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Sr. Director, Analyst Invest IOCS (REMOTE USA)


About the role:

Gartner Analysts are industry thought leaders who create must-have research, market predictions and best practices for a broad range of world-leading organizations. A Senior Director serves as a leader within Gartner’s Research and Advisory sector, establishing oneself as a credible voice within their designated market at local, regional and global levels. Utilizing exceptional research and analytical skills, a Senior Director plays a significant role in producing pragmatic and provocative research which Gartner clients consume and apply to propel their business toward key objectives. They are a trusted resource for clients, reinforcing Gartner’s value every day by engaging them via in-person meetings, virtual meetings, sales support visits and Gartner conferences to discuss complex client challenges and offer appropriate recommendations.

What you will do:

Gartner is looking for an experienced analyst with a very strong background in financial analysis to cover IT Infrastructure and Operations (I&O) as part of our Gartner Invest research team.  In this position you will be responsible for Invest coverage of IT Infrastructure and Operations markets and an aligned group of technology providers.  Gartner’s Invest clients include Technology Investors in Investment Banking, Private Equity, Venture Capital and Asset Management.  We provide objective insights on market, buyer and competitor behavior to our Invest clients that support their idea generation, assumption and thesis validation, and value creation plans.  Gartner is not a broker dealer and does not provide buy-sell-hold advice.  You will work closely with Gartner technology research analyst counterparts to develop and provide market insights, competitive analysis, and industry growth projections to Gartner Invest clients.  You will also monitor and evaluate the financial the performance of the I&O providers you cover. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Stay abreast of market, business and competitor trends that could affect vendor performance in your coverage area. 
  • Work closely with Invest analyst colleagues and technology analysts to develop and maintain a point of view around what is driving your markets.  Interpret and contextualize this point of view specifically for the technology investor.   
  • Create new or contextualized content for our technology investor clients that supports idea generation, assumption and thesis validation, and value creation.
  • Contribute to the development and pressure testing of forecast assumptions related to Gartner’s IT spending forecasts.
  • Participate in industry and company sponsored conferences as appropriate.
  • Provide clients and prospects with the insight they need to make decisions via one to one and one to many interactions
  • Provide sales support serving as voice of the market to help drive engagement with clients and prospects. 
  • Provide high quality and timely research content peer review
  • Build credibility as an industry expert to represent Gartner research, methodology and strategy

Please note that this is an individual contributor role, not a leadership role with direct reports.

What you will need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 12 years of related experience.
  • Strong financial background with knowledge of financial modeling, and ability to dissect financial reports.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, problem-solving ability and, the ability to synthesize and derive fact-based insights from large data sets. 
  • An executive presence: with the ability to partner with and establish credibility with executives and additional stakeholders
  • Strong organizational skills: ability to work under tight deadlines and produce high quality deliverables.
  • Strong written and verbal proficiency, analytical and presentation skills; ability to engage clients and respond effectively to questions
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to explain complex concepts concisely and simply.
  • Subject matter expertise in IT Infrastructure and Operations (I&O).
  • Strong presentation skills with the ability to present at large and small-scale speaking engagements.
  • Ability to work independently, while also being intrinsically motivated to collaborate across teams and support the workflow of others, in a multicultural global team.
  • Ability to represent Gartner's research methodology and strategies effectively at all levels.
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 25% (where applicable).


  • Graduate degree.
  • CFA certification.

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