Software Portfolio Specialist

KEMET   •  

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

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5 - 7 years

Posted 186 days ago

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • B.S. in Computer Science or Associates Degree
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in enterprise IT

Summary of Position:

  The objective of the software portfolio specialist is the maximization of IT value while managing risk through the effective management of software assets and their associated licenses and contract. This position helps develop and enforce software usage policies and ensures compliance using various asset management tools. In addition, the software portfolio coordinator helps control costs by limiting the number of software titles used to accomplish the same or similar functions.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: 

  • General knowledge of computer software
  • Maintain software inventory through use of tools including ASSET EXPLORER and KACE
  • Assist in developing and enforcing software policies and standards
  • Experience with Microsoft EA and VLA programs
  • Ability to work with vendors to ensure lowest possible cost and most favorable contract terms.
  • Understanding of contractlanguage
  • Work with Procurement to verify active contracts and agreements
  • Work with KEMET legal department on contract and agreement renewals
  • Able to understand contractlanguage and interpret accurately

Additional Requirements:

  • Strong Excel skills 
  • Microsoft Office skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Outstanding teamwork skills
  • Ability to work independently

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