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Global Data Privacy Analyst

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Date: Jan 11, 2022

Location: Madrid, M, ES, 28020 Montigny le Bretonneux, FR, 78180 Poland Home City, PL Villeurbanne, FR, 69100 Chalandri, GR, 15231 Milan, IT, 20124

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.


Summary / Role Purpose

The Global Data Privacy Analyst will be responsible for performing day-to-day activities supporting both the data privacy and retention programs, including: (I) reviewing Privacy Impact Assessments (PIAs); (ii) supporting the Data Subject Access Request (DSAR) process; (iii) supporting the day-to-day implementation of the retention program; (iv) assisting with data privacy integrations relating to M&A activities; and (iv) having an overall integral role in general program roadmap initiatives.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conducts day-to-day data privacy and retention activities, including overseeing the completion of DSARs, reviewing PIAs, executing the privacy checklist for M&A integrations, fielding retention related questions and concerns, and escalating such questions as needed.
  • Provides program and project support, including becoming the system administrator for the data privacy team’s technology (e.g., OneTrust), and by developing and updating electronic questionnaires.
  • Partners with the business teams to further implement the retention programs.
  • Supports internal team processes to ensure assessments, reviews and questions are addressed within a defined cadence.
  • Assists in the design, testing, implementation and enforcement of data standards and controls.
  • Collects, understands, and communicates business teams' retention requirements to management to create informed action plans.
  • Engages with cross-functional, global stakeholders to embrace and champion an enterprise-wide culture, where data is deemed an enterprise asset and records management is seamlessly incorporated into Ansys systems.
  • Encourages the deletion of unneeded data and instructs on the retention of necessary records.
  • Supports the development, coordination, and execution of training and awareness programs for data privacy and retention initiatives.


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • A minimum of one year of related experience in privacy, records management, data governance, cyber security or related fields; preferably on a global scale
  • Demonstrates both collaborative skills and ability to work well within a team, while completing tasks and projects autonomously if necessary
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, problem-solving, organizational and presentations skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, developing, and deadline-oriented environment
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail and deadlines


Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • OneTrust experience
  • Privacy Professional Certification (International Association of Privacy Professionals)
  • Professional Records Management Certification (institute of Certified Records Managers)


Culture and Values

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

Working at Ansys
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.