Nov 23, 2022

Junior Underwriter

$38,000 - $42,000 yearly
  • Hippo Lending
  • Remote (Richmond, VA, USA)
Full time Banking Finance

Job Description

The Junior Underwriter is an integral part of the Hippo team.  You will work closely with Member Advisors and the Underwriting team to ensure all files and the data therein meet the policy and guidelines set forth by the company as well as all regulatory guidelines.

This growth-oriented company requires a servant leadership personality, consistently demonstrates exemplary customer service and advocacy for each qualified member and operates independently and interdependently with our Member Advisors and Senior Underwriters.  The Junior Underwriter will possess a high level of emotional intelligence and the willingness to become expert with the functions of the position within the Underwriting department to support the highest levels of value add for each prospective healthcare member. 

The Junior Underwriter is someone who treats data like gold and protects it in service of the Hippo Team and our prospective Members. Our Junior Underwriter gathers and appropriates data to build the foundation of accuracy and transparency in our underwriting process. The Junior Underwriter…

*Adores Excel

*Treats tasks as a mission

*Takes joy in providing exemplary customer service

*Moves quickly without being in a hurry

*Listens actively

*Preparation and organization is their middle name (yes, that is two middle names)

*Is a life learner

*Shows courage in the face of change

*Thinks critically about the data that they guard and process


  • Ability to analyze financial data
  • Excellent communication skills including active listening
  • Ability to manage challenging conversations and overcoming objections
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Service-oriented
  • Ability to shift quickly without being in a hurry
  • Strong interpersonal skills rooted in faith
  • Self-Structure
  • Proficient computer skills with the ability to learn new software
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Undergraduate degree (preferred) or relevant employment experience 


  • 401k + employer match
  • Health, dental benefits
  • PTO and holidays

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