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Platform Engineer for Software Asset Management IT 1291667

Cisco Systems Inc.
Richardson, TX 75080
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In Cisco IT, we have a unique opportunity- we actually get to use the technology we create.

We are Innovators. We drive innovation to propel business transformation while maintaining operational excellence.

We are Accelerators. We accelerate digital solutions to generate cost savings and productivity gains for enterprise growth and success.

We are Transformers. As customer zero, we transform the customer experience by being our own customer first.

With agility, quality, and security, we continuously deliver business outcomes.

Join us in delighting our customers and empowering our employees. Apply today!

What You Will Do

At Cisco, our vision is to change the way people work, live, play and learn. The Business Collaboration & Software Platforms (BCSP) organization enables Services Everything by building software solutions for value added integrations, insights and intelligence and enable Domains to do what they need through common software practices.

We are looking for a high caliber, multidimensional Software Platform Engineer to help us grow our Software Asset Management (SAM) practice.

Platform Admin Tasks:

  • Provide end-to-end technical solution for Flexera FlexNet Manager Suite (FNMS)
  • Scope spans all areas of configuration, applicable IT interfaces, extracts and extensions utilized by Flexera in configuration with existing discovery tools in the environment
  • Accountable for overall testing of Flexera, and configuration elements and for producing test script documents to support testing outcomes
  • Ensure traceability of solution back to requirements and proactively include measurement and reporting
  • Act as the lead in support of selected modules, extensions, and platform upgrades
  • Fix advanced networking, security, and data integration and collection issues in FNMS
  • Ensure all components and functions are optimized, including the Product Use Rights Licenses (PURLs), deployment beacons, and that data tables are reporting accurately
  • Load validated license purchase order details into FNMS
  • Install, configure, optimize, and support Flexera App Portal
  • Conduct analysis and reporting of contractual entitlements and mapping in the Flexera tool suite
  • Build software license compliance reports using FNMS
  • Ensure entitlements are accurately linking to deployment data

Who You Will Work With

When you work with us, you will be a part of a small agile team committed to delivering world-class services, tools, platforms, and data used to run software entitlements and consumption across Cisco. Form SaaS products, to server software titles we are constantly looking for new innovative ways to manage our software entitlements.

Who You Are

Requirements / Skills:

  • BA/BS degree or higher in Computer Science/Engineering or related field or equivalent practical experience
  • Minimum 7 years of work experience in an IT role, 2+ years working experience on Flexera AppPortal application (version 2015 and up)
  • Experience on Flexera App Portal installation/upgrades/patches - leading system grade on Flexera App Portal
  • Must have experience on Flexera App Portal API integration and Web Service
  • Should have solid knowledge of integration with FlexNet Manager System (FNMS) Service Now, Active Directory (AD) and Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager applications (SSCM)
  • Working knowledge of software license management and optimization
  • Hands-on experience in a Linux environment
  • Comfortable working with IIS app servers
  • Ability to quickly comprehend the capabilities of new technology/trends, and adapt to business needs
  • Build, maintain documentation, knowledge articles and other artifacts for the latest changes in processes
  • Inform and share App Portal usage and software request standard methodologies with new users
  • Demonstrated ability to assess customer/client needs, creatively approach solutions, and influence appropriate courses of action
  • Ability to establish and maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence
  • Capable of working independently to goals and deadlines with light leadership oversight
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills"

Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference.

Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

  • We connect everything people, process, data and things and we use those connections to change our world for the better.
  • We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.
  • We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

Colorful hair? Dont care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? Thats cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco

Posted: 2020-04-15 Expires: 2020-06-06
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