Software Asset Management Analyst

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/22/17
Lexington, KY
5 - 7 years experience
Manufacturing / Printing & Paper
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/22/17

The I/T Software Asset Management Analyst will assist in the development of an IT Asset Management Program, to focus on I/T Software Asset Management.  This role will leverage industry best practices to assist in the management of license software entitlement, software

acquisition, license compliance, maintenance renewals, life cycle planning and costing.

Provide expertise regarding I/T Software Asset Management life cycle.

To include the analysis and design or redesign of:

  • Existing I/T Software Asset Management processes
  • I/T Software request process
  • License pooling & checks
  • License re-harvesting (reuse)
  • License deployment and retirement (sun-setting)

Establish procedures and appropriate metrics about software asset planning and software compliance.

Create the requisite repositories for the tracking of licenses purchased and relevant software contracts.

Identify and advise management and technical teams on license entitlements derived from software deployed.

Provide software usage analysis outlining potential efficiencies and cost savings.

Initiate internal audits to ensure compliance, handle end users licensing issues and coordinate software retirement/sun-setting.

Perform analysis and reporting of software installations and identify any opportunities for software license optimization.

Develop working relationships across IT, Finance, Legal, Global Sourcing and the necessary business units to support software asset management throughout its lifecycle.

Work with software and hardware providers and consulting vendor service providers to ensure the best possible licensing situations are being leveraged.

Requirements:

  • Excellent organizational, communication, documentation and project management skills
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Experience working with global staff/teams
  • Minimum five (5) years of working in a global organization
  • Minimum two (2) years of creating, improving and documenting processes
  • I/T Software Asset Management knowledge and experience including software licensing, software asset management policies and procedures, and procurement lifecycles
  • Experience with software discovery data and software usage data
  • Excellent analytical and communication (both verbal and written) skills
  • Skills in compiling and analyzing large amounts of data from multiple sources
  • Responsible for analysis and evaluation of user business problems and development of system recommendations to meet requirements
  • Assignments typically include problem definition, evaluation of requirements, and implementation of systems to meet business and user requirements

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

Certified Software Asset Management (CSAM) is preferred

Position Title: I/T Software Asset Management Analyst

Position Role/Responsibilities:

The I/T Software Asset Management Analyst will assist in the development of an IT Asset Management Program, to focus on I/T Software Asset Management.  This role will leverage industry best practices to assist in the management of license software entitlement, software

acquisition, license compliance, maintenance renewals, life cycle planning and costing.

Provide expertise regarding I/T Software Asset Management life cycle.

To include the analysis and design or redesign of:

  • Existing I/T Software Asset Management processes
  • I/T Software request process
  • License pooling & checks
  • License re-harvesting (reuse)
  • License deployment and retirement (sun-setting)

Establish procedures and appropriate metrics about software asset planning and software compliance.

Create the requisite repositories for the tracking of licenses purchased and relevant software contracts.

Identify and advise management and technical teams on license entitlements derived from software deployed.

Provide software usage analysis outlining potential efficiencies and cost savings.

Initiate internal audits to ensure compliance, handle end users licensing issues and coordinate software retirement/sun-setting.

Perform analysis and reporting of software installations and identify any opportunities for software license optimization.

Develop working relationships across IT, Finance, Legal, Global Sourcing and the necessary business units to support software asset management throughout its lifecycle.

Work with software and hardware providers and consulting vendor service providers to ensure the best possible licensing situations are being leveraged.

Requirements:

  • Excellent organizational, communication, documentation and project management skills
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Experience working with global staff/teams
  • Minimum five (5) years of working in a global organization
  • Minimum two (2) years of creating, improving and documenting processes
  • I/T Software Asset Management knowledge and experience including software licensing, software asset management policies and procedures, and procurement lifecycles
  • Experience with software discovery data and software usage data
  • Excellent analytical and communication (both verbal and written) skills
  • Skills in compiling and analyzing large amounts of data from multiple sources
  • Responsible for analysis and evaluation of user business problems and development of system recommendations to meet requirements
  • Assignments typically include problem definition, evaluation of requirements, and implementation of systems to meet business and user requirements

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

Certified Software Asset Management (CSAM) is preferred

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