Senior Security Engineer

Business Unit
United Wholesale Mortgage


At UWM, we are looking for the best people. In this position, the candidate will be key in administering the infrastructure for our responsive and capable Information Security team. We have experienced explosive growth as a leader in the Financial Services industry, and we are looking for an established Information Security professional to administer and maintain a critical segment of our Information Security team.


The Senior Information Security Engineer will report to and support the Information Security Team Lead to provide the highest quality information assurance program to our business teams and customers. The Senior Information Security Engineer will develop and implement security processes and solutions, including the ongoing assessment and compliance with required security guidelines across the enterprise computing environment.


We are looking for someone with a strong background in information security and a proven ability to deliver under pressure and meet deadlines.


  • Configure network and computing systems that enforce security policies and audit controls in an advanced technology environment.
  • Support the priorities planned and organized by the Security Architect by the roadmap for security architecture, including cloud-based initiatives.
  • Lead the design, construction, and implementation phases of complex systems and projects.
  • Support Risk Assessments, Penetration Tests, Vulnerability Assessments, Incident Response and Investigation, and Cybercrime Response.
  • Research emerging technologies in support of security enhancements and application development efforts.
  • Directly support a range of security technology platforms, including, but not limited to, next-generation firewalls, web application firewalls, security information and event management, endpoint security, vulnerability scanners, and others.
  • Serves as a lead mentor, working with other information security team members to improve the team’s overall skill levels. 


Must have:

  • 7+ years of experience in Information Security roles of increasing responsibility, resulting in solid familiarity with network and application security.
  • Extensive experience with offensive security tools, concepts, and procedures.
  • Strong ability to understand security concepts and effectively communicate with an Information Security team, IT Operations team, and Application Development team, including all domains of information security.
  • Highly ethical with excellent written communication skills and outstanding analytic, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.



Nice to have: 

  • A four-year degree in a relevant field or equivalent post-secondary education and experience is preferred.
  • CSSLP, 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 Dunkin
  • 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. By selecting “Apply for this job online” you provide consent to UWM to record phone call conversations between you and UWM to be used for quality control purposes.


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