Software Asset Analyst in Watertown, MA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 9/14/2018

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Job #:  876356

Apex Systems combines with parent company On Assignment to make it the 2nd largest IT staffing agency in the country.

Apex has an opportunity for a Software Asset Analyst role in Watertown, MA. This is a 6+ month contract-to-hire position and the pay rate is flexible depending on experience. Here are the details: 

For applicants who are interested in this opportunity; please send a Word resume to Mike Morley, Technical Recruiter, at mmorley@apexsystems.com

 

Position: Software Asset Analyst

Apex Job ID: 876356

Location: Watertown, MA

Rate: Negotiable based on experience

Duration: 6+ month contract-to-hire

 

The Software Asset Analyst is responsible for the analyzing and tracking of software within the organization. The Software Asset Manager partners with key business leaders to track, manage, analyze, and evaluate software licenses using an assessment management system. Provides expertise and guidance around procedures and best practices around tracking the life cycle of licenses. This position will ensure asset and license usage is meeting agreed upon levels.

 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS* (in order of importance)
% of TIME
(Optional)

  • Providing software acquisition support, software inventory management support, billing support, and monitoring and managing software license usage, and providing support in regards to the most efficient software license usage and modeling in support of the established processes and tools.

20%
  • Analyze software license purchases and software discovery data and perform reconciliation and remediation tasks to ensure data accuracy and quality.

20%
  • Process and maintain software procurement, contract, and software inventory in SAM solution

20%
  • Conduct software license research to support purchasing and contracting requirements.

20%
  • Provide regular feedback to on data quality and accuracy. Assist as needed to obtain the required data where possible.

10%
  • Managing software assets throughout the software acquisition lifecycle using business tools.

10%

 
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

 

EDUCATION: (Minimum education required)

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent business and technical experience required. 
  • ITIL, CSAM, CHAMP certifications preferred

 

EXPERIENCE: (Years of experience)

  • 2-4 years experience in IT asset inventory management
  • 1-2 years experience in licensing audit/true-ups and contract renewals
  • Solid understanding of life cycle management for software, license, and IT assets.
  • Previous experience working on cross-functional teams

 

SKILL REQUIREMENTS: (Include interpersonal skills)

  • Experience with SAM Tools
  • Experience with and/or understanding of Configuration Management (CMDB)
  • Knowledge of software vendor licensing rules and terms including Microsoft, Adobe, IBM, and Oracle is a plus.
  • High level attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to identify trends and interpret data
  • Strong Verbal and Written Communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

WORKING CONDITIONS AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: (include special requirements, e.g., lifting, travel, overtime)

  • Requires individual to be well organized while being readily adaptable to changes in a fast paced environment. 
  • Must be able to work independently and to exercise appropriate judgment as necessary. 
  • Requires communication and presentation skills to effectively impart information to users. 
  • Ability to lift a minimum of thirty pounds may be required for some projects.
  • Flexibility in hours and some travel may be required for some projects.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178