Careers at EXFO
EXFO provides intelligent network testing, monitoring and analysis solutions to the world's leading telecom service providers, network equipment manufacturers and web service providers, and we are passionate about this mission! With nearly 1,900 employees in more than 25 countries, EXFO is the world's No.1 fiber optic testing company and has the largest active service assurance deployment. Our broad range of hardware and software solutions enables our customers to keep pace with technology transformations related to fiber optics, 5G, virtualization, the Internet of Things and megadata analytics. Always on the lookout for top talent, join us and help advance a rapidly growing industry.
Internal Job Description
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.
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
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, ...
Experience in software acquisition or management
Ability to manage suppliers
Knowledge of coding and integrated authentication systems
Customer service oriented.
Autonomous and motivated.
Relevant experience: 2 years minimum in software license acquisition or management
Language requirement: Bilingual (French and English)
Education: Buyer or AEC/DEC Computer Science
Any combination of relevant education/experience will be considered.