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Manager of Engineering, Digital Markets

Austin, Texas

Job Description:

What makes Gartner a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a team with a no-limits mindset that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We’re the world’s leading research and advisory company that steers clients toward the right decisions with business and technology insights they can’t find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment with exceptional training and career development. If you like working with a curious, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is the place for you. 

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About Gartner Digital Markets

Gartner Digital Markets is a business unit within Gartner.  Our mission is to help small businesses make the right technology decisions and find the tools they need to grow, optimize, and become more effective at what they do. The business comprises three leading brands—Capterra, Software Advice, and GetApp. For candidates interested in taking their next career step in the technology space, Gartner Digital Markets offers the fast pace and excitement of working for a startup, the stability and resources of a large, established organization, and the opportunity to be on the front lines of innovation in an industry that is always growing and transforming. 

Job Brief

Gartner Digital Markets is looking for an experienced and passionate leader to join our Tech team in Austin, TX, as  a Manager of Engineering. In this player/coach role, you will work with team members and stakeholders to provide technology vision, enable innovation, and understand critical trends that will create increased business value. You will  be responsible for leading a team of between 3-5  highly motivated engineers.  A percentage of your time will be spent managing a team, managing projects, and leading business initiatives, and the remaining time will be spent doing hands-on coding, applying advanced technology knowledge and skills in assessing technical requirements and proactively directing, designing and developing leading edge solutions. The successful candidate will need to be able to communicate effectively with senior management, team members, and senior business stakeholders across the division and Gartner. Current or prior experience working in a start-up or similar environment is a plus

What You Will do:

  • Lead and coach team members in all aspects of their role

  • Work in partnership with Product Owners and other Engineering leaders to shape both the product and engineering roadmaps

  • Deliver value by driving alignment on the team and developing creative solutions to customer problems

  • Iteratively improve underlying technical systems and interfaces

  • Set the direction for your team, while empowering them to innovate and leverage their talent

  • Assess risks, manage conflicts, and deal with setbacks positively and proactively

  • Encourage the team to try something new, learn from our mistakes, and build credibility through integrity and open communication

  • Future exposure Machine Learning  (aws models, gpt-3)

What You Will Need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field or equivalent work experience

  • Demonstrated ability to lead, align, motivate, and coach a high performing engineering team in a player/coach role (5+ years development experience, 2+ years leadership experience)

  • A customer centric focus and passion for engineering

  • A drive to help continuously improve processes and frameworks both on the team as well as in the engineering organization

  • The ability to lead and facilitate collaboration through a remote first approach

  • A win-win approach to problem solving

  • Driven by curiosity and the need to learn and continuing to develop

  • You enjoy a good challenge: you are not afraid to make mistakes and quickly learn from them

  • You aren’t tied to the status quo and strive to achieve new design standards

Who We Are:

  • Action Oriented - Deliver fast, get great results. We embrace the vision, roadmap to success and the action it takes to make it happen. 

  • Intellectually Curious - Seek to learn, love to teach. We’re humble and embrace respectful, radical candor with a mindset of ongoing professional and personal development.

  • Collaborative - One team, shared mission. We welcome feedback and understand the value of working together to accomplish more than what is possible individually.

What We Offer:

  • Limitless growth and learning opportunities.

  • A collaborative and positive culture — Your team will be as smart and driven as you

  • Outstanding compensation — Plus competitive benefits and generous time off

  • A chance to make an impact — Your work will contribute directly to our strategy


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