Cyber Security Specialist

Location Costa Rica
Job Type Permanent
Salary Attractive & Depending on Experience, 75% tax free.
Reference 31946

Pentasia proudly presents perhaps their most exciting series of roles based in Costa Rica.

A international iGaming giant with offices based globally are looking to grow and expand their Costa Rica office and are actively seeking a Database Administrator to join them onsite.

This is a tremendous financial opportunity as by joining them on site you will given an expatriate contract allowing %75 of your salary to be tax free. The other benefits include:

  • Live in the unparalleled beauty of Costa Rica
  • Visa assistance and expenses covered
  • Full relocation including flights and initial accommodation
  • Family relocation can be included and extended to immediate members
  • Spanish classes offered

Remote options cannot be considered at this time.


Role Responsibilities:

  • Safeguards information system assets by identifying and solving potential and actual security problems.
  • Protects system by defining access privileges, control structures, and resources.
  • Recognizes problems by identifying abnormalities; reporting violations.
  • Implements security improvements by assessing current situation; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements.
  • Determines security violations and inefficiencies by conducting periodic audits.
  • Upgrades system by implementing and maintaining security controls.
  • Keeps users informed by preparing performance reports; communicating system status.
  • Maintains quality service by following organization standards.
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing publications.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

An ideal profile would look like:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent education or work experience
  • 4+ years of prior relevant experience
  • Advanced certifications such as SANS GIAC/GCIA/GCIH, CISSP or CASP and/or SIEM-specific training and certification
  • Hold DoD-8570 IAT Level 2 baseline certification (Security+ CE or equivalent) at start date
  • Advanced understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth and common security elements.
  • Hands-on experience analyzing high volumes of logs, network data (e.g. Netflow, FPC), and other attack artifacts in support of incident investigations
  • Experience with vulnerability scanning solutions
  • Familiarity with the DOD Information Assurance Vulnerability Management program.
  • Proficiency with any of the following: Anti-Virus, HIPS, ID/PS, Full Packet Capture, Host-Based Forensics, Network Forensics, and RSA Security
  • In-depth knowledge of architecture, engineering, and operations of at least one enterprise SIEM platform (e.g. Nitro/McAfee Enterprise Security Manager, ArcSight, QRadar, LogLogic, Splunk)
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