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Senior Identity & Access Management Engineer

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Date: Feb 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.


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.



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of experience
  • A minimum of five years of experience in Cybersecurity
  • Experience in Identity & Access Management techniques, technologies, and procedures.
  • Strong knowledge of IAM platforms
  • 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) 


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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