Software Asset Management Contract Analyst San Antonio, TX Contract role If interested, please email your resume to Description As a Contract analyst on the IT Asset Management team, the person is involved in the management of software licensing, compliance, maintenance renewals, software audit defense, and software portal management life cycle planning. Responsibilities Manage and execute the contract renewal process, ensuring software contracts are reviewed and renewedterminated in a timely manner. Partner with clients across the organization to assess software licensing needs and requirements Work with software vendors to acquire updated software quotes and agreements. Work with purchasing team and Supply Chain to execute software purchases Ensure all changes to agreements and contracts are accurately reflected in the SAM tool Identify savings opportunities for renewals, software licensing, and services. Collect information for budgeting, software compliance inventory, contract summaries, and cost comparisons. Manage the enterprise license position for software publishers Develop and maintain working relationships across multiple functions to support software asset management throughout its lifecycle Ensure compliance by comparing deployed software against license entitlements Manage requests from end-users to fulfill software-licensing needs and answer queries Stay informed of new and updated software license models and options for key vendor products Monitor software usage to reduce risk of noncompliance Assist in the analysis, design, or re-design of SAM and compliance processes, software procurement processes, and license management processes (harvesting, deployment, and retiring of licenses) Develop processes and procedures to automate the collection, storage and reporting of key software data so that the products can be managed across the enterprise in an effective manner Createassist in the maintenance of document repositories for software contracts and purchases Measure improvements to SAM through meaningful metrics, KPIs, and QBRs Requirements Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, IT, Business, or 3+ years of equivalent experience Excellent customer service, communication, analytical skills Complete understanding of hardware software lifecycle management Effective management and organizational skills Strong familiarity with IT terminology, technologies, processes, and management Ability to work on multiple projects, priorities, and tasks independently Ability to learn new skills and innovate to increase productivity and efficiency Excellent problem-solving skills detail oriented Ability to respectfully deal with colleagues at all levels within the company and represent the company externally High aptitude in documentation of processes, procedures, definitions, and work-flows Experience with IT Asset Management Tools (ServiceNow, HP Asset Manager, Flexera, etc.) Hands on knowledge of Service Now platform and IT Service Management Strong understanding of queue management, ticket routing and triage processes Understanding and interpretation of software licensing terms and conditions IAITAM, CHAMP certifications preferred (not required) IntermediateAdvanced Excel skills EEO Employer Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or .