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Software Asset Management Analyst
Ref No.: 17-00042
Location: MELVILLE, New York
Our candidate will assist in the development of an IT Asset Management Program, to focus on Software Asset Management. This role will leverage industry best practices to manage license software entitlement, software acquisition, license compliance, maintenance renewals, life cycle planning and costing.
Responsibilities:
Provide expertise in terms of Software Asset Management life cycle. To include the analysis and design or redesign of:
  • Existing Software Asset Management processes
  • Software request process
  • License pooling & checks
  • License deployment and retirement (sun-setting)
Establish procedures and appropriate metrics pertaining to 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, 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.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience:
Minimum four (4) years of IT organization experience.
Minimum two (2) years of Software Asset Management is required.
Two to four (2-4) years of strong Business Analysis experience.
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.
Undergraduate degree required along with equivalent work experience.
Specialized Knowledge and Skills: Certified Software Asset Management (CSAM) is preferred.