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Consultant, Data Scientist


What makes Gartner Consulting a GREAT fit for you?

A career at Gartner Consulting will be unlike any other you have experienced. Not only are we passionate about technology and its applications, but we are also committed to attracting the most creative, talented and driven people to take our well-regarded Consulting function to a whole new level. When you join Gartner, you will be a part of some of the most innovative business and technology efforts in the marketplace today. We are technology thought leaders for the 21st century. You can expect to connect technology innovations to strategic requirements of an organization and to the commercial needs of a business, all within the context of a changing digital economy. Consulting associates enjoy a collaborative work environment, exceptional training and career development opportunities. If you thrive on solving complex business challenges with technology, Gartner Consulting is the place for you.

About this role:

You would be part of the global consulting delivery team of Gartner Consulting advising IT and business leaders on market research and analytics, develop comparative insights and create new capabilities and market opportunities for some of our large customers across North America, EMEA and Japan regions.  As a consultant in the India Centre of Excellence your role would be to deliver consulting engagement for our clients as part of global team by demonstrating strong technology industry experience, business acumen, great learning attitude, problem solving and consultative skill and quality of execution.

What you’ll do: 

Work on Consulting engagements for the world’s largest enterprises on their mission-critical priorities to tackle tough technology challenges and digital opportunities involving large data sets, and helping organizations to leapfrog ahead using machine learning and artificial intelligence

  • Understand the client industry issues, exhibit problem solving ability, and develop insight based on in-depth analytics

  • Develop models that conduct advanced analysis, machine learning and AI solutions across a wide range of client problems including IT software market modeling, root cause analysis and hypothesis generation, cluster analysis, risk modeling, etc.

  • Understand market, industry, and technology trends, converting them into quantitative models to size and forecast a clients’ market opportunity

  • Integrate and explore large data sets to identify patterns, trends, and insights

  • Prepare high quality output in the form of visualizations, charts and graphs that help the consulting team and client understand the impact of the insights

  • Analyze primary research data (structured and unstructured) to identify high propensity market and customer opportunities

  • Use independent judgment in preparing output and seek guidance from experience consultants in the team

  • Demonstrate an inquisitive and curious mindset, ability to think through the problem statement and the proposed solution and ability to ask the right questions to the client and the engagement manager

  • Work with globally distributed team of consultants on different client engagements and intellectual property development across multiple industry and technology domains

  • Support project teams with ad hoc, non-standard analysis as well as provide subject matter expertise into structuring project activities to enable the correct analyses for deep client insight

  • Demonstrate strong expertise in qualitative and quantitative analytics techniques such as ability to carry out executive interviews, creating insightful presentations, creating data models and building high quality visualizations based on client needs and requirements

  • Collaborate with internal practice and industry leaders to contribute in IPs, develop reusable solutions and POVs

  • Invest on self-development by reading latest technology trends across different industries from Gartner

  • Contribute to the development of client relationships through excellent quality of output, and demonstrating personal values.

Work as a data engineer and data analyst to automate and deliver high quality analytics & insights

  • Integrate and enrich large Gartner and 3rd party data sets through data cleansing and data wrangling activities

  • Develop, deploy and troubleshoot analytics models against large client data sets, parallelize and optimize models to improve performance, and enhance models to increase feature sets

  • Develop automated workflows to standardize ad hoc processes and drive data consistency and quality

  • Automate QA / QC processes to detect outliers and other anomalies, classify remediation priorities, etc.

  • Support the maintenance of all metadata related to the model, identifying opportunities for improvements

  • Analyze large data sets (structured and unstructured) with advanced statistical procedures

  • Develop and publish data sets and reporting dashboards for use by consultants

  • Manage request for information and clarifications about the models and data sets

What you’ll need:

  • 5 to 8 years of relevant work experience in data science, applied statistics or model development

  • Software Engineering, Computer Science or Data Science degree or equivalent subject matter of study. Post graduation preferred, in relevant field of expertise.

  • 4+ years of experience with open source or developer technologies

  • 4+ years of experience with applied statistics / statistical modelling (e.g., standard deviation, correlation, regression, classification, clustering, forecasting, outlier, time series)

  • 4+ years of experience with software development in one or more programming languages (e.g., Java, C/C++, Python, JavaScript, or Go)

  • Experience with Natural Language Processing and Topic modeling, Classifiers and Neural Networks, Python programming and NLTK libraries.

  • Experience with Microsoft PowerBI, PowerQuery, Data Flows, Azure Databricks, ML Workbench and related capabilities

  • Ability to work globally and collaboratively in a team environment, be diplomatic, and influence technical practitioners, stakeholders, and globally distributed teams

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the desire to share technical knowledge and information with others

  • Passion and knowledge for the IT industry and digital transformation

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong organizational skills within a fast-paced, deadline driven environment

  • A curious and inquisitive mind, with an openness to new experiences and learning, strong problem-solving ability, and client focus

Who you are:

  • Self-starter and a quick learner, demonstrates no-limits mindset

  • Strong consultative skill and strong problem solving ability and strong desire to win

  • Detail oriented, analytical and innovative in approaches

  • Passionate about technology and helping clients in the time of industry disruption led by technology evolution

  • Leadership to drive great result through a team of talented but junior consultants, motivate and help them grow

  • High performing team player with  strong intercultural communication and collaboration

  • Analytical, self-starter, results-driven and have a solution oriented approach for solving any problems faced while delivering client engagements

  • Flexible in outlook, and willing to participate in different projects as per business requirements

What does Gartner Consulting offer?

  • Work with best in class consulting team spread across globally, exposure into solving most critical problems of world’s largest clients

  • Unparalleled learning opportunity through Gartner Research to be always on the cutting edge of technology evolution

  • Opportunity to be part of a growth company and help shape the future progress of Gartner Consulting in India.

  • Opportunities for vertical and horizontal professional growth with a well-defined career progression path.

  • A dynamic and supportive work environment that encourages personal development, learning and collaboration.

  • A competitive salary and structured bonus based on individual and corporate performance.

About Gartner :

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world’s leading research and advisory company. We help business leaders across all major functions in every industry and enterprise size with the objective insights they need to make the right decisions.

Our comprehensive suite of services delivers strategic advice and proven best practices to help clients succeed in their mission-critical priorities. Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, USA, and has more than 13,000 associates serving clients in 11,000 enterprises in 100 countries.

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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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