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Data Scientist

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 six 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

How would you like to work for one of Fortune’s top 100 Best Places to Work in 2020? At First American, we believe in People First and it shows in the passion and energy of our employees. We are seeking a Data Scientist to join our growing team. The ideal candidate will be intricately involved in performing analysis and developing models to support business decisions and manage risk. This individual will work with a variety of data assets from multiple sources using a variety of techniques, ranging from simple data aggregation via statistical analysis to complex data mining and machine learning tasks. This is a perfect opportunity for the successful candidate to become part of an innovative and energetic team that designs, develops, and implements the most valuable business solutions for the entire organization.

Data Scientist

Identifies business trends and problems through complex data analysis. Interprets results from multiple sources using a variety of techniques, ranging from simple data aggregation via statistical analysis to complex machine learning. Designs, develops and implements the most valuable business solutions for the organization.

Essential Functions:

  • Leverage skills in handling very large datasets to perform exploratory analysis, construct relevant variables, and perform sample design.
  • Build complex predictive models to substantially improve business operations.
  • Act as technical expert to recommend and develop innovative analytic solutions.
  • Communicate and present results to internal audiences, senior leadership, prepare presentations and documentation of models and analytical solutions.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Experience with large datasets
  • Knowledge and experience with diverse statistical and machine learning methods (e.g. - GLM/Regression, Decision Trees, Clustering, PCA, SVM, Classification, Ensemble methods etc.)
  • Demonstrated proficiency with machine learning languages such as Python or R
  • Understanding of RDBs and interactive SQL programming skills
  • Aptitude for picking up new technologies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • BS or equivalent in Mathematics, Statistics, or Computer Science
  • MS in Mathematics, Statistics, or Computer Science degree preferred

Typical Range of Experience:

  • MS/MA in a related quantitative field or BA/BS with 2-3 years’ of related work experience

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.


Published 2021-12-04

First American looks for a Data Scientist in Santa Ana, CA 92707 location.

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