Software License Desk Consultant

Technical | Marlow

Reports To:

Head of AI

Location:

Marlow

Salary:

Competitive


Softcat is one of the UK’s leading technology solutions businesses. Thanks to the success and growth of our services, we offer an increasingly broad range of tech careers. There could be a bright future for you if you’re interested in software, networking, analytics or cyber security.

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 License Desk Consultant, you will support a major client within the ITAM Managed Service, to optimise and manage their software assets. Working on client/Softcat’s Marlow site, as part of a team delivering Software Asset Management services.

You will undertake daily function, technical and business orientated tasks in support of a large customer at the forefront of the automotive industry, driving savings and commercial benefit to them. This will see you involved in the management of software acquisition, compliance, maintenance renewals, life cycle planning and costing.

You will form trusted advisor relationships, work with technology and client stakeholders, collect information for budgeting, software compliance & inventory; contract summaries, and cost comparisons. The role will see you utilise an industry leading asset management solution to proactively manage the client’s software and hardware estate, as well as conduct agreement entitlement entry/configuration into a license management solution.

Along with gathering data and providing proactive asset optimisation monthly and ad hoc reporting, reviewing software T&Cs for permitted use within the organisation, and software T&Cs Agreement and Contract reviews; you will additionally be assisting the team in compiling reporting, analysis, licensing positions and optimisation reports for multiple software vendors.

What we need from you

  • Previous exposure to software and hardware infrastructure and terminology
  • Experience of software vendors complex licensing models (at least two Tier 1 type vendors)
  • Experience analysing and building 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 license management solutions (Snow Software would be an advantage)
  • Wide knowledge of license management, ITIL processes and discovery tools

Rewards

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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Softcat is an inclusive company where you can enjoy the career you want, without changing the person you are. We’re welcoming to all and passionate about promoting greater diversity in the tech sector.