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With over 80 years as an industrial technology leader, Kennametal Inc. delivers productivity to customers through materials science, tooling and wear-resistant solutions. Customers across aerospace, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation turn to Kennametal to help them manufacture with precision and efficiency. Every day approximately 10,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $2.4 billion in revenues in fiscal 2019. Learn more at www.kennametal.com. Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube. 


Sr Specialist VMPO (SAM/SLM Sr Specialist): Software Asset Management Specialist is responsible & accountable for end-to-end software lifecycle including procurement, maintenance, and utilization of software applications. Engage in any Internal and External audits globally for all Software’s.


Years of Relevant Work Experience Required

3-5 Years


Key Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible & Accountable for all Internal and External audits globally for all Software’s.
  • Manage and perform all facets of the audits: audit planning, audit execution, deliverables preparation, etc.
  • Perform extensive excel analysis as part of audit execution.
  • SAM process automation and provide recommendations for ongoing process optimization.
  • Provide information on software/license counts/ compliancy status, metrics, and usage, as well as provide input on terms that impact licensing.
  • Performing True up’s for Licenses such as SQL Server, Windows OS , Oracle, JAVA… etc.
  • Engage in end-to-end software lifecycle including procurement, maintenance, and utilization of software applications.
  • Raise and manage software purchasing orders through their lifecycle (including Goods Receipting) Verify supplier invoices against purchase orders. Liaise with suppliers to request quotes (and maintain appropriate supplier records) Identify and advise management and technical teams on license entitlements derived from software deployed.
  • Manage software requests, license pooling/checks, and deployment.
  • Maintain the license inventory and perform software harvesting based on usage Assist with license related questions/issues.
  • Manage incidents and requests according to defined SLAs.
  • Generate daily, weekly and monthly reports on software assets.
  • Work with customers on software license agreement and true up of various license packages
  • Understand SAM best practices and strategies for managing license entitlements.
  • Create reports and generate metric on software licensing, compliance, and cost saving initiatives.



  • Software licensing knowledge
  • SAM Tool knowledge
  • SCCM reports Knowledge
  • Communication Skill
  • Excel Expertise
  • Necessary to perform the job at the minimum acceptable level and preferred


Minimum Level of Education (for Job)

Bachelor’s Degree


Preferred Areas of Education, Certifications, and Skills:

B.com/ B.Sc / BE Computer Science.


Kennametal is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

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