Performance Engineer - AppDev

Business Unit
United Wholesale Mortgage


The Performance Engineers are a critical team within IT, which perform key functions that support all of IT and our business. Using a shift-left mentality to be proactive against potential production issues, this team will be consulting and collaborating with architects and developers on the development of stable, healthy applications and infrastructure. They will also be responsible for using cutting edge monitoring solutions to provide support on outages and application analysis with our development teams.


Performance Engineer are expected to act as a technical resource that supports the stability of our systems and infrastructure. Performance Engineers will participate in every stage of the development lifecycle, from analysis and design to program coding, testing, release and maintenance while adhering to current System Development Methodology (SDM) processes. Knowledge of a variety of web development languages is required. Experience working with a variety of our applications is preferred, as well as experience identifying trends and areas of concern with scalability and consistent system uptime.


  • Become a subject matter expert in UWM’s applications, automated testing tools and testing/defect management
  • Design, build and manage automated test frameworks and scripts
  • Actively participate in UWM’s Agile culture and framework (i.e., Continuous Improvement Culture, Scrum and Kanban Frameworks)
  • Carry out functional and non-functional testing, including web accessibility, product app security, server-side load and performance, and client-side page speed
  • Review results of automated tests and taking appropriate action (i.e., file defects, updating test code/data/configuration, etc.)
  • Ensure that any areas not covered by automated tests are validated via alternate mechanisms
  • Improve product and code testability by influencing design at the architecture phase
  • Collaborate with other functions, including product management, product development and designers
  • Plan, define and execute test strategies in a multi-screen, multi-platform web application environment, and ensuring they are released to production with high quality
  • Communicate and collaborate within your team and the IT team as a whole



  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in application development or application support
  • C# development experience
  • Created and implemented test plans and test scripts based on technical specifications and business requirements
  • Basic understanding of relational databases and ability to query and modify data with SQL
  • Client service experience
  • Good communication skills
  • On-site attendance Monday-Friday



  • Experience in troubleshooting web application environment

  • Experience working with third party vendors

  • Experience with systems engineering and monitoring tools

  • Experience with TFVC, Git, Bitbucket, and Jenkins

  • Understanding of or experience with DevOps culture


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


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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