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R&D II – Software Security Analyst

R&D II – Software Security Analyst
by Admin on 10-17-2022 at 2:00 pm

Website ANSYS


The R&D Engineer II position will facilitate automated application security testing using a variety of security tools and evaluate the test results for prioritization using best practices and standard processes.  Also work closely with Product Creation Management, Development Teams, IT, Audit and Legal Teams to ensure secure and safe Ansys software release distributions.


  • Security testing of software components and product distributions to identify security vulnerabilities.
  • Work closely with product teams reviewing security scans and remediation of security vulnerabilities
  • Facilitate timely detection and resolution of security vulnerabilities in Third-Party and Open-Source software
  • Scan software release distributions for potential security threats
  • Assist with Incident Response System for quick response to security issues
  • Document processes and support internal and external audits
  • Facilitate promotion and training of development staff in secure coding practices
  • Assist in the design and implementation of security solutions


  • BS in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field with 2 years’ experience or MS
  • Good programming language skills in C/C++, Java or C#
  • Proficient in one or more scripting languages such as Python, Ruby or PowerShell
  • Familiarity with source code and build management tools such as Git, Azure DevOps
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and to collaborate with others in a geographically distributed team


  • Knowledge and experience working with automated SAST and SCA scanning tools such as Coverity and FlexNet Code Insight
  • Experience integrating security tools within CI/CD models
  • Experience with open-source security risk assessment and management
  • Experience in conducting vulnerability assessments and articulating security issues to technical and non-technical audience
  • Experience in a large-scale commercial software development environment


At Ansys, our diverse, collaborative teams give us the strength and insight to solve the world’s most challenging engineering problems. Our ONE Ansys culture has at its core:

  • Customer Focus
  • Results and Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Mastery
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sense of Urgency
  • Collaboration and Teamwork
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