The SLM Profiler Consultant will be primarily responsible to manage our in-house SLM Tool; Profiler. The candidate will ideally have a SQL Administrator background and should be able to demonstrated the following skills : restore databases from backups, create the databases, run SQL queries and create tables.
In addition to the SQL Administrator skills, the candidate will be required to process the data, analyse the data and provide an interpretation of the data at a high level summary.
Since this role is designated for the Java Advisory service, it is therefore expected that the candidate would be able to demonstrate licensing knowledge around Oracle and Java.
The candidate would be able to demonstrate capabilities in managing and delivering medium to complex scale Oracle / Java SAM and contractual assessment advisory.
The candidate will need to think of innovative approaches to customer scenarios on Oracle / Java licensing, infrastructure, cloud mix for Oracle SaaS and PaaS and is expected to have hand on experience with Oracle LMS scripts analysis, MS SQL database with T- SQL, Oracle licensing policies for Database, Middleware and Applications along with contractual knowledge, not limiting to OMA, OLSA, CSA, ULA
Small and mid-size project teams
Project coordination & collaboration amongst the team
Effectively levering, educating lower skilled personnel in large projects
Ensure successful delivery of larger engagements with medium complexity based on best practices
Right sizing & customization of non-standardized services
Demonstrate leadership for consulting services across Delivery Functions (Plan, Build, Run)
Frequently produces content for the service community internally and externally (community, blogs, whitepapers, etc.)
Possess foundational working knowledge of general principles of IT Industry Standards (ITIL, Six Sigma)
Ability to lead engagement with efficient use of resources
Drive consultative selling activities within a customer environment
Maintain Microsoft SQL Server Database.
Restore databases from backups.
Perform queries in T-SQL to check the performance of the running processes.
Start pre-prepared scripts and adapt them in a few lines.
Run store procedures.
Enter content in tables.
Design and implementation of Oracle Software Asset Management solutions in customer’s environments
Evaluation of SAM processes, procedures and ITIL, ITAM (IT Asset Management) along with working knowledge on Oracle LMS scripts, Flexera and Snow Oracle license manager.
Pre-sales : Consulting Oracle / Java customers regarding best practice on Oracle License management / SAM service solution
Executing Oracle SAM projects, rollout and transfer of a running system to large and complex customers
Create documentation and ELP (Effective License Position) reporting standards for Oracle SAM baseline Engagements on Database, Middleware and Applications.
Analyze and advise on optimization including Oracle on VMware, Sun Solaris, IBM LPARs type complex large data center environments and Oracle contracts.
External technical and project coordination with customers and SAM tool providers (Flexera / Snow)
Support service customization on project that requires non-standard services
Advise on global best practice, policies and procedures
Business process analysis, create and implement business processes, optimize business processes
Assist in the development of the SAM services and strategy
Development functional service concepts
What we need to see from you
Expert Consulting skills
Advance Project Management experience
Customer business process analysis and understanding
Advanced business writing skills for customer deliverables
Advanced report writing skills
Strong Analytical skills
Highly motivated and result oriented
Strong structural work methods, multitasking and time management skills
Self-driven independent work ethics that drives internal and external accountability
Solid problem solving and assertive consultative skills
Highly developed verbal and written communication skills, including capability to develop and deliver high quality public presentations
A communication style which has a positive impact
Ability to articulate and speak in a clear professional manner
Proven research skills
Ability to understand EULAs, Product Terms, and where to find specific product use rights information
Mentoring (Mentoring and Coaching of high potential individuals)
Presales support - Articulating service value in the sales process / Up and cross sell capability
SQL Administrator Skills (Mandatory)
Exceptional understanding of Oracle’s Software Product portfolio such as Database / Options, Middleware (Weblogic, SOA, BPM ) and Applications (E Business Suite, PeopleSoft, Slebel, J D Edwards)
Understanding of IT environments / infrastructure.
Advanced experience with SAM Tools Snow License Manager / Flexera / Service-Now SAM Pro / Aspera / Movere
Advance experience with running and creating scripts.
Ability to perform cost saving, cost avoidance and ROI analysis
Strong influencing and leadership skills reflected by the ability to work effectively across a variety of clients showing a proactive approach to building client satisfaction and strong relationships
Thought leadership in the areas of organizational strategy, operations, processes & systems
Demonstrate ability to discuss cross functional services
Strong consultative commercial acumen
Demonstrated delivery excellence
Customer business understanding : Governance, objectives, practices and processes controls related to business requirements