Sr. Underwriter

Sr. Underwriter Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Sr. Underwriter to join our team.


  • Maintain an acceptable underwriting profit;
  • Act as referral authority for Associate Underwriters;
  • Participates in all internal company training and continuing education;
  • Development and maintenance of key broker/agent relationships;
  • Compliance with underwriting documentation rules and guidelines;
  • Remains current on product releases as it pertains to Professional Liability;
  • Management and development of new business and broker relationships;
  • Stay abreast and knowledgeable on market trends in terms of forms, coverage and appetite to maintain competitiveness;
  • Adherence to Admiral underwriting guidelines and referral compliance;
  • Coordinate strategic marketing calls to key brokers (up to 25%).


  • Bachelors degree in business/financial or equivalent experience;
  • Excellent analytic skills and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team;
  • 3-5 years of experience in underwriting FHA/VA and conventional loans with a think outside the box decision mindset while mitigating risk;
  • Must be organized and detail oriented;
  • Knowledge of state and federal laws pertaining to the mortgage banking industry;
  • Possess a DE certification;
  • Knowledge of title review;
  • Experience with Real estate underwriting, with high volume and at least 1 million dollars authority;
  • VA SAR / LAPP experience;
  • Experience working with DU and LP automated underwriting engines.