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VP, Underwriting Transformation in Philadelphia, PA at Radian Group Inc

Date Posted: 9/23/2018

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Job Description

The Vice President (VP), Underwriting Transformation will be responsible for leading Radian’s efforts to leverage mortgage industry technology, tools and data to assess the capabilities of Radian’s current internal underwriting processes and determine business needs for continued process and technology improvements. In this role, you will orchestrate a collaborative effort with other functional areas (MIRS Underwriting Operations, Information Technology, Data Strategy, and Credit Policy) to build an optimal infrastructure to provide underwriting solutions, create process efficiencies that enhance operational productivity, workflow, and increase customer satisfaction. If you are an innovative, forward-thinking problem solver with a thorough understanding of mortgage loan origination technologies and be capable of independently driving large cross-functional initiatives and creating a culture of operational excellence this may be an optimal next step in your career.

What You Will Do:  

  • Lead the collaborative effort with other functional areas (MIRS Underwriting Operations, Information Technology, Data Strategy, and Credit Policy) to build an optimal infrastructure to provide underwriting solutions.
  • Assess Radian’s existing delegated and non-delegated underwriting processes, including operational and system capabilities.
  • Determine business needs and opportunities for continued process and technology improvements focused on automation and process efficiency to maximize capacity optimization, improve application workflow and increase customer satisfaction
  • Serve as subject matter expert  on innovative mortgage industry technology solutions, tools, and data (including the GSE Uniform Mortgage Data Program), and evaluate the cost / benefit of utilizing these tools and incorporating impactful data into Radian’s underwriting processes
  • Explore opportunities to integrate with mortgage lenders and vendors (e.g., loan origination system providers) to drive process efficiency and automation, for instance, leveraging automated tools in lieu of document collection and review; identifying opportunities to work with lenders to increase data sharing at the time of application
  • Focus on change management and the cultural indoctrination of operational excellence by leading collaborative, cross-functional technical projects that support the redesign of business processes and the leveraging of industry tools and data

Who We Are Looking For:

  • Thorough knowledge of mortgage underwriting
  • Extensive background in industry / GSE automated underwriting systems and business / technology solutions
  • Experience and working knowledge with various loan origination systems
  • General understanding of mortgage banking and mortgage insurance
  • Experience in quality control, risk management, loss management, origination systems or other operations functions
  • Proven leader with the ability to drive results in a high pressure / high profile position
  • Ability to project manage the development and rollout of new technology solutions
  • Continuous process improvement enthusiast with the ability to challenge existing thinking and present alternatives
  • Innovative problem-solver and creative thinker
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to motivate peers through a collaborative effort in a highly dynamic environment
  • Ability to develop innovative strategies and effectively execute their delivery
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Prior Work Experience

  • Technical:   10 - 15 years
  • Supervisory:   5 - 8 years

Education and Credentials

  • Required:    Bachelor’s Degree
  • Preferred:    Master’s Degree,  Concentration in or significant relevant experience


  • 1500 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19102

EEO Statement

Radian complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, age, race, color, religious creed, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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