Are you interested in shaping a highly effective agile organization? Are you excited about the opportunity to influence others? Are you passionate about fostering vital connections that will help to make our company, partners and customers more productive and profitable? If your answer is yes to any of these questions, this is your opportunity to join an innovative and dynamic team. As a member of the Rockwell Automation IT organization, you will join our transformation journey as we seek to improve and push boundaries.
The Software Asset Management Analyst Role will be involved in the enterprise software acquisition, compliance, maintenance, renewals and audits to ensure proper life cycle planning and costing. This is to include software for Physical/Virtual Servers and End User Devices in a large global organization.The ideal candidate for this role will be a motivated, self-starter and will have the ability to implement continuous improvement in this area. Software asset management (SAM) is the focal point for data analysis to support the effective management of organizational software assets, whether owned and managed by IT, third-party service providers or business units outside of IT.
This role reports directly to the IT Manager, Business Operations and will have strong relationships with others while executing on strategies, planning, audits, financial analysis and contract negotiations. This will include IT Managers, IT Finance, Strategic Sourcing Organization and Business Unit Managers.
Design, develop and generate SAM reports to communicate and monitor compliance, liability and budgetary data
Capability to work internally with IT, Business Units and External software vendors to successfully execute on audit requirements.
Develop new and maintain existing processes for proactive exception management of license compliance concerns and present remediation options
Proactively initiate, conduct and manage internal software audits to ensure audit readiness
Manage and support the software renewal process to ensure quantity and deployments are in line with contractual commitments.
Initiate processes to proactively understand business needs that lead to the increase/decrease in license consumption and develop a communication plan to clearly understand financial impact.
Identify areas for cost savings through the identification of underutilized software, alternative support options, rationalization, license recycling and optimal licensing practices and recommendations.
Ability to effectively communicate through email, individual interviews, group meetings and develop presentations to technical staff, end users, management and vendors.
Providing licensing consultancy and advice to the project management office, enterprise architecture and various IT support teams
Monitoring changes to license terms and conditions (T&Cs), alerting stakeholders to licensing changes that are relevant to them and arranging licensing briefings as appropriate
EOE, M/F/Disabled, Vet
Internal Number: 2621288
About Rockwell Automation
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