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Summary of the Senior Data Analyst, GeoSpatial job at First American

First American is hiring a Senior Data Analyst, GeoSpatial with 5 - 10 years of experience. Based in United States - Santa Ana, CA and with Hybrid ways of working. The expected salary range for this role is $69,900 - $124,230
About First American

First American Title Insurance Company provides comprehensive title insurance protection and professional settlement services for homebuyers and sellers, real estate agents and brokers, mortgage lenders, commercial property professionals, homebuilders and developers, title agencies and legal professionals to facilitate real estate purchases, construction, refinances or equity loans.

First American's thorough title searches, title clearance and title insurance policies help to produce clear property titles and enable the efficient transfer of real estate.

As one of the largest title insurance companies in the nation, First American offers title insurance and settlement services through its direct operations and an extensive network of agents throughout the United States and internationally.

First American Title Insurance Company traces its history to 1889 and is the largest subsidiary of First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF).

Senior Data Analyst, GeoSpatial job description

The Underwriting Innovation Team is looking for promising new Senior Geospatial Data Analyst to help accelerate our digital transformation. We want diverse thinkers who know how to bring innovation to life by facilitating the design and development of simple, intuitive, and user-centered software solutions. You’ll help senior department leadership drive the transformation of a traditionally paper-based business by re-imagining underwriting as a digital experience, thinking through both the underwriter’s and customer’s lenses.

You will use Geographic Information System techniques to provide a better understanding of certain variables in a given geographic location. Research, acquire, analyze and maintain geographic information systems (GIS) datasets and relevant public records from responsible governmental agencies to enable processing of statutory and non-statutory disclosures. Extracts data from GIS software and uses varying analysis methods to arrive at results. Recommends strategies in response to GIS analysis. Coordinates special projects assigned by the GIS Manager

  • Candidate will need to be local to Southern California and will get to work on-site in First American's Corporate HQ in Santa Ana, CA 2-3 days a week.

What You'll Do:

  • Perform and document GIS needs assessments for special projects and technical tasks
  • Coordinate acquisition of public records needed for product development or enhancement
  • Design, document and recommend workflow and QA\QC process for creating and maintaining spatial data
  • Provide more advanced level support for complex tasks
  • Design, develop and document more complex scripts and customize GIS software to support workflow
  • Create metadata and assist with technical aspects of geospatial data
  • Assist Supervisor with assignment of team roles and responsibilities
  • Provide internal and external customer support for sales and technical issues
  • Identify and perform complex automation processes
Senior Data Analyst, GeoSpatial job requirements

What You'll Bring:

  • Must be proficient in a number of computer applications, but must specifically possess GIS software skills; knowledge of ESRI products, MapInfo, and MS Office is preferred
  • Strong background in GIS software required; working understanding or scripting languages preferred (e.g. VBA, Python, VB script, JavaScript)
  • Must be a geospatial subject matter expert possessing a knowledge of various high-level GIS concepts and software capabilities
  • Strong analytical and decision making skills
  • Knowledge of standard QA\QC processes and ability to provide QA\QC leadership
  • Proficient in geospatial database design, development and use
  • Domain-specific geospatial knowledge is a plus
  • Advanced database skills, including SQL
  • High School Diploma / GED required
  • BS/BA in Geography, Planning, related field or GIS Certification is preferred; other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted
  • Minimum 5 years professional experience with significant degree of technical knowledge
What we offer at First American

Salary Range: $69,900 - $124,230 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.

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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Senior Data Analyst, GeoSpatial

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February 26, 2024

About Our Company

First American Title Insurance Company provides comprehensive title insurance protection and professional settlement services for homebuyers and sellers, real estate agents and brokers, mortgage lenders, commercial property professionals, homebuilders and developers, title agencies and legal professionals to facilitate real estate purchases, construction, refinances or equity loans.

First American's thorough title searches, title clearance and title insurance policies help to produce clear property titles and enable the efficient transfer of real estate.

As one of the largest title insurance companies in the nation, First American offers title insurance and settlement services through its direct operations and an extensive network of agents throughout the United States and internationally.

First American Title Insurance Company traces its history to 1889 and is the largest subsidiary of First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF).

Job Description & Responsibilities

The Underwriting Innovation Team is looking for promising new Senior Geospatial Data Analyst to help accelerate our digital transformation. We want diverse thinkers who know how to bring innovation to life by facilitating the design and development of simple, intuitive, and user-centered software solutions. You’ll help senior department leadership drive the transformation of a traditionally paper-based business by re-imagining underwriting as a digital experience, thinking through both the underwriter’s and customer’s lenses.

You will use Geographic Information System techniques to provide a better understanding of certain variables in a given geographic location. Research, acquire, analyze and maintain geographic information systems (GIS) datasets and relevant public records from responsible governmental agencies to enable processing of statutory and non-statutory disclosures. Extracts data from GIS software and uses varying analysis methods to arrive at results. Recommends strategies in response to GIS analysis. Coordinates special projects assigned by the GIS Manager

  • Candidate will need to be local to Southern California and will get to work on-site in First American's Corporate HQ in Santa Ana, CA 2-3 days a week.

What You'll Do:

  • Perform and document GIS needs assessments for special projects and technical tasks
  • Coordinate acquisition of public records needed for product development or enhancement
  • Design, document and recommend workflow and QA\QC process for creating and maintaining spatial data
  • Provide more advanced level support for complex tasks
  • Design, develop and document more complex scripts and customize GIS software to support workflow
  • Create metadata and assist with technical aspects of geospatial data
  • Assist Supervisor with assignment of team roles and responsibilities
  • Provide internal and external customer support for sales and technical issues
  • Identify and perform complex automation processes

Requirements

What You'll Bring:

  • Must be proficient in a number of computer applications, but must specifically possess GIS software skills; knowledge of ESRI products, MapInfo, and MS Office is preferred
  • Strong background in GIS software required; working understanding or scripting languages preferred (e.g. VBA, Python, VB script, JavaScript)
  • Must be a geospatial subject matter expert possessing a knowledge of various high-level GIS concepts and software capabilities
  • Strong analytical and decision making skills
  • Knowledge of standard QA\QC processes and ability to provide QA\QC leadership
  • Proficient in geospatial database design, development and use
  • Domain-specific geospatial knowledge is a plus
  • Advanced database skills, including SQL
  • High School Diploma / GED required
  • BS/BA in Geography, Planning, related field or GIS Certification is preferred; other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted
  • Minimum 5 years professional experience with significant degree of technical knowledge

What we offer

Salary Range: $69,900 - $124,230 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.

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.

Apply now

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