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Co-Op (Student Position) IT Asset & Vendor Relations Analyst (Progression)

Date: Dec 1, 2022

Location: Ybor City, Florida, US, 33605

Company: TECO

Title: Co-Op (Student Position) IT Asset & Vendor Relations Analyst (Progression) 
Company: Tampa Electric Company
Location: Ybor Data Center 
State and City: Florida  -  Ybor City
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days

Hiring Manager:  Steven Flanigan

Recruiter: Ricky D McDonald 




This position pays an hour rate based on skills, experience and education of the successful candidate.




TITLE:    Co-Op, IT Asset & Vendor Relations Analyst (Progression) 
REPORTS TO:    Manager, IT Asset & Vendor Relationship Management
COMPANY:    TECO Services Inc.
DEPARTMENT:    Information Technology


This is Co-Op yet multi-level position and the salary range for this position varies and is commensurate with skills, experience, and education.



Maintains and enforces the overall IT and Telecom Asset, Configuration and Vendor management strategy and portfolio in a multi-sourced environment that is consistent with corporate policy.  Manages and assists in the selection, acquisition, monitoring, and contractual agreements of IT and telecom hardware, software, and maintenance services.  Responsible for maintaining and supporting the configuration management function of IT & Telecom’s corporate-wide Configuration Management Database (CMDB) and asset portfolio.  Maintains and manages software licenses information and updates to ensure compliancy.  Ensures NERC cyber assets along with corporate and legal guidelines are followed for managing IT hardware and software assets.    Works closely with the business units, IT and Telecom to understand their needs and serves as the point of contact for all IT & telecom purchases, SAP invoice processing and deliveries.  Develops and assists in the creation of Request for Information (RFIs), Request for Proposal (RFPs), and Statement of Work (SOWs) under the guidelines and guidance of Corporate Purchasing and Contracts.  Maintains contact with vendors to manage the status and quality of orders and the progress towards contractual commitments.  Pursues new vendor relationships as needed.

Please keep in mind that these are the minimum requirements for a Co-Op Analyst position. This position does have various levels, so if an applicant meets more of the preferred skills, they may qualify for a higher-level position within the IT Analyst job family

Co-Op/Associate IT Asset & Vendor Relations Analyst (Progression) 


Works under general Supervision


1.    Assists the Analyst and/or Sr. IT Asset Management Analyst with the management of workload:  Configuration Management requests, IT and Telecom hardware and software orders, vendor quotes, vendor management issues, IT inquiries and workload filtering utilizing our support tools (CA Service Center, CMDB, Express Metrix, IT Asset Management Tools, Service Desk.) (30%)
2.    Validates, prepares and submits for payment all telecom invoices for the entire company which includes local, long-distance, and wireless services. (20%)
3.    Maintains both a physical and virtual software licensing library by filing software, making sure software is recorded properly in the CMDB and/or IT asset management database.  Correlates purchase order information against the licensing record with in the IT asset auto discovery tool to maintain compliance.  Review contract and license utilization to ensure compliance is maintained for software installation. (20%)
4.    Assist the Analyst and/or Sr. IT Asset Management Analyst in researching, analyzing and creating reports on newer computer technologies and industry standards by regularly reviewing strategic vendor product mix (10 %)
5.    Perform daily tasks of making sure ordered equipment has been added to the purchasing database, equipment being disposed of is deleted out of asset repository and all Service Desk request in the IT Asset Management queue is updated appropriately with action items for successful completion of those requests.  (10%)
6.    Assists Analyst with maintenance administration, which includes; updating, reviewing, modifying and tracking various maintenance renewals that are related to hardware, software, services of IT equipment standards. (10%)


Internal:    Has contact with various individual team members throughout TECO Energy.  Work closely with all areas of Information Technology, Telecom, Accounts Payable and Corporate Purchasing and Contracts.
External:    Represent, develop and maintain working relationships with the internal sales representatives from various hardware and software vendor companies.




Required:    Bachelor’s Degree Program in Computer Science, Business Administration, Information Systems or other related field.  4 years of business analyst experience or experience in IT Sourcing, IT Asset Management, IT Vendor Relationship Management or Software Licensing Certified will be considered in lieu of education (Experience considered while still in degree program)..  

Required:    ITIL Foundation Certification required within 6 months of hire.  

Related Experience
Preferred:    Minimum of 2 years of related work experience in IT Asset Management, IT technical support role, purchasing, contracts or Business analyst preferred.

-    Prior ITIL experience desirable 
-    Strong interpersonal/organizational skills: ability to meet deadlines, work in team environment and follow written policies and procedures.
-    Technical competence with Microsoft – Word, Excel and Access
-    Knowledge of basic IT Asset Management practices
-    Strong organizational skills
-    Ability to use new software applications/packages
-    Budgeting and monthly forecasting processes
-    Systems experience and ability to grasp relationship between business needs and system solutions
-    Excellent Communication Skills
-    Highly motivated with strong customer service focus

TECO offers a competitive Benefits package!!

Competitive Salary *401k Savings plan w/ company matching * Pension plan * Paid time off* Paid Holiday time * Medical, Prescription Drug, & Dental Coverage  *Tuition Assistance Program * Employee Assistance Program * Wellness Programs * On-site Fitness Centers * Bonus Plan and more!


STORM DUTY REQUIREMENTS....Please make sure to read below!!!  Responding to storms will be considered a condition of employment.

TECO Energy and its companies serve a role in providing critical services to our community during an emergency. Team members are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters to maintain service to our TECO Energy customers. Team members are required to work in their normal job duties or other assigned activities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with the company's rules and procedures.


TECO Energy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

TECO Energy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law, except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement and the individual is unable to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodations.

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all individuals, employment decisions at TECO Energy will be based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and abilities.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Statement
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

ADA policy
It is the policy of TECO Energy to provide reasonable accommodation for all qualified disabled individuals who are employees and applicants for employment, unless it would cause undue hardship. The corporation will adhere to applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines, including, but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1970s.


Application accommodations
Applicants may request reasonable accommodation in the application process five business days prior to the time accommodation is needed.


Pre-employment physical exams may be required for positions with bona fide job-related physical requirements regardless of disability. 



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