SunGard IT Software Analyst in United Kingdom
IT Software Analyst
Job ID #:JR25661
Functional Area:Please Select
Position Type:Full-Time Regular
Primary Location:GB-Birmingham-Birmingham Canterbury House, 85 Newhall Street-3935
Education Desired:GED or equivalent
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This position is responsible for software asset management including generalized knowledge of IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, VMWare and RedHat, as well as other major software vendors. A key function of this role will be to manage the daily care and feeding of the asset management/license optimization system.
The IT Software - Operations Analyst will be a member of the IT Asset Management Team who are responsible for the input, management, and maintenance of data in the Asset Management tool including licenses, warranties, order information, service agreements, entitlements, business details and contracts. Analysts will be responsible for managing a variety of data management tasks running the gamut of IT Asset Management processes.
Serves as one of the corporate go-to resources for licensing questions pertaining to the major software vendors.
Flexera software asset management analysis and reporting
Helps maintain information in the Enterprise IT Software License Management solution to ensure purpose and functionality closely aligns with business procedures, directions, and strategies
This would include license assignments, purchasing updates, new asset identification and updates, report generation, and other tasks as identified
Routinely conducts risk assessments associated with licensing compliance to ensure all vendor contractual requirements are met
Controls expenses within approved budgetary guidelines
Works to reduce overall budget expense by managing licensing effectively
Other duties as assigned
General Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Understanding of software licensing across key vendors for example IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, VMWare and RedHat,
Working knowledge of Flexera’s Flexnet Management Suite and ServiceNow
Ability to understand and apply concepts pertaining to software licensing.
Ability to analyze and solve problems using learned techniques and tools
Possess solid organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task in an ever-changing environment.
Knows and understands business needs and has the ability to adapt changing technology to business needs
Requires a working knowledge of procurement and financial management principles
Ability to interact with internal clients spanning the globe
Skilled use of Microsoft Office package, especially Excel and related software applications is required
Thorough understanding of the IT industry as well as demonstrated ability to understand and communicate technical information
Team skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships both internally as well as externally
Competencies & Attributes:
Attention to detail
Excellent communication and organization skills
English Proficiency required (Read, Write and Speak)
Ability to deliver under pressure and tight guidelines
Ability to follow complex business processes and rules
Strong analytical and problem solving
Proactive and willing to take initiative
Manage multiple priorities
Multi-task and wear multiple hats in a fast paced environment
Work closely with others
FIS™ is the world's largest global provider dedicated to financial technology solutions. FIS empowers the financial world with software, services, consulting and outsourcing solutions focused on retail and institutional banking, payments, asset and wealth management, risk and compliance, trade enablement, transaction processing and record-keeping. FIS’ more than 53,000 worldwide employees are passionate about moving our clients’ business forward. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, FIS serves more than 20,000 clients in over 130 countries, and our technology powers billions of transactions annually that move over $9 trillion around the globe. FIS is a Fortune 500 company and is a member of Standard & Poor’s 500® Index.
FIS is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is availablehereandhere
For positions located in the US, the conditions below apply. If you are made a conditional offer of employment, you will be required to undergo a drug test and background check (including criminal record check) ADA Disclaimer: In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
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