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IT License Management Specialist (m/f/x)

Your role at Dynatrace

Join an innovative IT team and help build Software Asset Management (SAM) to achieve precise business objectives. This role will partner with Business and IT teams in actively managing the application inventory of 3rd Party Vendor applications to enable digital planning and decision-making throughout the Enterprise. As a IT License Management Specialist, you’ll be responsible for the maintenance of application inventory data, as well as the completion of SAM tasks and supporting various processes in several different tools.  

Your role at Dynatrace 

  • Build a comprehensive inventory of all software applications used and maintain the Application Portfolio configuration items incl. their use cases. 

  • Identify owners, their responsibilities and affected stakeholders (users) of applications. 

  • Grade the technical and functional value of applications. 

  • Be an integral member of the advisory team to update or retire applications based on their appropriateness. 

  • Document future applications planned to be deployed inside our organization and facilitate decisions regarding if a procurement request should be made. 

  • Manage and administer licenses and access for all existing and new applications. 

  • Timely trigger all necessary activities in the software contract lifecycle such as extensions, renewals, or terminations 

  • Support the purchasing department in vendor consolidation and optimization of licensing costs. 

  • Collaborate with technical teams to automate software deployment and integrate with the system landscape. 

  • Process and load expense data in the license management tool to generate a Total Cost of Ownership and manage enterprise software licensing. 

  • Help us avoid opening ourselves up to potential regulatory and security breaches by working closely with other teams. 

  • Developing and producing ad-hoc and automated reports and spreadsheets for applications. 

  • Reporting on APM metrics and KPIs via data extracts, spreadsheets, and dashboards. 



What will help you succeed

  • Education in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field. 

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar IT license management role. 

  • Positive attitude, collaborative skills, and ability to communicate and work well with cross-functional teams. 

  • Strong knowledge of software licensing models, compliance requirements, and industry standards. 

  • Experience with license management tools and software asset management (SAM) processes. 

  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and generate meaningful insights. 

  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy in license tracking and reporting. 

  • Strong negotiation and vendor management skills. 

  • Proficient in contract review and analysis, with a solid understanding of licensing terms and conditions. 

  • Self-motivated and proactive, with the ability to work independently and prioritize tasks effectively. 

  • 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) is a plus.



Dynatrace believes that potential is defined by more than qualifications or background. If you're passionate about this job, working in a tech environment, and are eager to learn, we invite you to apply.

Why you will love being a Dynatracer

What's in it for you? 

  • A one-product software company creating real value for the largest enterprises and millions of end customers globally, striving for a world where software works perfectly.

  • Working with the latest technologies and at the forefront of innovation in tech on scale; but also, in other areas like marketing, design, or research.   

  • Working models that offer you the flexibility you need, ranging from full remote options to hybrid ones combining home and in-office work.   

  • A team that thinks outside the box, welcomes unconventional ideas, and pushes boundaries.    

  • An environment that fosters innovation, enables creative collaboration, and allows you to grow.   

  • A globally unique and tailor-made career development program recognizing your potential, promoting your strengths, and supporting you in achieving your career goals.    

  • A truly international mindset with Dynatracers from different countries & cultures all over the world, and English as the corporate language that connects us all 

  • A culture that is being shaped by the diverse personalities, expertise, and backgrounds of our global team.   

  • A relocation team that is eager to help you start your journey to a new country, always there to support and by your side.  If you need to relocate for a position you are applying for, we offer you a relocation allowance and support with your visa, work permit, accommodation, language courses, as well as a dedicated buddy program. Click this link to find out more information about our relocation program.

Compensation and rewards 

  • We offer attractive compensation packages and stock purchase options with numerous benefits and advantages.

  • Due to legal reasons, we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary for this position, which is € 52.500 gross per year based on full-time employment. We offer a higher salary in line with qualifications and experience. 

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About Dynatrace

Dynatrace exists to make software work perfectly. Our platform combines broad and deep observability and continuous runtime application security with advanced AIOps to provide answers and intelligent automation from data. This enables innovators to modernize and automate cloud operations, deliver software faster and more securely, and ensure flawless digital experiences.

We're an equal opportunity employer and embrace all applicants. Dynatrace wants YOU—your diverse background, talents, values, ideas, and expertise. These qualities are what make our global team stronger and more seasoned. We're fueled by the diversity of our talented employees.

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