Data, Content & Cloud Security Thought Leader, Research & Advisory
Gartner analysts excite our clients every day - on the phone, on stage or with our forward-looking written research. Cyber security and digital business create a tremendous demand for research and advice – and we are looking for individuals who will help us advise our clients.
A Data, Content & Cloud Security Expert on the Digital Workplace Security team will apply in-depth knowledge of data, content and cloud security technologies, vendors, and deployment best practices, with a particular focus on supporting business objectives. The role divides time among the following responsibilities: client inquiry (including research to answer inquiries), publishing research (text and presentations), in-the-field sales and client support, and administration. Exceptional phone interaction, writing, analytic, public speaking, and social skills are required. There is a focus on providing advice to clients on evaluation, selection, and deployment for the following technologies:
Data Loss Prevention
Enterprise Digital Rights Management / Information Rights Management
Data classification, data security governance
Email security (incl. phishing and spam), Web security
Key and certificate management
Security of SaaS, PaaS and IaaS in public and private clouds, in particular Amazon, Microsoft, Google
Cloud Access Security Brokers
Cloud Workload Protection Platforms
Cloud Security Posture Management
As a member of the Digital Workplace Security team, the successful candidate must also be able to discuss technologies in the context of IT and business processes.
In this role, you will:
Respond to client inquiries per year, providing individualized advice to IT user clients (CIOs, CISOs, security managers) or vendor clients (product development and marketing).
Perform research by reading, networking with clients, industry contacts, vendors and analysts, and by evaluating and analyzing information.
Create specified written research in fulfillment of Gartner's commitment to clients (up to 8 documents per year, targeting IT leaders).
Present at 4-5 Gartner conferences per year as an industry expert.
Provide Sales support by speaking to prospective and existing clients by telephone and through face-to-face sales calls.
Take press calls relevant to research expertise areas to promote the Gartner brand.
Bachelor's degree in related field.
6-10 years’ work experience in relevant corporate or professional service organization, solving user problems in IT security.
Strong communications skills (verbal and written), including the ability to explain complex concepts both concisely and simply.
Ideal candidates will have experience in data, cloud and content security. They will have managed successful technology deployments for a large enterprise, or developed security technologies and products for a vendor.
Understanding of how these technologies and practices are developing and to help clients with their vendor selection process - and assist vendors in overall market positioning
Basic understanding of market research, data collection and analysis.
A strong team working ethos.
Job Requisition ID:36252
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