Senior Licensing Consultant

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Date: Sep 3, 2023

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317 Exton, PA, US, 19341 San Jose, CA, US, 95134 Atlanta, GA, US, 30324 Atlanta, GA, US, 30304-9998 Baltimore, MD, US, 21229-9998

Company: Ansys

Requisition #: 12881 


When visionary companies need to know how their world-changing ideas will perform, they close the gap between design and reality with Ansys simulation. For more than 50 years, Ansys software has enabled innovators across industries to push boundaries by using the predictive power of simulation. From sustainable transportation to advanced semiconductors, from satellite systems to life-saving medical devices, the next great leaps in human advancement will be powered by Ansys.


Take a leap of certainty … with Ansys.


Summary / Role Purpose

The Senior Licensing Consultant is responsible for the license reviews (software audits) cycle in their territory, from identifying and developing opportunities, to analyzing the customer’s assets, to conducting the audit, to supporting the negotiation, to regularize the customer’s Ansys estate. The SLC will also provide guidance to the LC Specialists, sales team, and channel partners from securing internal approvals to leading to a resolution of the LC case.



Key Duties and Responsibilities


  • Coordinate with the external software auditors The SLCI will support the LC Specialists, external software auditors and legal firms to work on and settle LC cases, including generating reports for the software auditors, reviewing the overall strategy of each case, and tracking and reporting on the status of LC cases.


  • Directly manage Software Audits

The SLCI will review assets (entitlements), work with customer to collect licensing logs and any other relevant evidence, prepare a software audit report (ELP), support the reconciliation process, including defending the ELP.


  • Working with a cross-functional team, including external auditors, legal and Sales and Order Operations, agree on, document, and maintain the license review processes. Coordinate and communicate with the key stakeholders to document in detail the license review process, including analysis phase, approvals, escalations, transfer to/from external auditors, reconciliation, and escalation to 3rd-parties.



Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Fluent in English and in the local language of the territory
  • Must have at least 5 years of work experience in Software Audits
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business or Law, or relevant qualification or work experience

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience in License Compliance, Intellectual Property Law, Software Asset Management, Software Audits
  • Demonstrated integrity and confidentiality
  • Ability to foster teamwork


At Ansys, we know that changing the world takes vision, skill, and each other. We fuel new ideas, build relationships, and help each other realize our greatest potential in the knowledge that every day is an opportunity to observe, teach, inspire, and be inspired. Together as One Ansys, we are powering innovation that drives human advancement.


Our Commitments:

  • Amaze with innovative products and solutions
  • Make our customers incredibly successful
  • Act with integrity
  • Ensure employees thrive and shareholders prosper

Our Values:

  • Adaptability: Be open, welcome what’s next
  • Courage: Be courageous, move forward passionately
  • Generosity: Be generous, share, listen, serve
  • Authenticity: Be you, make us stronger


Our Actions:

  • We commit to audacious goals
  • We work seamlessly as a team
  • We demonstrate mastery
  • We deliver outstanding results


We believe diverse thinking leads to better outcomes. We are committed to creating and nurturing a workplace that fuels this by welcoming people, no matter their background, identity, or experience, to a workplace where they are valued and where diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging thrive.


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 working with 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. 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 a lower cost.


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.

Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following more recent awards, although our list goes on: America’s Most Loved Workplaces, Gold Stevie Award Winner, America’s Most Responsible Companies, Fast Company World Changing Ideas, Great Place to Work Certified (China, Greece, France, India, Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, U.K.).

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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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