Hennepin County's IT department is seeking an IT Software Asset Analyst III to join the team. This position will be tasked with developing, implementing, and evolving an enterprise-wide governance program around Software Asset Management (SAM) and work towards devising an end-to-end solution for SAM, with the goal of increasing maturity in the SAM space. This position will also focus on providing transparency of defined software assets utilized across the organization, creating a consolidated view of all software entitlements, minimizing compliance audit risk, managing to completion compliance and savings projects, monetizing outcomes, and partnering in developing short and long-term roadmaps on software publishers and titles.New employees who are hired into remote or hybrid positions between January 2, 2022 to December 31, 2024, will receive $500 toward the cost of establishing consistent internet connectivity, payable upon completion of 6 months of employment.Location and hours: This position is remote. Remote workers may be required to come on-site 0 to 12 days a year for work meetings, trainings, or for any other reasons that their supervisor may deem necessary (may include additional days for onboarding and new employee training). Supervisors will provide as much advance notice as practicable. Based on business needs of this position, hires must live in or relocate to Minnesota. Work hours will be Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.New employees who are hired into remote or hybrid positions between January 2, 2022 to December 31, 2024, will receive $500 toward the cost of establishing consistent internet connectivity, payable upon completion of 6 months of employment.About the position type:This is a full-time, benefit earning position. This position is internally classified as an Information Technology (IT) Analyst - Technical Analyst III. Click here to view the job classification specification.This position is eligible to receive an additional cash merit of up to $2,192.19 that can be earned annually based on performance.In this position, you will:
· Ensure team's goals, resources, and direction aligns with strategic objectives and county goals.
· Work on or with the assistance of management in removing or mitigating any barriers that block progress.
· Hire and train staff to set work schedules and establish department policy and procedures within the team and the IT department itself.
· Arrange ongoing staff training and professional development, create work assignments, assemble projects and support teams, oversee operations, and perform employee evaluations.
· Support IT management in creating and managing the budget.
· Oversee the management of team key computer systems, including databases and software programs; implement Process Improvement Plans (PIP) and foster innovation.
· Ensure staff have appropriate assignment of any responsibility, authority, and tools to carry out specific activities.
Need to have:
· One of the following:
o Six years or more of information technology experience.
o Associate's/vocational/technical degree in computer science, management information systems (MIS), information technology, or an approved information technology field related to the position and four years or more of information technology experience.
o Completion of five college/vocational technical technology courses and four years or more of information technology experience.
o Completion of approved IT Hennepin County internship and four years or more of information technology experience.
o Bachelor's degree or higher in an information technology field and two years or more of information technology experience.
· Certification in Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Foundations.
Nice to have:
· ITIL v3 Foundations, Certified Software Asset Manager (CSAM), Certified Information Technology Asset Manager (CITAM), International Organization for Standardization (ISO), or similar Software Asset Management certifications.
· Experience working with:
o Software management tools that assist in Discovery and Inventory, normalization, optimization, tracking, and reconciliation of software.
o IBM Sub-Capacity Management, Microsoft License models, IBM License models, and Adobe License models.
o Terms and conditions within IT software contracts or agreements and articulate the likely cost and licensing implications.
· Strong skills in presentation, writing, and verbal communications appropriate for IT and technology leadership.
· Strong and proven analytical, data processing, and problem-solving skills.
About the department: Technology is the foundation of our work – and the work of every county employee. The Information Technology department is here to help our employees work smarter, faster and better. It is made up of 9 divisions: Business Solutions, Service Management Office, Architecture, Central Services Administration & Imaging Operations, Enterprise Development, IT Finance & Support Services, Operations, IT Strategic Alignment, and IT Security.About Hennepin County:Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile. Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at The Bridge (login as Guest). Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community. Your future. Made here.
Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience. Final candidates will be required to complete a background check.