Software License Engineer

What Software Asset Management contributes to Cardinal Health

Information Technology oversees the effective development, delivery, and operation of computing and information services. This function anticipates, plans, and delivers Information Technology solutions and strategies that enable operations and drive business value.

IT Asset Management is responsible for governing the license management for IT hardware and software assets. 

Responsibilities

  • Educate IT solution and product owners on proper asset management compliance practices and enforce roles/responsibilities.
  • Apply best practices and controls to effectively manage the lifecycle (purchase, deploy, harvest) of software products.
  • Maintains controls and governs best practices of software policies and procedures.
  • Applies comprehensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities of Flexera One to perform varied tasks and projects.
  • Provides data driven insights from Flexera One and software analysis to highlight opportunities to increase efficiency, optimize cost, and reduce risk.
  • Proven ability to quickly build relationships and earn the trust of Solution Owners, Product Owners, technical leads, leadership, and key stakeholders.
  • Collaborates with software asset management team and internal partners on operational and continuous improvement efforts, with a focus on driving automation of end-to-end solutions.
  • Partner with IT product teams to identify non-usage of software installations within the infrastructure and perform software removals as needed.
  • Assists in software audit activities with accurate reporting and timely deliverables.
  • Partners with external suppliers, business clients and internal IT solution owners.
  • Applies technical knowledge for developing indirect and direct connections in Flexera One.
  • Specializes in Microsoft licensing and other tier 1 and 2 software products to execute renewals and integration efforts.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related field, or equivalent work experience, preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience in software asset management, preferred
  • 2+ years’ experience in Flexera One ITAM or other software asset management tool, preferred
  • 2+ years’ of license management and compliance experience of Microsoft, Adobe, Axure and other heavily utilized desktop software products, preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of software asset management lifecycle, methodologies, and best practices
  • Experience with implementing indirect and direction connections in Flexera One and supporting FlexeraOne from a technical perspective
  • Experience with SQL, PowerShell, and ingestion tools preferred
  • Demonstrates the ability to work on complex projects of large scope with the ability to apply critical thinking and long-term vision to develop optimal solutions.
  • Experience working with indirect procurement, repairs and maintenance, and solution owners to ensure maintenance contracts are renewed in a timely fashion.
  • Experience with applying key license terms and conditions to maximize opportunities to drive rightsizing opportunities required.
  • Demonstrated ability to generate savings reports with high dollar value.
  • 2+ years’ experience generating ServiceNow reports utilizing the asset module.
  • Proficient in Excel (formulas, pivot tables, etc.).
  • Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience with ServiceNow queue management.

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies advanced knowledge and understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to manage a wide variety of projects.
  • Ability to navigate a highly matrixed organization effectively and foster the use of analytics for data-driven insights.
  • Effectively collaborates with internal teams to develop policies and procedures to achieve specific goals.
  • Actively participates in a team forum that promotes innovation, inclusivity, and diverse ideas.
  • Recommends new practices, processes, metrics, or models.
  • Works on or may lead complex projects of medium scope.
  • Applies critical thinking and demonstrates the ability to resolve large or complex problems.
  • Demonstrates the ability to connect processes dependencies and generate process or technical solutions as a result.
  • Works with the Solution Owners to maintain controls and compliance for Microsoft and other software products.
  • Generates accurate reports and presents savings opportunities that may have significant and long-term impact.
  • Provides streamlined, automated solutions to drive savings and efficiencies.
  • Independently completes work with guidance on overall project objectives.
  • Acts as a mentor to less experienced colleagues.

Anticipated salary range: $65,500 - $98,175

Bonus eligible: No

Benefits: Cardinal Health offers a wide variety of benefits and programs to support health and well-being.

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid time off plan
  • Health savings account (HSA)
  • 401k savings plan
  • Access to wages before pay day with myFlexPay
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Short- and long-term disability coverage
  • Work-Life resources
  • Paid parental leave
  • Healthy lifestyle programs

Application window anticipated to close: 08/16/2024 *if interested in opportunity, please submit application as soon as possible.

The salary range listed is an estimate. Pay at Cardinal Health is determined by multiple factors including, but not limited to, a candidate’s geographical location, relevant education, experience and skills and an evaluation of internal pay equity.

Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Cardinal Health supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.