055751-Senior Service Management Consultant – ServiceNow SAM (software asset Management)

About Capgemini
Capgemini is a global leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology and engineering services. The Group is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year+ heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. Today, it is a multicultural company of 270,000 team members in almost 50 countries. With Altran, the Group reported 2019 combined revenues of €17billion.

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Job Title: Senior Service Management Consultant – ServiceNow SAM

Location: Atlanta, GA

Travel: 25%

Job Description:   
The Senior SACM SAM Consultant oversees Software Asset Management (SAM) delivery for one or more accounts. A leader in their area of expertise, recognized as a subject matter expert in all aspects relating to ITIL SAM and ensures that the implemented process is followed to guarantee the integrity and accuracy of the data within. Experienced in governance, industry standards, implementations and audits of SAM. Leads software asset/installation remediations and / or troubleshooting teams either on request or proactively. Takes ownership and leadership of SAM initiatives. Expert in areas such as governance, industry standards and implementations of SAM models. Champion of SAM lifecycle process and procedures to ensure the data integrity of software rights and usage to support SAM compliance.

Responsibilities
Registers and/or ensures registration of new Software Assets / Configuration Items (CIs)
Maintains proper relationships as defined in the agreed SAM-Pro Models; this includes (but is not limited to) people, IT components, and contracts
Assist in the Software Audits/True-ups planned and unplanned in the Audit Schedule to ensure accuracy – via physical or auto-scans proactively identifying discrepancies and driving same to closure to maintain accuracy of the CMDB and enforce SACM / Change Management process and policies
Assists in conducting Quality Assurance over SAM process and policies
Assisting in SAM Service Level Agreement reporting, both operational and ad-hoc reports as required and agreed
Follows and champions SACM process & technology standards
Works closely within SACM / Change Managers to ensure that CI changes / updates are reflected in the CMDB in a timely manner
Provides SAM experience leadership including training, mentoring & staff augmentation
Builds customer relationships by delivering above client expectations on assigned deliverables and accountable for proactively identifying & winning add on work and identifying cross sales leads.
Stays current on ServiceNow products and applicable integrated technologies related to SACM and SAM

What you bring
Required:  

Skills required
SAM Specific Experience:
Sam Team building (diversity and assignments)
ServiceNow SAM Pro experience
Evaluating accuracy of SAM Pro calculations in a virtualized environment
Evaluating accuracy of SAM Pro calculations in a decision tree – branched license metric
Reporting in SAM Pro
Dashboards in SAM Pro
Contract Analysis (major vendors (Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, SAP, Adobe):
Converting purchases to entitlements
Interpreting Major vendor Enterprise agreements for resulting entitlements and options in licensing and usage
SAM Principles: 
Direct work with a major tool (Flexera, SNOW, ServiceNow, BMC, Aspera, etc.)
Software Normalization as it relates to Software Models & Installations in ServiceNow
Discovery to Usage metric conversion familiarity:
Principles of complex analysis (virtualization effects on usage calculation)
Decision tree’s for calculation of demand
Optimization Principles to reduce cost aim/or minimize audit claims
Knowledge of common targets of audit for Vendor retrieval of claims
Audit Defense
Strategies for deriving knowledge of upcoming audit and/or true-up targets
Understanding of how Business processes are supported by technology
Experience in hardware asset management
Experience in using asset/configuration management databases
Able to write reports, conduct meetings and perform investigative work
Experienced in the use of SLAs/KPIs to track trends and identify problems before they occur
Good understanding of Service Asset Financials
CI Automated Discovery Experience

Certifications required
ITIL certified (Foundation v3 or v4)
ServiceNow: Software Asset Management Fundamentals 
ServiceNow Certified System Administrator 
SAM-Professional module: Certified Implementer
ServiceNow Certifications nice to have: CIS in at least one module

What we offer:
Your career matters to you and is important to us too. Because your goals and needs are constantly evolving, we offer visibility, leeway and support to help you grow and progress in your career. This approach builds notably on our comprehensive competency framework, our personal development, training and career management programs, and our University innovative and business-focused learning curriculums.

We promote a culture of diversity. We believe working with talented individuals from different backgrounds and points of view is a strategic advantage and an ongoing opportunity. Diversity enriches our creative solutions and adds value for our clients.

Our Shared values have been at the heart of the group since our formation. They are honesty, boldness, trust, freedom, team spirit, modesty and fun. These values influence the way we meet client needs while respecting the regulatory requirements of each country in which we operate, and the way we promote ethically sound practices within Capgemini and in our partnerships.
Capgemini is committed to building a workforce of employees with diverse backgrounds and work experiences.

Capgemini is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This is a general description of the Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications required for this position. Physical, mental, sensory or environmental demands may be referenced in an attempt to communicate the manner in which this position traditionally is performed. Whenever necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal employment opportunity, Capgemini will consider reasonable accommodations that might involve varying job requirements and/or changing the way this job is performed, provided that such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship.

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Ref:

055751

Posted on:

August 17, 2021

Experience level:

Manager

Education level:

Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Contract type:

Regular

Business units:

CIS-L1 (us-en)