First American Title

Solution Architect / Team Lead (Dallas/Remote/Permanent Work from Home)

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Industry Type: IT Sector
  • Industry Location: Dallas
  • Experience: NA
  • No. of Positions: 1
  • Primary Skills: Software Engineering JavaScript API
  • Secondary Skills: Linux Windows Management
  • Job Location: Dallas, Texas
  • Posted Date: Posted today
Job Description

Company Summary

Join our team! As a global leader in providing title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, First American (NYSE: FAF) is an ideal place to build your career. We have been entrusted with helping our customers achieve and protect their dream of homeownership since 1889. We believe that our people are the key to the company's continued success, and we invest in diverse talents and backgrounds and empower our teams to achieve more than they could anywhere else. First American has created an award-winning culture and has been named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list for the fifth consecutive year and to more than 50 regional Best Places to Work lists. For more information, please visit www.careers.firstam.com

Job Summary

***WORK FROM HOME OPPORTUNITY***

As the Software Engineering Team Lead, you will be responsible for supporting and contributing to the architecture, and design, as well as leading the development, and launch of new cloud-native application. You will have significant influence on our overall strategy by helping define product features, drive the system architecture, and spearhead the best practices that enable a quality product

We' want to talk to you if you're passionate about new opportunities and you have a demonstrated track record of success in delivering new features and products. To feel energized by this role, you'll 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.

TARGET TECHNOLOGY STACK:
React, JavaScript/TypeScript, AWS Lambdas, GraphQL/REST API, AWS API Gateway, NodeJS, AWS DynamoDB

DEVELOPMENT TOOLS:
Docker, Linux on Windows, AzureDevOps for pipelines, GIT, VSCode, NPM Package Management

Responsibilities

  • Design and develop a world-class secure cloud-native SaaS offering
  • Assist the team on product delivery by writing code and reviewing pull requests
  • Work in a fast-paced, agile product environment with small, focused teams
  • Mentor & grow engineers across the team, leading by example and insisting on high standards
  • Champion change; drive and set technical direction for the team



Knowledge and Skills/Technology Used

  • Eager to learn new languages and technologies.
  • Fluency with multi-platform software utilizing various programming environments and tools
  • Strong experience designing and developing solutions using cloud technology (preferable AWS)
  • Deep understanding on API strategies and best practices
  • Excellent skills in spoken and written English language.
  • 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
  • Rigorous focus on security at all levels of the application, a "shift left" mentality



Typical Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 2+ years of Solution architecture experience
  • 8+ years of experience in software engineering
  • Experience working with distributed teams is preferred



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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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