a. Collaborate with software owners to understand use case scenarios of software and ensure existing agreements support said scenarios. Gain agreement on authoritative source for the software usage and ensure that source interacts with existing software asset management infrastructure.
b. Ensure compliance with applicable legal, regulatory, licensing, governance, and contractual requirements by assisting in the establishment of and monitoring of effective processes and procedures. Assist with the development of and implementation of metrics for software license management. Monitor software licenses for compliance. Ensure software installation data is available and report on software usage.
c. Partner with Procurement to capture licensing rights and restrictions from relevant agreements for each software title. Partner with Technology to monitor and ensure deployment of software will be consistent with license agreements.
d. Partner with Procurement to ensure that licenses being negotiated and entered into by Wellmark align with Wellmark's computer environments and standards. Provide guidance and recommendations as part of the negotiation process to ensure software can be deployed and monitored effectively to maintain compliance.
e. Facilitate and handle license review for assigned classes of software e.g., Click wrap agreements to ensure Wellmark's contracting standards and licensing standards are met, and escalate potential issues, as applicable.
f. Partner with Technology and Procurement to ensure the Free and Open Source Software FOSS standards are followed and adhered to. Perform periodic audits of the FOSS repository to ensure compliance with the standards.
g. Effectively communicate via written or verbal methods to all levels of management, including SLT members, any concerns pertaining to licensing issues.
h. Participate in change management reviews to proactively provide guidance on licensing impact of pending infrastructure or system changes.
i. Ensure all new software agreements are reviewed for licensing compatibility with our technical architecture and accurately reflected in the SAM system.
j. Design, build, and review compliance reports utilizing data from multiple sources.
k. Ensure all potential discrepancies are researched and appropriately addressed and resolved by working with the appropriate technology and business contacts.
l. Other duties as assigned.