Principal Engineer

Business Unit
United Shore


The Principal Engineer role combines the technical skills of an engineer with the organizational and motivation skills of a leader to provide technical direction to a team of administrators and engineers.  The Principal Engineer will understand the technical aspects of their domain, connect projects to business initiative, and drive their team forward to contribute to the success of the company.


  • Contributing to the creation and implementation of engineering vision, strategy, policies, and procedures to improve the performance of operations.
  • Ensuring compliance to our policies and procedures by creating auditing strategies and schedules.
  • Assisting with the execution of projects by combining industry best practices, business requirements and knowledge of the team’s skillset into actionable solutions.
  • Serving as a conduit for feedback and direction between engineers, leadership, project managers and other stakeholders to remove roadblocks and keep projects on target.
  • Using techniques such as mathematical modelling to work out whether proposed solutions would achieve the desired results and be cost/time effective.
  • Consistently promote high standards through personal example and ensure that each member of the team understands the standards and behaviors expected of them
  • Sharing expertise and insights with other engineers through both mentorship and creation of governance standards.



  • 10+ years of experience in an infrastructure engineering role
  • Bachelor’s Degree in science, engineering, or management, or equivalent experience.
  • Availability after-hours to provide support when necessary


  • Experience with server hardware, fiber channel storage, server operating systems, and Active Directory
  • Experience with Azure or other cloud solutions
  • Experience with configuration management automation solutions and infrastructure as code
  • Experience with network infrastructure


United Shore is a rapidly growing, family-owned company that feels very much like family. Our team is a diverse group of mortgage experts, sales superstars, tech gurus, marketing whizzes and more. And our award-winning workplace just happens to be home to the #1 wholesale mortgage lender in the nation, United Wholesale Mortgage. We believe in setting our team members up for success by creating a unique, energetic culture where you can be yourself and still reach your professional goals.

Here are some of the reasons you’ll love working here:

  • Large, state-of-the-art fitness center with a full-size basketball court, outdoor sand volleyball court, plus Zumba and yoga classes
  • Wellness area, including an in-house primary-care physician’s office, full-time massage therapist and hair salon
  • Gourmet cafeteria featuring homemade breakfast and lunch, and a dedicated food truck
  • Free fruit, soft drinks and coffee
  • Convenience store featuring grab-and-go snacks
  • In-house Starbucks and indoor/outdoor café with Wi-Fi
  • Escape room designed for team-building activities
  • Indoor/outdoor putting greens 


All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation and change. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Team members may be required to perform other or different job-related duties as requested by their team lead, subject to reasonable accommodation. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. Employment with United Shore is "at-will." We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other legally protected status.


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