Software Asset Manager


Contract: W2, Independent, Corp-To-Corp


    • Asset Management
    • Asset Manager
    • License Management
    • Oracle Licensing
    • Microsoft Licensing

    Job Description


    Hope you are doing well!!

    This is Vishal, Lead Technical Recruiter with Sumeru Inc.

    Please find the below JD and let me know if you are comfortable please share your updated resume.

    Role: Software Asset Manager

    Job Location- Cary, NC - Onsite Role


    The ideal candidate will have experience with regard to software asset management and managing software portfolios. The emphasis within the Software Management Framework in the below areas is essential:

    • Software Acquisition
    • Software Deployment
    • License Management
    • Asset Discovery and Tracking
    • Understanding Vendor Usage
    • Understanding risk and risk management
    • Strong Oracle Licensing background
    • Strong Microsoft Licensing Background including processing annual orders.


    • Accountable for compliance with contractual and licensing models for select software products
    • Accountable for software management activities (demand management, renewals, entitlement and deployment reporting)
    • Identify issues, improvement opportunities, and risks for escalation
    • Identify key data requirements and information throughout the organization
    • Coordinates with other stakeholders to resolve complex licensing queries and issues
    • Manages software supplier relationship with vendor in partnership with GP Sourcing Relationship Manager
    • Sets negotiations and contracting path and plan for select XDX Strategic software suppliers in partnership with XDX Operations, Finance, and GP team.
    • Partners with GP in the execution of negotiations and contracting for select XDX Strategic software suppliers
    • Deep understanding of licensing models, contracts, and pricing arrangements
    • Optimizes consumption to maximize value of spend
    • Manages vendor audits and support supplier interactions
    • Manage renewals / new contracts and upcoming software demand
    • Deep understanding of financials and pricing model. Partner with Operations, Finance, and GP in the review and execution of financial activities (purchase orders, invoice approval, usage reporting)
    • Report on compliance with contractual and licensing models for assigned software products

    Required Skills

    • Bachelor's in computer science or Information Technology related field
    • Strong technical and business problem-solving skills
    • Strong analytical skills, self-motivated
    • Strong financial acumen
    • Ability to read, interpret, and understand standard licensing/contractual terms
    • Experience in negotiation and contracting.
    • Experience in formally managing vendor relationships
    • Project Management skills (incl risk, issue management)
    • Ability to work independently and make decisions
    • Ability to work with external suppliers and internal Global Procurement resources
    • Ability to work within an integrated environment and resolve difficult issues with license holders (Business, IM focal points, etc.)
    • Cloud consumption reporting
    • Ability to prioritize workload and adjust as business needs change
    • Ability to work within a fast-paced team
    • Process oriented and extensive process improvement expertise (Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification)
    • Ability to perform and review data analysis via excel using pivot tables, at a minimum
    • Experience in preparing and delivering senior management briefing.
    • Good communication and presentation skills
    • General understanding of Software Asset Management lifecycle processes
    • Broad understanding of software management overall processes, maintenance of data, and controls
    • Strong Oracle Licensing background
    • Strong Microsoft Licensing Background including processing annual orders.


    Best Regards,

    Vishal Mandlik

    (US Cell)