Location: CA, Brea - Department: Operations - Funding
Job Summary:

Funders are responsible for completing functions related to the closing of loan applications. This includes performing services requiring interaction and communication with Brokers, Escrows, Account Managers and Account Executives regarding loan file status.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Maintains current knowledge of Policies and Procedures as they relate to documents and funding
  • Accurate and timely review of all loan documents
  • Accurate and timely reconciliation of all fees and figures relating to each loan
  • Researches and resolves problems or complaints from internal and external customers Prepares a complete list of all outstanding items remaining after review or corrections that must be made and promptly forwards to broker and closing agent or Title Company
  • Follows loan checklist order as conditions are signed off and new information is received
Job Requirements:
  • 3+ years of loan funding experience in a mortgage banking company and/or financial institution is required
  • 3+ years of experience working with FNMA/FHLMC guidelines and standard industry guidelines is required
  • 3+ years of experience with state and federal lending regulations (e.g. Respa, Reg Z, Ecoa, and State Fair Lending) is required.
  • Strong knowledge of California mortgage loan documentation is required
  • Familiar with new TRID Guidelines and Policies
Job Type:
  • Operations
Location: CA, Brea - Department: Compliance
Job Summary:

The Policy & Procedure Analyst is responsible for composing, maintaining and clarifying policies, procedures and plan documents of the organization.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Write and maintain clear and concise policies and procedures for each line of business
  • Gather and vet process information by conducting meetings with management and subject matter experts in order draft accurate procedures
  • Facilitate the policy and procedure creation/revision process working with staff, Management, Subject Matter Experts, Law, Compliance, Risk Management and Change Management Committee
  • Ensure servicing procedures have been approved by Law, Compliance and Change Management Committee and are compliant with CFPB and regulatory requirements
  • Ensure the timely publication of new and revised policies, procedures, plans and guidelines
Job Requirements:
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills (both oral and written); possess excellent writing and editing skills
  • Communicate effectively with management, process owners, stakeholders and other audiences
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to handle complex projects
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma required
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum 3 years mortgage experience
  • Minimum 5 years policy/procedures or technical writing
  • Proven ability to develop strong working relationships and establish a high level of credibility across functional lines of business and organizational levels
Location: CA, Brea - Department: Information Technology
Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Application Development Manager, the “Level I - Developer” maintains, modifies, develops, and implements internal/external applications

Job Responsibilities:
  • Work with Subject Matter Experts to analyze business cases and create design plans and gather project requirements and document business solutions.
  • Execute the full lifecycle of agile software development.
  • Communicate efficiently/effectively with all internal business units.
  • Create well designed, testable efficient code and documents.
  • Create test cases for new and existing applications.
  • Design, develop and implement software independently or within a team.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in key businesses projects.
  • Support existing software components and host environment.
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or equivalent field experience; or 3 or more years of work experience in a development role
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, stand, sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop or kneel.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • ASP.Net MVC and C#
  • JavaScript and frameworks – React, AngularJS, NodeJS
  • HTML5 and CSS3 frameworks
  • API design and development
  • SSIS, SSMS
  • IIS Web Server
  • iOS, Android, and Azure SDK
Job Type:
  • Full-Time, Exempt
Location: CA, Brea - Department: Compliance
Job Responsibilities:
  • Write and maintain clear and concise policies and procedures for each line of business
  • Facilitate the policy and procedure creation/revision process working with staff, Management, Subject Matter Experts, Law, Compliance, Risk Management and Change Management Committee
  • Ensure servicing procedures have been approved by Law, Compliance and Change Management Committee and are compliant with CFPB and regulatory requirements
  • Ensure company policies have been reviewed/approved by Law, Compliance, Enterprise Risk Management Committee and Board of Directors as necessary
  • Ensure the timely publication of new and revised policies, procedures, plans and guidelines
  • Validate procedure revision requests against Change Management Committee submission and approval to ensure request satisfactorily describes change
  • Ensure that servicing procedures are not contradictory to policies
  • Communicate document changes to all staff via change announcement memorandum
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum 3 years mortgage experience
  • Minimum 5 years policy/procedures or technical writing
  • Proven ability to develop strong working relationships and establish a high level of credibility across functional lines of business and organizational levels
  • proficient in Microsoft Office applications
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills (both oral and written); possess excellent writing and editing skills
  • Communicate effectively with management, process owners, stakeholders and other audiences
  • Ability to handle complex projects
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills
  • Analytical ability and strong judgment skills
  • Deadline oriented; ability to manage work to established SLA
Job Type:
  • Full-Time, Exempt
Location: All Licensed States - Department: Sales
Job Responsibilities:
  • Source new business through daily/weekly/monthly contact with existing brokers and prospects via face-to-face meetings, telephone and e-mail communication
  • Maintain wholesale loan production for FNMA/FHLMC/GNMA and portfolio loan products while ensuring loan level compliance deadlines are met
  • Service broker needs to AmWest products, programs, policies, and procedures by ongoing communication and training
  • Achieve and exceed loan volume/revenue goals and departmental objectives
  • Contribute recommendations based on knowledge and expertise to enhance overall company performance.
  • Stay current of industry knowledge along with market trends and conditions, regulatory issues and MBA-related issues while maintain and improve overall professionalism through continuing education
  • Represent AmWest in the mortgage market by focusing on broker satisfaction and utilize independent thought to implement an effective business plan
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Job Requirements:
  • 2+ years’ experience (current) in wholesale lending with proven record of success
  • Excellent computer skills and working knowledge of MS office products
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Strong customer service skills