Software Asset Management Specialist



United States · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Netflix is one of the world's leading entertainment services with 260 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, films and games across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can play, pause and resume watching as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, and can change their plans at any time.
The Role
The Software Asset Management Specialist at Netflix is responsible for the effective management of software licenses and assets across the organization. This role involves coordinating with various departments to ensure compliance with software license agreements, optimizing software usage, and reducing costs through strategic asset management practices. This role reports to our IT Asset Management function.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain an accurate inventory of software assets deployed across the organization utilizing software asset management tools to track software installations, versions, and usage.
  • Monitor software license usage and ensure compliance with license agreements by conducting audits and assessments to verify license entitlements and usage.
  • Coordinate with cross-functional partners such as sourcing, security, and legal teams to resolve compliance issues and mitigate risks.
  • Analyze software usage data to identify opportunities for license optimization and cost reduction.
  • Work with Tech Sourcing to help negotiate favorable terms with software vendors to optimize licensing agreements and reduce costs.
  • Develop and document software asset management processes and procedures.
  • Implement automation and workflow improvements to streamline software procurement, deployment, and retirement processes.
  • Provide training and guidance to internal stakeholders on software asset management best practices.
  • Stay informed about licensing models, pricing structures, and product roadmaps for key software vendors.


  • Minimum of 3+ years of experience in software asset management, preferably in a large enterprise or complex organizational environment.
  • Strong understanding of software licensing models, terms, and agreements.
  • Understanding of IT asset management principles, practices, and methodologies, including asset lifecycle management, inventory control, software licensing, and compliance.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and generate insights.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to non-technical audiences and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Relevant certifications (such as ITIL, CITAM) are a plus.
Our compensation structure consists solely of an annual salary; we do not have bonuses. You choose each year how much of your compensation you want in salary versus stock options. To determine your personal top of market compensation, we rely on market indicators and consider your specific job family, background, skills, and experience to determine your compensation in the market range. The range for this role is $100,000 - $720,000.
Netflix provides comprehensive benefits including Health Plans, Mental Health support, a 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer match, Stock Option Program, Disability Programs, Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts, Family-forming benefits, and Life and Serious Injury Benefits. We also offer paid leave of absence programs. Full-time hourly employees accrue 35 days annually for paid time off to be used for vacation, holidays, and sick paid time off. Full-time salaried employees are immediately entitled to flexible time off. See more detail about our Benefits here.
Netflix is a unique culture and environment. Learn more here.
We are an equal-opportunity employer and celebrate diversity, recognizing that diversity of thought and background builds stronger teams. We approach diversity and inclusion seriously and thoughtfully. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, national origin, caste, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic makeup, marital status, or military service.