Software License Asset Manager

Employer
MBA IT Consulting Services, Inc.
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Mar 19, 2019
Closes
Mar 20, 2019
Hours
Full Time
-U.S. Citizens those authorized to work in US are encouraged to apply. Unable to sponsor. -Apply thru DICE -or- 'baxley. com' -or- email to 'apply baxley. com' Complete List of years of experience by skill required Bachelor's degree in the field of information technology or related and minimum of 15 years of relevant experience. Required. In-depth knowledge of Microsoft licensing structure Required 5 Years Strong knowledge and work experience with software asset life cycle management processes planning, acquisition, deployment, monitoring and retirement 8 years required. Knowledge and experience with software asset management, O365 licensing portal, MVL portal 5 years required. Experience interpreting software licensing terms and conditions 4 years required. Experience administrating Microsoft Enterprise Contract and subscription based services 4 years required. Strong knowledge of software publisherrsquos licensing models, software deployment and use rights 4 years required. Experience interpreting software licensing terms and conditions 4 years required. Experience with Microsoft SAM engagement and true-up process 4 years required. Experience in managed software environment and O365 subscription license entitlement (eg Cloud computing) 4 years required. Project management. Leverage technical, business and financial acumen to communicate effectively with client executives 4 years required. 11-15 yrs BA experience 11 years required. 11-15 yrs Software Development Lifecycle experience 11 years desired. 11-15 yrs requirements gathering and documentation 11 years desired. 11-15 yrs MS OfficePowerPoint experience 11 years desired. Experience with various server based licensing models Unlimited License Agreements (ULA), Per Server, Per Processor, Per Core, Per User Per Device 4 years required. Software Asset Management (SAM) Specialist Business Analyst - License Entitlement Manager. SAM Specialist role is to manage the Software Environment and help customers understand and utilize software licenses and agreements and O365 licenses. Role is to manage Software Environment and help customers understand and utilize software licenses and agreements. The SAM Specialist will utilize Microsoft best practice, procedures and tools to track and control all software purchases and installations and manage associated software compliance from legal and financial risks. Mainly responsible maintaining Microsoft software license agreements, O365 License entitlement, Software Assurance Benefits and compliance based on software license right-to-use (RTU) and cloud based software as a service bull Analyses purchase records and other entitlement information (including contracts, EULAs, EAs, O365 subscription, Azure subscription, etc.) using MVL and O365 portals. bull Organize and analyze purchase information to establish an accurate and complete summary of license entitlements. bull The Analyst will engage Vendor Manager, Product Managers (Owners), Application Managers and Engineers to help collect, organize, and manage their licensed software assets. bull The Analyst also guides the normalization, management and summarization of customer purchase information to assure complete and accurate analysis of the information. bull The Analyst will assist (and often lead) the process of defining the entitlement and inventory scope to assure entitlement and inventory information are properly aligned and consistent. bull The Analyst will lead the reconciliation, analysis, and presentation of Final License Position Report Out. bull The Analyst will be expected to understand all aspects of the software life-cycle ndash from licensing to purchasing to deployment to decommissioning. Heshe will be involved with most major Publishers and manage projects for every size and type bull MUST have experience in managing Microsoft Enterprise Contracts, Microsoft Volume License Management portal and Microsoft subscription based products such as O365 and Azure. bull MUST poses in-depth knowledge of Microsoft licensing structure. bull MUST have experience in Enterprise Project Management. bull Understands Product Use Rights, license allowances, and contractual entitlements for software products and manufacturers. bull In depth knowledge of Microsoft licensing structure with emphasis on subscription model O365 and cloud products. bull Create and update software counters for software titles and licenses and participate in Microsoft SAM engagement and true-up. bull Provide expertise in ensuring that software license contracts and agreements, software licenses and software installations and associated linkages are reflected correctly in the ITAM Software Asset Management platform repository. bull Provide expertise to ensure that software license records are linked to the correct hardware device. bull Support analysis of new or modified software agreement and maintenance contracts and identifies impact to software counters. bull Provides monthly and quarterly software license compliance status reports to management and CIOrsquos. Also process all the software related requests (new requests, changes, upgrades, etc.) from all the DC agencies. bull Provide expertise in ensuring that software license contracts and agreements, software licenses and software installations and associated linkages are reflected correctly in the ITAM Software Asset Management platform repository. bull Review software compliance measures based on existing licensing agreements. bull Work with Software vendors to renew and true up existing licensing contracts CONTRACT JOB DESCRIPTION Responsibilities 1. Formulates and defines systems scope and objectives based on both user needs and a thorough understanding of business systems and industry requirements. 2. Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operation time, and form of desired results. Includes analysis of business and user needs, documentation of requirements, and translation into proper system requirements specifications. 3. Provides consultation on complex projects and is considered to be the top level contributorspecialist of most phases of systems analysis, while considering the business implications of the application of technology to the current and future business environment. Minimum EducationCertification Requirements Bachelorrsquos degree in Information Technology or related field or equivalent experience CONTRACT LABOR CATEGORY Complete Description Responsibilities 1. Formulates and defines systems scope and objectives based on both user needs and a thorough understanding of business systems and industry requirements. 2. Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operation time, and form of desired results. Includes analysis of business and user needs, documentation of requirements, and translation into proper system requirements specifications. 3. Provides consultation on complex projects and is considered to be the top level contributorspecialist of most phases of systems analysis, while considering the business implications of the application of technology to the current and future business environment. Minimum EducationCertification Requirements Bachelorrsquos degree in Information Technology or related field or equivalent experience or a current Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

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