REMOTE Lead Software Engineer

Location: Seattle, WA (98164)
Company: First American Financial Corporation
Industry: IT
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: Today
Company Summary

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 ForĀ® 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

Job Description

We want an experienced Engineer who will take a leadership role in ensuring the quality of their squad's technical output, both by directly contributing to the codebase and by collaborating directly with their team. Also ensure adherence to architecture standards, enforcing coding standards and guidelines

Responsibilities and Duties

As a Lead, you will work closely with the Engineering Manager, Architect, Product Manager and guide the team thru

  • Team coordination including design, development, and maintenance of software code

  • Performs Pull Requests, Code reviews for coding best practices and security requirements.

  • Mentors team members as needed to help develop their skill sets.

  • Collaborate with architect group in design sessions

  • Be responsible for contributing to the actual codebase as an individual contributor

  • Partner with Product Managers to produce delivery estimates and manage the transition from analysis through to design and delivery.

  • Provide regular and effective progress updates to and work closely with management to communicate any delivery risks or issues.

  • Coordinate production Releases

  • Occasionally perform duties outside of normal work hours based on business needs.

Technology Stack

An ideal candidate will have a demonstrable understanding and/or hands-on experience with most of the following technologies:

  • 7+ years of experience in Microsoft Work Loads Including Microsoft.NET (C#, .Net Framework, .Net Core) and SQL Server, including data modelling, indexing and basic performance considerations and writing stored procedures

  • 3+ years with .NET Core and thorough understanding of concepts such as dependency injection, asynchronous programming, RESTful APIs

  • 2+ years of experience in AWS Cloud (EC2, EC2 Container Service, S3, Elastic File System, Elastic Beanstalk, Lambda, RDS) and CI/CD Pipeline

  • Good to have

    • Infrastructure as a Code (IaC), Terraform, Ansible

    • Test Automation Frame work

    • Git

    • Containers

    • Microservices

Qualifications and Skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Proven leadership abilities.

  • Constantly updating technical knowledge and skills and mentoring others to increase the skill level of the team

  • Ability to convey technical and conceptual ideas/topics to non-technical personnel

  • Good presentation skills

  • Understanding of infrastructure design for complex enterprise level applications.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with cross functional teams

Typical Education

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

Typical Range of Experience

  • 7+ years of directly related experience

  • Previous supervisory experience is must

  • Experience working with distributed team is preferred

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.

Web Reference : AJF/378622186-202
Posted Date : Mon, 27 Jun 2022

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