UWM

Infrastructure Architect

Business Unit
United Wholesale Mortgage
Location
US-MI-Pontiac

 

The Infrastructure Architect is responsible for the development and ongoing technical expertise and architectural solutions in infrastructure, hardware, hosting service and network areas. This role holds significant responsibility for providing robust and scalable technology platforms to ensure the ongoing performance of UWM systems. This role will be focused on settings standard, designs and implementation of IT infrastructure and associated management tools. The Infrastructure Architect will work with other architecture roles in the company, including Solution Architects and Enterprise Architects as well as Infrastructure Project Managers.

Other responsibilities may include creating prototypes to demonstrate product features and presenting product capabilities to the UWM development community.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

  • Provide oversight and governance for all infrastructure technology and domains
  • Develop an enterprise infrastructure architecture framework and implementation strategy
  • Sets technical standards and procedures across the enterprise for all strategic platforms
  • Document and communicate all infrastructure architecture designs and standards
  • Creates reference architectures, position statements and technical design documents as technology guidelines
  • Design software and hardware solutions that are of high quality, effectively meet business objectives, and support long-term IT strategy
  • Ensure that software and hardware solutions are aligned with the company’s System Architectural strategy by understanding company objectives, key business and regulatory requirements, staying abreast of current and emerging technologies, and the System Architectural framework and future architectural direction
  • Identify and specify interfaces between software components, applications, and systems and document their interactions in support of the solution’s functionality
  • Define the functional attributes (performance, throughput, availability, capacity, security) of components and develop infrastructure standards
  • Evaluate and document commercial software solutions, toolsets, and hardware
  • Provide solutions and recommendations for application performance improvement
  • Promote continuous improvement and strategic direction of the infrastructure
  • Provide cost benefit analysis and estimates for proposed solutions
  • Lead and participate in the modeling, prototyping, analysis, configuration, construction, and deployment of technology components solution
  • Research, identify and recommend industry best practices for solving business problems
  • Ability to act in the Technical Delivery Lead role for infrastructure projects
  • Maintains knowledge of IT Infrastructure architecture, standards and practices and consistently applies these standards
  • Review and assess infrastructure solutions for specific challenges or risks, and guide business enabling IT investment
  • Facilitate discussions with business and IT leaders to ensure that enterprise infrastructure strategic initiatives are leveraged to drive IT simplifications, standardization and efficiency

WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU

Required:

  • 7+ years’ experience: Designing and implementing enterprise infrastructure and technology solutions, developing and supporting business applications and infrastructures, analyzing and documenting technology solutions and mapping them to business TCO and ROI Analysis
  • Ability to lead the design of software and hardware solutions that address business/technical needs and opportunities
  • Ability lead and participate in the modeling, prototyping, analysis, configuration, construction, and deployment of technology components solution
  • Ability to research, identify and recommend industry best practices for solving business problems
  • Develop prototype solutions to verify capabilities for new systems development, enhancement, and maintenance
  • Ability to maintain knowledge of IT Infrastructure architecture, standards and practices and consistently applies these standards
  • Review and assess infrastructure solutions for specific challenges or risks, and guide business enabling IT investment

THE PLACE & THE PERKS

Ready to join thousands of talented team members who are making the dream of home ownership possible for more Americans? It’s all happening on UWM’s campus, where our award-winning workplace packs plenty of perks and amenities that keep the atmosphere buzzing with energy and excitement.

 

It’s no wonder that out of our six pillars, People Are Our Greatest Asset is number one. It’s at the very heart of how we treat each other, our clients and our community. Whether it’s providing elite client service or continuously striving to improve, our pillars provide a pathway to a more successful personal and professional life.

 

From the team member that holds a door open to the one that helps guide your career, you’ll feel the encouragement and support on day one. No matter your race, creed, gender, age, sexual orientation and ethnicity, you’ll be welcomed here. Accepted here. And empowered to Be You Here.

 

More reasons you’ll love working here include:

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) after just 30 days
  • Additional parental and maternity leave benefits after 12 months
  • Adoption reimbursement program
  • Paid volunteer hours
  • Paid training and career development
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • 401k with employer match
  • Mortgage discount and area business discounts
  • Free membership to our large, state-of-the-art fitness center, including exercise classes such as yoga and Zumba, various sports leagues and a full-size basketball court
  • 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
  • Convenience store featuring healthy grab-and-go snacks
  • In-house Starbucks and Great Lakes Coffee Roasting Company
  • Indoor/outdoor café with Wi-Fi

DISCLAIMER

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 UWM is "at-will." UWM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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