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Providence Health & Services Manager - Software Asset Management (SAM) in Portland, Oregon


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Manager of Software Asset Management (SAM) to sit in our office locations in either Renton, WA or Portland, OR

We are seeking a Manager of Software Asset Management to be responsible for the overall management and a key contributor for setting strategic direction of the Enterprise Software Asset Management program (SAM). Responsible for the inventory management function of IS Software assets for the entire Providence St. Joseph Health enterprise. Leads and provides guidance to the team that builds and manages the SAM discipline to comply with industry and ITIL best practice standards. Responsible for the overall organizational communication, training and awareness around SAM team and their policies and procedures. Has demonstrated SAM experience, working in a highly complex environment and leading geographically distributed teams. Demonstrate the ability to balance successfully, SAM expertise and strong team leadership.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Maintain strong working relationships with IS Finance, IS Operations Group, and Technology Project Managers to ensure that fulfillment, auditing, active asset management, and disposition processes and any resulting data changes are known, understood and acted upon appropriately.

  • Be responsible for maintaining and communicating current SAM concepts and objectives that align with the strategic goals and standard of the organization.

  • Be responsible for maintaining current Software manufacturer and model information in the CMDB.

  • Be accountable for ensuring all changes to IS services follow the enterprise standardized methods and procedures.

  • Participate in overall business planning, bringing current and future knowledge of technology and evolving systems as applied to the organization’s competitive position.

  • Develop strategies consistent with management goals and provides direction to managers to fulfill strategic enterprise direction.

  • Be responsible for leading the team to assure the Enterprise SAM program is current, approved, distributed, followed by internal IS support teams and vendors.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Can be in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a relevant discipline to the duties of the position.

  • 7 years of Progressive IT experience within a large, complex, distributed environment.

  • End user software experience required

  • 3 years of IT leadership experience, with proven success in leading teams in complex technical environments.

  • ITL Foundations Certificate.

  • Business Planning/Process coursework/training.

  • IS SAM methodology to lifecycle management spanning Governance, Fulfillment, Auditing, Active Asset Management, Disposition, and IT Financial Management.

  • Thorough knowledge of general procurement procedures and policies.

  • Knowledge of CMDB, SAM as a service methodology and principles.

  • General understanding of accounting principles related to asset taxation and depreciation rules.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s Degree in Information Systems or Business Management.

  • Infrastructure software experience (network storage server, SQL, ServiceNow) a plus

  • 1 year in management level while creating frameworks and managing transformational teams to implement the framework while obtaining Executive level approvals.

  • Certified Software Asset Manager.

  • Certified IT Asset Manager.

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence St. Joseph health from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Information Technology

Location: Washington-Renton

Other Location(s): Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 222199