Enterprise Architect

Business Unit
United Wholesale Mortgage


At UWM, Enterprise Architects define the vision, strategy and goals to support the growth of the business and the maturity of the IT organization. As part of the team you will help in maintaining UWM's position as the financial services industry technology and innovation leader.


Strategic Initiatives:

  • Works with Strategic Advisory Council & Technology Advisory Council to define the vision, strategy and goals to support the growth of the business and the maturity of the IT organization.
  • Manages the strategic technology road maps specific to the assigned key strategic initiatives
  • Working with Leadership, technology teams and appropriate business leadership, helps to define and execute against the assigned key strategic initiatives
  • Leverages experience in project portfolio management to facilitate and communicate a clear set of priorities and business value across all strategic initiatives, corporate projects and technology investments   


  • Provides leadership oversight and strategic direction across all technology teams involved in the execution of a specific strategic initiative, facilitating best practices for organizational agility, execution efficiency and change management
  • Conducts and manages business case analysis for assigned technology initiatives (ROI & SWOT Analysis
  • Provides input and collaboration for relevant management presentations and other key stakeholder communications


  • Establishes & oversees strategic relationships with key external partners (ex. Mongo, Google, etc.) to help drive innovation, broaden technical capabilities and accelerate time to market
  • Provides input to the Technology Review Committee (TRC)
  • Consults with the Technology Advisory Council on specific organizational changes and approach to strategic initiatives that will affect the IT teams


  • Provides thought leadership and leverages best practices for design concepts and organizational agility to foster innovation across all technology teams
  • Participates in key corporate project initiatives to provide strategic direction
  • Provides input to the creation and growth of product teams and agile transformation
  • Attends and participates in relevant industry events
  • Works closely with Application Development and Enterprise Technology in early planning phases of projects to provide strategic alignment


Must Have Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience in relevant business or technical fields
  • 3+ years of experience in enterprise architecture
  • Experience with standard enterprise architecture methodologies and frameworks such as TOGAF or FSAM
  • Fluency with formal modeling languages such as ArchiMate, BPMN, UML, and ERD
  • Proven ability to socialize architectural models and win support from key stakeholders
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic
  • Comfortable in a fast-moving environment
  • Ability to multitask and adapt
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Onsite, full-time attendance

Nice to Have Qualifications:

  • Experience as an enterprise architect within an agile organization
  • Experience implementing new governance programs
  • Participation in standards organizations such as the Open Group or MISMO
  • Experience in the mortgage industry
  • Experience with hybrid cloud/on-premises infrastructures
  • Experience with configuration management databases and IT asset management
  • Experience using threat modeling to assess the impact of security vulnerabilities
  • Knowledge of C# and .NET Core for technical research and integration development
  • Proven experience in defining IT product strategy and roadmaps
  • Experience managing a portfolio of multiple concurrent projects
  • Experience managing strategic relationships with partners and vendors
  • Experience in ROI & SWOT analysis
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Bachelors in Computer Science or equivalent experience



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 Dunkin
  • 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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