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IAM Architect - Remote

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Date: May 12, 2021

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation, helping the world's most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps companies solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination.


We are looking for an experienced Identity and Access Management (IAM) Architect. Ansys is building a best-in-class B2C facing identity service using leading Identity Providers (IdP) for secure, consistent, and seamless single sign-on capabilities across Ansys’s customer-facing web portals and digital properties. 


The IAM Architect will partner with internal digital property and application owners to create secure policies, manage our B2C identity infrastructure, provide solutions, create proof of concepts, and develop on our B2C IdP platform.  In addition, you will be responsible for developing the processes and materials to support digital property owners, application owners, and external customers to adopt the new platform and review and resolve wide-ranging adoption issues. 


The successful candidate must have deep technical knowledge of IdP policy configuration with a developer background in Microsoft and Okta technologies.  



  • Subject-matter expertise across all IAM topics as it relates to both cloud and on-premises platforms
  • Create Authentication and Authorization reference architectures for new and existing platforms
  • Develop effective architecture solutions that not only satisfy immediate project requirements but also deliver a coherent, reusable, reliable, and phased architecture to help the business grow and change while aligning to strategic vision 
  • Adhere to internal InfoSec requirements and standards
  • Review and management of technical security roadmaps related to cloud security and IAM
  • Advise & Configure IAM policies advocating industry best practices
  • Develop solutions and recommendations for issues caused by process challenges, emerging threats, and technology changes 



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or engineering 
  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience in IAM roles, including previous developer experience 
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with Microsoft B2C platform
  • Experience architecting IAM solutions with the Microsoft and Okta platforms
  • Deep expertise and proven history with IAM related protocols such as SAML, OpenID, and OAuth
  • Created Federated services using Azure B2C to other providers
  • In-depth experience with Microsoft Azure, particularly Azure B2C
  • Strong experience with Directories, SSO, Federation, Delegated administration, API gateways, SOA services 
  • Strong understanding of cloud computing architecture, technical design, and implementations 
  • Excellent customer service and communication (oral/written) skills required
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills 
  • Must be able to work independently or with a team, under minimum supervision
  • Experienced with scripting languages (vbscript, powershell, perl, javascript, etc.)
  • Experienced with creating and managing policies on Azure B2C
  • Implemented complex SSO solutions with legacy ERPs such as Oracle Siebel or Oracle EBS 



  • IAM certifications such as CISSP, CIAM, or CIMP 
  • Experience with Okta


Culture and values are incredibly important to Ansys. They inform us of who we are, of how we act. Values aren't posters hanging on a wall or about trite or glib slogans. They aren't about rules and regulations. They can't just be handed down the organization. They are shared beliefs – guideposts that we all follow when we're facing a challenge or a decision. Our values tell us how we live our lives; how we approach our jobs. Our values are crucial for fostering a culture of winning for our company:

  • 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 of leaders, collectively aiming to change the world with innovative technology and remarkable solutions.  With the 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.  Because 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”.  It’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and will impact real people in real ways, 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 so our customers can 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 component of the NASDAQ-100.
For more information, please visit us at www.ansys.com
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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