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Oscar M., Production Coordinator

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Lead Data Science Engineer (Remote)

Santa Ana, California-Remote; Florida-Remote; Illinois-Remote; New York-Remote; Texas-Remote; Washington-Remote;

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Job ID R043895 Date posted Mar. 26, 2024 Category Information Technology Employment Type Full Time

Who We Are

Join a team that puts its People First! First American's Direct division provides comprehensive title insurance protection and professional settlement services for real estate purchases, refinances and equity loans. 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 eight 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 currently searching for a Lead Data Science Engineer to join our team. This role involves building and deploying customer consolidation models using various machine learning and deep learning techniques, such as NLP methods, data enablement, and deep learning. The successful candidate will lead and manage exploratory analysis, data pipeline construction, and end-to-end model building for large scale production systems, while also working closely with team members to drive innovation, optimize data delivery, and troubleshoot data issues. They will also have the opportunity to work with large datasets and directly impact our Sales and operational teams. We are looking forward to finding the right person to join us in this endeavor.

What You'll Do:
50% of time will be spent leading and 50% collaborating/contributing

•        Perform exploratory analysis, construct data pipelines, build machine learning & deep-learning models. End-to-end from POC to deployment for large scale production systems.
•        Monitor, support, optimize, and continuously improve the deployed solutions and take care of during day-to-day operations.
•        Design and implement scalable models with continuous monitoring and feedback system to enable automatic model training.
•        Viewed as a data expert; drives innovation and plays a key role in the department. Participates in highly visible initiatives that have broad impact.
•        Design, review code, validate and document architectures and applications.
•        Collaborate closely with product, delivery and cross-functional teams to ensure design/architecture/deliverables support business requirements and align with best-practices.
•        Troubleshoot and resolve a wide range of data issues.
•        Makes innovative recommendations to improve data reliability, efficiency, and quality.
•        Required to perform duties outside of normal work hours based on business needs.


 What You'll Bring:  
•    Bachelor’s degree in computer science/related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
•    8-10 years of related experience
•    Proficient with SQL, T-SQL and Neo4j Graph-cypher queries
•    Advanced to expert-level proficiency in Python and Enabling data using API’s
•    Experience developing end-to-end Data and ML solutions and leading solution diagnosis, including designing & architecting machine learning models that solve business problems & fit into the overall engineering framework, experimentation, model pipeline build, performance optimization, integration and deployment.
•    Demonstrate expertise in data modeling, database maintenance, monitoring and performance tuning on SQL Server, snowflake, Neo4J-Graph DB and other NoSQL databases.
•    Analytical, creative thinker and innovative analytical person
•    Perform thorough testing and data validation to ensure the accuracy of data transformations.
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills, with precise documentation
•    Working knowledge/proficient in modern cloud computing technology

Pay Range: $86,100 - $191,800 annually

This hiring range is a reasonable estimate of the base pay range for this position at the time of posting.  Pay is based on a number of factors which may include job-related knowledge, skills, experience, business requirements and geographic location.

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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