Software Asset Management Specialist

Trendyol Group

Trendyol Group

Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2023
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We were founded in 2010 with a dynamic and agile start-up spirit. The trust of around 30 million customers and 250,000 sellers has made us the first decacorn in Turkey. Our success is backed by renowned investors such as Alibaba, General Atlantic, Softbank, Princeville Capital and several sovereign wealth funds. In 2022, we opened our first dedicated international office in Berlin and expanded to Amsterdam, Luxembourg and London. And that's just the beginning!
Tech at the root
We believe that technology is the driver and e-commerce is the outcome. Thanks to the dedication of our team, we have become one of the top 5 e-commerce companies in EMEA and one of the fastest growing worldwide. We currently deliver over 1.5 million parcels daily to 27 countries.
Growth is in our DNA
As a young and dynamic company, we are constantly growing and expanding. With Trendyol Tech, one of the leading R&D centres, Trendyol Express, the fastest growing delivery network, Dolap, the largest platform for second-hand goods, and Trendyol Go, our instant food and grocery delivery service, we are gearing up to become the world's leading e-commerce platform.
Focused on positive impact
Our vision goes beyond business success. We strive to make a sustainable and positive impact on our customers, business partners, and society. By digitizing merchants and SMEs, helping businesses grow, and promoting women's economic empowerment, we are dedicated to creating a better future.
If you are a techie, you belong in our Technology Team that builds scalable, high-performance platforms for our customers using up-to-date and efficient technologies.
We are all working with the same purpose: To create a positive impact in our ecosystem by enabling commerce through technology.

Your Main Responsibilities

  • Job Overview: As a Software Asset Management Specialist at Trendyol, you will play a crucial role in managing and optimizing our software assets throughout their lifecycle. Your primary responsibility will be to ensure compliance with licensing agreements, reduce financial and security risks, and improve software utilization across the organization. We are looking for an analytical individual with a deep understanding of software licensing, vendor management, and process optimization
  • 1. Software License Management: Monitor, track, and maintain an accurate inventory of all software licenses and entitlements within the organization. Ensure compliance with licensing agreements and identify opportunities to optimize license usage.
  • 2. Vendor Management: Establish and maintain productive relationships with software vendors. Negotiate licensing agreements, renewals, and maintenance contracts to achieve the best value for the organization.
  • 3. License Compliance and Auditing: Perform regular internal audits to verify software compliance and identify potential licensing issues. Address any non-compliance matters promptly and take appropriate corrective actions.
  • 4. Software Procurement: Collaborate with the procurement team to assist in software selection, purchasing, and contract reviews. Ensure adherence to established procurement policies and procedures.
  • 5. Cost Optimization: Identify cost-saving opportunities by optimizing software license allocation and recommending more cost-effective licensing options.
  • 6. Software Deployment and Usage Analysis: Analyze software deployment and usage data to identify underutilized licenses or opportunities for license reharvesting. Recommend strategies to enhance software utilization.
  • 7. Asset Lifecycle Management: Manage the entire lifecycle of software assets, including acquisition, deployment, maintenance, and retirement. Implement best practices for software asset disposal or transfer.
  • 8. Policy Development and Documentation: Develop and maintain comprehensive Software Asset Management (SAM) policies, procedures, and documentation. Ensure that SAM processes align with industry best practices.
  • 9. Training and Awareness: Conduct training sessions and workshops to raise awareness about software compliance, licensing, and the importance of adhering to SAM policies across different departments.
  • 10. Risk Management: Proactively identify and mitigate potential security risks related to software assets. Collaborate with the IT security team to implement appropriate safeguards.

Qualities We Are Looking For

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business, or related field.
  • Proven experience in software asset management, license management, or related fields.
  • Strong knowledge of software licensing models, agreements, and compliance standards.
  • Familiarity with software asset management tools and software deployment technologies.
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and make data-driven decisions.
  • Strong negotiation and vendor management skills.
  • Detail-oriented with exceptional organizational and documentation skills.
  • Solid understanding of IT procurement processes and practices.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively across departments.
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., CSAM, CHAMP, or SAM/ITAM certifications) will be a plus.
  • Service Now ITAM module knowledge is a major plus
* Take responsibility from day one and develop your skills with a talented and diverse international team.
* Experience open communication, flexibility, and a start-up spirit in our unique culture.
* Tackle big challenges in e-commerce with Agile practices and encourage growth by learning from mistakes.
* Join creative and focused teams that prioritize collaboration and problem-solving.
* Access our extensive training platform for continuous learning and personal growth.
* Benefit from the support of a global team of experts with mentoring and professional development opportunities.
* Focus on talent and potential, not just job titles.
* Connect with teammates regardless of physical distance through events, meetings, and social activities.
* Enjoy competitive benefits such as Trendyol shopping budget, central and international office locations, and top-of-the-line technical equipment.
* Find the right balance between flexibility and team bonding with our hybrid working model and the opportunity for a two-month working from abroad program.
We're looking forward to receiving your application!
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At Trendyol, we believe in the power of an inclusive workplace. We value diversity and believe that every team member contributes to our vibrant culture. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. We encourage the representation and amplification of diverse voices in our business, as it allows us all to thrive, contribute, and shape the future together.