Software Configuration Management - Senior Analyst - Military veterans preferred

Trace Systems (
Computers/Information Technology


  full-time   employee   contract

Joint Base Andrews
United States

Software Configuration Management - Senior Analyst
Job ID 2020-3544
# of Openings 1
Job Title: Software Configuration Management â?? Senior Analyst

Job Location: Joint Base Andrews, MD
Security Clearance: An active, US Government issued in-scope Secret clearance

Due to the nature of the work and US Government required, US Citizenship is required.

Job Responsibilities:
Trace Systems is actively recruiting for a Software Configuration Management â?? Senior Analyst responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining the necessary policies and process(s) to manage pertinent information on technology-based software assets and their status. The immediate focus of this position will be on the governance of software asset management (SAM) and implementation of operational activities to understand and control software licensing costs and avoid legal pitfalls related to licensing by leveraging industry best practices. The position is responsible for receiving, managing, and tracking all Software assets. The individual will be responsible for the creation and maintenance of spreadsheets, databases, manuals, and system data calls used to support the business unit and/or enterprise.

Develop software configuration management standards and procedures to ensure data integrity.
Enter and maintain information on software assets into business systems, databases, the approved asset tracking system to address budgeting, software compliance & inventory, contracts (maintenance and service agreements), and cost.
When needed, provide management and outside parties with reports that analyze the metrics for emerging trends and critical issues.
Identify savings opportunities for renewals, software licensing, and services.
Partner with acquisitions and financial personnel to ensure renewals and purchases are completed
Define metrics, gather data, and reports effectiveness of software asset management processes
Provide recommendations for improvements that will aid in effectively and efficiently managing software assets throughout the enterprise.
Perform other duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications:
Position requires a minimum of five (5) years direct experience, in the last seven years.
Strong knowledge of software asset life cycle management processes planning, acquisition, deployment, monitoring, and disposal.
Advanced level of knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel.
Strong knowledge utilizing and implementing software asset management tools, including automated discovery configuration. (i.e. BMC Remedy, ServiceNow and/or Flexera)
Advanced knowledge of performance metrics and reporting, technical problem resolution and risk management.
Experience gathering and analyzing data to effect meaningful change in areas that need improvement.
Ability to perform complex analysis on business data and deliver reports and recommendations to management with a high level of quality and attention to detail.
Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
Excellent quantitative, data analysis, analytical, and report writing skills.
Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems through analytical approaches.
Ability to manage multiple assignments and projects simultaneously with high level of attention to detail and accuracy, work independently in a highly motivated and self-directed environment with limited oversight.
Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills, including ability to work in a team environment.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to effectively interact with both internal and external contacts in person, by e-mail, or over the phone including facilitation and presentation skills.
An active, US Government issued in-scope Secret clearance

Due to the nature of the work and US Government required, US Citizenship is required.

Desired Qualifications:
Certification in IT Asset Manager OR other relevant certification.
5 + years' experience in asset management.
6 years combined experience in developing data metrics, analytics, dashboards, complex queries
Experience in Configuration Management and/or Asset Management related to Software Licensing and Contracts, IT Operations, Finance, Vendor Management.
Software Configuration Management experience as well as experience defining business metrics and providing analytics.
Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Network Engineering, Math).
With at least ten years of general experience of which eight years is directly related experience, a degree is not required
Trace Systems
Trace Systems, headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, was founded to support and defend our nation's security interests at home and abroadâ??â?? whenever and wherever. We provide cybersecurity, intelligence, communications, networking and information technology services, systems, and solutions to the United States Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Department of Homeland Security.

To Apply: We invite you to put your talents to work by joining a growing team of dynamic professionals here at Trace Systems! Be part of a culture at our leading-edge company where you can achieve great things while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression. Please apply directly through the website at: #jointracesystems

Trace Systems is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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