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Sr Director, Identity and Access Management, Gartner Research, Flexible location in India

Remote - India

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.

What you’ll do:

As a Gartner analyst you will meet with clients every day: on the phone, in a video-conference, from the stage at a Gartner event or face-to-face during a sales support visit. In every client interaction analysts help clients solve difficult puzzles that lead to better performance. To support these conversations you will research markets, practices and trends and produce written research for Gartner clients to download and apply.

  • Conduct research and analysis in specific areas of expertise targeting client’s key initiatives.
  • Work collaboratively as part of a globally distributed team of analysts.
  • Deliver high quality actionable advice through a variety of media.
  • Write high quality, clear, actionable, advisory research documents.
  • Predict how IAM markets are developing, help clients in their selection process and assist vendors in overall market positioning.
  • Remain ahead of the curve on developments and issues within these specified areas as well as applicable adjacent areas.
  • Respond to client questions, create materials for and deliver to clients in person, via teleconference, video conference or webinar and event presentations
  • Maintain the Gartner’s industry leadership reputation by responding to press inquiries
  • Proactively work with the wider sales organization and deliver outstanding sales support in order to retain and grow the business


What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's or equivalent experience, Master's degree preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a research or technology related role focusing on Identity & Access Management along with broader Information Security operations
  • Experience in IAM program management and governance, including vision and strategic planning; talent management; developing policies; controls and operational process; and program maturity assessment
  • Understanding of IAM technology selection, procurement, and implementation
  • Experience with one or more of the following areas highly preferred - Identity Governance and Administration tools; IAM cloud-based services (or IDaaS); Privileged access management (PAM); User authentication and identity proofing; Directory Services
  • Demonstrated superior analytical skills, applying conceptual models, recognizing patterns while drawing and defending conclusions

Who you are:

  • Superior verbal, written, facilitation and presentation skills with the ability to explain complex concepts both concisely and simply
  • Articulate and succinct communication skills. Publishing and Speaking engagements an advantage
  • Skilled at working both independently and in a team environment
  • Strong project management skills and ability to manage multiple priorities

What we offer:

In addition to an outstanding work environment with excellent growth potential, Gartner Executive Programs provides exceptional compensation and benefits, including:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Annual bonus potential
  • Excellent benefits package

About Gartner:

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company. We deliver the technology-related insight necessary for our clients to make the right decisions, every day. We work with every client to research, analyze and interpret the business of IT within the context of their individual role. Founded in 1979, Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.A.– Visit to learn more.

Job Requisition ID:G18590

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