The I/T Hardware Asset Management Analyst will assist in the development of an I/T Asset Management Program, focusing on I/T Hardware Asset Management. This role will leverage industry best practices to assist in the management of license hardware entitlement, hardware acquisition, license compliance, maintenance renewals, life cycle planning and costing.
Provide expertise regarding I/T Hardware Asset Management life cycle.
To include the analysis and design or redesign of:
Establish procedures and appropriate metrics about hardware asset planning and associated software compliance.
Create the requisite repositories for the tracking of licenses purchased and relevant hardware contracts.
Identify and advise management and technical teams on license entitlements derived from hardware deployed.
Provide hardware usage analysis outlining potential efficiencies and cost savings.
Initiate internal audits to ensure compliance, handle end users licensing issues and coordinate hardware retirement/sun-setting.
Perform analysis and reporting of hardware installations and identify any opportunities for hardware optimization.
Develop working relationships across I/T, Finance, Legal, Global Sourcing and the necessary business units to support hardware asset management throughout its lifecycle.
Work with hardware providers and consulting vendor service providers to ensure the best possible licensing situations are being leveraged.