Senior Mortgage Underwriter


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Located in Olympia, WA

Salary: $28.59-$42.89

Express is now hiring a Senior Mortgage Underwriter for a local Credit in Thurston County. This is a Direct Hire with the business and will be a full-time long-term position. The schedule will be a Monday-Friday 8:30AM-5:30PM and the pay range is negotiable depending on experience but will range from $28.59-$42.89/hr. This company offers an excellent benefits package including retirement and paid leave.  


Job Duties:

  • Manage day to day physical and financial operation of the assigned portfolio, including serving as the primary liaison with owners, vendors, and tenants.
  • Underwriting first mortgage loans, ensuring compliance with regulators, state, and federal agencies in addition to Secondary Market investor standards
  • Analyzing and interpreting various types of credit documentation to maximize credit and minimize risk and potential loss
  • Interpreting and maintaining an expert understanding of FNMA, FHA/VA, USDA’s, and portfolio guidelines to make sound credit decisions
  • Evaluating appraisals, financial statements, credit reports, title policies and any other documents need to develop sound underwriting decisions
  • Performing condominium reviews and approvals
  • Determining and reviewing conditions, stipulations, and funding requirements
  • Providing excellent member service
  • Ensuring loan requests meet program and product specifications or counteroffer to a more appropriate product and/or program.
  • Communicating the decision (approval, suspense, counter-offer or denial) to the appropriate staff
  • Working with loan officers and/or processing staff to troubleshoot complex mortgage loan scenarios


Job Requirements:

  • Current working knowledge of the mortgage industry’s underwriting requirements, programs and compliance guidelines.
  • Minimum of 5 years of Mortgage Underwriting experience as a FNMA or FHLMC underwriter.
  • FHA/VA and USDA writing experience is a huge plus!



Email your resume to:

Or Call Ashley at 360-539-7905



Express Office: Olympia
1120 Harrison Avenue Northwest
Olympia, WA 98502
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