Senior Data Solutions Engineer

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Senior Data Solutions Engineer

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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

The Senior Data Solutions Engineer will use Agile methodologies to create modern and advanced data solutions. Responsibilities include research and design of high-performance data engineering solutions and Big Data technologies. This lead resource will partner closely with data scientists, engineers, and business stakeholders to deeply understand what problems needed to be solved, as well as recommending and implementing technology solutions that align with business goals and our overall architecture.

The ideal candidate will have an analytical mindset with the ability to process qualitative data to draw insightful conclusions from data and have a solid technical and systems background, primarily focused on new data and analytical solutions and technologies.


  • Develop, test and maintain data solutions to support advanced analytics across various groups
  • Assess user requirements and provide appropriate technical recommendations and justifications
  • Create data pipelines that reliably and efficiently serve up relevant data for analysis
  • Put processing systems that take real-time raw data and prepare it for advanced analytics
  • Understand code and processes that utilize data to make recommendations or changes to optimize performance and resource usage
  • Develop logical data models and methods to transform, cleanse, and normalize raw data into high-quality datasets
  • Act as a lead to the ETL development group that focused on providing data for reporting and analysis
  • Work with data scientists to identify, analyze and collect data from numerous internal and external sources
  • Assure new technologies and data pipelines are secure and adhere to the policy
  • Understand and deploy multiple types of standard algorithms of moderate to high complexity
  • Provide recommendations for configurations to proactively address infrastructure concerns
  • Follow Agile software design methodology
  • Work to get a good understanding of advanced analytical models


  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Information System or related work experience
  • 7+ years of business intelligence or big data engineering experience
  • Exceptional SQL skills
  • In-depth knowledge of technical approaches in design, build, testing and debugging problems related to data and analytical solutions
  • Must be intellectually curious and motivated to learn continually.
  • Experience with open source technologies and distributed data processing
  • Expertise in data modeling, ELT processes, and OLAP technologies
  • Experience with building data integrations using APIs, streaming technologies (Spark, Kafka) and other data integration patterns
  • Experience with Talend/Snowflake is a big plus
  • Knowledge and experience working with statistical models a big plus
  • Experience working on cloud environments a plus
  • Hands-on experience with CI/CD tools a plus
  • Experience working with Python, R or Java code a big plus
  • Experience with Git or other version controls
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


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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Published 2021-09-04

First American looks for a Senior Data Solutions Engineer in Santa Ana, CA 92707 location.

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