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Data Management / DBMS Leader (Work from Home)

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What makes Gartner Research & Advisory a GREAT fit for you? When you join the world’s leading Research & Advisory company, you’ll be part of a team that values curiosity, expert insights, bold ideas and intellectual courage, while driving partnerships with global organizations to make the right decisions on their key initiatives. Through constant learning, discovery and collaboration, you’ll not only help clients accomplish their mission-critical priorities, but also grow your career and the scope of your impact across industries. Our culture demands dedication— and rewards it with opportunity. If you’re always looking for what’s next in business and technology, Gartner is looking for you.

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Today Data Management is at the core of every successful product organization. Technology & Service Providers must plan how and when to exploit relevant technology innovations including database management systems, data modeling, metadata management, data warehousing, data quality and data integration systems. Focus is to cover these areas, with special emphasis on DBMS in the context of the information infrastructure, Cloud Computing and Big Data to stay competitive. If you are excited by the dynamics of the Data Management and DBMS markets, and are deeply knowledgeable about commercially available providers and tools, Gartner needs you to provide insights to TSP leaders on where and how to leverage leading Data Management strategies and tools to grow your business.

What makes Gartner Research a GREAT fit for you?

  • You are a team player who values expert insights, bold ideas and intellectual courage.
  • You are always learning and looking to discover what’s next in technology.
  • You pursue personal excellence through team collaboration and consensus.

If this describes you, Gartner is looking for you! Gartner is an upbeat culture based on collaboration, teamwork, integrity and objectivity that values creativity and innovation. As a Gartner analyst, you’ll not only help clients solve complex challenges and deliver on key initiatives, you’ll grow your career and the scope of your impact across industries. We work hard — and we reward success with exceptional opportunity.

About this role:

This role creates thought leading Data management / DBMS research to our Technology & Service Provider clients through published research, conversations with client (Inquiry), stage presentations, teleconferences, and client meetings. It is important that you have a vision for how Data management and DBMS technologies and innovation will evolve worldwide and at a regional level.

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.
  • Deliver high quality actionable advice through a variety of media.
  • Write high quality, clear, actionable, advisory research documents.
  • Predict how 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:

It helps to be obsessed with your topic! Gartner analysts are correctly viewed as THE experts. This means you need to know your markets, vendors, trends, management practices, etc. and be able to see the forest and the trees. Most Gartner analysts have many years of experience and enjoy solving puzzles.

  • Broad subject matter expertise in Data Management and DBMS, with the ability to demonstrate understanding of the various categories of Data Management solutions and opportunities in those markets. Knowledge of the global landscape, and the competitive interplay between incumbents, emerging providers, disruptors and outsourcers.
  • Knowledge of the differentiating features and functions of the major providers by solution category, as well as common use cases by market segment, industry and global region.
  • Ability to provide strong insights and actionable advice to large Technology & Service Providers regarding effective use of emerging Data Management and DBMS innovations to achieve specific customer-oriented goals and grow revenue.
  • Demonstrated superior analytical skills, applying conceptual models, recognizing patterns while drawing and defending conclusions. Strong business and financial acumen as well as analytical skills are required for this position
  • Articulate and succinct communication skills. Publishing and Speaking engagements an advantage
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a research or technology related role
  • Bachelor's or equivalent experience, Master's degree preferred
  • Ability to conduct occasional travel, regionally and globally

Job Requisition ID:53497

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