Application Security Architect

Business Unit
United Wholesale Mortgage
Location
US-MI-Pontiac

 

As a member of the Information Security team, the Application Security Architect will provide leadership on matters relating to Application Security and will guide and provide our partners with the expertise needed to grow the business.  This role will foster a culture of continuous delivery through performant, resilient and secure solutions.  A grasp of application security principles and practices as well as experience working in an enterprise development environment are required.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

  • Build strong working relationships with our enterprise technology, application development, quality assurance and deployment teams
  • Maintain documentation related to application security including the maturity of secure coding policies, procedures and standards, and the Secure Development Lifecycle (SDL) to include necessary security checkpoints and code review methodologies
  • Implement and manage training programs to train developers on secure code development practices
  • Mentor team members to better understand application security disciplines
  • Attend design and application architectural reviews and actively lead discussions from a security standpoint
  • Determine application security requirements by evaluating business strategies and requirements
  • Plan, coordinate, and lead teams through the design, integration, development, validation and implementation of specific security policies, systems and services
  • Align standards, frameworks and security with overall business and technology strategy
  • Identify and communicate current and emerging application security threats
  • Create solutions that balance business requirements with information security requirements
  • Identify application security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommend changes or enhancements

WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU

Must Have Qualifications:

  • Strong level of software development experience
  • A strong passion for information security
  • Experience with Microsoft .NET Framework
  • Strong leadership skills including experience in developing, documenting and establishing application security programs and best practices
  • Understanding of application threat modelling and SDL security practices
  • Experience with agile software development methods
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Familiarity with dynamic web application vulnerability scanning tools and services
  • Familiarity with static code analysis tools and services
  • Understand different application types and the unique security threats each presents

Nice to Have Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of software development experience
  • Prior experience in an information security role
  • Expertise in mitigating and addressing technology or application threat vectors
  • Experience with Web Application Firewalls

THE PLACE & THE PERKS

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

DISCLAIMER

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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