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Software vendor Specialist (Licensing)

Kyndryl

Kyndryl

Raleigh, NC, USA · Durham, NC, USA · Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Who We Are

At Kyndryl, we design, build, manage and modernize the mission-critical technology systems that the world depends on every day. So why work at Kyndryl? We are always moving forward – always pushing ourselves to go further in our efforts to build a more equitable, inclusive world for our employees, our customers and our communities.

The Role

FIXED-TERM EMPLOYMENT FOR UP TO 2 YEARS

We are seeking a dynamic and results-oriented Software Vendor Specialist to join our Asset Management team. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in optimizing software inventory for both Mainframe and Distributed platforms, working closely with key accounts and software publishers to drive efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide Optimization Plays at a large scale for Software Publishers.

  • Identify and present optimization opportunities to key accounts, including cost-effective license models, bundling, and hardware considerations on a global scale.

  • Collaborate with software vendors to understand changes in requirements and licensing terms.

  • Support the skill growth of the Asset Management team through training and knowledge sharing.

  • Manage relationships with main vendors, including IBM MF, IBM DSW, BMC, Broadcom, Microsoft, Oracle, and VMWare.

  • Ensure accurate asset management order processing and placement.

  • Monitor processes, data flows, and repositories to guarantee the accurate collection, handling, storage, and reporting of asset data in adherence to vendor licensing terms.

Kyndryl currently does not require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, however, if you are hired to work at a client, customer, or partner location, you may be required to show proof of vaccination to align with their respective COVID-19 vaccination policies. Those who believe they are eligible may apply for a medical or religious accommodation prior to the start of employment.

Who You Are

  • Proficiency in software licensing per publisher with a strong technical background.

  • Deep knowledge of software environments and pricing models, such as sysplex, CMP, ZNalc.

  • Understanding of bundling and cost-effective licensing strategies.

  • Strong communication skills and stakeholder management.

  • In-depth knowledge of inventory and discovery tools.

  • Proven experience in driving software inventory optimization strategies.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in software asset management.

  • Relevant certifications in software asset management or related fields are a plus.

If you are hired, the anticipated compensation range for the position $107,600 - $258,240 is based on a full-time schedule. Your ultimate compensation may vary depending on your geography, job-related skills, and experience. For part time roles, the compensation will be adjusted appropriately. If this is a sales role, you may be eligible for additional incentive compensation opportunities. For non-sales roles, you may be eligible for Kyndryl’s Growth Driven Profit-Sharing plan

Being You

Diversity is a whole lot more than what we look like or where we come from, it’s how we think and who we are. We welcome people of all cultures, backgrounds, and experiences. But we’re not doing it single-handily: Our Kyndryl Inclusion Networks are only one of many ways we create a workplace where all Kyndryls can find and provide support and advice. This dedication to welcoming everyone into our company means that Kyndryl gives you – and everyone next to you – the ability to bring your whole self to work, individually and collectively, and support the activation of our equitable culture. That’s the Kyndryl Way.

What You Can Expect

With state-of-the-art resources and Fortune 100 clients, every day is an opportunity to innovate, build new capabilities, new relationships, new processes, and new value. Kyndryl cares about your well-being and prides itself on offering benefits that give you choice, reflect the diversity of our employees and support you and your family through the moments that matter – wherever you are in your life journey. Our employee learning programs give you access to the best learning in the industry to receive certifications, including Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Skillsoft, and many more. Through our company-wide volunteering and giving platform, you can donate, start fundraisers, volunteer, and search over 2 million non-profit organizations. At Kyndryl, we invest heavily in you, we want you to succeed so that together, we will all succeed.

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