United Shore

  • Application Security Architect

    Business Unit
    United Shore

    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 background working in an enterprise development environment within a business are required.


    • Build strong working relationships with our enterprise technology, application development, quality assurance and DevSecOps teams
    • Maintain documentation related to application security including the development of secure coding policies, procedures and standards, and modification of 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
    • 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
    • Collaborate with the Information Security team to identify and remediate application security vulnerabilities




    • Computer-related degree or equivalent experience 
    • Minimum of 3 years in the following security functional areas: application security, authentication and authorization, identity and access management, dynamic and static application security testing, and data security
    • Expertise in mitigating and addressing technology or application threat vectors
    • Experience with Web Application Firewalls
    • 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
    • Understanding of the IIS execution pipeline including ASP.NET MVC, Web API, Modules, Handlers, and OWIN
    • Understanding of the ASP.NET Core execution pipeline and how it differs from IIS
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in C# and ASP.NET MVC
    • Experience with .NET Core and ASP.NET Core
    • BA/BS combined with 5+ years of overall information security experience
    • 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
    • Ability to be the enterprise security subject matter expert who can explain technical topics to those without a technical background
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
    • Onsite, full-time attendance


    United Shore is a rapidly growing, family-owned company that feels very much like family. Our team is a diverse group of mortgage experts, sales superstars, tech gurus, marketing whizzes and more. And our award-winning workplace just happens to be home to the #1 wholesale mortgage lender in the nation, United Wholesale Mortgage. We believe in setting our team members up for success by creating a unique, energetic culture where you can be yourself and still reach your professional goals.

    Here are some of the reasons you’ll love working here:

    • Large, state-of-the-art fitness center with a full-size basketball court, outdoor sand volleyball court, plus Zumba and yoga classes
    • 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, and a dedicated food truck
    • Free fruit, soft drinks and coffee
    • Convenience store featuring grab-and-go snacks
    • In-house Starbucks and indoor/outdoor café with Wi-Fi
    • Escape room designed for team-building activities
    • Indoor/outdoor putting greens 


    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 United Shore is "at-will." United Shore is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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