Kellogg Veterans

Veterans Careers at Kellogg Company

You’ve given your time and talent as a military veteran. You’ve demonstrated your commitment to career development with pride and passion during your service years. You’ve seen, heard and had experiences unique to only those who have served their country.

From Plant Operation Supervisors to Senior Financial Analysts, Kellogg offers opportunities for military veterans to grow with us. We are proud of our history of recruiting and developing veterans across the United States and are committed to recruiting and hiring more. We recognize that military-experienced talent bring exceptional and valuable knowledge, skills and experience to our company.

The values that you’ve come to learn and live through your service are similar to our K Values, which describe who we are, what we believe and what brings us together as a global community. Our K Values – integrity, respect, accountability, passion, humility, hunger, simplicity and success - help define what makes our company and our people special and how we all play a unique and critical role in the ongoing success of Kellogg.


W.K. Kellogg saw a better way—shaping our industry through a passion for people, and the goodness of food. And every day, we continue our founder’s legacy of leadership. Together we take the steps that show the way, with a vision for tomorrow and a plan to get there. We encourage you apply for a position that leverages your military experience and invite you to grow and lead with us.

Job Information

Kellogg Software Asset Manager in OAK BROOK, Illinois

Join our dynamic, progressive team of IT professionals in an environment where you can learn, grow, and be an integral part of creating innovative technology solutions to help our business flourish. Become a part of our rich heritage that has grown from a small family business to a global organization with a presence in over 180 countries.

At the heart of the Kellogg Company is technology — a key enabler of how we market, sell and manufacture our well-known and beloved brands to consumers around the globe.

We have an opening for you to grow with us as a Software Asset Manager in Battle Creek, MI or Oak Brook, IL. This role may also be virtual / location free.


  • Global Software Asset Management: This critical role will help to lead Kellogg’s Global Information Technology department’s Software Asset Management practice, to ensure our software deployments are optimized, and in compliance with Kellogg’s owned assets. The software asset manager will be responsible for the day-to-day core activities of the SAM function, including identifying compliance and cost reduction opportunities, and creating and executing action plans to achieve stated objectives or resolve discrepancies. You will help to support, and or initiate process improvements to support best practices in software and license management.

  • Provide impact assessments on pending or potential architectural changes, outlining incremental license or maintenance costs due to change and pinpointing any potential cost mitigation opportunities based on license use metrics or product use changes. Coordination of software vendor audit or license validation requests, in consultation with the relevant IT Strategy, Legal, vendor and procurement managers and other appointed delegates. Ensure that all software asset life cycle-related cost and risk is correctly identified, gather metrics and publish status reports, as well as enforce mitigation and remediation activity

  • Support Procurement Activities: Provides necessary data and input in support of procurement activities, including device, installation and usage data (or other license or subscription metric information), potential product metrics and options, and demand data needed to ensure accurate volume purchasing Develop quality assurance practices and practices for the administration of software license contracts, maintenance and entitlements



  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Proven experience in leading enterprise Software Asset Management, effectively working with large publisher licensing such as SAP, Oracle, Microsoft, SFDC and Adobe, for example.

  • Budget management experience

  • Software Contract management experience

  • Experience managing projects and resources / people

  • Ability to interact with various departments such as Legal, Compliance, Audit and internal stakeholders in Information Technology

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Ability to work independently and in a matrixed environment

  • Ability to maintain and project calm in high pressure situations

Bonus Points:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • ITAM or IAITAM, SAM certification or training

  • Powerpoint & Presentation skills

  • Snow Software experience


It’s best to apply today, because job postings can be taken down and we wouldn’t want you to miss this opportunity. To learn more about what’s next, click on one of the links below:

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The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this Link at .

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Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Software Asset Manager

Location: USA-IL-Oak Brook

Other Locations: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters

Requisition ID: INF001425

Job Function: Information Technology

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Oct 11, 2019, 10:29:00 AM

Relocation Assistance: No