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Licensing,Software Asset Management,SAM,ELP

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Cloud & Infrastructure

Licensing,Software Asset Management,SAM,ELP

You will join this global IT Services business to work in house at their offices in Central London.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5-7 years of Software Asset Management Licensing experience and be able to prove a track record of delivering licensing positions and complex licensing guidance to external customers for at least three major vendors (e.g. Microsoft, Oracle, IBM, SAP, Symantec, VMWare).

This experience should have been from within a SAM orientated organisation, with an outsourcer, or with an independent consultancy or LAR.

Licensing,Software Asset Management,SAM,Microsoft,Oracle,IBM,SAP,Symantec,VMWare

ROLE PURPOSE

  • Acting as a point of contact for complex licensing queries.
  • Acting a licensing Subject Matter Expert for major projects, to ensure that all elements of licensing are properly considered, and all rules adhered to.
  • Engagement with design boards and development teams to assess upcoming initiatives/projects for licensing implications.
  • Supporting the wider ITAM Team with Licensing expertise and contract analysis.
  • Supporting the ITAM Team's delivery of compliance reporting, mitigation and optimisation.
  • Supporting wider stakeholder groups with related projects/queries.
  • Analysis of market changes and assessing impact on vendor licensing

Licensing,Software Asset Management,SAM,Microsoft,Oracle,IBM,SAP,Symantec,VMWare

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Essential Experience

o Delivery of effective licence positions/ reconciliations, including specific actionable guidance resulting in mitigations/savings

o Experience of licensing in large environments with complex infrastructures

o High level of expertise for at least three major vendors

o Knowledge of emerging technologies and associated licensing models

o Comfortable liaising with technical architects, data analysts and consultants at a technical level

o Excellent written and verbal communication skills at all business levels

Licensing,Software Asset Management,SAM,Microsoft,Oracle,IBM,SAP,Symantec,VMWare

  • Desirable Experience

o Licensing in large Service Provider environments.

o Working knowledge of software management / discovery tools (e.g. SCCM, UD, BMC Discovery)

o Working knowledge of at least one SAM tool (e.g. Snow, Flexera, License Optimizer)

  • Qualifications

o ISEB - SAM Essentials - desirable

o ITIL Foundation - desirable

o ISO 19770-1 - desirable

Licensing,Software Asset Management,SAM,Microsoft,Oracle,IBM,SAP,Symantec,VMWare

Capita IT Resourcing is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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