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SAM Analyst

 Gurgaon  0  1983

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Job Details

Company Financial Information & Analytics
Position SAM Analyst
Required Experience 0-2 Years
CTC NA
Location Gurgaon
Job Code 1983
Posted On 16 Sep 2021
Application Deadline 16 Dec 2021

Skills


SAM,Software Asset Management,Software License Management,Software Audit,Software Procurement,Data Analysis, SCCM, IBM BigFix Inventory, ServiceNow Discovery

Description


The Career Opportunity: This role will have the opportunity to be creative and help shape a new program within organization.  The individual who fills this role will become an expert on the ServiceNow Software Asset Module, which was recently revised with significant gains in functionality and automation potential, and also become a software licensing subject matter expert.  This role will work on a variety of tasks and projects as directed by the IT Asset Manager.


Required Skills

  • Experience in Software License Management, Software Audit, Software Procurement, or related field
  • Strong data analysis skills and experience working with relational database technologies
  • Experience working with various software inventory discovery tools/data such as SCCM, IBM BigFix Inventory, ServiceNow Discovery
  • Ability to interpret complex legal and software licensing terms and conditions
  • Research skills and the ability to work independently without detailed work instructions
  • Familiarity with IAITAM Best Practice Library or ITIL v3 Asset and Configuration Management process areas a plus

    


Our Hiring Manager Says

If you are an experienced Software Asset Management professional, who is passionate about driving IAITAM Best Practice development; data analysis; process integration; and optimizing the software license portfolio at S&P Global; this is an excellent opportunity.  I am looking for someone with a diverse combination of technical and business skills that include: process development, data analysis, technical research, data quality activities, software license reconciliation for top software publishers, KPI and report development, and maintaining accurate data within the Software Asset Management platform used by S&P Global.


Responsibilities

  • Analyze large sets of disparate data related to software installation, hardware configuration, procurement, financial, and license entitlement.
  • Participates in audit readiness processes to ensure we are managing license compliance risks.
  • Maintains proper implementation of Software Asset management discovery tools, policies, processes, and procedures for effective asset management.
  • Builds strong working relationships with other IT departments, including but not limited to, Support & Services, IT Procurement, IT Architecture Group, and Technology Services Groups to ensure software discovery and reporting meets requirements.
  • Recommends process improvement and automation opportunities.
  • Researches technology and licensing trends for potential impact on license compliance at S&P Global.
  • Participates in vendor audit activities and responds in accordance with S&P Global policies and procedures.
  • Performs pre-acquisition tasks related to software install/license purchase requests
  • Manages and works software request tickets within the SAM repository
  • Enters license entitlement records into the SAM repository
  • Ensures Proof of Entitlement documentation is properly recorded and stored within the SAM repository.


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Legal, Computer Science, Information Systems or Business is required
  • 2+ years of experience  as a Software Asset Manager, Software License Auditor, IT Procurement, or related field is required
  • 2+ years of experience analyzing data and utilizing data analysis tools and techniques
  • Ability to collaborate with business and technology teams
  • Experience working with software inventory discovery data and license entitlement data
  • Experience interpreting complex legal, financial, and technical software licensing terms and conditions and contracts
  • Experience working within the ServiceNow platform a plus

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