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Software Licensing Analyst

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Gabi

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Ruddington, Nottingham, UK
Posted on Saturday, July 6, 2024

Company Description

Experian is a global data and technology company, powering opportunities for people and businesses around the world. We help to redefine lending practices, uncover and prevent fraud, simplify healthcare, create marketing solutions, and gain deeper insights into the automotive market, all using our unique combination of data, analytics and software. We also assist millions of people to realise their financial goals and help them save time and money.

We operate across a range of markets, from financial services to healthcare, automotive, agribusiness, insurance, and many more industry segments.

We invest in people and new advanced technologies to unlock the power of data. As a FTSE 100 Index company listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN), we have a team of 22,500 people across 32 countries. Our corporate headquarters are in Dublin, Ireland. Learn more at

Job Description

The Global Experian IT Services Software Asset Management (SAM) team ensure licensing compliance for large strategic suppliers together with understanding the centralised deployment / software usage to inform contract anniversary dates and renewals.

As such, the team works closely with our external SAM provider, the global procurement team, the Global technology demand team as well as both Global and Regional technical teams. By working closely with other teams the Software License Analyst role will manage specific vendors/software titles and bring the relevant teams together as and when required.

You will provide a great opportunity to develop your existing Software Licensing skills in a Global Organisation offering development opportunities and existing SAM resources to broaden your knowledge whilst aiming to utilise new AI Technologies to lead new efficient ways of working.

This is a remote position reporting to the Software Asset Manager

Principle responsibilities

  • Manage Software Compliance for several Software Publishers through coordination of information with external supplier, maintain accurate deployment and drawdown records and coordinate with procurement, demand teams to ensure estate is rightsized and licenced in the most cost optimised model
  • Support the contract execution and renewals processes by providing accurate information related to license entitlement, allocation/usage, and maintain open dialog regarding license footprint across a portfolio of software titles
  • Liaise and support finance teams on budgeting and forecasting software related pricing activities
  • Identify areas of continuous improvement including increased automation for asset management process efficiencies
  • Proactively identify and drive opportunities across desktop, server & cloud to successful outcomes through rationalizing and standardizing software renewal contracts together with rationalizing software titles for overlapping product sets to reduce costs

Qualifications

  • A background it IT asset management at a large organization, preferably software asset management
  • Experience of managing Software Contracts & dealing with Software Vendors/Publishers and Resellers is critical
  • Understanding of software usage metrics and contractual terms for at least one of Microsoft, Oracle or IBM
  • Prior experience of Oracle financials
  • Understanding of Citrix and VMware architecture, and public cloud processes/concepts
  • Experienced navigating ServiceNow to extract SAM related data.

Additional Information

Our uniqueness is that we celebrate yours. Experian's culture and people are important differentiators. We take our people agenda very seriously and focus on what matters; DEI, work/life balance, development, authenticity, engagement, collaboration, wellness, reward & recognition, volunteering... the list goes on. Experian’s people first approach is award-winning; Great Place To Work™ in 24 countries, FORTUNE Best Companies to work and Glassdoor Best Places to Work (globally 4.4 Stars) to name a few. Check out Experian Life on social or our Careers Site to understand why.

Experian is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Innovation is an important part of Experian's DNA and practices, and our diverse workforce drives our success. Everyone can succeed at Experian and bring their whole self to work, irrespective of their gender, ethnicity, religion, colour, sexuality, physical ability or age. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know at the earliest opportunity.

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