Senior License Compliance Investigator - REMOTE

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Date: Feb 6, 2024

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317 Exton, PA, US, 19341 Beltsville, MD, US, 20805 Atlanta, GA, US, 30324 Lebanon, NH, US, 03766 Blacksburg, VA, US, 24060

Company: Ansys

Requisition #: 13925 


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 (SLC) is an expert regarding software license agreements, technologies, software asset management, audits, and license advisories. The SLC will typically support strategic and enterprise accounts working with internal and external auditors. SLC, among other responsibilities, will independently manage license reviews, advisories, educate customers, sales, and channel partners on Ansys’ licensing terms and licensing. The SLC will be considered a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Ansys contracts and licensing. A strong customer service mindset is required.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Data analysis will be a daily activity for the SLC. Bringing data together from a variety of sources, the SLC should be a highly organized, detail-oriented individual who works well independently or as a global team player to get the job done accurately.


  • Manage all stakeholders in the compliance process, both internal and external from beginning to end of a variety of projects. The SLC will liaise with and coordinate all phases of activities with the internal and external auditors and is expected to be a leader in role.


  • Maintain and improve the software audit program. Ansys is always growing and improving our work with our teams for our customers. The SLC is a multifaceted individual who will be expected to reach across the organization to ensure accuracy and success. SLC will work with many teams within Ansys to make sure this program is aligned with the overall company strategy and consistent with our customer philosophy.  They pride themselves on how accurate their work is.  


  • Accuracy and attention to detail in document preparation. Following existing processes, the SLC will work independently or with the extended team, to prepare or review any deliverables in a professional and accurate presentation manner. SLC should always be looking to refine and improve existing processes – a creative approach to improving our business is encouraged.  


  • Ansys is proud of the software we have created and the teams we have built. Our team supports and educates both internal and external stakeholders.  We work together to build a highly functioning team that readily shares information with other parts of our organization, partners and provides exemplary customer service. SLC should be comfortable presenting to mid-sized groups about Ansys licensing for both customer and internal knowledge transfer. 


SLC should be able to independently and effectively manage all phases of a variety of projects in a timely manner. A background in sales, customer service, strategy, and/or negotiation is valued.


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Education & Years of Experience: Bachelor’s degree with an engineering, business or legal focus with 7+ 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 experience in Ansys contracts and licensing
  • Customer service oriented.
  • Strong communications skills with ability to discuss Ansys licensing to all levels of customer organizations including executives.
  • Strong analytical skills and adept at learning new IT skills
  • Demonstrated integrity and confidentiality with an open mindset
  • Ability to foster teamwork
  • Organized, independent, and goal oriented
  • Fluent in English (required as this role with global reach) and in the local language of the territory


Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience in License Compliance, Software License Agreements, Software Asset Management, Software Audits, Negotiations, Strategy, and/or Data Analytics
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business or Law


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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