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Director, Team Manager


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Gartner’s TalentNeuron is the world’s leading source of global talent demand and supply data, predictive analytics and insights into real-time job market, location, and competitive intelligence to help clients make smarter talent planning and recruiting decisions.

Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment, exceptional training and career development — as well as unlimited growth opportunities. If you like working with a curious, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is the place for you.

About the Role: TalentNeuron, a part of Gartner’s HR Research & Advisory practice, is searching for a talented Data Science leader.

This person will serve as one of our key anchors for existing and incoming talent. The role requires technical competence, mentoring and extensive collaboration with the global Product Management and Information Technology teams in a fast- paced, agile development environment. This is an excellent player- coach opportunity to lead and strengthen a growing team while working closely with colleagues spread across TalentNeuron offices in the US, UK, Canada and multiple locations in India.

What you will do:

  • Lead a team of highly skilled data scientists who are working on diverse and complex data analytics challenges.
  • Lead all aspects of data science and data engineering ensuring the delivery of quantitative methodology proposals that use inferential Statistical/Econometric models to validate research hypothesis and create actionable insights for Gartner clients.
  • Think with a platform mindset to build reusable data sources, analytical approaches and globally- applicable models.
  • Be a champion for quality in all that we do; promote best- in- class quantitative methods and process documentation.
  • Guide the training and development of your own direct reports as well as other junior Data Scientists across the TalentNeuron business.
  • Inject the latest and most applicable technology, including Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, into TalentNeuron solutions.
  • Lead the recruiting and technical evaluation of future data research hires in the Bangalore office.
  • Partner with Information Technology team to drive scalability and consistency in our data collection and transformation.
  • Partner with Product Management and Customer Success teams to ensure data work is aligned with product plans and customer requirements.
  • Work side- by- side with the team on structuring and executing daily work to meet regular commitments.

What you will need:

  • BS or MS/ PhD degree (preferred) in a quantitatively- oriented field such as Math, Operations Research, Physical Science, Computer Science, Economics or Engineering. MBAs who meet other requirements also encouraged to apply.
  • A minimum of 10 years experience in applied analytics, preferably in multiple different business contexts and/ or multiple roles.
  • A minimum of 2 years experience working with semi- structured or unstructured text data.
  • Experience working with text data in multiple languages preferred but not required.
  • Ability to simplify complex projects by applying structured frameworks.
  • Familiarity with a wide range of analytical techniques that span traditional statistics, supervised and unsupervised machine learning, with the ability to steer and influence the work of others.
  • Ability to personally work in R or Python to conduct proof of concepts and review team members work.
  • Desire and ability to develop and coach junior data scientists. Superior verbal and written communication skills.

Who you are:

  • A great structured thinker that can bring structure to any data science problem quickly.
  • A creative problem solver able to design and deliver solutions that meet stakeholder needs while powering through many constraints and dependencies.
  • A person with a high tolerance for managing in ambiguous situations.
  • A player- coach that is aware of the larger data science landscape of tools and able to use many of them.
  • An excellent communicator able to tailor communications to both a less technical or more technical audience so that both understand.
  • A leader who leans in and partners across multiple stakeholders to build alliances and deliver valuable and usable data product.
  • Someone who remains positive and optimistic when confronted with difficult challenges.

What we offer:

In addition to an outstanding work environment with rapid advancement potential, Gartner associates enjoy exceptional compensation and benefits, including: A collaborative, positive culture. You ll work with people who are as enthusiastic, smart and driven as you are. Limitless growth and learning opportunities. We offer the excitement of a fast- paced entrepreneurial workplace and the professional growth opportunities of an established global organization. An upbeat, positive culture. Integrity, objectivity, collaboration, results and a no- limits mind- set are central to our values. Exposure to industry leading training and development. Performance- based recognition and rewards.



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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.

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