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Team Lead, Application Development

At UWM we want the best people. We work with you to ensure your role is tailored to best suit you. You will play a key role in expanding our fast growing application development team. We have experienced explosive growth as an emerging leader in the Financial Industry, and are looking for team leads who will lead our growth going forward.

As a Lead at UWM you will work in a fast paced, results driven environment and be responsible mentoring and growing a cross functional team of developers, BAs, and QAs who will work to build a highly scalable enterprise application. Your team will be a highly talented group comprised of talented developers that are working on many of our exciting projects to continue our phenomenal growth and dominance of the wholesale mortgage market.

We are looking for the best Developer Leads who are motivated and possess exemplary communication and leadership abilities.

The ideal candidate for this position will have experience with the entire software development life cycle.

  • You are responsible for the health of your team

  • Promote best practices and patterns

  • Facilitate communication between team members to ensure the success of your team

  • Mentor and lead developers, BAs, and QAs

  • Foster learning on your team

  • Suggest new processes and document reoccurring processes that will help streamline software development.

  • Leads the design, construction, and implementation phases of system or project upgrades.

  • Cultivate leadership on your team

  • Facilitate collaboration on your team, and among our other technical discipline leads

  • Foster adoption and adherence to our Agile software methodology

  • Drive to keep projects on track

  • Keep senior leaders well informed during the project life cycle

  • Participate in interviews


  • Computer-related degree or equivalent work experience

  • Ability to communicate with strong technical skills

  • A minimum of 3 years experience with software project management

  • Strong analytical problem solving skills

  • Experience with customer management (setting expectations, relationship management)

  • Ability to work with limited guidance in a team environment

  • Experience with team member management

  • Full software life-cycle experience

  • Exemplary communication abilities

  • Ability to mentor developers

  • Excellent organizational skills


  • Experience with database design

  • Experience in the mortgage industry

  • Experience with TFS and SVN

  • Experience in an Agile environment

  • Experience unit testing

  • Knowledge of SOLID principles

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

Its no wonder that out of our six pillars, People Are Our Greatest Asset is number one. Its at the very heart of how we treat each other, our clients and our community. Whether its 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, youll feel the encouragement and support on day one. No matter your race, creed, gender, age, sexual orientation and ethnicity, youll be welcomed here. Accepted here. And empowered to Be You Here.

More reasons youll 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 physicians 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 caf 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." We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

External Company Name: United Wholesale Mortgage

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Street: 585 South Boulevard East

Salary Range
$90,000.00 - $105,000.00
per Year
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Pontiac, MI, 48340, US