Lewis James Professional

Mortgage Underwriter

Lewis James Professional is a woman-owned staff augmentation, project consulting and direct hire search and placement firm. We are currently seeking a Mortgage Underwriter for a direct-hire opportunity with a financial services client.


  • Perform detailed underwriting analysis of client’s mortgage loan products including calculating all income type, calculating complex financial analysis, analyzing title reports and lien information, reviewing all financial statements, and reviewing all additional documentation prior to approval.
  • Ensure that all loan files are documented to meet portfolio and investor guidelines to ensure marketability and maintain quality standards.
  • Develop and maintain a strong understanding of Mortgage Lending products, policies, processes, and their required documentation.
  • Loans to be adequately conditioned to meet Mortgage Lending products, policies, processes, and their required documentation.
  • Adhere to all compliance regulations and controls.
  • Conduct proactive and effective pipeline management to ensure that metrics are met.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationship with co-workers, internal and external clients, business partners and vendors.


  • 5+ years of mortgage loan underwriting experience.
  • Excellent Communication skills, both written and verbal, in relating to internal and external clients.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in basic computer applications, such as mortgage automated processing systems and Microsoft Office software products.
  • Ability to travel, occasionally overnight.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field, or equivalent education and related training.
  • Basic knowledge of bank services and products.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Direct Endorsement and Staff Appraisal Reviewer Certifications.
  • FHA/VA/Bond Experience.
  • Jumbo, Wealth and Construction Experience.

For immediate consideration, please click “Apply” and use Job Code BHJOB11837_2514. You may also send a copy of your resume to: resumes@lewisjamesprofessional.com and enter only the following job code in the subject line: BHJOB11837_2514. Lewis James Professional is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V