Make An Impact
With Your Inquiring Mind
Do you love a good mystery? You may have just uncovered the perfect career. A lot happens during the mortgage loan process between submitting the application and signing on the dotted line. At UWM, a career in Underwriting gives you the knowledge and power to help broker partners take borrowers from dream to dream loan.
Underwriters are curious, tech-savvy, personable problem solvers, who invest as much in their clients as they do in themselves. If you believe critical thinking isn’t nitpicking, but rather digging deeper to find what lies below the surface, a career in Underwriting could be the perfect fit for you. Let us help you develop a long-term professional career and do meaningful work that makes an impact in the process.
What Is Underwriting At UWM?
Underwriters combine problem solving skills with people skills to uncover the mysteries in every loan. They review the documentation supplied by a mortgage borrower to confirm that we here at UWM can lend money to that borrower and that they’ll be able to pay their mortgage back.
How Do I Become An Underwriter?
Paid Training and Continued Education
Whether you’re a recent college grad or an experienced professional looking for a new, long-lasting career, we provide all new team members with an initial 9 weeks of paid training and ongoing training and continued education with our nationally recognized training team.
“When I had joined UWM at first, I didn’t know what Fannie or Freddie was, I knew nothing of the mortgage industry or what the broker channel was. Now, I’m doing presentations for my senior capstone at school on Wholesale vs Retail market share and trends on first time homebuyers – all things that I learned outside of the classroom and from being in the industry myself. The fact that I knew nothing about loans and UWM turning me into a mortgage professional in less than two years is something that I am proud to claim.” – Mohammed Razon, Senior Underwriter
Be You Here
Your skills, drive, and natural passion for people are welcome here and will be keys to success in your Underwriting career. Our team members are at the core of everything we do, so we’ll support you in sharing and developing your strengths.
How Will I Help Others?
As an Underwriter here, you’ll make a difference in many ways. Our Underwriters are equal parts analytical and social, giving you the power to connect with team members and broker owners directly to do your best work.
The relationships you’ll build with your teammates on the floor and with broker teams over the phone will give you added support not found at any other company.
From helping a small business reach its goals, to helping a first-time buyer achieve the dream of owning their own home or helping a family fund a renovation, vacation, or education because they saved $150 per month through a refinance – you’ll be making a difference every single day.
“The UW team and UWM has helped me succeed and grow personally and professionally. Professionally I have excelled allowing me to gain experience in different departments, use our tools to tackle goals, and reach new limits I never thought I would. Personally, I have been able to become a homeowner, debt free (aside from mortgage) and I am able to support my family (two boys) on my own!” – Alana Timmerman, Team Lead, Senior Underwriting
What Our People Are Saying
Tyler Andries – Senior Underwriter
“I enjoy the direct customer contact. My brokers are like a second family to me. I know what’s going on in their world, how their days are going, and what I can do to help make things better. I like that we’re partners in this adventure which will change somebody’s world.”
Jake Moses, Team Lead, Senior Underwriting
“I love the fast pace, the excellent client service we provide to the broker partners, and really just the team collaboration we have where we all help each other and treat everyone like family. UWM has really put a positive impact on my life. I couldn’t imagine myself working for any other company. I would recommend UWM to any of my family and friends!”