SAP iXp Intern, Licensing Analyst

SAP - Vancouver, BC (5 months ago)

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Requisition ID: 233937
Work Area: Corporate Operations
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Student
Employment Type: Intern

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

What is SAP iXp?

SAP’s Internship Experience Project is a paid program that gives university students the space to find purpose in their careers. We believe that through placing passionate people on the right teams, providing leadership and learning opportunities, and working on impactful projects, purpose is born. Piqued your interest?

Three reasons to apply for SAP iXp:
No more fetching coffee: Work on in-depth projects, emerging products and technologies that drive business results.
Lifelong learning: Meet with mentors, make new friends, and attend learning sessions from diverse subject matter experts.
Gain visibility: With iXp in your title, you’ll have a global network of SAP leaders, entrepreneurs, and career development opportunities at your fingertips.

About the team and position:
This position is part of the Global Licensing (GL) team whose mandate is to manage inbound licensing standards and govern the use of third-party intellectual property (TPIP) for SAP. The candidate will be responsible for providing first-level support to SAP teams located across the globe, from understanding their TPIP licensing needs to formulating and executing solutions. The candidate will gain hands-on knowledge about SAP’s software development standards and approval processes through managing and executing data migration or process improvement projects for the team. As a part of these projects, the candidate will also be expected to create documentation related to inbound licensing and compliance.

The Licensing Analyst position is best suited for candidates with a passion to work in the GRC (Governance, Risk management, and Compliance), procurement, software license management, or project management fields. The candidate should have a working knowledge of process automation, software systems modeling, project management, and knowledge management. This position requires working independently, achieving tight timelines, and collaboration across teams including development, sales, procurement, legal, and various compliance teams.

What you’ll do:
Position Title: SAP iXp Intern, Licensing Analyst

Location: Vancouver, BC

Expected start date to end date: May 4, 2020 - January 1, 2021

Who you are:
We’re looking for someone who can challenge the status quo and likes to stay curious. You enjoy working on meaningful projects and are energized by lifelong learning.

GENERAL SKILLS & COMPETENCIES

Superb written and verbal communication skills suitable for a professional work environment
Highly self-disciplined and self-motivated individual with positive work attitude
Ability to professionally handle ambiguity, lack of information, and changing business conditions
Ability to deliver under pressure by quickly understanding new topics and existing frameworks
Ability to work independently and efficiently with minimal supervision
Excellent organization skills to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks and projects
Excellent attention to detail to produce high-quality work used for decision-making purposes
Excellent team player showing initiative, interest and passion in producing high quality work
Good track record of developing creative solutions to novel problems
Passion for the technology and software industries
Active enrollment in business administration, commerce, law, or other relevant degree programs
Can commit for 8-month full time internship from the start date indicated in this posting

TECHNICAL SKILLS & COMPETENCIES

Strong investigative skills and ability to make connections from seemingly irrelevant information
Ability to seek out, digest, and apply brand new domain/technical knowledge efficiently
Working knowledge of project management tools and principles
Working knowledge of process improvement methodologies and use of technology to streamline processes
Working knowledge of knowledge management methodologies and tools
Working knowledge of software systems modeling (e.g. UML diagrams) and databases
Knowledge on copyright and contract law a plus
Knowledge on web applications and application programing interfaces a plus
Customer service skills and mindset a plus
Software development experience a plus

WORK EXPERIENCE

Previous co-op or similar work experience highly recommended
Previous business analyst experience a plus
Previous project management experience a plus
Previous projects in process automation a plus

What you'll do:
Work with stakeholders to gather requirements for licensing various forms of TPIP and other materials, including:
Web APIs/services,
Free and Open Source Software (FOSS),
Commercial (proprietary) software, and
Contents (e.g. data sets).
Interpret license materials as well as technical use cases to help SAP make informed decisions
Compose documentations on processes
Execute and manage internal processes autonomously
Coordinate meetings and manage service tickets
Perform manual data entry and information processing under tight timelines without sacrificing quality
Develop project plans and manage projects autonomously
Gain an understanding of software approval processes and its data integrity requirements
Demonstrate interest, knowledge, and curiosity in the area of inbound licensing
Assist in various other duties consistent with GL’s initiatives

What you can expect from us:
A hands-on learning experience with you at the helm of projects born directly out of the team’s business needs
An internship packed full of events to ensure you understand our technologies, our competitive landscape, our culture and our leadership philosophy
Community of mentors and volunteer engagement teams to join and lead
Collaborative open-concept work environment in the heart of Yaletown
Games room, fitness classes, massage therapist, and 24/7 access to onsite gym
Well-stocked snacks, coffee, teas, sodas and candy

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WHAT YOU GET FROM US

Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT
To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com).

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

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