Software Asset Management Analyst

Massachusetts, United States
05 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
05 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

SOFTWARE ASSET MANAGEMENT ANALYSTInformation Systems and Technology (IS&T), to assist with daily, ongoing software management activities.  Will work closely with subject matter experts to obtain information to evaluate and make recommendations that better position MIT to manage and support its software portfolio; and recommend software models that optimize value, cost, and risk to MIT.  

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Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems/technology, engineering, or related field and four years’ relevant experience or nine years of work experience; working knowledge of software asset management including software licensing, policies/procedures, and procurement lifecycles; experience with software discovery and usage data; understanding of the software lifecycle, from licensing to purchasing to deployment to decommissioning; knowledge of software vendor licensing rules/terms including Microsoft, Adobe, IBM, and Oracle; ability to manage the software licensing aspects of large deployments; knowledge of various platforms and license types (PVUs, CALs, cloud, subscription, perpetual, etc.); experience making cost savings recommendations to the license and asset management process; understanding of serial numbers, license keys, software portals, etc.; experience with at least one IT asset management tool (ServiceNow preferred); experience collaborating with IT teams and understanding of IT infrastructure; solid understanding of application, network, operating system, database, and core infrastructure security concepts; strong quantitative, analytical, and problem-solving skills; ability to accumulate, organize, and assimilate large amounts of detailed information; flexibility/adaptability; self-motivation; excellent customer service and oral and written communication skills; and understanding of MIT departmental needs/processes/functions and IT infrastructure, architecture, applications development and support, networks, and computer operations.  Project management skills, experience developing and reviewing policies/procedures, and IAITAM or CSAM certification preferred. Job #16672-P


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