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Security Architecture Engineer - Remote

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Date: Aug 23, 2021

Location: NH Home City, NH, US, 03301 Nashville, TN, US, 37203 Chicago, IL, US, 60699-9208 Charlotte, NC, US, 28217 Jersey City, NJ, US, 07302 Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317 Dallas, TX, US, 75260 Atlanta, GA, US, 30304-9998 New York, NY, US, 10001

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 our Security Architecture Engineer, you will work closely with Cybersecurity peers, Information Technology, and multiple Business Units and departments to review, verify, and ensure that Ansys cybersecurity architectural standards are implemented correctly and effectively throughout all Ansys environments. Together with the lead engineer you will be providing guidance and technical direction to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Ansys information assets.



  • Respond to internal requests for guidance and support on the implementation of security controls
  • Communicate effectively with internal teams and customers to understand request(s)
  • Work closely with team members to ensure that the security needs of stakeholders and Ansys customers are met
  • Maintain awareness on current threats and vulnerabilities
  • Evaluate application and infrastructure architectural designs for security flaws, vulnerabilities, weaknesses, and misconfigurations
  • Perform Security risk assessments/review of SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS deployments
  • Track and manage remediation efforts around ticketed vulnerabilities and configurations
  • Work closely with the Lead Engineer to ensure coverage of responsibilities



  • Associate degree and/ or a combination of years of experience/education will be taken into considerationo    
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience
  • Vulnerability management
  • Network and information systems design, and 
  • Application security practices
  • Cloud architecture and security
  • Strong knowledge of cybersecurity frameworks such as NIST and ISO 27001 
  • Experience with application security testing tools (BurpSuite, WFuzz, Nmap/SQLmap, Wpscan, scripting languages, various command line tools, etc.)


  • Relevant SANS or ISC^2 Certifications


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.

Nearest Major Market: Concord
Nearest Secondary Market: Manchester