Cisco Software Platform Engineer - Flexera in Richardson, Texas
Software Platform Engineer - Flexera
Location: Richardson, Texas, US
Additional Location(s) San Jose, CA (SJC), Research Triangle Park, NC (RTP)
Area of Interest Information Technology
Job Type Professional
Technology Interest *None
Job Id 1247494
What You'll Do
You will help develop the process, implementation strategy, road map, and execution of a global IT Asset and Configuration Management capability using Flexera. You will be part of a team that will build the asset management capability from scratch for Cisco IT and help drive delivery of this capability.
Who You'll Work With
At Cisco, our vision is to change the way people work, live, play and learn. You will work in the Business Collaboration & Software Platforms (BCSP) organization. BCSP 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.
Who You Are
You are a high caliber, multidimensional Software Platform Engineer that will help us grow our Software Asset Management (SAM) practice.
Your Platform Admin Roles and Responsibilities will be:
You 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
You are accountable for overall testing of Flexera, and configuration elements and for producing test script documents to support testing outcome
You ensure traceability of solution back to requirements and proactively include measurement and reporting
You are the lead in support of selected modules, extensions, and platform upgrade
Troubleshoot advanced networking, security, and data integration and collection issues in FNM
Ensure all components and functions are optimized, including the Product Use Rights Licenses (PURLs), deployment beacons, and that data tables are reporting correctly
Load validated license purchase order details into FNM
Install, configure, optimize, and support Flexera App Porta
Conduct analysis and reporting of contractual entitlements and mapping in the Flexera tool suit
You build software license compliance reports using FNM
You ensure entitlements are correctly linking to deployment data
Our Minimum Requirement for this Role are:
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 upgrade on Flexera App Porta
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 server
Ability to quickly comprehend the capabilities of new technology/trends, and adapt to business need
Craft, maintain documentation, knowledge articles and other artifacts for the latest changes in processes
Inform and share App Portal usage and software request best practices with new user
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
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