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Software Asset Management Analyst

Company: Beacon Hill Staffing Group
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

Location: Remote EST hours Duration: Starting as a 6+ month contract with strong possibility of extensions or conversion to permanent position. We are seeking a detail-oriented and analytical Software Asset Management (SAM) Analyst to join our team. The SAM Analyst will be responsible for managing and optimizing our organization's software assets, ensuring compliance with licensing agreements, and maximizing cost savings. The ideal candidate will have experience in software licensing, data analysis, and vendor management, with a strong understanding of software asset management best practices and industry standards. Responsibilities:

Manage the lifecycle of software assets, including procurement, deployment, usage tracking, and retirement.
Conduct regular audits and assessments of software licenses and usage to ensure compliance with licensing agreements and optimize software spend.
Analyze software usage data, license entitlements, and deployment metrics to identify opportunities for cost savings, license optimization, and process improvement.
Maintain accurate records of software licenses, contracts, and entitlements in the SAM tool or asset management database.
Collaborate with procurement, IT, and finance teams to ensure alignment between software purchasing decisions, budgeting, and compliance requirements.
Develop and maintain relationships with software vendors and resellers to stay informed about licensing changes, negotiate favorable terms, and resolve licensing disputes.
Provide guidance and support to internal stakeholders on software licensing policies, procedures, and best practices.
Assist in the implementation and maintenance of software asset management tools and processes to support effective license management and compliance.
Generate reports and dashboards to communicate software asset management metrics, compliance status, and cost-saving opportunities to stakeholders.
Stay up-to-date with industry trends, regulations, and best practices in software asset management, and make recommendations for process improvements and tool enhancements.


3+ years of SW Asset management experience
Proven experience as a Software Asset Management Analyst or similar role, with a focus on software licensing and data analysis.
Strong understanding of software licensing models, agreements, and compliance requirements for major software vendors (e.g., Microsoft, Adobe, Oracle).
Proficiency in data analysis and reporting tools such as Microsoft Excel, Power BI, or Tableau.
Experience with software asset management tools such as ServiceNow SAM, Flexera FlexNet Manager, or Snow Software.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret complex data and identify trends and insights.
Strong attention to detail and accuracy in managing software license records and compliance documentation.
Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and communicate complex concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

Beacon Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply. If you would like to complete our voluntary self-identification form, please click here or copy and paste the following link into an open window in your browser: Completion of this form is voluntary and will not affect your opportunity for employment, or the terms or conditions of your employment. This form will be used for reporting purposes only and will be kept separate from all other records. Company Profile: Beacon Hill Technologies, a premier National Information Technology Staffing Group, provides world class technology talent across all industries utilizing a complete suite of staffing services. Beacon Hill Technologies' dedicated team of recruiting and staffing experts consistently delivers quality IT professionals to solve our customers' technical and business needs. Beacon Hill Technologies covers a broad spectrum of IT positions, including Project Management and Business Analysis, Programming/Development, Database, Infrastructure, Quality Assurance, Production/Support and ERP roles. Learn more about Beacon Hill Staffing Group and our specialty divisions, Beacon Hill Technologies, Beacon Hill Associates, Beacon Hill Financial, Beacon Hill Legal, Beacon Hill Life Sciences, and Beacon Hill HR by visiting . We look forward to working with you. Beacon Hill. Employing the Future---

Keywords: Beacon Hill Staffing Group, St. Paul , Software Asset Management Analyst, Professions , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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