(Remote) Senior Software Engineer
Santa Ana, California
Who We AreJoin 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 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
**Remote Work Welcome**
Be part of a transformative team that is shaping the way First American builds and delivers world-class technology products that fuel the real estate industry. We are looking for the best-of-the-best technology experts that will envision, design, build, and deliver innovative solutions that provide exceptional experiences and lasting value to our customers.
First American is seeking software engineering candidates to grow our team. An ideal candidate has strong technical expertise, a product mindset and takes a hands-on approach for building high-quality and sustainable software products. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will lead projects as part of a small, focused engineering delivery team, to build fast, clean, reliable code that drives business value for our customers. You will be a part of a transformative team, that’s mission is to modernize our core Title & Settlement platform using modern tools, techniques, and cloud native services.
What You’ll Do:
Code: You will be an active contributor to the codebase, designing, developing, testing, and deploying code supporting our most complex functional areas. You will architect and implement modern world-class, services that are scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant.
Collaborate/Partner: Collaborate with product management, solution architects, and other cross functional teams, to iteratively design, develop, and validate outcome driven technology solutions.
Operational Excellence: Implement solutions that are high quality, secure, and observable. Be an active member of the team contributing to reviews of designs, code, artifacts and metrics.
Continuous Improvement: Join a team determined to achieve ambitious goals, providing regular feedback, and driving continuous improvement.
What You’ll Bring:
5+ years’ experience as a software engineer.
Experience driving engineering best practices for a high-functioning software engineering teams through effective use of tools and automation.
Passion and expertise for building large-scale, back-end services and APIs, using modern architectures (Macro / Mini / Micro Services).
A strong understanding of software engineering principles and modern infrastructure operations.
Ability to build robust, high-scale, generic and reusable solutions.
Ability to mentor and influence software engineers to share knowledge and improve quality.
Ability to unblock yourself and help accelerate the team in achieving their goals.
Familiarity with deployment and observability strategies that support continuous delivery and high availability in a cloud native environment.
An outcome-oriented approach using metrics and data to understand development productivity metrics (e.g., code churn, commit size, test coverage, etc.) to inform areas for continuous improvement.
Ideally you will also have experience with:
C# (.NET Core, .NET Framework), TypeScript & React / Node.js or Golang
Containerized development (Docker)
Relational (MS SQL Server, PostegreSQL) and NoSQL (DynamoDB) databases
Automated software testing (unit, integration, contract)
Infrastructure automation tooling such as Terraform and Ansible
AWS Cloud Services: API Gateway, EC2, ECS, EKS, Faregate, ECR, EC2 Container Service, S3, Elastic File System, Lambda, RDS, Application Load Balancer, Step functions, SQS, Kinesis, SNS, EventHub, ElastiCache, CloudWatch, Secrets Manager, VPC, Subnets, Security Groups, Transit gateways
Working within a highly regulated industry such as Financial Services or Healthcare
Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, with strong relationship, collaborative, and organizational skills
Pay Range: $108,240 - $191,125 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.