License Compliance Lead

Sales United States Alameda, California


Position at Wind River




In a world increasingly driven by software innovation, Wind River is pioneering the technologies to help the world’s leading technology companies power mission-critical intelligent systems. Our software is enabling the new machine economy and accelerating digital transformation across industries, including aerospace, automotive, defense, industrial, medical, and telecommunications.

Wind River’s impact spans critical infrastructure domains such as Telecommunications, including 5G; Industrial (automation, sustainable energy, robotics, mining); Connected Healthcare and Medical Devices; Automotive (connected and self-driving vehicles); and Aerospace & Defense.  We were recognized by VDC Research in July 2020 as #1 in Edge Compute OS Platforms, overtaking Microsoft as the overall commercial leader.  Wind River regularly wins industry recognitions for excellence in IoT security, cloud and edge computing, as well as 7 consecutive years as a “Top Workplace.”  If you’re passionate about amplifying your impact on the world in a caring, respectful culture that is based on growth mindset, diversity, inclusion and customer focused, come join us and help lead the way into the future of the intelligent edge!


Wind River is seeking an experienced high-performing Technical Licensing Compliance Lead to help analyze license usage across Wind River’s global customer base to apply a pragmatic, data-driven approach in creating a positive customer and sales experience. 

The successful candidate will join a Global License Compliance team responsible for engaging with Wind River’s customer base to better understand how customer’s use of Wind River’s development software aligns with the terms and conditions of their agreements.

The ideal candidate is a confident self-starter, extremely analytical and capable of driving action with an understanding of the strategic big picture of managing successful customer relationships.

 Interface & Collaboration

  • Collaborate with all levels across multiple internal Wind River teams (Deal Desk, Legal, Sales, Product Management, etc.)
  • Play an integral role, supporting the execution and growth of the Global License Compliance team and additional company-wide initiatives around licensing.
  • Work with all levels across multiple functions of Wind River’s global customers (Engineering, Procurement, etc.).

 Key Accountabilities & Expectations

  • Execution and support of software license reporting requirements across Wind River’s global customer base
  • Assess customer compliance against software license agreements
  • Perform data analysis and summarize large data sets extracted from multiple systems and databases
  • Educate and support customers on Wind River licensing and contractual obligations
  • Provide regular updates and reports to management on the status of customer’s reporting obligations
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with Wind River customers and internal teams



Qualifications & Experience

  • 8+ years of DevOps working experience
  • Strong understanding of Software licensing
  • Excellent analytical skills with significant knowledge and experience in Excel
  • Experience working closely with Engineering teams
  • Exceptional project management skills with the ability to manage multiple engagements simultaneously with different timelines while effectively delivering complete and accurate results on schedule
  • Experience working with and supporting customers and internal stakeholders
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team member with a high degree of accountability
  • Passionate self-starter with the dedication and perseverance to solve for the unknown
  • Structured, logical and creative thinking who can easily present clear, well-thought-out solutions and recommendations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of DevSecOps development methodologies including an understanding of tools such as Gitlab, Jenkins, Docker, etc.
  • Understanding of IT configurations for On-Prem and Cloud
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and be capable of dealing with conflicting priorities with ease
  • BS/BA in Information Systems or Computer Science

Wind River is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. We prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.