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Application Security Specialist (CSO) - REMOTE
Brasov, Iasi, Chisinau, Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest, Timișoara

Date posted: 16.12.2022

Job type: Full time

Brasov, Iasi, Chisinau, Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest, Timișoara

Remote work

Full time

Job perks: Multiculturality; Professionalism; Agility

About the project

How we hire: 

At Pentalog, excellence is what you'll do. We're guided by a mission to positively impact the software development world. 


More on the project:

Pentalog is hiring for the Application Security Specialist (CSO) role. Now, you can work remotely, from wherever home might be for you!

The project involves an American online travel company that uses both a website and a mobile app, along with customer reviews, to provide the best vacation experience.

In this position, you will be tasked with the development, implementation, and enforcement of policies and procedures of the organization's security and privacy program.

Job requirements

  • 3-5 years previous Security Operations Center experience in conducting security investigations;
  • Ability to turn manual processes into automated scripts using Python, Java, or similar languages;
  • Security monitoring experience with one or more SIEM technologies - ELK, IBM QRadar, LogRhythm, Splunk;
  • Demonstrate skills in digital investigations including: computer forensics, network forensics, malware analysis and memory analysis;
  • Ability to analyze data, such as logs or packets captures, from various sources within the enterprise and draw conclusions regarding past and future security incidents;
  • Strong understanding of networking protocols and basic networking concepts;
  • Great knowledge of IT, including multiple operating systems and system administration skills (Windows, Linux, Mac);
  • Strong understanding of security incident management, malware management and vulnerability management processes;
  • Excellent English written and verbal skills.


  • Conduct information security investigations, as a result of security incidents identified by the Level 1 security analyst;
  • Provide guidance and oversight on incident resolution and containment techniques;
  • Act as the lead coordinator to individual information security incidents;
  • Identify risks not found by existing security tools;
  • Define, create and maintain SIEM correlation rules, customer build documents, security process and procedures;
  • Follow the established practices regarding incident, problem and change management;
  • Automate manual processes to improve efficiency and accuracy of investigations;
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging security threats, including applicable regulatory security requirements;
  • Mentor security analysts regarding operational tasks (tools, techniques, procedures), in support of technologies managed by the Security Operations Center;
  • Document incidents from initial detection through final resolution;
  • Participate in security incident management and vulnerability management processes;
  • Lead internal threat / unintended threat hunting/deception activities;
  • Coordinate with IT teams on escalations, tracking, performance issues, and outages;
  • Work as part of a team to ensure that corporate data and technology platform components are safeguarded from known threats;
  • Communicate effectively with customers, teammates, and management;
  • Provide recommendations in tuning and optimization of security systems, SOC security process, procedures and policies.

Extra skills

  • Bachelor's Degree / Diploma or equivalent experience (preferably Information Security, Computer Science or Computer Engineering);
  • Information Security professional certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISA, GSEC, CEH.


  • English and French language classes;
  • Competitive salary and bonuses;
  • Free pass to learning platforms;
  • A multicultural, friendly work environment;
  • Working in a company with an Agile mindset: continuous knowledge sharing and validated learning;
  • The possibility to bring your own creative and innovative ideas to life;
  • Mentorship programs that encourage and enable your professional development;
  • Private Health Insurance and meal tickets;
  • Improvement of your hard and soft skills through workshops, knowledge sharing sessions and presentations on multiple IT-related topics.

About Pentalog

As a leading European Software Services company operating internationally in France, Romania, Germany, Moldova, UK, Vietnam, Mexico, Morocco and USA, we employ over 1,300 engineers and IT experts who work in a very dynamic, multicultural working environment.

At Pentalog, your talents & ambitions are recognized and rewarded; we offer plenty of opportunities to develop, both individually, as well as a professional, and we reward our collaborators who understand the importance of self-improvement.

Super humans