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Underwriter (Mortgage)

Baltimore, MD, Maryland
Great Mortgage Underwriter, 100% REMOTE opportunity! For this direct hire/ full-time position the ideal candidate will be responsible for mortgage loans originated by correspondents according to guidelines set by NFM Lending, FNMA, FHLMC, FHA, and VA, for underwriting loans and ensuring compliance with department guidelines, state and federal laws, and lending regulation. Our client is offering, a signing bonus and performance incentives.  They also have a comprehensive benefit package including 401K plan with company match.  This opportunity won’t last long.  Apply Today!
Mortgage Underwriter Responsibilities
  • Underwrite FHA, VA, Jumbo, and Conforming loans including High Balance and CDA
  • Approve, decline or counteroffer loans within limits of assigned authority
  • Underwrite a minimum number of units per month. Maintain a daily workload as needed to ensure prompt turnaround time as dictated by senior management
  • Approve, decline, or suspend/return residential mortgage loan submissions; must be responsible to meet deadlines when heavy periods of volume exist throughout the month
  • Function as a technical resource to business channel associates
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent credit risk and self-employed analysis skills
  • Strong mathematical and computer skills
  • As part of a Team, ability and attitude to work closely with Loan Originators, when necessary
  • Effective and responsive telephone etiquette
  • Willingness/ability to work overtime as requested by Manager when business needs require

Mortgage Underwriter Qualifications
  • At least 3+ year of experience in underwriting Conventional and FHA mortgage loans
  • Familiarity with home loans and residential mortgages such as FHA, USDA, VA, conventional loan guidelines, and loan products
  • Excellent decision-making and communication skills
  • Must have experience using LOS: Encompass
  • Must have a home environment that is conducive to work from home

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