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Director Analyst – Private Cloud Automation and Infrastructure

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Job Description for Director Analyst – Private Cloud Automation and Infrastructure

About the Team:

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 Director possesses a keen eye for identifying gaps, problems and solutions within the market they serve. They use their knowledge to help clients make better decisions, solve complex issues and execute new practices that propel clients’ businesses toward key objectives. A Director publishes these insights as pragmatic and/or provocative research. Additionally, they reinforce Gartner’s value every day by engaging clients via in-person and virtual meetings, sales support visits, Gartner conferences and industry events.

The successful candidate is an expert in automation, virtualization, and infrastructure-as-code. The candidate will focus on written and customer-facing deliverables aimed at the technical staff who face the challenges of improving on-premises and hybrid infrastructure.

Key areas of focus include virtualization automation and hyperconverged infrastructure. The candidate should be able to design and deploy modern compute, storage and network infrastructures that are cloudlike, software-defined, agile, scalable and resilient. They should have experience with the technical engineering challenges of automation in virtualized environments. Experience as a cloud Platform Ops engineer, site reliability engineer (SRE), datacenter infrastructure automation engineer or private cloud engineer is also an advantage.

What you will do:

  • Collaboratively write and publish analysis and positions at a regular cadence through evidence-based research

  • Create compelling, technical research on private cloud and infrastructure automation topics, aimed at IT practitioners Provide professional representation of Gartner’s brand, research, insights, and analysis to technical teams in Gartner’s client base

  • Provide clients and prospects with actionable advice aligned to their designated content area via virtual or face-to-face interactions

  • Apply personal experience and technical expertise to an array of clients, situations and industries

  • Communicate complex concepts concisely and with authority

  • Work with Gartner Sales executives to attract, engage and retain Gartner customers.

  • Proactively contribute to thought leadership and research communities

What you will need:

  • Ability to effectively adjust communication style to different audiences

  • Robust public speaking, presentation creation and delivery – cogently leading executive level engagement

  • In-depth technical knowledge on virtualization technologies such as those from VMware and Red Hat

  • In-depth technical knowledge of virtualization automation and hyperconverged infrastructure

  • Infrastructure automation using tools such as OpenStack, Kubernetes, Terraform, CloudFormation, Ansible, Chef or Puppet

  • Experience working with engineering and operational improvement initiatives related to automation tooling

  • Integration of private and public cloud environments

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience; Graduate degree preferred

  • Strong written and verbal proficiency, analytical and presentation skills; ability to engage clients and respond effectively to questions

  • Ability to work independently, while also being intrinsically motivated to collaborate across teams and support the workflow of others in a multicultural global team

  • Demonstrate executive presence; can immediately establish credibility with executives and additional stakeholders

  • Strong organizational skills: ability to work under tight deadlines and produce high quality deliverables

  • Demonstrate superior analytical skills, applying conceptual models, recognizing patterns while drawing and defending conclusions

  • Demonstrate excellence in research and writing ability

  • Proficient in analyzing and synthesizing data; can effectively apply patterns and frameworks to client challenges

  • Strong business and financial acumen

  • Subject matter expertise comfortable presenting at large and small-scale speaking engagements

  • Learning agile and adept with navigating highly matrixed environments

What you will get:

  • Collaborative, team-oriented culture that embraces diversity

  • Professional development and unlimited growth opportunities

Compensation:

In addition to base salary, employees will participate in either an annual bonus plan based on company and individual performance, or a role-based, uncapped sales incentive plan. Our talent acquisition team will provide the specific opportunity on our bonus or incentive programs to eligible candidates. We also offer market leading benefit programs including generous PTO, a 401k match up to $7,200 per year, the opportunity to purchase company stock at a discount, and more.

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.

The policy of Gartner is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status and to affirmatively seek to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity.

Gartner is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including job seekers with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the Company’s career webpage as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling Human Resources at +1 (203) 964-0096 or by sending an email to ApplicantAccommodations@gartner.com.

Job Requisition ID:69605

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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.

The policy of Gartner is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status and to affirmatively seek to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity.

Gartner is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including job seekers with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the Company’s career webpage as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling Human Resources at +1 (203) 964-0096 or by sending an email to  ApplicantAccommodations@gartner.com .

Job Requisition ID:69605

By submitting your information and application, you confirm that you have read and agree to the country or regional recruitment notice linked below applicable to your place of residence.

Gartner Applicant Privacy Link: https://jobs.gartner.com/applicant-privacy-policy

For efficient navigation through the application, please only use the back button within the application, not the back arrow within your browser.


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