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Software Licensing Analyst

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £400 - £450 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: IT & Information Security
This vacancy has now expired.


The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3-5 years of Software Asset Management Licensing experience and be able to prove a track record of delivering licensing positions to external customers for at least one major complex vendor (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. The role is office based at our HQ in London, with minimal requirement to travel to customers.


  • Preparing and optimising effective licence positions for a major complex vendor
  • Ensuring accurate reporting of vendor compliance
  • Developing optimized vendor licence positions
  • Working with Data Analysts to correctly identify software products that have been discovered on the hardware estate
  • Process Proof of Entitlement to manually match to applications, where automatic reconciliation is not possible
  • Reviewing / importing new purchase information from third party systems
  • Developing and improving SAM lifecycle processes
  • Qualifying and verifying all data sources required for SAM processing
  • Analysis of market changes and assessing impact on vendor licensing


  • Essential Experience
    • Delivery of effective licence positions/ reconciliations
    • A very good working knowledge of complex licensing for at least one major vendor
    • Experience of major vendor end-to-end audit processes
    • Knowledge of emerging technologies and associated licensing models
    • Comfortable liaising with technical architects, data analysts and consultants at a technical level
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills at all business levels
  • Desirable Experience
    • Working knowledge of a software management / discovery tool (e.g. SCCM, UD, BMC Discovery)
    • Working knowledge of at least one SAM tool (e.g. Snow, Flexera, License Optimizer)
  • Qualifications
  • ISEB - SAM Essentials - desirable
  • ITIL Foundation - desirable
  • ISO 19770-1 - desirable

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

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