Information Security Architect

Quicken Loans Inc. - Detroit, MI (30+ days ago)3.9

Who We Are
We’re America’s largest mortgage lender, closing loans in all 50 states. J.D Power ranked Quicken Loans “Highest in Customer Satisfaction in Primary Mortgage Origination” for the past eight consecutive years, 2010 – 2017. The company was also ranked highest in the nation for client satisfaction among mortgage servicers by J.D. Power for four consecutive years, 2014 through 2017, each year the company was eligible. There’s a simple reason we’ve been so successful: We care about the people we work with.

If you’re tired of stuffy, bureaucratic workplaces, then you’ll be delighted to find something different here. We strive to make a creative, fun and collaborative environment you simply won’t find anywhere else. Quicken Loans was named #1 in ESSENCE Magazine’s first ever list of “Best Places to Work for African Americans” in 2015. We've been on Computerworld's "Best Places to Work in IT" list for 13 years running, hitting #1 the last five years. We were also ranked #14 in FORTUNE Magazine’s list of "100 Best Companies to Work For" in 2018, remaining in the top-30 for the past 15 years.

What You'll Do/Need
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.

Disclaimer: Quicken Loans received the highest numerical score in the proprietary J.D. Power 2010 – 2016 Primary Mortgage Origination studies and the 2014 – 2017 Primary Mortgage Servicer studies. 2016 Origination (or Sales) based on 5,182 total responses and measures the opinions of customers who originated a new mortgage or refinanced within the past 12 months, surveyed in July – August 2016. 2017 Servicing based on 7,374 total responses and measures the opinions of homeowners on their mortgage servicing company, surveyed in March – April 2017. Your experiences may vary. Visit

Quicken Loans is the #1 online lender based on the ranking of Quicken Loans in comparison to online residential mortgage lenders included in the Inside Mortgage Finance "Top 50 Mortgage Lenders" report from Q2 2017.