Wholesale Mortgage Underwriting - Subject Matter Expert (Remote)

Posted 3 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Do you have extensive underwriting experience?Are you BIG on helping business units determine best practices & efficiencies?Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment?Are you a team player looking to make a difference and help others?Then this might be just the opportunity for you!Here at Fairway, we strongly believe the way we do things is just as important as what we do. Our Core Values define how we work together as team, support individual growth, and guide us indetermining how we can best serve our customers, team members and communities. As a member of our Mortgage Wholesale Operations team, YOU can be a difference maker!The Wholesale Mortgage Undewriting - Subject Matter Expert (SME) position is responsible for providing the knowledge and expertise in a specific subject for business department projects. Functions as a liaison between department staff, development teams, and corporate training to ensure content and communication for projects is complete and accurate. Serves as proxy for department manager for project requests and prioritization. Provides business knowledge and analytical skills to assist in solving problems, improving processes, and refining requirements.(NOTE: Previous underwriting experience required. Previous wholesale underwriting experience strongly preferred. This role is 100% remote, open to qualified candidates located anywhere in the U.S.)Essential Job Functions:Partners with department managers and staff to prepare enhancement requests, identifying root causes of issues and/or potential areas of improvement or efficiency gainsAnalyzes and documents current and future optimized business process models that accurately reflect user workflowsProvides a holistic approach and process flow orientation to analysisPartners with Solutions Analyst to define, develop, test, and implement short-term and long-term projects that improve department workflowLeads coordination for training and communication for Encompass Changes and Releases Works with Policy and Procedures department to update and ensure complianceMaintains partnership relationship with development teams to meet business needs and demandsCollaborates to refine requirements or mitigate issues discovered in project testingManages pipeline of projects and/or enhancements that align with the departments strategic goalsCommunicates with assigned resources to ensure on-time completion of planned tasksCommunicates with counterparts and business partners to ensure continuing alignment with project objectivesNon-Essential Job Functions:Participates in and leads proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goalsAdopts Fairway values in personal work behaviors, decision making, contributions and interpersonal interactionsContributes to a positive work environment by demonstrating cultural expectations and influencing others to reward performance and value "can do" people, accountability, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, continuous improvement, collaboration, creativity and funPerforms other duties as assignedRequired Knowledge and Skills:Solid knowledge and understanding of a variety of loan programs: Conventional, FHA, USDA, VA, etc. Solid knowledge and understanding of developing specific and realistic goals and plans to prioritize, organize, track, and accomplish workSolid knowledge and understanding of current business acumenSolid knowledge and understanding of mortgage lending processes, procedures, and regulationsSolid knowledge and understanding of Encompass LOSSolid knowledge and understanding of mortgage best practicesSolid knowledge and understanding of customer service and intrapersonal best practicesRequired Education and Experience:Bachelors Degree or equivalent education and work experience3+ years of experience in the mortgage industry in a direct line of business role (wholesale mortgage lending)Experience with agile project management methodology a plusDemonstrated experience with Encompass LOSDemonstrated experience designing and implementing creative solutions to meet needs of business lineDemonstrated experience thinking critically to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternate solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problemsDemonstrated experience discussing complex business and technology issues with technical and non-technical business users and customersDemonstrated experience reporting, analyzing, interpreting, and researching informationDemonstrated experience with analytical research, critical thinking, problem solving, and making solid business decisionsDemonstrated experience communicating with all levels of managementDemonstrated experience effectively managing relationships with internal and external partnersDemonstrated experience working in a fast paced and changing environmentDemonstrated experience with attention to detail, time management, written and oral communication, multi-tasking, and working in a team atmosphere adhering to tight deadlinesDemonstrated experience with MS Office software productsIf the above job describes you and youre interested in becoming a part of the Fairway team, please Apply Now to complete our application process. Be sure to include a resume with your application. #LI-AT1#LI-Remote