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Senior License Compliance Sales Specialist

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Date: Jul 30, 2022

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317 Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104-9998 Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15219

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation. We empower the world’s most innovative companies to deliver transformational products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software solutions, we help our customers solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination. Whether you are a software developer, product engineer, sales team member, or part of our corporate team, at Ansys we know that by embracing what makes us each unique, we become collectively better.

 

 

SUMMARY

The Senior License Compliance Sales Specialist (LCSS) is responsible for identifying and developing opportunities to generate business in a geographical territory through License Compliance (LC) cases. The LCSS needs to give guidance to the sales team and channel partner or conduct commercial negotiations which leads to a resolution of the license compliance case.  In this role, the LCSS will work closely together with legal, sales, channels, external legal counsels, 3rd-party auditors and LC service providers.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Recover revenue lost to piracy and illegal software use. The LCSS is responsible for supporting the protection and enforcement of the company’s Intellectual Property Rights and managing a sales territory to recover revenue lost to unauthorized license use
  • Negotiate large License Compliance settlementsThe LCSS will negotiate large infringements directly with senior executives and CxO suite of the suspected organization
  • Build a cross-functional team. The LCSS will schedule discussions between field sales, channel partners and suspected companies to negotiate a commercial solution. In addition, the LCSS will work with the internal legal team, External Legal Counsel, 3rd-party Audit firms, Law Enforcement agencies and initiate legal actions if necessary
  • Work with LC agencies, legal firms and law enforcement organizations. The LCSS will manage LC services agencies and legal firms to pursue copyright infringement cases and assists and participate in law enforcement actions with selected companies who refuse to comply

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education & Years of Experience: Bachelor’s degree with an engineering, business or legal focus with 5+ years of work experience in a License Compliance role with a multi-national software company OR 9+ years of work experience in a License Compliance role with a multi-national software company
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills and sales driven.
  • Fluent in English and in the local language of the territory

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with local laws in the designated territory
  • Demonstrated integrity and confidentiality
  • Ability to foster teamwork

 

ALIGNING YOUR VALUES TO OUR SOLUTIONS
At Ansys, our diverse, collaborative teams give us the strength and insight to solve the world’s most challenging engineering problems. Our ONE Ansys culture has at its core:

  • Customer Focus
  • Results and Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Mastery
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sense of Urgency
  • Collaboration and Teamwork

 
ENGINEERING YOUR CAREER AT ANSYS

At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary leaders across the globe. Collectively we strive to change the world with innovative technology and transformational solutions. With a prestigious reputation in servicing well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high – met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head-on. At Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery and the collaboration. It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished.” And it’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and do impact real people in real ways. All this is forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy and ethics.
 
At Ansys, you will find yourself among those eager to drive the world towards the next best thing with hands planted firmly on the wheel. Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology, empowering our customers to turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at lower cost.  As a measure of our success in attaining these goals, Ansys has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by prestigious publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek and FORTUNE magazines.
 
Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following awards: Bay Area Best Places to Work, a Pillar World Awards Gold Winner, Fast Company Best Places to Work for Innovators, a Gold Stevie Award for Great Employers, the FORTUNE Future 50, a DCA Silver Winner, an R&D100 Finalist, a 20% by 2020 Women on Boards winner, a 2020 Pittsburgh Tech 50 – finalist, and America’s Most Responsible Companies.
 
For more information, please visit us at www.ansys.com

 

We are committed to creating a culture of inclusion and belonging where everyone thrives as ONE Ansys team.
 

Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
 
Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys. Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.

 

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