering initiatives.

  • Coordinate cross-functional engineering leadprojects and programs, ensuring they align with organizational goals and are delivered on time and within budget.

  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement, identifying opportunities for process optimization and leading change management efforts.

  • Monitor and report on program performance, providing insights and recommendations to senior management.

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in a senior operational leadership role within a software engineering environment.

  • Strong understanding of software engineering processes and best practices.

  • Excellent program and project management skills, with a track record of successful cross-functional collaboration.

  • Strategic thinker with the ability to translate complex concepts into actionable plans.

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and engage at all levels of the organization.

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.

Pay Range: $ 190,000 - $225,000 annually

This hiring range is a good faith and reasonable estimate of the salary range of possible compensation at the time of the posting, and is subject to change. The actual compensation offered will be determined by various factors, which may include a candidate’s education, training, experience, and geographic location.

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal work hours and/or responsibilities from time to time, as needed. 

What We Offer

By choice, we don’t simply accept individuality – we embrace it, we support it, and we thrive on it! Our People First Culture celebrates diversity, equity and inclusion not simply because it’s the right thing to do, but also because it’s the key to our success. We are proud to foster an authentic and inclusive workplace For All. You are free and encouraged to bring your entire, unique self to work. First American is an equal opportunity employer in every sense of the term.

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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