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NiSource Lead Software Asset Management Analyst in Columbus, Ohio

Lead Software Asset Management Analyst

Full Time Perm

Shift : Hybrid – 2 days onsite & 3 days remote

Location : Columbus, OH or Merrillville, IN

The Lead Software Asset Management Analyst is a position within the Service Management department and is accountable for managing the compliance of software assets.

This role works closely with the Service Providers, software vendors, NiSource senior leadership, appropriate Service Provider Delivery Managers, Supply Chain and NiSource IT departments to ensure that Services and software assets are provided within the scope of the Service contracts, the statements of work, software contracts and/or pertinent schedules/exhibits.

This role also works with the IT personnel aligned with both corporate and business units to ensure any contract compliance issues are resolved in a timely and satisfactory fashion

Your responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure NiSource’s compliance with software assets terms and usage

  • Facilitate the response to all software audits

  • Ensure software renewals align with NiSource’s initiatives such as diverse spending, IT Strategic roadmap, etc.

  • Facilitates the sourcing of the renewal of Software assets working with the software owner for requirements, vendors for initial negotiations and Supply Chain for final contracting terms

  • Define and manage service provider service levels and performance metrics that effectively support NiSource IT software environment

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

  • 4+ years of experience in software asset management such as contract management, IT budgets and forecasts, hardware asset management or similar job duties

  • 2+ years of experience with managed service providers or contract management

Preferred Qualifications

  • ServiceNow experience

  • General working knowledge of the gas and electric utility industry

  • Self-motivated to meet clearly defined goals with a high degree of independence

  • ITIL experience


The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position

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Inclusion & Diversity

Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others perspectives/convictions, engaging others opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities.

Safety Statement

Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of our employee safety program. Report any unsafe conditions and take actions to prevent personal injuries. Support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of your co-workers. Stay focused on the task at hand and promote productivity through good work habits.

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At NiSource, you'll be part of the team serving nearly four million customers throughout the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic, who count on us to energize their homes and businesses. Whether speaking with customers by phone, analyzing financial data or installing new gas lines in a neighborhood, you’ll meet exciting challenges each day and make the most of your skills and talents. And you’ll be part of a company that was named by Forbes magazine as one of America’s Best Large Employers.

We're looking for talent from all backgrounds. We invite candidates of all abilities to come as they are and do what they love. Through our years of successful growth, we’ve stayed true to our roots by making a difference in the lives of millions of our customers. If you’re interested in joining an inclusive, innovative company that fosters opportunity for growth, NiSource might be the place for you.