Quicken Loans

Information Security Architect

Security Engineer in Detroit, MI

Posted 2019-09-18

The Information Security Architect works with various areas of the business to collaborate on strategy, help design secure solutions, and build standards for how those solutions should be implemented and maintained in the future. Additionally, this team member has a keen eye toward the future, understanding where the organization should be headed regarding information security and helping to build the framework to get there. This team member consistently works with the rest of the Information Security team, IT leadership, the Legal team and other parts of the business on projects that will regularly innovate information security within the company. The Information Security Architect is quick on their feet, loves to take risks and constantly challenges assumptions.


Help set strategic direction for information security initiatives, processes and standards
Research, evaluate and drive next-generation security technologies and concepts to keep security ahead of the curve
Build relationships and collaborate with other architects across IT to ensure all visions are aligned
Conduct and attend project meetings to provide security and governance input throughout project lifecycles
Influence decision-makers in the areas of secure network design, access/authentication controls, IaaS and others
Coordinate risk assessments of IT projects and systems
Create, refine, deliver and evangelize information security standards to be used throughout the enterprise that balance business needs and external requirements
Create end-to-end security solutions involving a mix of technical and organizational requirements
Monitor changes in the legislative, regulatory and contractual landscape to ensure that the information security program is always at least one step ahead
Mentor more junior information security team members

Five years of experience in security engineering, technology or an architect role within a complex business environment
Strong understanding of security tenets, such as encryption/key management, network design, access control and incident containment
Knowledge of the intricacies related to NIST, HIPAA, SOX, PCI and state privacy laws
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to interact with team members at all levels within the Family of Companies, from the end user to senior leadership
Ability to think analytically and creatively
Ability to look at all situations objectively
Inherent need to challenge assumptions
Ability to work independently with minimum direction in a fast-paced environment as well as collaborate effectively while maintain an “options before obstacles” mindset
What’ll Make You Special

Experience in other parts of IT as an administrator or engineer in a non-security role
Experience with hosted and cloud services, especially SaaS and PaaS, and the related security implications and control approaches
Thorough understanding of risk management principles and processes
Industry certifications, such as CISSP, CISA, GSEC, etc.
Experience in policy/standard creation and acceptance
What You’ll Get

Excellent benefits package that includes a 401(k) match, medical/dental/vision insurance and much more
Opportunities to participate in professional and personal development programs, including personal empowerment coaching, leadership training and ongoing personal growth training
Other incentives, contests and rewards, including trips, event tickets, cash prizes and more
Why We're Different

Corporate politics not your strong suit? The anti-corporate culture of Quicken Loans gives our team members the initiative to build solutions together and grow both personally and professionally. At Quicken Loans, we’re in the business of putting roofs over our clients’ heads, but we certainly aren’t putting ceilings on our team members’ careers. If you’re interested in working in a place with a philosophy that’s truly different, apply today.

Quicken Loans is an equal opportunity employer.

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