Software Licence Desk Consultant - FTC 18 Months

Technical | Marlow, Manchester, Bristol, Leeds, South Coast, Birmingham

Reports To:

SAM Intelligence Practice Lead

Start date:

1st December 2020


All offices – Some travel to customer site required (Midlands)


Competitive salary and benefits package

Softcat offers a big future to ambitious people in a diverse range of roles: sales, technology, business operations, with opportunities for graduates, apprentices and experienced professionals. If you’re ready to give your all, Softcat is where you’ll get more from your career.                          

Success. The Softcat way.

Softcat is a £1billion+ technology solutions business and trusted partner to names like Apple, Microsoft and Adobe. Offering a growing portfolio of services including software licensing, cyber security and IT infrastructure, we give our technical teams the tools and support to make exciting things happen. This is where to achieve more for your career.
Your Role
As a Software Licence Desk Consultant, you will be expected to proactively support a major client within the ITAM Managed Service to optimise and manage their software assets. You will work as part of a team delivering world class Software Asset Management services. Working within the Asset Intelligence Professional Services Team undertaking daily function, technical and business orientated tasks in support of a large organisational customer in the forefront of the automotive industry. You will be required to work as part of a team, you will be involved in the management of software acquisition, compliance, maintenance renewals, life cycle planning and costing. You will be responsible for utilise an industry leading asset management solution to proactively manage client’s software and hardware estate via gather data and provide proactive asset optimisation monthly and ad hoc reporting.

What we need from you

  • Previous exposure to software and hardware infrastructure and terminology
  • Experience of software vendors’ complex licensing models (at least 2 Tier 1 type vendors)
  • Experience analysing licensing positions, and identifying optimisation opportunities
  • Experience working with vendors to establish agreement renewals
  • You will also be expected to have, or work towards the Microsoft SAM MCP qualification
  • Experience working with Software licence management solutions (Snow Software would be an advantage)
  • Wide knowledge of license management, ITIL processes and discovery tools
  • Experience with building effective licence positions
  • FTC 18 Months fixed term contract with the possibility to go permanent 


We offer a good salary and benefits package including a pension scheme, life assurance, healthcare cash plan and access to Perklife, our dedicated portal for all things perks and benefits at Softcat. It’s designed to give you the flexibility and choice to suit your lifestyle and needs - there really is something for everyone. So, whether it’s activity passes or technology discount vouchers you’re after, or you would prefer to buy extra holiday for yourself, or add your partner or family to some of the benefits… it’s entirely up to you. We’ll even give you an extra day’s holiday on top of your usual entitlement on your birthday.

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