Information Security Consulting Engineer

    • Detroit, MI

The Quicken Loans Information Security Consulting Engineer works in an environment that offers unique challenges which demand a motivated, self-sufficient, passionate security professional. The ideal applicant is a well-rounded InfoSec practitioner who can jump into any engagement with little to no ramp-up and provide actionable guidance for our teams. Always evaluating and communicating the risks, the Consulting Engineer advocates for the secure way of doing things.

Ask yourself if the following sounds fun:

  • Driving your own day with minimal supervision
  • Researching and advising on security best practices for emerging technologies
  • Working with teams on innovative solutions that challenge the status quo
  • When presented a problem-statement you're able to think through the applicable layers (OSI Model), evaluate the risks involved, and advocate for the appropriate security controls at each layer
  • Defining the standards rather than being told what the standards are
  • Speaking business, IT, and InfoSec
  • Digging in to find out the "why" to ensure we're doing the right things for the right reasons
  • Defining, building, and evangelizing the standards and patterns to be applied across a multi-tenant, multi-platform enterprise environment
  • Working on a team that challenges each other to level up
  • Being an active member in the InfoSec community
  • Staying up to date with security trends and threats
  • Being encouraged to attend conferences and training (ProTip - We'll reimburse you!)
Did you answer 'yes' to the questions above? If so, we want to talk to you!

  • Collaborate with Business, IT, Project Management, Architecture, and Information Security teams to deliver secure solutions that support our business
  • Review project and process plans to ensure security is baked in
  • Consult with teams to ensure data is properly handled throughout our environment
  • Work with InfoSec Analysts to ensure visibility and security controls are implemented and maintained
  • Perform qualitative risk assessments on systems and applications
  • Collaborate with Architecture and InfoSec teams to build new policies and standards that enable and protect our team members
  • Ensure proposed changes and solutions meet the standards set forth by our business and team
  • Other duties as required

  • 5 years of combined experience in a direct/indirect IT Security or Technical IT role
  • Understanding and practical experience in at least 4 of the following:
    • Network design and architecture (traditional, SDN)
    • Cloud based services (PaaS, IaaS, SaaS)
    • OS config management & hardening (Windows, Linux, Mac)
    • Virtualization / Containerization
    • Mobile security (MDM, MAM)
    • Encryption / PKI
    • Database security
    • Application / API security
    • Identity Management (IDM)
    • DevSecOps / SDLC
What else are we looking for?
  • Strong passion for information security
  • 100% trustworthy, and able to maintain strict confidentiality
  • High sense of urgency
  • Outstanding written, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Analytical thinker
  • Ability to look at all situations objectively, loves to challenge assumptions
  • Comfort with acting decisively with limited information
  • Agnosticism on technology and platform
  • Efficient, but methodical in a fast-paced environment
  • Love for mentoring, cross-training and building stronger teams

What'll Make You Special
  • Knowledge of the mortgage/financial industry
  • Practical knowledge of any combination of PCI-DSS, GLBA, HIPAA, state/federal privacy laws
  • Experience working in a probabilistic, quantitative risk management program
  • Experience working in a decentralized IT environment

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 nine consecutive years, 2010 - 2018. The company was also ranked highest in the nation for client satisfaction among mortgage servicers by J.D. Power for five consecutive years, 2014 through 2018, 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.

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