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Application Architect

  • Arlington, VA / Fort Myers, FL / Irving, TX / Stamford, CT
  • Technology


This role can sit near one of our Center's of Excellence located in:

Irving, TX

Fort Myers, FL

Arlington, VA

Stamford, CT

with flexible work arrangements, inlcuding a hybrid, virtual first model.

About Gartner IT: 
Join a world-class team of skilled engineers who build creative digital solutions to support our colleagues and clients.  We make a broad organizational impact by delivering cutting-edge technology solutions that power Gartner.  Gartner IT values its culture of nonstop innovation, an outcome-driven approach to success, and the notion that great ideas can come from anyone on the team. 

About this role:

Gartner is looking for passionate, creative software Architects who are excited to foray into technology challenges and create innovative engineering solutions that can be used as a module / framework by all the platforms serving our end users. We are building an Application Architect Technology Team which will work closely with Product development team on their solutions, ensuring they are in line with Architecture Principles. The team will be responsible for R&D into new areas, areas that need modernization and come up with rapid solutions that can be used by other teams.

As part of Client Engagement team, you will work on the high-performance web development environments using cutting edge web technologies, with a vision & objective to continuously improve Application Architecture. You will work in a multi-cloud environment and use containerized pipelines for applications.

What you’ll do:

  • Be a part of a energetic team of Architects solving problems by principles
  • Build modern future-proof solutions for millions of end-users.
  • Work with Open-source technologies and applications.
  • Work in a fast-paced environment along with passionate, technology rock stars.
  • Follow coding standards, build appropriate unit tests, integration tests and deployment scripts.
  • Continuously problem-solve to create secure and simple solutions.
  • Create a robust backend & frontend architecture for massive scalability and high performance.
  • Partner with other technology engineers both in product development and DevOps in a fast paced Agile/SCRUM environment.
  • Focus on Software quality and follow good software engineering practices

What you’ll need :

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related engineering field w/experience in software development
  • 6 -10 years of experience developing customer facing products or web applications.
  • Expertise in designing architecture for complex systems.
  • Expertise in Java, Spring Boot and Microservices.
  • Exposure to ReactJS or similar Javascript frameworks.
  • Experience with Docker and container orchestration (Kubernetes/ Service Mesh).
  • Experience with Cloud platform like AWS
  • Built solutions using Message Queues and Caching.
  • Exposure to Terraform and GitOps (Argo, Helm) is a plus
  • Exposure to Performance measurement & tuning is a plus
  • Strong experience with architectural patterns implementation.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal 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.

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