Commercial Lending Systems Administrator

Job Locations US-WI-Waukesha
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What you should know about Advia

Advia is a fast growing Credit Union that is positioned in the top 3% of credit unions across the United States with over 1 billion in assets.  We offer very similar product and services as the big banks with a focus on saving our members money while providing financial advantages.  We are rooted in our communities and believe we have a responsibility to give back outside of our four branch walls through volunteering and charitable donations.  The work environment at Advia is fast-paced, performance based and fun infused.  We certainly live by the saying “work hard, play hard.”  As an employee of Advia, you can expect regular and constructive feedback, development opportunities, great benefits, excellent co-workers and engaged managers.


What you should know about the role

The Lending Systems Administrator is the subject matter expert responsible for actively managing the efficiency and effectiveness, improving the performance, and overseeing the maintenance of Advia’s lending systems. This includes gathering and analyzing data in support of systems management, maintenance, and performance. Working with the business units to program advanced decisioning rules, process workflows, and underwriter authority levels; testing and implementing enhancements and periodic releases; maintaining the test/training, and production systems; updating documents and managing e-signatures; and managing connectors to vendors. This position is responsible for applying strong communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to identify and resolve system malfunctions, improve the member and end-user experience, and maximize the efficiency of all lending systems.


As a Lending Systems Administrator, you will have the opportunity to: 

  • Get creative to find extraordinary ways to support internal and external members.
  • Be mentally simulated and provided with the opportunity to use problem solving skills.
  • Be a part of a collaborative team.

Major Duties

  • System Management, including all consumer and business lending system management, enhancements, efficiency, updates, system structure.
  • Monitor progress on assigned projects and tasks to ensure effectiveness and efficiency. Develop communication programs relative to assigned projects. Provide support for project management of new systems projects, upgrades, and new system software.
  • Act as lead for system improvement activities for multiple projects, new products, and changes to current processes, upgrades, process improvements and efficiency gains.
  • Responsible for facilitating or participating in meetings with vendors to retain and improve customer/client relationship in regard to system and enhancements. Attend vendor conferences and/or participate in client user groups to maintain and improve knowledge of systems and promote vendor/client relationships
  • Represent Lending as a subject matter expert on system upgrades; participates in system testing; collaborate with other system leads to develop, implement and maintain project plans, including the configuration management, risk management, project measurement and quality management plans.
  • Analyze system deficiencies and recommend short/long term solution strategies to enhance systems and procedures. Provide support during the testing, training, and rollout of system upgrades and enhancements. Works with Information Technology area to ensure integration of LOSs to other credit union platforms and systems.
  • Serve as the key escalation point and line of business representative for all lending system issues. Troubleshoot issues and identify solutions.

Physical Requirements

Is able to bend, sit, and stand in order to perform primarily sedentary work with limited physical exertion and occasional lifting of up to 10 lbs. Must be capable of climbing / descending stairs in an emergency situation. Must be able to operate routine office equipment including computer terminals and keyboards, telephones, copiers, facsimiles, and calculators. Must be able to routinely perform work on computer for an average of 6-8 hours per day, when necessary. Must be able to work extended hours or travel off site whenever required or requested by management. Must be capable of regular, reliable and timely attendance.


Working Conditions

Must be able to routinely perform work indoors in climate-controlled shared work area with minimal noise.


Mental and/or Emotional Requirements

Must be able to perform job functions independently or with limited supervision and work effectively either on own or as part of a team. Must be able to read and carry out various written instructions and follow oral instructions. Must be able to complete basic mathematical calculations, spell accurately, and understand computer basics. Must be able to speak clearly and deliver information in a logical and understandable sequence. Must be capable of dealing calmly and professionally with numerous different personalities from diverse cultures at various levels within and outside of the organization and demonstrate highest levels of customer service and discretion when dealing with the public. Must be able to perform responsibilities with composure under the stress of deadlines / requirements for extreme accuracy and quality and/or fast pace. Must be able to effectively handle multiple, simultaneous, and changing priorities. Must be capable of exercising highest level of discretion on both internal and external confidential matters.



Nothing in this position description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job description is not a contract and should not be construed as a guarantee of employment for any specific period of time. Advia Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Skills & Experience


Three years to five years of similar or related experience, including preparatory experience. Experience/ knowledge of project management methodologies and application development lifecycles, supporting projects as a subject matter expert and/ or eliciting business requirements. Previous experience with automated loan origination systems.



A college degree.


Interpersonal Skills

The ability to motivate or influence inside or outside senior level personnel is a critical part of the job, requiring a significant level of influence and trust. Obtaining cooperation and agreement on important outcomes via frequently complex, senior level dialogues, as well as a professional level of written communication skills are essential to the position.


Other Skills

Broad knowledge of re-engineering concepts. Self-motivated, strategic thinker capable of tackling complex problems and influencing cross-functional teams. Ability to manage relationships and coordinate work between cross-functional teams. Ability to prioritize work based on predefined technology rollout schedules and business need.



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