Mortgage Underwriter (REMOTE)

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category
    Loan / Mortgage
  • Job reference:
  • Salary:
    $ 79450 - $ 88995
  • Job Type
    Direct Hire

Remote Mortgage Underwriter position in Chicago, IL (Work-From-Home)

Ajilon is looking for mortgage professionals to handle the loan closing process for one of nation’s fastest-growing residential mortgage organizations. If you’re interested in an opportunity to join a laid-back company with rapid growth potential, this position is for you!


  • Maintaining pipeline within a 24-hour turn-around time for upfront and final underwrite
  • Reviewing files upfront for initial credit decision based on checklists and guidelines
  • Underwriting a minimum of 40 loan points per month based on a weighted point scale for bonus
  • Grading loan applications and issuing loan approvals or escalating files to loan committee when necessary
  • Reviewing, correcting, and final-reviewing files throughout the process if requested by a loan processor
  • Adjusting condition sheets in Encompass with applicable conditions
  • Working with the post-closing department on any stipulations for closed files
  • Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of Mortgage Underwriter experience with exposure to appraisals, and covering FHA, VA, and Conventional Loan Programs (must have been in an underwriting role within the last 6 months)
  • Encompass Loan System experience
  • Associate Degree in business management or related field
  • SAR and/or DE strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated understanding of mortgage banking software, Mortgage Underwriting, FHA, VA, loans, purchase, and refinance transactions
  • Hours:

  • Monday – Friday; 8:00am – 5:00pm EST (1 Hour Lunch) (Flexible Hours) (OT Potential)
  • Report To:

  • Underwriting Supervisor
  • Compensation:

  • $79,450 - $88,995 Per Year (Depending on Experience; DE/SAR Eligible for More)
  • Annual Merit-Based Bonus Potential
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k w/ Match, FSA, HSA, Short & Long-Term Disability, Term Life, AD&D, Paid Holidays, Flexible PTO
  • 100% Remote / Work-From-Home
  • A Background and Credit Check are administered upon offer of employment

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