Rohde & Schwarz is home to in-depth engineering know-how and highly innovative and committed employees. We're recognized as a world market leader in wireless communications. Plus, we develop future-oriented products for many growth markets such as mobile phone technology, radiocommunications and digital television. We do business in more than 70 countries worldwide, and we value individuals who share our main objective: To be the best!

With regional offices in Maryland, Texas, California, and Oregon, we provide our customers in North America with extensive after- sales support, training, free technical support and close personal contact from our engineers out in the field. We offer a dynamic work environment with opportunities to develop plus a competitive compensation & benefits packages.


Join our subsidiary R&S USA, Inc. in Columbia (MD) (USA) at the earliest possible date as

Supplier Manager Software

Your tasks:
  • Overseeing the purchase of OEM software licenses for R&S products and systems with US based suppliers and engineering services
  • Performing supplier assessments and benchmarks, analyzing spend variances, contract compliance and total cost of relationships
  • Preparing and negotiating software vendor license and service agreements
  • Managing RFQs, key sourcing processes, quotation analysis and project performance reviews in cooperation with category and project managers
  • Supporting category and project managers at market surveys and demand analysis as well as developing procurement strategies
  • Implementing a risk mitigation plan to maintain consistent supply levels
  • Liaising with product owners, inventory management and business representatives to ensure proper tracking of all software products
  • Creating open partnerships and relations with major software vendors
Your qualifications:
  • University degree in commercial law or a comparable field
  • Proficient in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, software and intellectual property license agreements, IT or adjacent technology fields
  • Qualified professional experience in strategic sourcing as well as in vendor risk and contract management
  • Experience in pricing analysis and supplier assessments
  • Exceptional organizational skills with self-directed, goal-oriented approach to work and self-confident manner
  • Cross-cultural competence
  • Willingness to travel on a regular basis

If this sounds like the job you‘ve been looking for, please email your resume to Anne Cowper at and reference job number US-BWI-50495660-000. Rohde & Schwarz is an equal opportunity employer.

Apply via E-Mail