Data Analyst (Remote)

@First American Financial Corporation
  • Santa Ana, CA View on Map
  • Post Date : November 16, 2023
  • Apply Before : December 17, 2023
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  • Job ID 37173
  • Salary $63,540 - $112,960 a year
  • Career Level Manager
  • Experience Fresh
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Certificate

Job Description

Who We Are

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 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 Data Analyst will focus on gathering data requirements, maintaining healthy relationship with data owners and data stewards, and improving the availability and quality of data that is made available throughout the organization. In this role, you will expand your knowledge of the data assets available within the organization and act as the subject matter expert on the data and its utility for operational use.

The primary responsibility will include Investigating Data Quality issues and working with our business partners to understand the issues being presented, determining corrections that need to be made and coordinating with the internal team members to make appropriate corrections. The individual will partner closely with data owners, data stewards, business stakeholders, and engineers in managing data lifecycle.

What You’ll Do:

  • Acquire intimate knowledge of the data and business processes that creates and consumes the data by working closely with the Data Owners, Data Stewards, and business process owners.

  • Deep knowledge of Data Governance, Data Quality standards and associated DQ dimensions. Experience working with the business to guide them through the identification of Critical Data Elements and the data quality rules associated with them.

  • Acquire expertise of the information & data available in various systems and enterprise data platform within the organization.

  • Assist with the development, documentation, and communication of data requirements, data standards, and data quality rules.

  • Work with Data Owners to identify, analyze and create ingestion requirements for data assets from various internal and external sources.

  • Understand and document important contextual data about data assets stored and maintained within our analytical solutions (metadata, business context, quality)

  • Assess business requirements and provide appropriate recommendations and justifications related to data and existing analytical solutions.

  • Support ad-hoc requests related to data assets.

  • Assure our data assets are secure and adhere to the policy.

  • Partner with data stewards and data owners in developing data standards for critical data elements.

  • Define relevant requirements for data quality management throughout data life cycle.

  • Perform data analysis of identified data issues and recommend strategic and tactic remediations

  • Understand algorithms of moderate complexity

  • Ability to gather and analyze information to help make decisions about our data assets and its quality or use.

  • Participate in problem solving process for data quality issue management.

What You’ll Bring:

  • The ideal candidate will have an analytical mindset with the ability to process qualitative and quantitative data and draw insightful conclusions.

  • The Data Analyst will have excellent communication and presentation skills and is detail-oriented


  • Bachelor’s in Business, Statistics, Mathematics, Information Systems, or related work experience

  • 3 + years of business intelligence or data analysis experience

  • Extensive experience performing data quality reviews, analysis, and remediation.

  • Advanced knowledge in SQL with the ability to write complex queries.

  • Must be intellectually curious and motivated to continually learn

  • Knowledge in data modeling and data visualization tools

  • Knowledge and experience working with statistical models a plus.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Advanced problem-solving skills

  • Project planning and task management skills

  • Experience working with Python, R or Java code a plus.

Pay Range: $63,540 – $112,960

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.

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