Job Description


We currently have an immediate requirement for a Software Asset Management (SAM) Software License Analyst. This is a contract opportunity and the location is Sunnyvale, CA.

 

Location:  Sunnyvale, CA
Job Title:   Software Asset Management (SAM) Software License Analyst
Estimated Duration: 6months

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Support the Software Asset Manager and SAM processes to reduce the cost of software, protect the company from legal, reputational, and financial risks, and to optimize software deployments for the business users.

• Analyze, design, or re-design SAM and compliance processes, software procurement processes, and license management processes (harvesting, deployment, and retiring of licenses)

• Create and maintain document repositories for software license contracts and purchases, as well as design and improve the process of capturing new contracts and purchase records

• Create regular compliance reports and analyses to present to license owners and management

• Design, build, and optimize key data reports that build accurate compliance reporting

• Analyze software usage to determine potential efficiencies and cost savings, continuously innovating and improving processes

• Develop and maintain working relationships across multiple functions to support software asset management throughout its lifecycle

• Develop working relationships with software publishers and vendors to leverage valuable resources, such as free training, usage analysis, new software license schemes and maintenance agreements

• Manually create and modify IT asset records in the SAM tool and mature the effective use of it

• Ensure all changes to agreements and contracts are accurately reflected in the SAM tool

• Ensure all purchases are uploaded and updated in the SAM tool

• Manage missing hardware assets to maintain an accurate software inventory in the SAM Tool

• Make recommendations to the purchase requisition process to accurately record software purchases

• Measure improvements to SAM through meaningful metrics, KPIs, and QBRs

• Continuously improve and innovate software asset management processes and best practices

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

• Prior Software Asset Management experience as license analyst is required

• Bachelors in Computer Science, IT, Business Administration, or equivalent experience

• Excellent customer service and communication skills

• Complete understanding of software lifecycle management

• Effective project management and organizational skills

• Familiarity with IT terminology, technologies, processes, and management

• Excellent ability to work on multiple projects, priorities, and tasks independently

• Excited to learn new skills and innovate to further efficiencies

• Excellent problem-solving skills

• Pleasant personality with the ability to respectfully deal with colleagues at all levels within the company and represent the company externally

• Excellent ability to schedule meetings in a global environment being respectful of customer’s needs and time zones

• Excellent ability to document processes, procedures, definitions, and work-flows

 

PREFERRED SKILLS

• Experience with software licensing in general

• Experience with Flexera, hardware and software discovery, and software usage data

• Solid licensing knowledge in at least one of the larger software publishers, such as Oracle, Microsoft, IBM, HP, or Adobe

• Good working knowledge of all major operating systems and hardware platforms

• IAITAM Certified Software Asset Manager, or similar, certification

• Excellent understanding of ISO 19770 to capitalize on building a strong SAM program

• Strong understanding of ITIL

 

ABOUT MAXONIC

Since 2002 Maxonic has been at the forefront of connecting candidate strengths to client challenges.  Our award winning, dedicated team of recruiting professionals are specialized by technology, are great listeners, and will seek to find a position that meets the long term career needs of our candidates.  We take pride in the over 5,000 candidates that we have placed, and the repeat business that we earn from our satisfied clients.

 

Please email your resume to medha@maxonic.com code Job Order # 13875 – Software Asset Management (SAM) Software License Analyst in the subject of the email, call 408-648-2010 or click ‘Apply Now’ below.

 

 

COMPANY
NetApp is the data authority for hybrid cloud. We provide a full range of hybrid cloud data services that simplify management of applications and data across cloud and on-premises environments to accelerate digital transformation. Together with our partners, we empower global organizations to unleash the full potential of their data to expand customer touchpoints, foster greater innovation and optimize their operations.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Support the Software Asset Manager and SAM processes to reduce the cost of software, protect the company from legal, reputational, and financial risks, and to optimize software deployments for the business users. • Analyze, design, or re-design SAM and compliance processes, software procurement processes, and license management processes (harvesting, deployment, and retiring of licenses) • Create and maintain document repositories for software license contracts and purchases, as well as design and improve the process of capturing new contracts and purchase records • Create regular compliance reports and analyses to present to license owners and management • Design, build, and optimize key data reports that build accurate compliance reporting • Analyze software usage to determine potential efficiencies and cost savings, continuously innovating and improving processes • Develop and maintain working relationships across multiple functions to support software asset management throughout its lifecycle • Develop working relationships with software publishers and vendors to leverage valuable resources, such as free training, usage analysis, new software license schemes and maintenance agreements • Manually create and modify IT asset records in the SAM tool and mature the effective use of it • Ensure all changes to agreements and contracts are accurately reflected in the SAM tool • Ensure all purchases are uploaded and updated in the SAM tool • Manage missing hardware assets to maintain an accurate software inventory in the SAM Tool • Make recommendations to the purchase requisition process to accurately record software purchases • Measure improvements to SAM through meaningful metrics, KPIs, and QBRs • Continuously improve and innovate software asset management processes and best practices
 
 
 3/13/2018
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QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS • Prior Software Asset Management experience as license analyst is required • Bachelors in Computer Science, IT, Business Administration, or equivalent experience • Excellent customer service and communication skills • Complete understanding of software lifecycle management • Effective project management and organizational skills • Familiarity with IT terminology, technologies, processes, and management • Excellent ability to work on multiple projects, priorities, and tasks independently • Excited to learn new skills and innovate to further efficiencies • Excellent problem-solving skills • Pleasant personality with the ability to respectfully deal with colleagues at all levels within the company and represent the company externally • Excellent ability to schedule meetings in a global environment being respectful of customer’s needs and time zones • Excellent ability to document processes, procedures, definitions, and work-flows
PREFERRED SKILLS • Experience with software licensing in general • Experience with Flexera, hardware and software discovery, and software usage data • Solid licensing knowledge in at least one of the larger software publishers, such as Oracle, Microsoft, IBM, HP, or Adobe • Good working knowledge of all major operating systems and hardware platforms • IAITAM Certified Software Asset Manager, or similar, certification • Excellent understanding of ISO 19770 to capitalize on building a strong SAM program • Strong understanding of ITIL