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REMOTE - Sr. Backend Engineer

Santa Ana, California

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Job ID R038352 Date posted Jan. 24, 2023 Category Information Technology Employment Type Full Time

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

Job Summary

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 a Sr. Backend Engineer interested 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 in NodeJS leveraging AWS API Gateway, Lambda, EventBridge, SQS, and other serverless technologies

  • Support frontend engineers who are leveraging React.js 

  • Design database schemas for DocumentDB and Postgres 

  • Develop locally, empowered by Docker and tools like Figma, VSCode and DBeaver

  • Provide expertise and mentorship to other engineers.

Knowledge and Skills

  • 3+ years of significant development experience with any modern JavaScript / Typescript framework but also interested in working in Node.js (our current development environment) 

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

  • Experience with git preferred

  • Experience developing in a Docker environment preferred

  • Experience with SQL, familiarity with NoSQL a plus.

  • Experience working with distributed, cross-functional team is preferred


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

Typical Range of Experience

  • Typically 5-7 years of directly related experience

  • Experience working with distributed team is preferred

**Open to remote candidates**

Pay Range: $87,900 - $211,000 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.




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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