Security Engineer

Business Unit
United Wholesale Mortgage


At UWM, we are looking for the right people to help us continue our explosive growth as a leader in the Financial Services industry. We are currently looking for an established Information Security professional to design and build a critical segment of our team.  As part of your responsibilities, you will develop and implement security processes and solutions, including the ongoing assessment and compliance to required security guidelines across the enterprise computing environment.


  • Configuring network and computing systems that enforce security policies and audit controls in an advanced technology environment
  • Supporting the priorities planned and organized by the Security Architect in accordance with the roadmap for security architecture, including cloud-based initiatives
  • Leading the design, construction, and implementation phases of complex systems and projects
  • Supporting Risk Assessments, Penetration Tests, Vulnerability Assessments, Incident Response and Investigation, and Cybercrime Response
  • Researching emerging technologies in support of security enhancements and application development efforts
  • Directly supporting a range of security technology platforms, including, but not limited to, next-generation firewalls, web application firewalls, security information and event management, endpoint security and vulnerability scanners
  • Performing other essential duties as assigned



  • Computer-related Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 2+ years of experience in Information Security roles of increasing responsibility, resulting in strong familiarity with network and application security
  • Extensive experience with standard security tools and platforms, including next-generation firewalls, web application firewalls, endpoint security and encryption, vulnerability scanners, email filtering solutions, and data loss prevention, among others
  • Strong ability to understand networking concepts and effectively communicate with a Network team, including addressing, subnetting, routing, protocols, and the OSI model
  • Excellent written communication skills, along with outstanding analytic, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Proven project management and organizational skills, including managing multiple concurrent projects, particularly within the boundaries of compliance and regulatory program requirements
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic
  • Comfortable in a fast-moving environment
  • Ability to multitask and adapt
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Onsite, full-time attendance


  • CEH, CSSLP, CHFI, CCSP, GCIH, GCIA, CCNA, CCNP, ACE, PCNSE, F5-CTS, F5-CSE, Security+, or other pertinent industry-recognized certifications
  • Experience implementing a cloud-based Security infrastructure
  • Experience in the mortgage or financial services industry


Ready to join thousands of talented team members who are making the dream of home ownership possible for more Americans? It’s all happening on UWM’s campus, where our award-winning workplace packs plenty of perks and amenities that keep the atmosphere buzzing with energy and excitement.


It’s no wonder that out of our six pillars, People Are Our Greatest Asset is number one. It’s at the very heart of how we treat each other, our clients and our community. Whether it’s providing elite client service or continuously striving to improve, our pillars provide a pathway to a more successful personal and professional life.


From the team member that holds a door open to the one that helps guide your career, you’ll feel the encouragement and support on day one. No matter your race, creed, gender, age, sexual orientation and ethnicity, you’ll be welcomed here. Accepted here. And empowered to Be You Here.


More reasons you’ll love working here include:

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) after just 30 days
  • Additional parental and maternity leave benefits after 12 months
  • Adoption reimbursement program
  • Paid volunteer hours
  • Paid training and career development
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • 401k with employer match
  • Mortgage discount and area business discounts
  • Free membership to our large, state-of-the-art fitness center, including exercise classes such as yoga and Zumba, various sports leagues and a full-size basketball court
  • Wellness area, including an in-house primary-care physician’s office, full-time massage therapist and hair salon 
  • Gourmet cafeteria featuring homemade breakfast and lunch
  • Convenience store featuring healthy grab-and-go snacks
  • In-house Starbucks and Great Lakes Coffee Roasting Company
  • Indoor/outdoor café with Wi-Fi


All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation and change. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Team members may be required to perform other or different job-related duties as requested by their team lead, subject to reasonable accommodation. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. Employment with UWM is "at-will." UWM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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