United Shore

  • Solutions Architect

    Business Unit
    United Shore

    At United Shore 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. United Shore 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 United Shore 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



    • 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 


    • 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


    United Shore is a diverse group of over 2,700 mortgage experts, sales superstars, tech gurus, marketing whizzes and more. We’re a $30 billion and growing, family owned and operated company that still feels like family. Our award-winning workplace just happens to be home to the #1 wholesale mortgage lender in the nation, United Wholesale Mortgage. And we believe in setting our team members up for success by creating a unique, energetic culture where you can be yourself and still reach your professional goals.


    Here are some of the reasons you’ll love working here:

    • Free fruit, soft drinks and coffee
    • Gourmet cafeteria featuring homemade breakfast, lunch and a stationary food truck featuring $1 sliders
    • Wellness area including an in-house primary-care doctor’s office, full-time massage therapist and hair salon
    • Large, state-of-the-art fitness center with a full-size basketball court, outdoor sand volleyball court, plus Zumba and yoga classes
    • Convenience store featuring grab-and-go snacks
    • In-house Starbucks and indoor/outdoor café with Wi-Fi
    • Lawn vouchers to concerts at DTE Energy Music Theatre
    • Escape room for team-building activities
    • Indoor/outdoor putting greens
    • Bicycle-sharing program with bike and jogging paths


    All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Employees may be required to perform any other job related instructions as requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodations. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship. United Shore Financial Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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