Director of Underwriting - Remote

$200,000 yearly
  • LC Staffing
  • Apr 23, 2021
Full time Banking

Job Description

Highly successful mortgage company is looking to add a Director of Underwriting to their close-knit team. This company operates in most states in the US, so remote work is an option. This family owned and operated, 40 year old mortgage company offers a fun, solution focused work environment, highly competitive salary, great benefits and stability.

Must have thorough understanding of Conventional, FHA, VA, USDA programs and guidelines.


  • Oversee the daily productivity and activities of underwriting team members to ensure expectations are met
  • Analyze workflows and time management of team members to maximize efficiency and increase productivity.
  • Weigh risk and make business decisions.
  • With a strong knowledge of the entire loan process; focus on loan underwriting, processing, and closing functions.
  • Develop and implement strategies, policies, and processes for a high quality loan portfolio and risk neutral loan delivery to investors. Establish loan quality standards to improve file quality and shorten the credit delivery cycle.
  • Develop a highly functional team through training and career path initiatives.
  • Assist with new loan product implementation.
  • Assist in the resolution of ineligible, problem loans, and repurchase requests and provide final underwriting decisions on loan files in dispute.
  • Underwrite FHA and VA loans, to include all activities associated with the underwriting process and procedures.
  • Work closely with managers, loan processors and originators to ensure conditions are completed and cleared.
  • Help others to ensure information is accurate and in compliance with guidelines, policies and requirements.
  • Project management and building consensus amongst peers and all levels of management.

This company is a five-star lender with branches across the country. They were recently named a top workplace in Mortgage Professionals of America Magazine, one of the 50 best places to work by Outside Magazine, and the best place to work in the Flathead Valley. They offer highly competitive pay, an informal, team-oriented work environment, an excellent variety of health benefits, 401k, holidays and generous Paid Time Off.

7+ years underwriting experience with FHA DE and VA LAPP/SAR certification required along with conforming and government product experience and mortgage industry regulation knowledge. 3+ years in a management or leadership level underwriting position required. Encompass LOS experience desired.

For more information, contact Amy at 406-752-0191 or email your resume directly to

Amy is LC Staffing’s Professional Placement Recruiter. She is motivated with over 14 years’ experience in locating, identifying and successfully placing candidates of all levels. Amy works across multiple industries including technology, healthcare, manufacturing, trades, hospitality management and finance. With a BA in Journalism from the University of Montana interviewing, recruiting and sourcing candidates comes natural to her. She changes lives every day by finding great people fantastic careers in the beautiful state of Montana.