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Software Services Practitioner

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence
Lancashire, Preston, England
Up to £43000 per annum + Circa, depending on experience
Closing date
16 Dec 2022

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Computing & IT
Job Type
Business & Non-Engineering
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Job Details

Job Title: Software Services Practitioner

Location: Preston. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Circa £43,000 depending on experience

What you'll be doing:

    Working within a high level team to develop and implement a policy to deal with software obsolescence for applications within our CAL (Certified Applications List)Co-ordinate with internal departments and third party suppliers to compile and validate accurate and up to date software asset informationIdentify opportunities for licence optimisationDevelop and maintain an up to date understanding of the agreed vendor license modelsCreate and maintain records of license entitlementWork with data analysts to produce consolidated and business group reports of software utilisationCreate and maintain effective licensing positions (ELP) to an agreed scheduleReview ELP and obsolescence with stakeholders

Your skills and experiences:

    ITIL / ITAM qualifications and experienceAn understanding of different ITAM toolsets, Flexera, ServiceNow, SNOWA working knowledge licensing for large scale software such as IBM, Oracle, Microsoft, SAPExperience of liaising with vendors/3rd parties at an operational levelExcel and PowerPoint skills


You'll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You'll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts - you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Shared Services team:

This part of the Shared Services team is responsible for services from BAE Systems strategic suppliers and internally delivered towers. These services include Application certification, EUD Software Obsolescence, Adobe, Scalable Asset Vision, and SSL Certificates Assurance. The Service Manager is the professional conscience ensuring that lines of services are accessible, compliant, and relevant to our business in terms of service definition, cost and performance.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.



BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,800 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 16 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments.

At BAE Systems Digital Intelligence, we believe that digital technology is the key to unlocking our customers’ advantage. By advancing digital technologies, we open doors to worlds of opportunities, together. We work across 6 main areas, Cyber, Defence, Delivery & Advisory, FinCrime, Intelligence and Space. Come visit us at the expo, or our website, to learn more about our opportunities.

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