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Team Lead : IT Asset Management/Software Compliance

Closing on:

28/02/2018

Contact email

sajin.mathew@ibsplc.com

Brief description :

Team Lead – IT Asset Management/Software Compliance

Job Description:

  • Manage enterprise wide compliance with all software license agreements and copyright law by monitoring and enforcing proper software usage policies and guidelines to ensure that there is no non-conformance
  • Read and understand software licenses and ensure software compliance in the organization
  • Enter and maintain information in a database format to address budgeting, software compliance & inventory, contracts, and cost. Assist in the development of reporting to address management requirements to obtain information.
  • Respond to requests from end users, managers, developers, and team members for specific IT Software Asset Management data information.
  • Manage contracts and relationships to maximize value creation and costs for software licensing, maintenance, and service offerings.
  • Identify savings opportunities for renewals, software licensing, and services.
  • Conduct internal software audits to identify variances between deployed and licensed software; ensure deployed software aligns with the quantity and licensing models purchased;
  • Manage vendor compliance audits as required
  • Work according to the defined software policies, processes and guidelines to ensure compliance
  • Work with all relevant stakeholders to resolve any compliance issues
  • Avoid excessive or unwarranted software usage
  • Oversee the purchase of all software licenses; ensure appropriate quantities and licensing models are purchased, determine contract requirements, ensure orders are placed and validate proper payment.
  • Ensure adequate number and usage of licenses by monitoring, analyzing and optimizing
  • Ensure retention of all proof-of-license documentation
  • Assess and participate in negotiating new software vendor license agreements, negotiate changes to existing agreements
  • Evaluate and recommend options to reduce licensing costs
  • Research, evaluate, recommend and implement methods, policies, processes, best practices, techniques, technologies and tools for software license management.
  • Create, build and maintain open partnerships and relations with major software publishers to ensure maximum value for all agreements
  • Ensure and maintain expertise on licensing, processes, best practices, technologies and tools
  • Track and report the team activities and ensure the targets are completed on a timely basis.
  • Collect information for budgeting, software compliance & inventory, contract summaries, and cost comparisons.

Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT/Computer Science/Engineering or Diploma in IT/Computer Science
  • Six to eight years of relevant Information Technology experience.
  • Superior organizational, analytical and customer service skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Process and results oriented
  • Proven vendor relationship skills and experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment
  • Pro-active and aggressive; self-starter, able to work using own initiative with minimal supervision managing numerous concurrent tasks

Technical Skills:

  • SAM certification is desired.
  • Expertise in software license management
  • Experience interpreting licensing terms and conditions
  • Experience in managing licensing on Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Expertise in contract management.
  • Familiarity with usage of tools/scripts for software inventory scanning and license management
  • Superior awareness and understanding of relevant industry trends and issues, as well as vendor organizations and business practices within the field of software license management and compliance.
  • Proficient understanding of financial concepts and practices as they relate to software license and contract management.
  • Fundamental knowledge of inventory management processes and techniques.
  • Proficient with the MS Office Suite of tools, especially Excel.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) for developing queries and monitor usage information for deployed software products desired.
  • Proficient with or working knowledge of other proprietary reporting and discovery tools used for software license management and compliance.

Location: Trivandrum

Experience:5-8 yrs

Interested candidate can share the resume to sajin.mathew@ibsplc.com

Contact number: 8086011492

Preferred skills

Team Lead – IT Asset Management/Software Compliance

Job Description:

  • Manage enterprise wide compliance with all software license agreements and copyright law by monitoring and enforcing proper software usage policies and guidelines to ensure that there is no non-conformance
  • Read and understand software licenses and ensure software compliance in the organization
  • Enter and maintain information in a database format to address budgeting, software compliance & inventory, contracts, and cost. Assist in the development of reporting to address management requirements to obtain information.
  • Respond to requests from end users, managers, developers, and team members for specific IT Software Asset Management data information.
  • Manage contracts and relationships to maximize value creation and costs for software licensing, maintenance, and service offerings.
  • Identify savings opportunities for renewals, software licensing, and services.
  • Conduct internal software audits to identify variances between deployed and licensed software; ensure deployed software aligns with the quantity and licensing models purchased;
  • Manage vendor compliance audits as required
  • Work according to the defined software policies, processes and guidelines to ensure compliance
  • Work with all relevant stakeholders to resolve any compliance issues
  • Avoid excessive or unwarranted software usage
  • Oversee the purchase of all software licenses; ensure appropriate quantities and licensing models are purchased, determine contract requirements, ensure orders are placed and validate proper payment.
  • Ensure adequate number and usage of licenses by monitoring, analyzing and optimizing
  • Ensure retention of all proof-of-license documentation
  • Assess and participate in negotiating new software vendor license agreements, negotiate changes to existing agreements
  • Evaluate and recommend options to reduce licensing costs
  • Research, evaluate, recommend and implement methods, policies, processes, best practices, techniques, technologies and tools for software license management.
  • Create, build and maintain open partnerships and relations with major software publishers to ensure maximum value for all agreements
  • Ensure and maintain expertise on licensing, processes, best practices, technologies and tools
  • Track and report the team activities and ensure the targets are completed on a timely basis.
  • Collect information for budgeting, software compliance & inventory, contract summaries, and cost comparisons.

Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT/Computer Science/Engineering or Diploma in IT/Computer Science
  • Six to eight years of relevant Information Technology experience.
  • Superior organizational, analytical and customer service skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Process and results oriented
  • Proven vendor relationship skills and experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment
  • Pro-active and aggressive; self-starter, able to work using own initiative with minimal supervision managing numerous concurrent tasks

Technical Skills:

  • SAM certification is desired.
  • Expertise in software license management
  • Experience interpreting licensing terms and conditions
  • Experience in managing licensing on Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Expertise in contract management.
  • Familiarity with usage of tools/scripts for software inventory scanning and license management
  • Superior awareness and understanding of relevant industry trends and issues, as well as vendor organizations and business practices within the field of software license management and compliance.
  • Proficient understanding of financial concepts and practices as they relate to software license and contract management.
  • Fundamental knowledge of inventory management processes and techniques.
  • Proficient with the MS Office Suite of tools, especially Excel.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) for developing queries and monitor usage information for deployed software products desired.
  • Proficient with or working knowledge of other proprietary reporting and discovery tools used for software license management and compliance.

Location: Trivandrum

Experience:5-8 yrs

Interested candidate can share the resume to sajin.mathew@ibsplc.com

Contact number: 8086011492