Security Administrator I

Business Unit
United Wholesale Mortgage


At United Wholesale Mortgage we are looking for the best people. In this position, the candidate will play a key role 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 Security Administrator will report directly to and support the Information Security Team Lead, as well as the Chief Information Security Officer, to provide the highest quality information assurance program to our business teams and customers.  The Security Administrator will manage and sustain security processes and solutions, including the ongoing assessment and compliance to required security guidelines and best practices 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.


  • Administer network and computing systems that enforce security policies and audit controls in an advanced technology environment
  • Support the solutions deployed and configured by Security Engineering in accordance with the security roadmap, including on-premise and cloud-based initiatives
  • Participate in the deployment, administration, and maintenance phases of complex systems and projects
  • Support Risk Assessments, Penetration Tests, Vulnerability Assessments, Incident Response and Investigation, and Cybercrime Response
  • Research emerging technologies and platform efficiencies 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 management, container security, data loss prevention, email filtering, and others
  • Perform other essential duties as assigned


Must have:

  • 1-3 years of experience in Information Security and Administration roles of increasing responsibility, resulting in strong familiarity with security concepts and disciplines
  • Extensive experience with standard security tools and platforms, including next generation firewalls, web application firewalls, VPN solutions, security information and event management, endpoint security, vulnerability management, container security, data loss prevention, email filtering, and others
  • 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
  • Excellent written communication skills, along with outstanding analytic, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Proven project management and organizational skills, including managing multiple concurrent tasks, particularly within the boundaries of compliance and regulatory program requirements
  • A+ Certification or equivilent work experience


Nice to have: 

  • Four year degree in a relevant field preferred or an equivalent amount of post-secondary education and experience
  • CSSLP, CHFI, CCSP, GCIH, GCIA, Security+, Network+ or other pertinent industry-recognized certifications
  • Experience administering Security infrastructure, tools, processes, and solutions, including cloud-based
  • 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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