Oracle / SAP Consultant

Palo Alto, CA

Posted: 09/30/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: IT Job Number: j-1090

Job Description

This company is one of the fastest growing companies in Silicon Valley, revolutionizing data protection and management in the emerging multi-cloud IT industry. Recently named as one of Linkedin's 2019 Top Companies, our mission is to unlock the power of data by organizing and protecting the world's business information by building a forward-thinking, design-oriented brand that impacts the perception of user interface and experience in enterprise. We aren't shy about crafting products to solve problems no one has tackled or thought about before by defining the industry, instead of waiting for directions. This company is the world's first platform to orchestrate data for hybrid cloud enterprises anytime, anywhere. We blend future-proof architecture with consumer-grade simplicity to pioneer a fresh approach to an old problem. Our focus is on the people that can produce extraordinary results. We need individuals who feel comfortable in ambiguity and excited by the prospect of a challenge. Bottom line, if you have a limitless drive and like to win, we want to talk to you! In this role working closely with our Product Management and Engineering teams, we are looking to hire Database Consultant to help share industry-best practices that will support our product plans for enterprise customers. This hands-on consultant will be both strategic in sharing key enterprise database protection use cases with focus on backup and recovery, while also helping share tactical feedback in terms of typical customer environments (scale, deployment modalities, etc.) that he/she has experienced first hand. This consultant will also partner closely with teams such as product development, product management, technical documentation, technical marketing, and product marketing to ensure learning and collaboration across teams.

Specific areas of responsibilities:

  • Review our current product capabilities and share written report vis-a-vis enterprise customer deployment experiences / needs. Report should include any recommended product enhancements, feedback on existing features and applicability for enterprise needs, etc.
  • Present and share real-world experiences with customer deployments of database protection (SAP, Oracle, DB2, and others)
  • Present and share basic and advanced use cases of backup and recovery that are typical at enterprise deployments
  • Present and share the typical large scale limits that you have experienced with enterprise deployments
  • Present and share the typical ecosystem needs that you have experienced with enterprise database deployments. For example, how do enterprise customers use Oracle DataGuard vis-a-vis data protection products, etc.
  • Review our product test plans and help guide test scenarios that we should be performing for database protection workloads
  • Help review our customer user experience workflows and share feedback from best practices that you have experienced with customer deployments
  • Help review our current marketing collateral and help suggest edits and updates that we can make that is inline with enterprise buying criteria and needs
  • Help review sales facing collateral and suggest edits, improvements, etc. that can assist these teams with their sales opportunities

Ideal background:

  • 10+ years database protection experience supporting enterprise scale deployments
  • Hands-on experience designing, architecting, and implementing database protection initiatives
  • Experience working with DBAs, IT teams, operations teams, and data protection teams
  • Strong domain knowledge and understanding of relational database technologies with special focus on Oracle and SAP. Either Oracle or SAP is great, both is excellent
  • Project management experience with a strong attention to detail and documentation
  • Ability to clearly articulate and share learnings with strong set of product managers and engineering leads and developers
  • Hands-on technical training experience
  • Bachelor's or Advanced Degree in Engineering or Computer Science

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