Conforming Mortgage Loan Underwriter – Remote

Wells Fargo
June 2, 2021
Jacksonville, FL
Job Type


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 are looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. We are seeking candidates who embrace diversity, equity and inclusion in a workplace where everyone feels valued and inspired.

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; Cards, Retail and 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 expand our Conforming Mortgage Underwriting Team and hire a number of Telecommute Mortgage Loan Underwriter 3 positions 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 large, unusual or complex individual consumer requests and products within company and industry guidelines. Dependent on division and complexity of underwriting, functions may include reviewing financial statements, credit reports, and applicable ratios(i.e. Debt ratios, loan-to-value); evaluating; 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; contacting customers and partners to gather information to make appropriate decisions, explain rationale behind credit decision. May provide work direction and/or training to lower level team members and provide performance feedback to supervisor/manager. 

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.'

Salary range is determined by the location of the job.

The salary range displayed below is based on a Full-time 40 hour a week schedule:
FL-Jacksonville: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000 Max: $103,200
FL-Orlando: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000 Max: $103,200
GA-Atlanta: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000 Max: $103,200
TX-Dallas: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000 Max: $103,200
TX-Austin: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000 Max: $103,200
TX-Houston: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000 Max: $103,200
TN-Nashville: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000 Max: $103,200
NY-Buffalo: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000 Max: $103,200
IN-Indianapolis: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000 Max: $103,200
AL-Birmingham: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000 Max: $103,200
NE-Omaha: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000 Max: $103,200
MO-Kansas City: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000 Max: $103,200
KS-Overland Park: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000 Max: $103,200
SC-Columbia: Min: $51,100 Mid: $72,000 Max: $92,900
OH-Columbus: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000 Max: $103,200
MS-Gulfport: Min: $51,100 Mid: $72,000 Max: $92,900
UT-Salt Lake City: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000 Max: $103,200
NV-Las Vegas: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000 Max: $103,200
AZ-Tucson: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000 Max: $103,200
FL-Tampa: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000 Max: $103,200
CA-Fresno: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000 Max: $103,200
WA-Spokane: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000 Max: $103,200
ID-Boise: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000 Max: $103,200
NV-Reno: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000 Max: $103,200
MI-Birmingham: Min: $62,500 Mid: $88,000 Max: $113,500
CA-Sacramento: Min: $62,500 Mid: $88,000 Max: $113,500
MD-Frederick: Min: $62,500 Mid: $88,000 Max: $113,500 

Required Qualifications

  • 4+ years of underwriting experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Basic Microsoft Office skills
  • Strong analytical skills including analyzing complex data
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to interact with all levels of an organization
  • 3+ years of experience with income analysis including exposure to reviewing self-employment, corporate, and partnerships tax returns
  • Ability to work effectively in a virtual team environment

Other Desired Qualifications

  • Extensive experience with Agency or Commercial underwriting products 
  • Advanced asset analysis and experience working with all types, and extensive experience with layering risk and evaluation
  • Experience working with sales and fulfillment partners

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 ( ) 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.
  • 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.

FL-Jacksonville: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000
FL-Orlando: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000
GA-Atlanta: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000
TX-Dallas: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000
TX-Austin: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000
TX-Houston: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000
TN-Nashville: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000
NY-Buffalo: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000
IN-Indianapolis: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000
AL-Birmingham: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000
NE-Omaha: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000
MO-Kansas City: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000
KS-Overland Park: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000
SC-Columbia: Min: $51,100 Mid: $72,000
OH-Columbus: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000
MS-Gulfport: Min: $51,100 Mid: $72,000
UT-Salt Lake City: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000
NV-Las Vegas: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000
AZ-Tucson: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000
FL-Tampa: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000
CA-Fresno: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000
WA-Spokane: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000
ID-Boise: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000
NV-Reno: Min: $56,800 Mid: $80,000
MI-Birmingham: Min: $62,500 Mid: $88,000
CA-Sacramento: Min: $62,500 Mid: $88,000
MD-Frederick: Min: $62,500 Mid: $88,000

Street Address

FL-Jacksonville: 3563 Philips Hwy - Jacksonville, FL
FL-Orlando: 11050 Lake Underhill Rd - Orlando, FL
GA-Atlanta: 3579 Atlanta Ave - Atlanta, GA
TX-Dallas: 8115 Preston Rd - Dallas, TX
TX-Austin: 9442 N Capital Of Texas Hwy - Austin, TX
TX-Houston: 2700 Post Oak Blvd - Houston, TX
TN-Nashville: 150 3rd Ave S - Nashville, TN
NY-Buffalo: 6700 Main St - Buffalo, NY
IN-Indianapolis: 8888 Keystone Xing - Indianapolis, IN
AL-Birmingham: 2501 20th Pl S - Birmingham, AL
NE-Omaha: 13330 California St - Omaha, NE
MO-Kansas City: 9572 N McGee St - Kansas City, MO
KS-Overland Park: 7500 College Blvd - Overland Park, KS
SC-Columbia: 101 Greystone Blvd - Columbia, SC
OH-Columbus: 445 Hutchinson Ave - Columbus, OH
MS-Gulfport: 375 Courthouse Rd - Gulfport, MS
UT-Salt Lake City: 5201 Amelia Earhart Dr - Salt Lake City, UT
NV-Las Vegas: 4425 Spring Mtn Rd - Las Vegas, NV
AZ-Tucson: 4051 E Sunrise Dr - Tucson, AZ
CA-Fresno: 8405 N Fresno - Fresno, CA
WA-Spokane: 41 W Riverside Ave - Spokane, WA
ID-Boise: 3033 Elder St - Boise, ID
NV-Reno: 6005 Plumas St - Reno, NV
MI-Birmingham: 34100 Woodward Ave - Birmingham, MI
CA-Sacramento: 400 Capitol Mall - Sacramento, CA
MD-Frederick: 8480 Stagecoach Cir - Frederick, MD


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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