Lead Software Engineer
Company: First American Financial Corporation
Location: La Mirada
Posted on: January 21, 2023
Join a team that puts its People First! As a member of the First
American family of companies, First American Trust is a federal
savings bank that has provided banking, wealth management, and
trust solutions on a national, full-service basis for more than
five decades. 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
As a Lead Software Engineer, you will be responsible for 100% hands
on coding as well as supporting and contributing to the
architecture, design of cloud-native applications & mentoring
junior software engineers. We're interested in talking to you if
you're passionate about new opportunities and you have a
demonstrated track record of success in delivering new features and
products. You love coding and find yourself keeping up with the
latest technology trends. You tinker, explore and regularly read to
stay in touch with the development community and are passionate
about discovering ways to improve quality, reusability,
extensibility and consistency. You are multi-faceted with a great
mix of technical and interpersonal skills, which enables you to
succeed in highly collaborative and agile work environments. You
are very comfortable leading the charge on multiple fronts and
working outside your comfort zone to work on multiple initiatives
- Contribute to design, development, coding, testing, debugging,
and deploying of software in an Azure cloud environment.
- Modify and enhance existing applications as well as assist the
team on product delivery by writing code and reviewing pull
- Independently define, prioritize goals and tasks in a
fast-paced agile product environment with small, focused
- Communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders to
ensure project success.
- On call by rotation and after-hours support driven by business
- Propose solutions to tough problems, build consensus among team
& mentor junior developers.
- Very comfortable working outside your comfort zone, lead the
charge on multiple fronts and work on multiple initiatives in
parallel as needed. Be able to assist other product teams on tough
problems as needed. Required Qualifications
- More than 8 to 10 years of experience in cloud-native
applications (Azure strongly preferred, AWS is also ok) using
Python (must have).
- Strong RDBMS experience (PostgreSQL, MS SQL etc.) designing
tables & writing queries. NoSQL experience is a strong plus.
- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination
of education and experience.
- We willing to and be able to rapidly pick up new technologies
as needed. Desired Skills
- Strong knowledge of professional software engineering practices
& best practices for the full software development life cycle,
including coding standards, code reviews, source control
management, build processes, testing, CI/CD, and DevOps.
- Fluency with multi-platform software utilizing various
programming environments and tools.
- Deep understanding on API strategies, Integration Patterns and
- Excellent communication skills in spoken and written English
- Eager to learn new languages and technologies. TARGET
Relational Databases (PostgreSQL,MySQL etc.),NoSQL Databases
Docker, Linux on Windows, AzureDevOps for pipelines, GIT, VSCode,
NPM Package Management.
Pay Range: $94,800 - $152,900
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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