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Software Asset Management Business Analyst

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Job Description

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One of our many customer(s) today is urgently looking for an experienced  Software Asset Management Business Analyst

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Business Analyst - 12 Months - San Francisco, CA

Job Description:

Qualifications:

Experience in asset life-cycle management, process improvement and compliance 

Working knowledge of the fundamental concepts and procedures used in a purchasing and asset management environment 

Working knowledge of software licensing and understanding of contract language 

Working knowledge of reconciling software licensing and software maintenance terms and conditions between procured rights and quantities with compliant deployment of software assets. 

Working knowledge of the procurement life-cycle and best practices 

Strong problem-solving with excellent verbal and written communication skills

Strong data analysis and manipulation skills including strong MS Excel 

Working knowledge of current IT technologies and full understanding of industry practices 

Self-motivated, tenacious with ability to work independently 

Ability to manage time and workload effectively which includes planning, organizing, and prioritizing with attention to detail 

Experience with CMBD, SCCM, or other Asset Management tools. Experience with ServiceNow is a huge plus. 

IAITAM or CSAM certification a plus.

Responsibilities:

Day-to-day management of acquisition, licensing compliance, maintenance renewals, life cycle planning and costing. 

Works closely with vendor, procurement/finance, Information Security when needed to ensure software and licenses are appropriate for Client environment and available prior to deployment. 

Responsible for software and license maintenance activities, 

including: 

Creating and maintaining software licenses in accordance with specifications in ServiceNow and ITAM Central repositories 

Processing new software purchases and applying appropriate software license 

Monitoring and identifying compliance risks of software licenses 

Working with the stakeholders to address efficiency and renewal issues. 

Receiving and managing software license keys and coordinating software and license reclamation activities 

Manage license true-up & reconciliation. Provide support during software audits. 

Assist with dispute resolution. Recommend audit defense initiatives. 

Follow through with vendors and Business Groups to obtain identified savings. 

Coordinate contracts and relationships to maximize value creation and costs for software licensing, maintenance, and service offerings. 

Facilitate the business’ needs for ongoing support and upgrade by ensuring that maintenance, support and renewals are managed/handled/ordered in advance of their expiration. 

Stay informed of new and updated software license models and options for key vendor products and respond to software license related questions or inquiries from software owners, end users, and other stakeholders. 

Engage various stakeholders such as IT teams, Business Group Liaisons, and end-users to help collect, organize, and manage software assets. 

Support projects and programs to enhance Asset Management function’s ability to manage IT assets as well as ensure compliance with applicable local and System policies and written guidelines, including licensing requirements. Develop and update process flows, diagrams, and narratives.


About us:

Harvey Nash is a national, full-service talent management firm specializing in technology positions. Our company was founded with a mission to serve as the talent partner of choice for the information technology industry.

Our company vision has led us to incredible growth and success in a relatively short period of time and continues to guide us today. We are committed to operating with the highest possible standards of honesty, integrity, and a passionate commitment to our clients, consultants, and employees.

Utilizing our proprietary Predictive Staffing model, our company has enjoyed more than a decade of rapid growth, earning our reputation as a client-focused, efficient provider across a broad range of industries.  Today, we serve top Fortune 1000 and successful privately held companies all over the country, still operating under the simple idea that great people aligned under a common vision can achieve tremendous results.


 We are part of Harvey Nash Group, a global professional services organization with over forty offices worldwide.


 For more information, please visit us at https://www.harveynashusa.com/


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