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Licensing and Cloud Costs Analyst

Reston
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ABOUT THE JOB

  • You will be responsible for advising the IT on the aspects of professional and commercial optimization potential
    • Provisioning and orchestration of licenses & cloud subscriptions
    • Cloud costs and resource optimization
    • Strategy for cloud cost management
  • License Management: Microsoft, Oracle, VMWare, Adobe
  • Working with client and server management  
  • Working with senior IT executives, IT outsourcing vendors and cloud service providers to analyze cost options for on-premise, remote virtualized and/or cloud IT Infrastructures.
  • Co-working in the software asset management.
  • Monitoring and analytics, license, and cloud costs dashboard
  • Coordination of license audits and support of the respective product managers
  • Support and consulting for IT management in licensing, preparation of reports
  • Support of the purchasing department during license/cloud costs negotiations

 

 ABOUT YOU

  • You have successfully completed your studies or training in computer science or have otherwise acquired equivalent knowledge in the above-mentioned fields of activity with corresponding professional experience.
  • Experience in analyzing cost options for on-premise, remote virtualized and/or cloud IT Infrastructures
  • Proven knowledge of cloud costs management tools (Microsoft Azure and AWS)
  • Proven knowledge at least one cloud costs optimization tools (NUTANIX Beam, CloudHealth, Apptio, CloudCheckr, Flexera, Turbonomic)
  • Proven track record in license management & SAM
  • Generalist knowledge of high-availability IT cloud architectures and design
  • Strong communication skills
  • Fluent in English
  • Willingness to continuously learn and stay up to date with technology

 

Additional skills to complete your profile:

  • Knowledge of Google Cloud is plus
  • Budget management
  • Contract management

 

Culture
We have an open-minded culture and many exciting projects where you have the freedom to “be your best you”. You’ll have opportunities for international collaboration on top of a comprehensive training and development program that encourages professional growth. We are in an innovative market and offer future-proof products. Most importantly, an overall a pleasant team-oriented working atmosphere.


This is a fast-paced environment - we are looking for smart, high energy candidates who are driven to make a big impact and who want to work alongside a growing team. We collaborate often so you must be team player! The perfect candidate will thrive on the prospect of taking on new challenges and helping Software AG increase its leadership in the digital transformation marketplace!

 
What to Expect

  • The employees are smart, friendly and welcoming
  • Health Insurance starts your first day on the job
  • 6 weeks of PTO – 3 weeks of vacation and 3 weeks of sick leave
  • 14 paid holidays (including a floating holiday and a community service day)
  • 401(k) Plan with up to 5% employer match
  • Parental Leave
  • Corporate discount purchase programs
  • Group legal plans
  • Pet Insurance
  • And MANY more

 

Software AG is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, religion, color, marital status, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.
 
Click on the link to view the full EEO statement

http://www.softwareag.com/corporate/images/EEO_Statement_tcm16-130491.pdf

 

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