IT Asset Life Cycle Specialist
At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connectedminds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and socialresponsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. Asthe world?s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly everyindustry meet the current and future needs of society through science andinnovation. We provide achallenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on processsafety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities weoperate in, and are always working to form the best team?especiallyfrom within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. And we are constantlystriving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized byForbes Magazine as one of America?s Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on ourjourney to create solutions for a sustainable future IT Asset Life Cycle Specialist(1904361) ? Beachwood, OH Where the ChemistryHappens The IT Asset Life Cycle Specialistis a member of and working in close collaboration with the users and IT inBASF?s Construction Chemicals America?s Region, this resource will beresponsible for implementing & executing asset lifecycle managementprocesses. This position will report to the Director, Information Technology,Americas Region.Responsible for day-to-day and long-term management ofhardware and software assets Includes planning, tracking, monitoring, and disposingof software and hardware assetsFormula forSuccess Education Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Business, Information Management,Information Systems, Engineering or related field or equivalent work experienceExperience3-5+ years of relevant assert lifecycle management experienceKnowledge/SkillsStrong analytical mindset, with knowledge of, and working experiencewith standard (ITIL-based) asset lifecycle management processes for hardwareand softwareHas experience developing and maintaining processes for managing andtracking IT Asset related items from procurement to retirement Working experience and understanding of asset management tools (eg.ServiceNow IT, etc.) asset discovery tools (eg. SCCM, Flexera, etc.), andsoftware inventory / software asset management (SAM) solutions,Understanding of the main hardware products (mainframe, blades, chassis,NAS, SAN, routers, switches, mid-size servers, small size servers, desktops,laptops, smartphones) to be managed as assets,Understanding of the main software products (operating systems,databases, middleware, application servers, office suites, groupware,virtualization systems) to be managed as assets,Strong facilitation/communication (written and oral) skills – capable ofinteracting with and managing meetings with various functional and technicalstakeholders,Has a strong sense of autonomy, responsibility, and values accuracy andprecisionHighly organized; has project planning / project management experienceHighly proficient in oral and written communications Has a continuous-improvements mindset towards current & future assetlifecycle management processes and executionAdditional Knowledge/SkillsTraining / certification(s) in asset lifecycle-related ITIL v3 or v4processes (i.e. Problem Mgt, Incident Mgt, Change Mgt, Configuration Mgt /CMDB, RCV / Release, Control & Validation, ST / Service Transition, etc.) ?at Practitioner level or higherHas Certified Hardware Asset Management Professional (CHAMP) or similarcertificationHas experience with a Configuration Management Database (CMDB) Create Your OwnChemistry: What We Offer You Adding value to ourcustomers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite ofbenefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you?thewhole you?in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you createyour own chemistry. The total rewardsthat you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitivehealth and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that includecompany-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, webelieve investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large,global organization, you?ll have a chance to grow professionally andpersonally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career. BASF providesinteresting and challenginglearning and development opportunities to help you make the mostof your talents and your job.Apply for this job.