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Sr. Director - Enterprise Monitoring and IT service management

Stamford, Connecticut

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.

Senior Director, Analyst – ITSM and Monitoring, Gartner Research

Job Description:

The successful candidate will become an expert in IT service management and monitoring in order to write research and advise our clients. The candidate should have practical experience with ITIL methodologies and understand the impacts of cloud adoption to IT service management.  Key areas of focus include IT service management methodologies and processes, approaches and tools.  The candidate will focus on written and customer-facing deliverables aimed at the technical staff. Day-to-day job functions include:

  • Collaboratively write and publish analysis and positions at a regular cadence through evidence based research
  • Create compelling research on IT Service Management and Monitoring, aimed at technical audience
  • Provide professional representation of Gartner’s brand, research, insights, and analysis to technical teams in Gartner’s client base
  • Craft specific and actionable advice for our clients technical teams who face the challenges of moving from traditional ITIL practices into modern service request management
  • Provide insights to clients through phone inquiries and through face to face interactions
  • Apply personal experience and technical expertise to an array of clients, situations and industries
  • Communicate complex concepts concisely and with authority
  • Work with Gartner Sales executives to attract, engage and retain Gartner customers.
  • Balance written research deliverables; telephone and email client contacts, conferences, webinars and travel requests
  • Proactively contribute to thought leadership and research communities

Job Requirements

  • Experience with ITSM tools, ITIL processes and both traditional and cloud-based technologies
  • In-depth technical knowledge of one or more areas of the IT Service Management framework
  • Depth of knowledge in one or more ITSM components such as, logging, service request management, service catalog definition, asset management, resource management, capacity planning, CMDBs, orchestration and automation and monitoring.   Experience working with technical architecture and implementation teams
  • Familiarity with ITSM tools such as ServiceNow, BMC Remedy or Cherwell
  • Familiarity with tools that address core aspects of service enablement and monitoring such as Splunk, DataDog, HP OpenView, BMC or CA monitoring tools.
  • Must be comfortable with the idea of writing 4-6 documents/year of 20-30 pages
  • Robust public speaking, presentation creation and delivery – cogently leading executive level engagements in high profile enterprises

Job Requisition ID:31934

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