5 reasons tech professionals should work in the mortgage industry

5 reasons tech professionals should work in the mortgage industry
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This content was created in partnership with Wyndham Capital Mortgage NMLS#2948.


Charlotte is one of the top cities for tech talent, and our real estate market is red-hot.

What this means: If you’re looking to jumpstart your tech career, the booming mortgage industry is the place to be.

Wyndham Capital Mortgage is a leading mortgage lender that empowers employees and customers with a tech-enabled process from start to finish.

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  • The Charlotte-based fintech mortgage lender has experienced substantial growth year after year, and they still have plenty of open positions to check out.

Q&A with Stephanie Flowe, a Jr. Encompass App Developer

Note: Stephanie joined WCM in 2015 with an entry-level position, taught herself to code and moved into the tech program. 

What does a junior encompass developer do?

I hook up all the fun things that our company does behind the scenes. I write in C# code and work with API’s and SDK.

  • In layman’s terms, just lots of coding, basically. I make everything work.

What made you want to become a developer?

I needed a challenge. So [after shuffling around in other roles at Wyndham Capital], I applied and that’s when I realized that we did all this stuff on the back end, and I was like, “that’s what I want to do.”

And I started taking basic classes and thought “this is really what I want to do.” It’s like learning a new language. I mean, it really is.

At Wyndham Capital, I’ve really been exposed to innovative things that a lot of companies might not be doing.

Why should someone work for WCM?

I think Wyndham Capital really has a great culture, especially in a tech space. Even though our team is all remote, I still have team interaction. You’re recognized for the hard work that you’re doing and they respect your time as an employee.

I literally learn something new every day, and I am so fulfilled by that. I never want to stop using my brain, so I got into the right role.

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5 reasons to consider a tech career at Wyndham Capital Mortgage:

(1) Latest + Greatest:

The tech teams are empowered to innovate by experimenting with new technologies and utilizing the latest in production in an effort to build great experiences for borrowers and employees.

(2) Freedom + Flexibility:

Build a lifestyle you love thanks to remote-friendly teams, productivity-based success measurements, and an emphasis on work-life balance.

(3) Customized Professional Growth:

Your path at WCM will be unique to you. They’ll work closely with you to identify your individual skills, desires and goals.

(4) Company Culture:

In addition to company-led culture initiatives, the tech teams foster a culture of teamwork and collaboration, learning and development, and celebration and recognition for a job well done with quarterly contests and prizes.

(5) Meaningful Work:

The tech teams have the ability to make positive changes in the organization and see their impact in real-time.


Interested in a career at Wyndham Capital? Check out their current job openings.

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