Solutions Architect

Business Unit
United Wholesale Mortgage


At UWM, Solutions Architects (SAs) are thought leaders that collaborate with and across functional teams to create systems, implement frameworks and libraries, as well as, research new technologies.

SAs have breadth across systems and technology stacks with deep hands on skills. Uwm SAs build architectures & provide prescriptive guidance across network, storage, operating systems, virtualization, RDBMS & NoSQL databases, data analytics, machine learning, mid-tier technologies that include application integration, in-memory caches, and security.


We operate in an agile environment with two-week sprints and are working towards a CI/CD model. Joining UWM as a SA gives you the opportunity to make a positive impact by helping to shape the future of how people purchase a home.


This position reports directly to Architecture.


  • Define and oversee enterprise integration strategies
  • Design and develop extensible enterprise systems and frameworks (30-50% development)
  • Establish and enforce technology standards, including but not limited to best practices, patterns, processes, frameworks, and tools
  • Identify opportunities to create reusable components
  • Experience with RFP processes including presenting and buy-in for tools (advocate)
  • Technical Evangelist. Educate, mentor and train engineers across all disciplines (hands-on)
  • Strong understanding of application architecture to suggest tool/process optimization
  • Estimate and delegate tasks for larger projects
  • Collaborate with other architects, developers and business clients to develop enterprise grade systems
  • Own the overall technical roadmap in collaboration with Architecture, Development, Release, QA and other teams
  • Recommend, drive adoption, and ensure future proofing of frameworks and COTS tooling
  • Ability to lead cross-departmental collaboration on strategic initiatives


Must Have Qualifications:

  • 7+ years design & implementation experience with distributed applications (.NET stack required)
  • 5+ Years of experience using web based technologies (ASP.NET, JavaScript, CSS)
  • Relational database experience (SQL, Oracle)
  • Experience developing enterprise grade systems using enterprise design & integration patterns
  • Ability to work with limited guidance in a team environment
  • Experience establishing coding standards
  • Great oral and written skills with prior liaison and collaboration experience with senior leaders
  • Communicate complex technical issues and solutions in a clear, simple and understandable way
  • On-site attendance 

Nice to Have Qualifications:

  • Experience with SaaS (Cloud) Technologies
  • Extensive exposure to micro-services architecture and enterprise systems monitoring
  • Extensive experience with design (SOLID, Database, etc)
  • Experience in the mortgage industry
  • Experience in an agile environment
  • Exposure to MDM, ETL, and ELT
  • Hands-on-experience architecting and delivering solutions related to enterprise integration, REST-ful APIs, service-oriented architecture, and legacy modernization
  • TOGAF, ArchiMate


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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