Burns & McDonnell IT Asset Management Specialist in Kansas City, Missouri
The IT Asset Management Specialist role is responsible for supporting the management of the technology portfolio while optimizing the value, cost, and risk of our technology assets. The IT Asset Management Specialist will work with key stakeholders to track, maintain, and coordinate license and maintenance agreement renewals and procurements. The IT Asset Management Specialist will be involved in software and hardware acquisition, compliance, maintenance renewals and life-cycle planning and costing.
IT Asset Management
Assist in the IT Service lifecycle management plan for all equipment, hardware, and software licensing
Assure software license compliance for all software titles and associated agreements
Manage multiple license types, software suites, entitlements, upgrade and downgrade of licenses to ensure best-fit licensing
Manage unallocated software licenses for reclamation, software counts for reconciliation's and software discovery models for normalization
Import licenses and contracts information into the software asset management tool
Ensure the integrity and accuracy of the inventory and entitlement data
Determine license position for projects, true-ups and audits, and contract and license maintenance renewals using available financial and installation data.
Provide information associated with litigation and software compliance, contracts, and EULAs
Support establishment of contract management procedures, tools and methodologies to implement the contract in accordance with its terms, documenting and managing records with the objective to maintain complete contract documentation files and audit trail
Identify, assess and manage risk-related areas in the contract execution process and support rigorous and effective risk management procedures.
Develop standard processes and manage the contract change request, contract amendment and management lifecycle, understanding all aspects of Contract Management tools, templates, processes and governance.
Collect and maintain accurate software licensing information to address budgeting, software compliance and inventory, contracts, and cost. Forecast IT asset investments and service costs.
Analyze project business cases, challenge financial spending, savings and benefit assumptions, and assist in the formulation and understand project benefits in the market context of competitive pressures and business challenges.
Perform Financial Analysis & Reviews such as TCO and ROI on Project Requests to facilitate funding approval.
Assist in the development of financial models, collect and evaluate data, make appropriate assumptions, analyze results and make recommendations.
Support process improvements of the key financial systems, processes and metrics to support financial reporting.
Interface with Accounting & Finance.
Establish internal standards, processes, and templates for working with vendors and automating processes where applicable.
Understand IT vendor spending by category, cost center, region, and vendor.
Ensure there are clear metrics across all key performance indicators (KPIs) to ensure strong performance management.
Lead collaboration between IT and Procurement, Legal, and Finance Services to maximize contract value and mitigate risk.
Work proactively with IT Service Owners to identify area of opportunity to assist procurement staff when negotiating with vendors to optimize the procurement of cost-effective acquisitions.
All other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree required. Preferred in Business Administration , Accounting, Finance, or related degree.
MBA is preferred
8 years’ experience
Three or more years of experience in project management, asset management, finance, or supply chain, in a technology environment are desirable.
Ability to see 'big picture" strategic view as well as process details.
Ability to work with various systems and data sources to gather and assimilate required information.
Work experience with the ServiceNow platform is preferred.
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) experience is desired.
IAITAM (CSAM, CITAM) or equivalent certification is preferred
Job Information Technology
Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
About Burns & McDonnell
Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.
We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.
At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.
Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
Req ID: 190288