H.W. Kaufman Group

Cyber Security Analyst

Location US-MI-Farmington Hills
Information Technology
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
H.W. Kaufman Group

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  • Monitor firewall, system, and intrusion detection events and network traffic for unusual or suspicious activity, interpret activity and take responsive action
  • Respond to malware and virus alerts, perform forensic analyses, and implement remediation steps
  • Provide resolutions regarding intrusion events, security incidents, and other threat indications and warning information to teams
  • Lead effort with implementation of counter-measures and mitigating controls
  • Perform and/or coordinate vulnerability assessments and penetration tests, and work with appropriate vendors and IT teams to ensure that security patches or appropriate controls are applied in a timely manner
  • Participate in incident response activities, acquisition, and partner risk assessments as required
  • Provide support for documentation initiatives related to standard operating procedures, security plans, risk assessment plans, business continuity plans, incident response plans, and cybersecurity policies and standards
  • Ensure a comprehensive record is developed for any cybersecurity incident and remediation steps are promptly implemented to mitigate future incidents
  • Provide guidance to management on current cybersecurity threats and recommendations to protect corporate assets and brand image
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned
  • Contribute to team growth by mentoring less-experienced teammates
  • Promote security awareness to the user community and IT personnel
  • Perform other duties as directed by leadership


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / Engineering or equivalent experience required
  • Minimum 5 or more years of demonstrated experience in cybersecurity and risk management
  • Experience with open source and commercial security tools (SIEM, Next generation AV, web filtering, email security solutions)
  • Experience generating and modifying network and host-based Indicators of Compromise
  • Experience performing security/vulnerability reviews of network environments
  • Knowledge of network security architecture, understanding of the TCP/IP protocol, and remote access security techniques/products
  • Highly motivated individual with the ability to self-start, prioritize, multi-task and work in a team setting
  • Experience evaluating the utilization and effectiveness of cybersecurity controls and tools
  • Experience participating in the ongoing maturation of an enterprise security program

One or more of the following certifications are strongly desired (but not required):

  • GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GIAC), GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE), GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA Security)
  • Forensics Examiner Certification (EnCE, FTK)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)


  • Competitive base compensation
  • Health benefits & 401K with employer match
  • Employer paid continuing education courses and designations
  • Many opportunities for career advancement

About Our Company

The H.W. Kaufman Group is a global, forward-thinking specialty insurance organization that includes 15 companies with more than 2,000 professionals at 60 offices across the U.S., Canada and UK. With an ever-broadening group of companies in our portfolio, there is simply not a more unique professional experience in the specialty insurance business than joining one of the H.W. Kaufman Group organizations.


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