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POST DATE 8/13/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

PTC, Inc. Needham, MA

PTC, Inc.
Needham, MA
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Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


PTC Company Description
PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) has the most robust Internet of Things technology in the world. In 1986 we revolutionized digital 3D design. Now our leading IoT and AR platform and field-proven solutions bring together the physical and digital worlds to reinvent the way companies create, operate, and service products. With PTC technology, global manufacturers and an ecosystem of partners and developers can capitalize on the promise of the IoT today and drive the future of innovation.

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Business Title
Security Architect


Job Description for Advertising Purposes
ThingWorx, A PTC Business, produces a software product sold to a variety of markets, all related to the world of smart/connected assets. The software can be cloud based (platform as a service) or deployed on premise. ThingWorx is seeking a passionate Security Architect to be a key player in the design and development of next generation Internet technology products aimed at the Internet of Things market. Specific emphasis on the design of cloud based applications and services, federated server architectures, and multi-tenant solutions. Other touch points include enterprise application integration, business intelligence, and machine and device integration.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
*Support adoption of proven security techniques for use within IoT
*Help to communicate and establish new patterns for IoT security
*Remain informed/knowledgeable about the evolving IoT security domain
*Day to day operational help with Pen Tests, Gap Analysis and various security initiatives
*Provide subject matter expert (SME) support to internal product development teams and external third-party vendor security assessments
*Help to identify and fix issues of concern during product and services development via effective collaboration with multiple teams
*Help to evaluate strengths and vulnerabilities of security feature(s)/solution(s)
*Provide technical consulting to internal customers.
*Continue to upgrade technical and personal skills through internal and external training.

Expertise and Knowledge:
*Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience
*Generally requires 5+ years of related experience
*Technical foundation and/or strong interest in systems security and network security. Experience with pen testing, security scanning, and threat modeling are very desirable.
*Ability to develop creative technology solutions to business problems
*Excellent analytical ability.
*Demonstrable experience with open interoperable technical standards (e.g. SAML, OpenID Connect) used for federated authentication, multi-party federation metadata management, and identity assurance.
*Awareness of federal encryption standards and industry requirements such as HIPAA.
*Demonstrable expertise designing service interfaces (preferably REST APIs) and applying technical security standards (e.g. OAuth, UMA) to enable and protect API access while meeting enterprise architecture, security, and privacy needs.
*Experience with IAM requirements for cloud-based services, including strategies, trust models, and open standards (e.g. OAuth, SCIM), encryption, etc. used to improve manageability, access governance, provisioning, information security, and privacy.

Experience Requirements:
*At least one industry security certification (CISSP, CISA, etc.) is desirable
*5+ years of experience with Enterprise and/or Cloud based solutions
*5+ years of Java development experience
*Experience implementing solutions which required Secure Identity
*Experience developing/working within large distributed systems

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Why Join Us and Benefits Summary
PTC is a great place to work. Our culture is one of excellence, innovation, empowerment, and caring about our customers, communities, and employees. We have built an action oriented culture of integrity and trust, creating a sense of team spirit at both the departmental and company-wide level. At PTC, we have great employees and know that they are critical to the company s success.
The Core Values we live by to achieve our success are:
* Customer Success
* Excellence
* Innovation & Empowerment
* Integrity & Professionalism
* Social Responsibility through Shared Value
* Teamwork
* Winning

We are looking to add strong candidates that uphold the PTC Core Values and are eager to grow and develop their careers with us. If you share these values and enjoy a work environment that is fast paced, hands on, and results oriented, then PTC is the place for you.

PTC benefits are among the most competitive in the industry. While your salary is the major component of your compensation, you also receive a competitive benefits package including:

* Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match
* Healthcare and Dental insurance
* Paid Time Off and Sick Time
* Birthday Day-off
* Tuition Reimbursement (Canada, India, Israel, US)
* Holiday Pay
* Employee Referral Program
* Management and Employee Training Development
* Other Regional-specific Benefits

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.