Team Lead, Information Security at United Wholesale Mortgage (Detroit, MI)

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At UWM we are looking for the best people. In this position, the candidate will play a key role in leading 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 help lead a critical segment of our Information Security team.

The Information Security Team Lead will report directly to, and support, the AVP Information Security to provide the highest quality information assurance program to our business teams and customers. Working in a fast-paced environment, the Information Security Team Lead will lead a team to develop and implement security processes and solutions, including ongoing assessment and compliance to required security guidelines across the enterprise computing environment. The Information Security Team Lead will also be responsible for mentoring and growing a team of Information Security professionals with diverse skills and responsibilities across a number of platforms.

We are looking for someone with a strong background in Information Security and a proven ability to deliver under pressure and meet deadlines, while possessing exemplary communication and leadership abilities.

The ideal candidate for this position will have experience across all domains in the Information Security Common Body of Knowledge.


  • Overall responsibility for the engineering of network and computing systems that enforce security policies and controls, in addition to overall responsibility for identity and access management
  • Lead the design, construction, and implementation phases of complex systems and projects
  • Support the priorities planned and organized by the Security Architect in accordance with the roadmap for security architecture
  • Approve security recommendations and design security services, particularly with regard to cloud initiatives and internally developed applications
  • Support the team in responding to risk assessments, vulnerability assessments, penetration tests and internal or external audits, as well as intrusion attempts and other forms of cyber crime
  • Co-develops standard security documentation to ensure the effective use of system and application information, to detect anomalous behavior and ensure compliance with policy and regulatory requirements supporting leading security frameworks
  • Mentor and lead Information Security professionals, facilitating communication between teams and collaboration across teams, while driving projects and initiatives to completion and supporting the organization's guiding pillars and leadership goals
  • Participate in interviews


Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum 7 years' experience in Information Security of increasing responsibility, resulting in strong familiarity with application and network security
  • Extensive experience with standard security tools and platforms
  • Experience with identity and access management and governance (IAM/IGA) platforms and processes
  • Computer-related degree or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to communicate with strong technical skills
  • Strong analytical problem solving skills
  • Experience with customer management (setting expectations, relationship management)
  • Ability to work with limited guidance in a team environment
  • Experience with team member management
  • Exemplary communication abilities
  • Ability to mentor team members
  • Excellent organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in the mortgage or financial services industry
  • Experience implementing an established IAM/IGA solution
  • CISSP, CISA, CEH, CSSLP, CHFI, CCSP, GCIH, GCIA, PCNSE or other pertinent industry-recognized certifications


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 cafe 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.
More Information on United Wholesale Mortgage
United Wholesale Mortgage operates in the App development industry. The company is located in Pontiac, MI. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 38 open jobs at United Wholesale Mortgage, click here.
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