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  • Software Asset Management Analyst

  • Business: Travis Perkins PLC
  • Sector: IT & Digital
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £competitive plus benefits
  • Hours of work: Monday to Friday
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 07-Jun-2021
  • Job reference: 32856

Job Description

Are you a self motivated team player with the ability to multitask whilst meeting tight deadlines? Here at Travis Perkins we’re urgently looking for an Software analyst to join us permanently here in Northampton. 

What you'll do…

As our Software analyst, you’ll be responsible for making a positive difference and contributing to the development of the Service Control, responsible for the quality, version and business ownership of all company applications as well as ensuring that compliance and entitlement is accurately reflected within the companies software management tool. 

- Manage relationships with third party Software Asset Management service providers via service meetings to ensure SLA’s are being met service continually improved where appropriate.
- Identifying risks and issues with any relevant change agenda including Change Management and work with them to resolve issues.
- Working with the commercial team to ensure the  software licence procurement process is understood ensuring that at the point of purchase, the relevant licence metrics are clearly accepted by all relevant stakeholders. 
- Ensure that standard operating procedures relating to Software Asset Management are completed and distributed to appropriate direct stakeholders. 
- Responsible for Utilising and maintaining current SAM tools to ensure the data provided accurately reflects an effective licence position, highlighting and taking accountability of any issues arising from health checks or vulnerabilities.
- Ensure data submitted to all external auditors is thoroughly checked for accuracy. Collate any Proof of Entitlement reports in order to evidence correct deployment against procurement records.
- Managing non compliance, risk and exposure to the business by using ELP’ actions to resolve any issues and escalating to all relevant stakeholders ensuring all are managed..
- Ensure that the use of Software assets within the group are appropriately managed throughout their lifecycle in both a secure and cost-effective manner as well as ensuring that there are no compliance or security and vulnerability issues. 

Is this you? 

You will have experience of migrating applications from MS Windows 7 to MS Windows 10, SCCM packaging, testing, deployment and general application management. You will be able to demonstrate extensive MSI and App-V format experience and the use of PowerShell, VB Scripting, MSI and InstallShield. It is also important that you have experience of Active Directory, Registry issues and Windows File Protection.

If this sounds like something you could be interested in, please do not hesitate to reach out and apply!

What’s in it for you?

We are one of the largest employers of IT professionals in the area. We're Agile, we're Lean, we've gone Google and are working with the best of breed software/applications as well as building bespoke innovative solutions utilising real time streaming and microservices to support our £6.9 billion company. We have grand plans to increase the size of our business further and are forward thinking enough to recognise that investment in IT will give us the leading edge on our competitors. We've restructured, we've adopted new methodologies, and we've brought in award winning IT professionals to take us through this transformation.

Our strong family values and 'cornerstones' lie at the heart of the success of our journey. If, like us, you put customers at heart of everything you do, you can expect to be rewarded with a full package of benefits on top of a salary that grows with you as you grow in our business.

You’ll be supported by some fantastic training and development and have the opportunity to learn, grow and develop across the Travis Perkins Group. 

We’ll also equip you with a benefits package that grows as you grow with the company:
- Competitive bonus
- Save-as-you-earn scheme
- Buy-as-you-earn scheme
- Contributory pension scheme
- Colleague discount across a variety of Group businesses including; 20% off at Wickes plus special discounts across our Trade Merchanting businesses.

A bit about us

As the largest distributor of building materials in the UK, Travis Perkins has been helping to build Britain for over 200 years.
With over 10 businesses, 20,000 colleagues and more than 1,700 branches, stores and sites around the UK we believe we have the best people and the best place to work. Everyone works hard together to deliver results, but most importantly, have some fun along the way!

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