Principal Information Security Architect

Information Technology | Irvine, California Plano, Texas


Position at loanDepot

Position Summary:  
The Principal Information Security Architect will be responsible for the secure design, evaluation, and enhancement of Information Technology solutions. Provides Information Security thought leadership to various departments to ensure that systems, processes, and solution meet Information Security best practices. Ensures the performance of all duties in accordance with the company’s policies and procedures, all U.S. state and federal laws and regulations, wherein the company operates.  
  • Carries out technical reviews of current and planned technology solutions to identify gaps and recommend remediation of those gaps.
  • Analyzes, interprets and provides guidance to management in regard to new and emerging cyber threats.
  • Plans Information Security objectives and strategies to continue to mature the detective and preventative controls environment at loanDepot.
  • Uses independent judgment to provide cost effective solutions that meet or exceed loanDepot’s Information Security requirements.
  • Exercises discretion and works independently to represent Information Security in strategy sessions, technical incident calls, and other forums that require input from the Information Security department.
  • Provides consultation and expert advice to management in regard to cloud security, infrastructure security, network security, application security, fraud, and other relevant domains of risk. 
  • Enhances team accomplishments and competence by planning delivery of solutions; answering technical and procedural questions for less experienced team members; mentoring team members.
  • Works independently to define new and innovative solutions to solve gaps in security platforms.
  • Performs other duties and projects as assigned
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred and a minimum of fifteen (15) + years’ experience working in a similar field
  • Experience with implementing SOAR/SIEM Solutions and developing monitoring use cases.
  • Detailed knowledge of Endpoint Detection and Response tools (e.g., Crowdstrike Falcon and Windows Defender ATP).
  • Demonstrates knowledge of, adherence to, monitoring and responsibility for compliance with state and federal regulations and laws as they pertain to this position.
  • Demonstrates deep technical knowledge of operating system internals, network protocols, security best practices.
  • Expertise in securing cloud environments including one or more of the following Azure, AWS, GCP
  • Ability to perform security testing to determine enhancements to Microsoft Windows Server, client operating systems, Citrix, and others
  • Knowledge in the following technologies: Cloud Posture Security, Application Posture Security,  Microsoft Defender, Microsoft 365, MFA platforms, application security dynamic, static test tools and Cisco FirePower, Cisco ISE.
  • One or more widely recognized certifications from renowned institutions such as GIAC/SANS, ISC/CISSP or Microsoft preferred.
  • Experience in the Mortgage industry preferred.
Why work for #teamloanDepot:   
  • Aggressive compensation package based on experience and skill set.  
  • Inclusive, diverse, and collaborative culture where people from all backgrounds can thrive.  
  • Work with other passionate, purposeful, and customer-centric people.  
  • Extensive internal growth and professional development opportunities including tuition reimbursement.  
  • Comprehensive benefits package including Medical/Dental/Vision.  
  • Wellness program to support both mental and physical health.  
  • Generous paid time off for both exempt and non-exempt positions.  
About loanDepot: 
loanDepot (NYSE: LDI) is a digital commerce company committed to serving its customers throughout the home ownership journey. Since its launch in 2010, loanDepot has revolutionized the mortgage industry with a digital-first approach that makes it easier, faster, and less stressful to purchase or refinance a home. Today, as the nation's second largest non-bank retail mortgage lender, loanDepot enables customers to achieve the American dream of homeownership through a broad suite of lending and real estate services that simplify one of life's most complex transactions. With headquarters in Southern California and offices nationwide, loanDepot is committed to serving the communities in which its team lives and works through a variety of local, regional, and national philanthropic efforts.
Base pay is one part of our total compensation package and is determined within a range. This provides the opportunity to progress as you grow and develop within a role. The base pay for this roles is between $200,000 and $250,000. Your base pay will depend on multiple individualized factors, including your job-related knowledge/skills, qualifications, experience, and market location. 
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.