Aetna Software Asset Manager in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 49069BR


This position is supporting Platform software asset management including being a team member responsible for implementing a new tool and subsequent ongoing asset work. Responsibilities include working with engineering staff on asset requirements, managing software assets, identify areas requiring action and take action as needed.

Fundamental Components:

Monitors and identifies trends, communicates results to IT infrastructure organizations, and initiates corrective action if required. Provides input to managing the software budget based on short term asset activity and long term plans. Assets under management are in support of IT and business initiatives impacting desktop, midrange, mainframe, and multi-tiered computing environments potentially having enterprise-wide impact. Ensures adherence to EIS processes, procedures, and controls for software asset management. Designs, develops, analyzes and produces metric data for consumption by internal and external audiences. Provides insightful analysis in response to management requests for ad hoc reports.


Experience with software licensing models, reading and interpreting software contract language

Basic Financial terminology and budgeting concepts

Technical/engineering background a plus; Infrastructure server technical acumen is a must

Strong work ethic with acute attention to detail

Ability to foster strong relationships across a broad range of departments including Engineering, Procurement, Legal and Financial

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Strong analytical skills used to identify and resolve problems.

Strong leadership experience, ability to work independently and adapt to changing priorities

Leadership experience, collaboration skills with the ability to work effectively with all levels of management and staff.


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


Functional - Information Technology/Vendor management/4-6 Years

Functional - Information Technology/Infrastructure management/4-6 Years

Functional - Procurement/Procurement - goods acquisition/de-acquisition/1-3 Years


Technical - Asset Management//1-3 Years/

Technical - Hardware/Server/1-3 Years/


General Business/Maximizing Work Practices/FOUNDATION

Leadership/Collaborating for Results/FOUNDATION

Leadership/Driving a Culture of Compliance/FOUNDATION


Leadership/Fostering a Global Perspective/FOUNDATION

Technology/Creating Technology Partnerships/FOUNDATION

Technology/Justifying the Business Case/FOUNDATION

Telework Specifications:

Part time Telework considered only for internal candidates currently teleworking


This position is part of the Aetna Infrastructure organization working with leading edge technologies and highly skilled engineering staff. The work covers a variety of technologies and combines technical, financial, and contracting work, a unique blend of skills.

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

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Job Function: Information Technology