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SME: Backup and Disaster Recovery (Home Based- Republic of Ireland)

Remote - Ireland

Job Description:

What makes Gartner Research & Advisory a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a leading-edge team that values expert insights, bold ideas and intellectual courage. You’ll deliver must-have research through compelling client interactions, and contribute to our double-digit growth by providing clients the unbiased insight and advice they need to make the right decisions every day. Through constant learning, discovery and collaboration, you’ll help clients deliver on their mission-critical priorities, grow your career and increase your industry impact. We value hard workers — and reward you with unlimited opportunity. If you’re looking to explore what’s next in technology and business, Gartner is looking for you.

Gartneris a people business. Fuelled by expert analysis, bold ideas, and intellectual courage, we are a team of thinkers, doers, and lifelong learners. We are innately curious, drive, disciplined, and humble.

The Team

TheGartner for Technical Professionals (GTP) team is a highly collaborative group of industry analysts. Members of the team work together to produce research that answers the most pressing questions being asked by technical professionals in government, commercial and not-for-profit organizations. Research is delivered in the form of written documents, presentations, dialogues, videos, blogs, and other forms of social media. This team is lead by an incredible mentor and industry expert.

The Role

AGTP analyst is an articulate thought-leader, and also an inquisitive student. The ideal candidate will have a hands-on practitioner background from working in advanced technical roles (e.g. Director of Application Development, Software or Solution Architect, Software Developer, CTO of a smaller organization, etc.) In this role you willattainindustry leadership by responding to press inquiries and speaking at industry events. You will also deliverpresentations at Gartner events, including Catalyst, Summits, andSymposiaaswellasworkwith software vendors on productdirection.

We’d love to work with you if you have…

  • GTP is seeking an experienced technical professional with network architecture or engineering knowledge. Qualified candidates will demonstrate expertise in three or more of the following areas:
    • Experience withbackup and recovery architecture and services implementation, including both on-premises and cloud-based scenarios.
    • Expertise with disaster recovery architecture, implementation, and support.  Hands-on experience with replication (synchronous and asynchronous), RTO/RPO, Operating System imaging, virtualization snapshots or with vendors such as IBM, iLand, Microsoft, Recovery Point, Sungard or VMware would be advantageous.
    • Expertise in Backup and Recovery software architecture, implementation, and support. Hands-on experience with solutions like Actifio, Acronis, Arcserve, Cohesity, Commvault, Dell EMC, Druva, IBM, Micro Focus, Rubrik, Quest Software, Unitrends, Veeam, Veritas or others would be advantageous.
    • Expertise in public cloud-based backup and recovery services. Hands-on experience with solutions AWS, Google Cloud Platform, IBM Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Office 365, or Oracle Cloud would be advantageous.
    • Expertise with public cloud-based DR architecture, implementation, and support.  Hands-on experience with AWS, Google Cloud Platform, IBM Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Office 365, or Oracle Cloud would be advantageous.
    • Expertise with on-premises and public cloud-based high availability (HA) architecture, implementation, and support.  Hands-on experience with application delivery controllers (load balancers), network load balancing, hyper-scale cloud solutions, or infrastructure monitoring and automation would be advantageous.
    • Expertise with general Infrastructure and Operations architecture, implementation, and support.  Hands-on experience with enterprise compute, storage, and networking configurations especially as to how they related to backup, recovery, and disaster recovery would be advantageous.
    • Experience with software-defined infrastructures such as server virtualization, software-defined storage, or software-defined networking.  Specific expertise with technologies from Citrix, Dell EMC, Microsoft, Netapp, Oracle, Red Hat, VMware, or others would be advantageous.
    • Demonstrated expertise in Disaster Recovery planning, exercises, testing, and documentation.
    • Technology Team Leadership (e.g. project management, development/QA/test team management)
  • The successful candidate has substantial expertise and is likely to be viewed as an evangelist for these topics in industry or within an enterprise.
  • Candidates may come from an end-user environment, hardware vendor, software vendor, or cloud provider in the product team, creative design shop as a supplier, and/or a consulting background in this space.
  • Excellent writing and research skills, coupled with strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills, including small to large audiences (500+ people)
  • Travel 25-35%, mostly in EMEA but occasionally in other regions.  Most important, you have the ability to manage and control your traveling schedule and frequency.

What We Offer

We offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including private healthcare, pension, life cover, child care vouchers, and annual gym subsidization. Gartner is a high growth company that will provide the right candidate with a wealth of career development opportunities. All Gartner associates strive on being high performers, problem solvers, team players with passion, integrity, and effectiveness. We strive to attract exceptional people who really enjoy what they do. Are you ready to jump on board?

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