IT Asset Management Engineer

| Greater Denver Area

Summary

 

The IT Asset Management Engineer is a contributor to the Software Asset Management (SAM) process and its continual review and development.  This includes software license procurement, planning, monitoring, recording entitlements, and reporting of software license positions to ensure compliance with vendor contracts and the optimization of those assets throughout their lifecycle. This individual will provide technological guidance in the development of both internal and external processes and tools for Asset and License Management.

 

General Job Duties

  • Operational responsibility for Software Asset and License Monitoring and Reporting.
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend IHS Markit’s mission, vision and values, philosophy and culture
  • Continuously strive to improve, support and identify ways to increase efficiencies, identify cost avoidance and cost reduction opportunities, and expand services.
  • Perform other duties as required.

 

 Specific Job Duties

  • Manage and maintain inventory database of software assets
  • Working knowledge of reconciling software licensing and software maintenance terms and conditions between procured rights and quantities to ensure licensing compliancy of deployed software assets
  • Facilitate the business’ needs for ongoing technical support and upgrade protection on selected products by ensuring that maintenance, support and upgrade protection renewals are managed/handled/ordered in advance of their expiration.
  • Identify savings opportunities for renewals, software licensing, and services.
  • Develop and maintain a high level of expertise in software licensed products, license programs, and software asset policies
  • Monitor, maintain and enforce licensing and asset standards, policies and procedures
  • Manage software intake queue on newly requested software, and work with IT Security on approvals assuring that the software will be safe to install
  • Respond to requests from end user and educate our colleagues on the software ordering process, and advise on software solutions
  • Generate licensing and asset data reports as required
  • Contribute in software audits with data gathering and license position reporting
  • Review vendor invoices and confirm receipt and installation of software
  • Advise technical teams on license requirements and proper consumption of the assets within the organization.

 

 

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science or related field or proven equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in the Information Technology field
  • Knowledge of IT Asset Management and Discovery Tools principles
  • Demonstrates effective use of Microsoft Office 365 Products
  • Working knowledge of Software Asset Management Tools; ServiceNow SAM Pro experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Software Licensing Models (Microsoft, Oracle, IBM, Adobe, etc.) a plus
  • Knowledge of the Asset Management software lifecycle
  • Knowledge of procurement principles
  • Strong and effective team player with demonstrated ability to communicate in a virtual and Global team environment
  • Effectively communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical colleagues.
  • ITIL certification a plus
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • Microsoft ProjectManagement

Location

We may consider Upslope Brewing and OZO Coffee our external conference rooms. If food trucks are your jam we have plenty right outside our doors!

An Insider's view of IHS Markit Digital

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Uniqueness and creativity can be seen in all areas here! We have a digital community bulletin board where you can buy, sell, or post just about anything (seriously, anything!), a company sponsored picnic that includes spirited cornhole competitions, and regular group outings like running or cycling, before, during, or after work.

Marj

Executive Director, Sales

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

My teammates and I come from a diverse set of backgrounds and combine our unique perspectives to provide innovative solutions to problems. As a result, our products push new boundaries and delight our clients.

Jason

Product Management Director

What are some things you learned at the company?

I’ve learned to appreciate and be intentional. My teammates are always ready to help each other find a better workflow, learn new tools, and support each other emotionally. This culture of support and collaboration inspires me to contribute by creating amazing work for our clients and being creative in connecting with colleagues intentionally.

Juwon

UI Designer

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Our culture promotes hard work while also living a fulfilling life outside of the office. We all love spending time working together on challenging projects, and when the time comes to get away, the support is felt throughout the company. Whether it's an extended vacation or volunteer opportunity to give back to our community!

Corwin

Associate Creative Director, UI Design

What are IHS Markit Digital Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We each get 3 days a year to volunteer and will help match you with existing opportinities.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have ample opportunities to join committees! We've got guilds, a Pride committee, a crafting club, a book club, a green team, a parenting community and several more.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Restricted share unites (RSU's) may be grated recognizing performance.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Life happens and we trust our colleagues to get the work they committed to done.
Remote Work Program
COVID-19 has provided us the opportunity to quickly acclimate to working remotely and we are establishing new guidelines as we continue to learn.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 3 months are eligible for 26 weeks of family medical leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, 1-to-many program, Cross-department program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Time allotted for learning
We all want the opportunity to learn and grow. You and your manager can talk about what makes sense for you and your team.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

To name a few...pet insurance, ECO pass, loaner bikes and secure bike storage, showers + locker room onsite, food trucks every day and regular visits from Sweet Cow Ice Cream.

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