Senior Identity and Access Management Engineer
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Posted 20 days ago
Job Description

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation. We empower the world's most innovative companies to deliver transformational products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software solutions, we help our customers solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination. Whether you are a software developer, product engineer, sales team member, or part of our corporate team, at Ansys we know that by embracing what makes us each unique, we become collectively better.

As Ansys's Senior Identity & Access Management (IAM) Engineer, you will be responsible for ensuring that only authorized individuals are able to interact with the company's sensitive data or systems. In addition, you will be the primary engineer maintaining principle of least privilege enforcement across the environment to include on premises and cloud-based technologies.


  • Architect the company's IAM systems and processes to ensure that they are functioning smoothly.
  • Review access requests as well as current user privileges to reduce entitlements to the least amount needed for Ansys users to complete their assigned duties.
  • Support employee onboarding and offboarding, ensuring that access is both granted and removed in a timely manner.
  • Develop a Role Based Access Control (RBAC) process to streamline account maintenance.
  • Provide input into authentication related technologies.


  • Experience in Identity & Access Management techniques, technologies, and procedures.
  • Strong knowledge of IAM platforms
  • Minimum of three years in a cybersecurity field.
  • Understanding of cyber threat actors, how they may abuse credentials in an enterprise environment and of effective countermeasures to prevent such actions.
  • Familiarity with network security monitoring tools and procedures to align IAM with Threat Detection functions.
  • Demonstrated understanding of how to secure cloud environments and effectivity implement identity-based controls.


  • One or more of the following certifications preferred (GMON, GCDA, CISSP)

At Ansys, our diverse, collaborative teams give us the strength and insight to solve the world's most challenging engineering problems. Our ONE Ansys culture has at its core:

  • Customer Focus
  • Results and Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Mastery
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sense of Urgency
  • Collaboration and Teamwork


At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary leaders across the globe. Collectively we strive to change the world with innovative technology and transformational solutions. With a prestigious reputation in servicing well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high - met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head-on. At Ansys, it's about the learning, the discovery and the collaboration. It's about the "what's next" as much as the "mission accomplished." And it's about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and do impact real people in real ways. All this is forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy and ethics.

At Ansys, you will find yourself among those eager to drive the world towards the next best thing with hands planted firmly on the wheel. Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology, empowering our customers to turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at lower cost. As a measure of our success in attaining these goals, Ansys has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by prestigious publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek and FORTUNE magazines.

Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following awards: Bay Area Best Places to Work, a Pillar World Awards Gold Winner, Fast Company Best Places to Work for Innovators, a Gold Stevie Award for Great Employers, the FORTUNE Future 50, a DCA Silver Winner, an R&D100 Finalist, a 20% by 2020 Women on Boards winner, a 2020 Pittsburgh Tech 50 - finalist, and America's Most Responsible Companies.

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We are committed to creating a culture of inclusion and belonging where everyone thrives as ONE Ansys team.

Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys. Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.


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As soon as possible
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Regular, Full Time
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