Software Asset Controller

Location
Torfaen
Salary
Bonus
Posted
18 Sep 2017
Closes
16 Oct 2017
Ref
1145008
Contact
Nicholas Watson
Clearance Level
SC
Sector
Engineering
Job Type
Permanent
Software Asset Controller
Defence / Military
£ Excellent Salary and Bonus
Near Caerphilly

This is a an opportunity to join a company that is currently the prime on one of the most exciting and cutting edge programmes within the Defence sector at the moment

The company is looking to recruit a Software Asset Controller

You will be involved with;
Provides software license and product expertise across the Programme
* Procurement of COTS software
* The management of software assets throughout the Programme Lifecycle
* Co-ordinate the through-life transition of software from the procurement and receipt of individual Configuration Items (CIs) from vendors to their incorporation into builds and sell off to the Customer. This will include taking ownership of software inventory items and managing purchased software licences for development and production release.
* Address and manage issues pertaining to Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and International Trade of Arms Regulations (ITAR) with respect to software and software documentation across all vendors and customers and ensure the legal and commercial obligations required of them regarding the distribution and management of software licences.
* Understand all software inventory items and their licensing issues and provide the appropriate advice and guidance to programmes

Required Skills & Abilities
* Strong understanding of the COTS software market place
* Strong understanding of software licensing structures
* Contract and Supplier Relationship Management

Required Education & Experience
* MCIPS would be desirable
* Extensive experience in software procurement
* Extensive experience in software asset management


The company is well known as an excellent employer who have a market leading compensation package, so if interested, please don't hesitate to apply to this advert or to send your CV to nicholas(dot)Watson(at)modis(dot)co(dot)uk