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Security Analyst (CSO), Guadalajara - Mexico
Guadalajara, Mexico

Date posted: 12.10.2020

Job type: Full time

Guadalajara, Mexico

Full time

Job perks: Fast-growing team, Travel project, Professionalism

About the project

Pentalog Mexico is on the lookout for a Security Analyst (CSO), eager to be part of a fast-growing team, on a project involving a cool name in the travel industry.

The client is a top travel platform employing user-generated content as a primary resource.Travelers across the globe use this company's site and app to browse through millions of reviews and opinions for a vast number of accommodations, restaurants, experiences, airlines and cruises.


Job requirements

  • Excellent English written and verbal skills;
  • 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;
  • Self-starter, work independently and adjust to changing priorities, critical and strategic thinker, negotiator and consensus builder;
  • Strong 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. 


  • Conduct information security investigations as a result of security incidents identified by the Level 1 security analysts who are monitoring the security consoles from various SOC entry channels (SIEM, Tickets, Email and Phone);
  • Act as a point of escalation for Level-1 SOC security analysts in support of information security investigations, to provide guidance and oversight on incident resolution and containment techniques;
  • Act as the lead coordinator to individual information security incidents;
  • Execute red team activities to identify risks not found by existing security tools;
  • Define, create and maintain SIEM correlation rules, customer build documents, security process and procedures;
  • Follow ITIL 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 risk management, information security controls, incident analysis, incident response, SIEM monitoring, and other 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

Information Security professional certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISA, GSEC, CEH.


  • Highly competitive salary;
  • The option of full-remote work;
  • Very attractive benefits above the law;
  • Free pass to learning platforms (O’Reilly, Safary Books, Pluralsight);
  • A very active community (Meetups, PentaBar, Lunch and Learn, PentaSport);
  • The possibility of applying to international positions within Pentalog.

About Pentalog

Pentalog, a leading European Software Services company, operating internationally in France, Romania, Germany, Moldova, UK, Vietnam, Mexico and USA. Our company employs over 1,200 engineers and IT experts who work in a very dynamic, multicultural working environment. Here, your talents & ambitions are recognized and rewarded. You can be sure that you will have plenty of opportunities to develop as an individual, as well as a professional.