Security Architect

Business Unit
United Wholesale Mortgage


In a world of endless programs and application usage, nothing is more important than being secure. At UWM, the Application Security Architect provides leadership on matters relating to Application Security and provides our partners with the expertise needed to grow their business. This role fosters a culture of continuous delivery through performant, resilient and secure solutions and requires a background working in an enterprise development environment within a business. If you’re ready to take on such responsibilities, we’re ready to talk to you.


  • Building a strong working relationship with our application development, QA and DevOps teams
  • Maintaining documentation related to Application Security
  • Implementing and managing training programs to train developers on secure code development practices
  • Attending design and application architectural reviews and actively leading discussions from a security standpoint
  • Determining security requirements by evaluating business strategies and requirements
  • Planning, coordinating and leading teams with the design, integration, development, validation and implementation of specific security policies, systems and services
  • Being a collaborative member of a growing Architecture Team with diverse backgrounds to develop solutions for the enterprise



Must Have Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree combined with 5+ years of overall information security experience
  • Experience with Web Application Firewalls
  • Minimum of 3 years in the following security functional areas: application security, authentication and authorization, identity and access management, dynamic and static application security testing, data security, SSO/MFA security
  • Expertise in mitigating and addressing technology or application threat vectors
  • Expertise in building a defense in depth infrastructure security architecture
  • Familiarity with dynamic web application vulnerability scanning tools and services
  • Familiarity with static code analysis tools and services
  • Understanding of different application types and the unique security threats each presents
  • Deep understanding of the IIS execution pipeline including ASP.NET MVC, Web API, Modules, Handlers and OWIN
  • Understanding of the ASP.NET Core execution pipeline and how it differs from IIS
  • 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

Nice to Have Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in C# and ASP.NET MVC
  • Experience with .NET Core and ASP.NET Core
  • Strong leadership skills including experience in developing, documenting and establishing application security programs and best practices
  • Deep application development / software development experience, understanding of security protocols and APIs
  • Understanding of application threat modeling and SDL security practices
  • Experience with Agile software development methods using SCRUM
  • Ability to effectively give, receive, and respond to feedback




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.


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