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Compliance/IT Security Specialist

Compliance/IT Security Specialist
by Admin on 05-12-2023 at 2:03 pm

Website Altair

Do you like a challenge, are you a complex thinker who likes to solve problems? If so, then you might be the new Altairian we are searching for. At Altair, your curiosity matters. We pride ourselves on a business culture that enables open, creative thinking, and we deeply value our employees and their contributions towards our clients’ success, as well as our own.

Altair’s Global IT Systems Team is currently seeking a highly talented and motivated individual for the position of Compliance/IT Security Specialist.

A successful candidate will be engaged with our Global IT Systems team to advise, develop controls, test controls, and continuously strengthen internal infrastructure using best practice compliance and IT security tools. Opportunity also exists to be involved in compliance and IT security controls development, testing, and implementation in our broad and varied product offerings.  This person will be confident working in a multi-vendor environment and will participate as a member of a dynamic and global team.

Job Summary:

What You Will Do:

  • A challenging opportunity to develop and extend compliance and IT security controls and tools with a global perspective by:
  • Creating policies, procedures, and guidance for global information security.
  • Proactively overseeing vulnerability management, cloud mitigation, and risk assessments.
  • Managing incident responses.
  • Improving site-to-site and internal security using layered compliance and IT security tools.
  • Advising, developing, and testing IT security controls in our environment, and depending on the successful candidate, one or more of Altair’s varied product offerings.
  • Grow and maintain our world-wide Mesh VPN, using both physical and virtual firewall appliances.
  • Further automation in the areas of network log aggregation, flow reporting, and change deployment.
  • Interaction with compliance and security best practice development organizations, such as user groups, online discussion areas, and other means to not only stay current but be aware of future developments in compliance and IT security tools.
  • Opportunities to learn and work in other aspects of our IT operations, project development, and product development in our global organization.

What You Will Need:


  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Services, Computer Engineering or related field.
  • Must have ITAR / DFARS / NIST 800-171 Export Controlled experience.
  • 3-5 years experience in Compliance and/or IT Security specialties.
  • Previous experience with incident response.
  • Experience creating a Vulnerability Management Program.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with IT General Controls development, such as ISO 27001, NIST 800 series, or similar.
  • Intrusion protection and prevention tools and practices.
  • IPv4 and IPv6 networking.
  • Good spoken and written communications in English for collaboration on reports and colleagues.
  •  As Altair has a multi-vendor environment, Altair will provide vendor and internal training specific to our implementation.


  • Infrastructure Architecture experience.
  • Proven ability to research, learn and apply new technologies.
  • Strong team player and ability to interact effectively in a culturally diverse and global organization.

How You Will Be Successful:

  • Envision the Future
  • Communicate Honestly and Broadly
  • Seek Technology and Business “Firsts”
  • Embrace Diversity and Take Risks

What We Offer: 

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package
  • Outstanding Work/Life Balance
  • Flex Time
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • 401(k) with matching contributions
  • Unlimited vacation and Unlimited sick days
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid Time Off for Community Service
  • Collaborative environment
  • Charitable Matching Program

Why Work with Us:

 Altair is a global technology company providing software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high-performance computing (HPC) and artificial intelligence (AI). Altair enables organizations in nearly every industry to compete more effectively in a connected world, while creating a more sustainable future. With more than 3,000 engineers, scientists, and creative thinkers in 25 countries, we help solve our customer’s toughest challenges and deliver unparalleled service, helping the innovators innovate, drive better decisions, and turn today’s problems into tomorrow’s opportunities.

Our vision is to transform customer decision making with data analytics, simulation, and high-performance computing and artificial intelligence (AI).

For more than 30 years, we have been helping our customers integrate electronics and controls with mechanical design to expand product value, develop AI, simulation, and data-driven digital twins to drive better decisions, and deliver advanced HPC and cloud solutions to support unlimited idea exploration. To learn more, please visit altair.com.

Ready to go?  #ONLYFORWARD 

At our core we are explorers; adventurers; pioneers. We are the brains behind some of the world’s most revolutionary innovations and are not only comfortable in new and uncharted waters, we dive in headfirst. We are the original trailblazers that make the impossible possible, discovering new solutions to our customer’s toughest challenges.

Altair is an equal opportunity employer. Our backgrounds are diverse, and every member of our global team is critical to our success. Altair’s history demonstrates a belief that empowering each individual authentic voice reinforces a culture that thrives because of the uniqueness among our team.

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