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Senior Principal Analyst - Software Development & Testing, Europe Remote

  • Remote - United Kingdom / Remote - Germany / Remote - France / Remote - Ireland / Remote - Netherlands / Remote - Spain / Remote - Italy
  • Research & Advisory


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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About the team

The Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP) team is a highly collaborative group of technology industry analysts. Members of the team work together to produce research that answers the most pressing questions for technical professionals in government, commercial and not-for-profit organizations. GTP analysts deliver research in the form of written documents, presentations, inquiries, videos, blogs, and other forms of social media. A GTP analyst is an articulate thought-leader as well as an inquisitive student. The ideal candidate will have a hands-on practitioner background from working in technical roles (e.g. Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET), Test Engineer, Software Tester, Software Quality Engineer, Software or Solution Architect, etc.)

  • Develop thought leading research concepts and content.
  • Work with clients on strategic and tactical technology challenges.
  • Deliver presentations at Gartner events, including Catalyst, Summits, and Symposia.
  • Work with cloud, software, and other technology vendors on product direction.
  • Attain industry leadership by building visibility of your research.
  • Support Gartner sales with client visits and consultation.
  • Contribute to research as a collaborator and peer reviewer.

Who you are:

GTP is seeking a software testing professional. Qualified candidates will demonstrate expertise in the following areas:

  • Expertise in software testing strategies and practices, including deep expertise with several testing styles, such as unit testing, static code analysis, performance testing, security testing, database testing, service testing, API testing, GUI testing, test environment automation, service virtualization and application performance monitoring. Practical experience applying these testing approaches to Web, mobile, API/services and/or database testing.
  • Working understanding of how to apply testing in the context of distributed and service-based architectures, including microservices, serverless, event-driven, container-based, SaaS, and cloud-native.
  • Working understanding of Agile methodologies, including Scrum and how to contribute successfully to a software product team.
  • The successful candidate has at least 5 years of experience in Software Testing
  • Candidates may come from an end user environment, software vendor in the product or delivery team, creative design shop as a supplier and/or a consulting background in this space.
  • Strong technical hands-on experience paired with great business acumen is required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Keen interest in future trends and developments in your dedicated area
  • Fluency in English required, any additional language a plus


  • We offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package. Gartner is a high growth company which 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?

Who are we?

Gartner delivers actionable, objective insight to executives and their teams. Our expert guidance and tools enable faster, smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s most critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have nearly 16,000 associates globally that support our 14,000+ clients in more than 100 countries.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?

Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a variety of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner

What we offer:

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.

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