IT Software Asset Analyst

| Chicago


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Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.


Department Overview
Our IT organization has a critical role in driving extraordinary business results. Through a strong partnership with other areas of our business, we bring innovative thinking to every conversation and deliver with integrity. We’re looking for people who bring great ideas and who make our partners’ ideas better. Intellectually curious advisors (not order takers) who focus on outcomes to creatively solve business problems. People who not only embrace change, but who accelerate it.
Job Description

Work as a member of the vendor management team to establish, maintain and evaluate vendor relationships to reduce risks, align with stakeholders, drive innovation and help deliver competitive advantages to the company. Support the sourcing strategy, vendor relationships, negotiations and performance management for defined IT suppliers. This role will focus on our software and SaaS vendors and provide software asset management (SAM) support to the IT department as well as MSI overall. 

Scope of Responsibilities / Expectations:

  • Build and maintain relationships with external software vendors

  • Drives strategic sourcing process of vendors and supports the development and implementation of sourcing strategies through research and analysis. 

  • Collaborates with Procurement, Technical and Business teams for renewals and changes to existing agreements

  • Manages vendor and internal software audits

  • Coordinates activities between Finance, and Vendors to ensure all invoices are raised and paid in accordance with vendor agreements.

  • Ensures appropriate stakeholders are informed of contract additions / terminations to enable accurate budget forecasting

  • Analyze new and existing software terms and conditions to ensure the proper installation and use of a wide variety of software products

  • Provide clear and concise guidance on acceptable licensing practices

  • Contribute to the development and continuous improvement of standard global procedures, tools, and practice in support of proper software asset management activities

Desired Background/Knowledge/Skills:

  • Experience with software asset management

  • Experience managing Business Requirements, Project Plans, Project Schedules and associated project materials.

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, ability to clearly and concisely communicate information at multiple levels, adapting easily to change.

  • Ability to assess the impact of new process or project requirements on existing complex processes.

  • Dynamic ability to resolve complex issues in an environment of rapid change positively and professionally.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills; ability to balance and effectively prioritize a large set of diverse vendors simultaneously.

  • Knowledge of software vendor licensing rules and terms including Microsoft, Adobe, IBM, and Oracle is a plus


Basic Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree plus 2+ years of experience or 3+ years of related experience

  • Industry Certification is a plus: ITIL, CSAM


Travel Requirements
Under 10%
Relocation Provided
None
Position Type
New Grad
Referral Payment Plan
Yes


EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.

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Location

Located in the West Loop, one block from Ogilvie Train Station and Union Train Station. The office is also close to multiple CTA stops.

What are Motorola Solutions Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes telecommuting at Manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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