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Senior Principal Analyst - Desktop Virtualization and End User Technologies, Europe remote

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

Description

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 advanced technical roles (e.g. Director of End User Computing, Desktop Virtualization Architect, Endpoint Architect,  CTO of a smaller organization, etc.)

  • Develop thought leading research.
  • 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 responding to press inquiries and speaking at industry events.
  • Support Gartner sales with client visits and consultation.
  • Contribute to research and agenda planning.

Requirements

  • GTP is seeking an experienced technical professional with desktop virtualization and end-user technologies knowledge. Qualified candidates will demonstrate expertise in two or more of the following areas:
  • Subject matter expertise in End Point Management (Mobile preferred) and Desktop Virtualization, with the ability to demonstrate understanding of the business applications and opportunities in that market. Knowledge of the global landscape, and the interplay between incumbents, emerging providers, disruptors and outsourcers
  • Experience with endpoint management implementation, including both on-premises and cloud-based scenarios. Familiarity with popular platforms such as Microsoft Endpoint Manager, VMware Workspace ONE, IBM MaaS360, Blackberry UEM, Citrix Endpoint Management, or Ivanti/MobileIron.
  • Experience managing, provisioning, and patching Windows and macOS devices using traditional Client Management tools such as Microsoft ConfigMgr, Ivanti UEM, JAMF Pro, IBM BigFix, ManageEngine, or others.
  • Experience implementing and managing VDI (Citrix CVAD, VMware Horizon) and/or DaaS (Amazon WorkSpaces, Citrix Cloud, Microsoft WVD, VMware Horizon Cloud)
  • Experience managing application publication products such as Citrix XenApp, VMware Horizon Apps
  • Expertise a plus in the following areas: Application Layering, User Profile Management, VDI servers/storage, vGPU, Windows 10 or 11.
  • The successful candidate has substantial expertise and is likely to be viewed as an evangelist for these topics in industry or within an enterprise.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a research or technology related role
  • Candidates may come from an end user environment, software vendor in the product team, creative design shop as a supplier and/or a consulting background in this space.
  • Whilst hands-on technical knowledge and experience is critical, it is equally important that the successful candidate has the ability to see beyond technology to meet business and commercial aims.
  • Broad knowledge and keen interest of industry trends and emerging technologies.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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.

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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