Rockwell Automation is a global technology leader focused on helping the
world's manufacturers be more productive, sustainable, and agile. With more
than 28,000 employees who make the world better every day, we know we have
something special. Behind our customers – amazing companies that help feed the
world, provide life-saving medicine on a global scale, and focus on clean
water and green mobility – our people are energized problem solvers that take
pride in how the work we do changes the world for the better.
We welcome all makers, forward thinkers, and problem solvers who are looking
for a place to do their best work. And if that's you we would love to have you
The Software Asset Management (SAM) Lead provides leadership and
direction to ensure SAM policies, processes and procedures are in place and
enforced effectively to meet related regulatory, operational, legal, and
reporting requirements. This role is accountable to the organization for
stewardship of software assets of the organizations that are under the
management of IT. It includes the administration of our internal software and
licenses in the software database. This role is responsible for ensuring
effective software life cycle management, including audit defense and
preparations, license recovery, and asset decommissioning practices, and leads
and reports all related cost reduction efforts for the department. This person
will report to the Director- IT delivery.
Lead department best practices and provide governance for maintaining
software asset records in SNOW, including license usage monitoring and
Work with ServiceNow and SNOW support teams to troubleshoot and resolve
incidents involving issues with asset automation, discovery and
integrations with other systems.
Own, refine and mature the organization's SAM program, architecture and
Participate in key software license negotiations and renewals, preparing
license positions and making recommendations on license optimization.
Serve as the primary contact for outside audits for software and hardware
Perform periodic audits, report findings, and recommend and execute
Maintain the asset database integrity and ensure compliance with asset
governance and standards.
Facilitate the accurate reporting of assets, including asset security
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelors degree or equivalent experience.
Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor
individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job
Typically requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience.
Experience in growth and innovation in the ITAM/SAM space.
Experience with Microsoft, Adobe, Oracle and SAP license models is a plus.
Be able to effectively lead, manage and coordinate multiple simultaneous
initiatives, processes, priorities, and tasks
Experience with asset management software; specific experience with
ServiceNow or SNOW.
Strong understanding of Information Technology concepts, structures,
technologies, and processes.
Solid experience negotiating and interpreting software contracts,
including licensing agreements, subscriptions, maintenance and support,
Solid record of managing compliance with related regulatory and legal
Demonstrated broad understanding of software licensing models, and related
Experience successfully leading software licensing audits with favorable
Maintained awareness of current technology concepts, trends, and
Experience with IT asset procurement practices, and managing IT asset life
Financial or Accounting experience accounting principles.
Experience working across multiple vendors and managed service providers.
ITIL Foundations V3 or V4 Certification.
Asset Management certifications such as CHAMP, CAMP, CSAM.
Lean IT Six-Sigma Certifications.
Experience with Agile SAFE Methodology.
What We Offer:
Health Insurance including Medical, Dental and Vision
Paid Time off
Parental and Caregiver Leave.
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We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color,
ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age,
citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or
expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity
At Rockwell Automation we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and
authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your experience
doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we
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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and veterans.
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reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact our
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