Job Description and Requirements
Primary Responsibilities :
Plans, analyzes, and implements (sometimes with third party providers) software antipiracy actions and IP Usage and Royalty compliance audits that drive revenue recovery initiatives throughout Asia, with a focus in Greater China.
Performs or reviews detailed account analyses that drive the selection process of candidates for software anti-piracy actions and IP Usage and Royalty audits.
Organizes, leads, and facilitates cross-functional project teams, consisting of both internal and outsourced resources, to accomplish the program goals.
Gathers, analyzes, prepares, and summarizes recommendations for resolving cases, and drives closing meetings with targeted companies, for both software anti-
piracy actions and IP Usage and Royalty Audits.
Analyzes software piracy and discussion forum websites to identify sources of pirated software as well as forum discussions related to the piracy of Synopsys (and other technical software companies) software.
Since many of these sites and their discussions are in Chinese, this requires fluency in Mandarin.) Provides summaries of the piracy activity as well as the forum discussions to management and Legal for action.
Develops and produces metrics to measure performance against plan goals and identify indicators for improvement opportunities.
Communicates progress to upper management.
Creates and delivers presentation materials including program overviews, data analyses, audit candidate selection, audit / recovery processes, revenue recovery methods, and sales / customer messaging.
Works cross-functionally with Finance, Sales, Marketing, Legal, Operations, Software Engineering, IT, and outside consultants to ensure that the program goals are met while respecting all relevant legal, financial and regulatory requirements throughout Asia.
General Requirements :
This role requires the following skills : Analytical thinking, ability to work independently, flexibility, data extraction, data synthesis, and graphical presentation of complex information.
Requires a blend of leadership, willingness to learn, clear written and verbal communications in both Mandarin and English, technical expertise and reporting skills.
This role will require significant interaction with Sales Management, Legal and outside auditors, as well has high-level management at compliance target companies.
As such, it requires a significant level of experience in dealing with high-level management, both internal and external to Synopsys.
Some travel to remote customer and internal Synopsys sites will be required.
Leveling Requirements :
Typically requires a minimum of 8-10 years of related experience in either Software Compliance or IP Usage and Royalty Compliance.
Manages activities of multiple stakeholders primarily through dotted-line relationships to senior-level personnel that support the software anti-
piracy and IP Usage and Royalty Audit functions. Involved in developing, modifying and executing company policies on license compliance that affect immediate operations and may also have company-
wide effects. Advises management on specialized technical or business issues as required, especially as they relate to Asia.
Implements strategic policies when selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria to obtain results. Regularly interacts with senior management and executive levels relating to difficult matters.
Key relationships with important partners (both internal and external) must be developed. Requires the ability to change the thinking of, or gain acceptance from, others in sensitive situations, without damage to the relationships.