Mortgage Underwriter (Austin/Remote)

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Job Description

The HT Group is currently partnering with a rapidly growing, Austin-area mortgage lender for an experienced Mortgage Underwriter for an immediate need. This role can be 100% remote for individuals in the State of Texas and/or local to Austin.

The ideal candidate will ensure that high-qualified customers meet the firm's eligibility criteria and support the optimization of the firm's mortgage underwriting policies and procedures to ensure they originate high-quality loans that conform to investor and internal requirements. This position will require cross-functionally with other critical teams including product, engineering, and customer experience among others.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Underwriting agency conforming and jumbo residential mortgage loans
  • Contributing to the ground-up build out of our mortgage origination process
  • Collaborating with internal teams to creatively solution for challenging underwriting scenarios
  • Reviewing escalation and exception requests


  • 3+ years of experience underwriting FNMA, FHLMC, FHA and Non-Conforming (Jumbo) mortgages, wholesale underwriting experience a plus
  • Expert knowledge of Desktop Underwriter (DU) and purchase mortgage underwriting
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high production environment