IT License Manager (Senior)


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Veldhoven, Netherlands




8+ years



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Published: 13 days ago Job ID: J-00246106-142

Perform in one of the best IT Licensing environments around the globe, become the strategic License Manager pushing our business forward.

About ASML

ASML brings together the most creative minds in science and technology to develop lithography machines that are key to producing faster, cheaper, more energy-efficient microchips. We design, develop, integrate, market and service these advanced machines, which enable our customers - the world’s leading chipmakers – to reduce the size and increase the functionality of their microchips, which in turn leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics.

As an IT License Manager you will have the following responsibilities

Being an IT License Manager gives you the chance to excel in an ever-growing environment and industry. ASML stands for quality and aims to deliver the same quality in everything related to Licensing Management. Acting in this role means being on the forefront of the industry which brings the responsibilities of continuously performing at your top and thinking outside-the-box by coming up with innovative solutions.

Operational activities are largely outsourced. The ASML internal License Managers provide data insights and expertise to enable decision making. You’re able to drive your business and pro-actively drive your supplier base at the same time. Having a strategic role means being involved in our strategic decision making for our suppliers and tenders, you will be partnering up with Procurement for these key processes.

Amongst your responsibilities fall the following:

  • Software acquisition;
  • License availability & usage reporting, how can we flatten the curve in our growing company?
  • Financial management & IT Cost optimization (optimize utilization of software assets);
  • Strategic (internal) stakeholder management & vendor management;
  • Maintaining our SAM database

Location & working hours

We have adapted a hybrid working environment; alternating between working from home with working on location in Veldhoven. We are also looking for somebody who is willing to work incidentally outside office hours due to the global presence of the team.

What you offer

Educational requirements

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in computer science or similar;
  • SAM certification such as BCS Certificate in SAM Essentials, IAITAM Certified Software Asset Manager (CSAM) or BSA Certified in Standards-Based SAM - for Professionals (CSS-P).

Essential skills and experience
You recognize yourself in the following skills: you are highly-motivated and have a strong work ethic. You are a team player. You are analytical and your excellent in data-gathering and problem-solving skills. You pay attention to detail and you are highly organized. You are able to build strong, trusting relationships with customers, suppliers and internal stakeholders, such as Procurement. And you can deal with difficult customers and suppliers.

  • Excellent English communication and presentation skills;
  • Min. 8 years working experience in an IT or financial analytical role.
  • Experience in managing vendors and external personnel;
  • Experience in an equivalent environment (size, complexity, engineering industry, domain).

Experience with hands-on information gathering, analysis and reporting on any organization's assets.

Desirable skills and experience

  • Knowledge of various types of vendor software contract and license agreement in a global environment (i.e., enterprise, processor, named user, node);
  • Understanding and use of software inventory tools , software reporting tools, software asset management systems such as Flexera, Snow, ServiceNow inventory, Aspera, Blackduck, agent-based inventory tools like Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) or similar;
  • Understanding of IT software asset life cycle stages and activities;
  • Understanding of corporate IT and Procurement policies, procedures and standards;
  • Familiarity with purchasing systems.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary;
  • 13th month payment;
  • 8% holiday allowance;
  • 40 days paid leave: 27 vacation days and 13 ADV days ( reduction of working hours);
  • Variable pay;
  • Employee share purchase plan;
  • Pension plan;
  • Collective health insurance plan;
  • Commuting allowance;
  • Reimbursement for relocation expenses;
  • Training and development opportunities, We strongly believe that personal development works best when you invest in yourself. At ASML, we give you the time, opportunity and support while you put in the effort, passion and drive;
  • Communities, clubs & events: We offer lots of opportunities to get involved in various communities and clubs when you work at ASML.


The importance of Software is growing and is more and more providing the “competitive edge”.The ASML SAM team has a global responsibility regarding license compliancy. Software Asset Management deals with approx. 200 suppliers, out of which top 10 suppliers cover 60% of the yearly spend. The SAM team has made a shift from operational to tactical SAM and from technology orientation to service-oriented.

ASML does not accept unsolicited resumes from any agencies that have not signed a mutual service agreement. All unsolicited resumes will be considered ASML’s property, and ASML will not be obligated to pay a referral fee. This includes resumes submitted directly to hiring managers without contacting the Resource Center Department.

ASML is GDPR compliant, therefore we cannot process applications sent outside of our recruitment system.

If you are interested in this vacancy please apply.

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