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Senior VA Mortgage Underwriter
Company: Wells Fargo
Location: Raleigh, NC
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 01/21/2021
Expire Date: 05/13/2021
Job Categories: Banking, Finance/Economics, Financial Services, Information Technology, Insurance, Law Enforcement, and Security, Military, Retail/Wholesale, Purchasing, Web Technology
Job Description
Senior VA Mortgage Underwriter
Job Description

Important Note: During the application process, ensure your contact information (email and phone number) is up to date and upload your current resume when submitting your application for consideration. To participate in some selection activities you will need to respond to an invitation. The invitation can be sent by both email and text message.  In order to receive text message invitations, your profile must include a mobile phone number designated as 'Personal Cell' or 'Cellular' in the contact information of your application.

At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers' financial needs and help them succeed financially. We're looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you'll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience.

Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

Wells Fargo's Consumer Lending businesses empower millions of customers to achieve their dreams every day. Whether it's buying a home, purchasing a car, funding a significant purchase, or making important daily credit card purchases, Consumer Lending provides important credit products and services that help our customers succeed. The group includes Home Lending, Auto, Credit Cards, Retail & Merchant Services, Personal Lending, Consumer Lending Control, and Consumer Lending Shared Services.

The Consumer Lending team partners with other businesses across Wells Fargo to create and deliver transformational experiences that help customers gain access to credit.  The vision for the Consumer Lending business is to leverage technology and data to make it simple for customers to easily access credit when and where they need it. Consumer Lending serves customers across the country through our distribution network of more than 5,300 retail banking branches and Home Lending offices as well as online and digital channels.

Wells Fargo is looking to hire Remote VA Mortgage Loan Underwriter 4's in our VA Mortgage Underwriting Division, who have a strong desire and passion to deliver an exceptional experience in helping customers with their home loan applications. If you thrive on working with high accuracy and attention to detail and working with a team to meet customer needs, we want to talk to you!

Roles & Responsibilities:

Responsible for reviewing, analyzing, approving and underwriting difficult, complex individual consumer requests and products within company and industry guidelines. Dependent on division, functions include reviewing financial statements, credit reports, and applicable ratios(i.e. Debt ratios, loan-to-value); examining transactions to ensure accuracy and completeness; preparing formal reports for review; ensuring that documents are consistent and uphold to company and industry guidelines; implementing fraud detection techniques, performing compliance reviews; assisting with re-negotiations of loans based on lending guidelines, serving as a consultant/technical resource on difficult problems and questions; handling escalated calls: providing work direction, feedback and training to underwriting staff including mentoring lower level underwriters on credit decisioning, department procedures and policies; delivering/facilitating of technical training to ensure organizational consistency. Has exception authority.

May act as a team lead and provide performance feedback to less senior underwriters.

May act as backup in absence of Supervisor.

This SAFE position has customer contact and job duties which may include the offering/negotiating of terms and/or taking an application for a dwelling secured transaction. As such, this position requires compliance with the S.A.F.E. Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008 and all related regulations. Ongoing employment is contingent upon meeting all such requirements, including acceptable background investigation results. Individuals in a SAFE position also must meet the Loan Originator requirements under Regulation Z (LO) outlined in the job expectations below.

Preferred locations are listed on the job posting. Other locations within the Wells Fargo footprint may be considered.

The salary range displayed below is based on a Full-time 40 hour a week schedule:

TX-San Antonio:  Min: $63,900 Mid: $90,000 Max: $116,100
NC-Charlotte:  Min: $63,900 Mid: $90,000 Max: $116,100
IL-Westchester:  Min: $70,300 Mid: $99,000 Max: $127,700
NC-Raleigh:  Min: $63,900 Mid: $90,000 Max: $116,100
MN-Minneapolis:  Min: $63,900 Mid: $90,000 Max: $116,100
IA-Des Moines:  Min: $63,900 Mid: $90,000 Max: $116,100
AZ-Chandler:  Min: $63,900 Mid: $90,000 Max: $116,100
CA-San Bernardino:  Min: $70,300 Mid: $99,000 Max: $127,700
CA-Concord:  Min: $76,700 Mid: $108,000 Max: $139,300
CO-Englewood:  Min: $63,900 Mid: $90,000 Max: $116,100
CA-San Diego:  Min: $70,300 Mid: $99,000 Max: $127,700
NY-Melville:  Min: $76,700 Mid: $108,000 Max: $139,300
PA-Philadelphia:  Min: $70,300 Mid: $99,000 Max: $127,700

Salary offered dependent on location.

Visit https://www.wellsfargo.com/about/careers/benefits/ for benefits information.

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of underwriting experience
  • 3+ years of credit underwriting experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Basic Microsoft Office skills
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to interact with all levels of an organization
  • Staff Appraisal Reviewer (SAR) License
  • Lender Appraisal Possessing Program Certification (LAPP)

Other Desired Qualifications
  • 3 out of last 5 years in mortgage credit underwriting
  • 1year + of Retail FHA/VA Underwriting experience

Job Expectations

  • This position requires SAFE registration at the time of employment. Wells Fargo will initiate the SAFE registration process immediately after your employment start date. The Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS) web site (http://fedregistry.nationwidelicensingsystem.org ) provides the MU4R questions and registration required for employment in this position.
  • Individuals in Loan Originator (LO) positions must meet the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau qualification requirements and comply with related Wells Fargo policies. The LO qualification requirements include meeting applicable financial responsibility, character, general financial fitness and criminal background standards. A current credit report will be used to assess your financial responsibility and credit fitness, however, a credit score is not included as part of the evaluation. Successful candidates must also meet ongoing regulatory requirements including additional screening, if necessary.
  • This position requires registration with a third-party vendor which will include verification using your Social Security number (or other federally approved identification information reflecting one s ability to work in the United States), personal email address and personal telephone number. It may also require the need to upload a photo of your driver s license or passport if the previously provided information cannot be confirmed
  • Ability to provide and work from a home office
  • This position requires compliance with all mortgage regulatory requirements and Wells Fargo's compliance policies related to these requirements including acceptable background check investigation results. Successful candidates must also meet ongoing regulatory requirements including additional screening and required reporting of certain incidents.

Salary Information

The salary range displayed below is based on a Full-time 40 hour a week schedule.

MN-Minneapolis: Min: $63,900 Mid: $90,000
NY-Melville: Min: $76,700 Mid: $108,000
CA-San Bernardino: Min: $70,300 Mid: $99,000
CO-Englewood: Min: $63,900 Mid: $90,000
AZ-Chandler: Min: $63,900 Mid: $90,000
CA-Concord: Min: $76,700 Mid: $108,000
NC-Charlotte: Min: $63,900 Mid: $90,000
TX-San Antonio: Min: $63,900 Mid: $90,000
NC-Raleigh: Min: $63,900 Mid: $90,000
IL-Westchester: Min: $70,300 Mid: $99,000
PA-Philadelphia: Min: $70,300 Mid: $99,000
CA-San Diego: Min: $70,300 Mid: $99,000
IA-Des Moines: Min: $63,900 Mid: $90,000

Street Address

TX-San Antonio: 4101 Wiseman Blvd - San Antonio, TX
NC-Charlotte: 1525 W Wt Harris Blvd - Charlotte, NC
IL-Westchester: 2 Westbrook Corporate Ctr - Westchester, IL
NC-Raleigh: 1100 Corporate Center Dr - Raleigh, NC
MN-Minneapolis: 2701 Wells Fargo Way - Minneapolis, MN
IA-Des Moines: 800 Walnut St - Des Moines, IA
AZ-Chandler: 2850 S Price Road - Chandler, AZ
CA-San Bernardino: 1003 E Brier Dr - San Bernardino, CA
CA-Concord: 1755 Grant Street - Concord, CA
CO-Englewood: 9780 S Meridian Blvd - Englewood, CO
CA-San Diego: 10421 Wateridge Cir - San Diego, CA
NY-Melville: 532 Broadhollow Rd - Melville, NY
PA-Philadelphia: 101 N Independence Mall E - Philadelphia, PA


All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.

Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

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