Remote Sr. Back End Node.js Developer @ First American Financial Corporation - Santa Ana, CA

Remote Sr. Back End Node.js Developer

First American Financial CorporationSanta Ana, CA
9 hours ago

Who We Are

Join a team that puts its People First! As a member of First American's family of companies, National Commercial Services provides single-point service for simple to multi-property/multi-state national commercial real estate transactions. 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 eight 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

What We Do

The National Commercial Services (NCS) division is building out a best of breed application that will set the business apart for its competitors. The Senior Software Developer will participate in the design, development, coding, testing, debugging, and maintenance of software code for a web application that will serve our customers and employees. In this role, the developer will be responsible for contributing and delivering quality software while collaborating and supporting the team. You will work with business and technical staff to understand requirements and problems and develop specifications to resolve them.

What You'll Do

  • Design and build scalable enterprise web applications with AWS serverless ecosystem
  • Write lots of clean, readable, and reusable JavaScript code
  • Engage daily with your distributed, remote engineering team working on different layers of the infrastructure
  • Collaborate with product designers and clients to clarify requirements, prototype functionality and build products
  • Plan, estimate and prioritize work in a remote, distributed team environment
  • Provides maintenance of developed software including regression testing and debugging.
  • Formulates, defines, and documents system scope and objectives for assigned projects.
  • Formulate and define system scope and objectives through research and fact-finding to develop or modify internal business systems.
  • Build test automation suites to ensure the quality of guest impacting products

What You'll Bring

  • 5 + years of professional experience
  • Strong server-side development experience utilizing Node.js – emphasis on TypeScript
  • Previous professional experience with AWS and Dynamo DB is required
  • Experience writing reusable libraries and clean, readable TypeScript code
  • Good understanding of Node.js and its limitations, weaknesses, and workarounds
  • Strong hands-on experience using Git is required
  • Familiarity with continuous integration
  • Experience working within an Agile/Scrum environment.
  • Understanding of front-end concepts and technology (React, TypeScript)
  • Unit testing experience emphasis on JestProficient in CI/CD and DevOps process
  • Previous experience collaborating on highly distributed teams
  • Quick starter within your area of expertise and steps up to challenges outside of it
  • Thrives on collaborating with other team members and across disciplines
  • Welcomes feedback and sees it as an opportunity for reflection and improvement
  • Always learning - Whether you are learning to help your team to work through new concepts and technology
  • You are astute, you know when to push an issue and when to let things lie
  • You are friendly - you reach out to your teammates even if they aren’t on your project team
  • You can work through ambiguity - you aren’t shy about asking questions to gain clarity
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Pay Range: $80,000 – $166,000 annually

This hiring range is a reasonable estimate of the base pay range for this position at the time of posting. Pay is based on a number of factors which may include job-related knowledge, skills, experience, business requirements and geographic location.

What We Offer

By choice, we don’t simply accept individuality – we embrace it, we support it, and we thrive on it! Our People First Culture celebrates diversity, equity and inclusion not simply because it’s the right thing to do, but also because it’s the key to our success. We are proud to foster an authentic and inclusive workplace For All. You are free and encouraged to bring your entire, unique self to work. First American is an equal opportunity employer in every sense of the term.

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.