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Principal Data Business Analyst - Hybrid Opportunity

Santa Ana, California

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Job ID R043444 Date posted Feb. 28, 2024 Category Data Management & Analytics Employment Type Full Time

Who We Are

Join a team that puts its People First! As a member of First American’s family of companies, Data & Analytics is a national provider of property-centric information, analytics, risk management and valuation solutions. First American maintains and curates the industry’s largest property and ownership dataset with over 7 billion document images. Our major platforms and products include: DataTree®, FraudGuard®, RegsData™, TaxSource™ and ACI®. The First American Data & Analytics division boasts more than 20 patents and remains at the forefront of innovation - leveraging technology and data to deliver best-in-class decisioning solutions. Fueled by our industry-leading data and using our technology and proprietary process, our solutions provide lenders, real estate and title companies with actionable insights - enabling them to make better, increasingly automated, decisions. With offices in all major metropolitan areas, including California and New York, DNA teams work collaboratively from across the country. 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

What We Do

Data Business Analysts are responsible for providing data analytical services to the business. This includes gathering operational data, examining past performance and providing recommendations on how to improve new data processes and increase data content.

What You’ll Do

  • Responsible for owning and managing new business process evaluations utilizing data trends
  • Regularly leads and manages a wide range of projects that produce data process improvements and data insight
  • Identifies problems, defines business process requirements develops solutions and implements solutions to increase data content and create new solutions to profit the business
  • Considers business implications of work flow and process to the current business environment
  • Manages projects involving data governance, data management, meta data management, and custom solutions
  • Partners with business partners and SMEs to create documentation of business processes, train offshore resources, and standardize operating procedures
  • Generates and creates reports for analysis
  • Regularly provides feedback & insight to development teams for improvements
  • Participates in projects involving new data aggregations & custom solutions
  • Serves as subject matter expert for creation of content to various departments
  • Provides feedback to business on specific data quality issues
  • Ability to function in a high-volume setting with tight deadlines.

What You’ll Bring

  • Excellent organizational, administrative and project management skills
  • Strong knowledge of, and previous experience working with Information Governance.
  • Strong knowledge of, and previous experience in various aspects of Data Management.
  • Experience, knowledge and understanding of tools and Data Visualization applications, highly desired.
  • Experience in developing custom forms and templates using InfoPath and SharePoint Designer, highly desired.
  • Successful track record of executing day to day operations, along with partnering in developing and completing projects in area of expertise.
  • Ability to identify broad issues, interview and formulate questions in order to identify and articulate complex business processes across functional lines
  • Strong diagnostic and analytical skills to identify issues and drive appropriate solutions
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in order to define business and technical parameters and lead teams
  • Proactively communicates and collaborates with external and internal customers to gather and analyze information needs and functional requirements
  • Works independently with users and team members to define concepts and under direction of project managers
  • Objective, creative, flexible and diplomatic team player, with the ability to communicate effectively with a broad range or employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to identify broad issues, articulate complex business processes and drive innovative data solutions
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement
  • Extensive latitude for independent judgment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship-building and teamwork skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 7-8 years of experience in data and business analysis

Salary Range: $80,000.00 to $120,000.00 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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