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Software License Manager

EXFO inc

This is a Contract position in Montreal, QC posted November 23, 2022.

Software License Manager

Main locations:

Ville Saint-Laurent, Quebec, CA Rennes, FR Quebec, Quebec, CA Pune, IN

Job Type: Full-time

Workplace type: Hybrid

Offer number: 3335

EXFO develops smarter test, monitoring and analytics solutions for the global communications industry. We are trusted advisers to fixed and mobile network operators, hyperscalers and leaders in the manufacturing, development and research sector. Building on our 35 years of innovation, EXFO’s unique blend of equipment, software and services enable faster, more confident transformations related to 5G, cloud-native and fiber optic networks. With nearly 1,900 employees in more than 25 countries, EXFO is no. 1 worldwide in fiber optic test solutions and has deployed over 250 assurance systems worldwide. We’re always looking for top talent to help us lead the way in a thriving industry with boundless opportunities.

Position Summary:

As a License Manager you will be responsible for inventorying, negotiating and purchasing software used by the company. You will be responsible for communicating the company’s software inventory and finding opportunities to reduce costs. This may mean meeting with other departments to understand their needs. You will also be required to work in teams with other sites to solve complex requirements. EXFO is a high-tech company with significant challenges. As such, our staff must be prepared to take on complex challenges.

Your role:

  • Take inventory of the software used at EXFO
  • Find opportunities to reduce costs
  • Negotiate the purchase or renewal of licenses [RC1] [LG2]
  • Work with other IT teams to integrate with the service offering
  • Work with legal and security teams to evaluate software

What we are looking for

Technical Skills:

  • Understand the different types of licenses
  • Understand the language and issues of licensing agreements
  • Understand the licensing process to better negotiate
  • Understand the technical challenges related to software: security, deployment, authentication, …

Skills required:

  • Experience in software acquisition or management
  • Ability to manage suppliers
  • Negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of coding and integrated authentication systems
  • Collector
  • Customer service oriented.
  • Autonomous and motivated.

Requirements
Relevant experience: 2 years minimum in software license acquisition or management
Language requirements: Bilingual (French and English)
Education: Buyer or AEC/DEC Computer Science

Any combination of relevant education/experience will be considered.

EXFO is an equal opportunity employer.

Thanks for your interest in EXFO