Skip to main content

Director Analyst, Identity and Access Management (Flexible Remote NA Location)

  • Remote - Maryland / Remote - California / Remote - Arizona / Remote - Arkansas / Remote - Alabama / Remote - Alaska / Remote - Wyoming / Remote - West Virginia / Remote - Wisconsin / Remote - Washington / Remote - Vermont / Remote - Massachusetts / Remote - Louisiana / Remote - Kentucky / Remote - Kansas / Remote - Indiana / Remote - Illinois / Remote - Idaho / Remote - Iowa / Remote - Virginia / Remote - Utah / Remote - Texas / Remote - Tennessee / Remote - South Dakota / Remote - South Carolina / Remote - Rhode Island / Remote - Pennsylvania / Remote - Oregon / Remote - Oklahoma / Remote - Ohio / Remote - Nevada / Remote - New Mexico / Remote - New Jersey / Remote - Canada / Remote - New Hampshire / Remote - Nebraska / Remote - North Dakota / Remote - North Carolina / Remote - Montana / Remote - Mississippi / Remote - Missouri / Remote - Minnesota / Remote - Michigan / Remote - Maine / Remote - United States / Remote - Georgia / Remote - Florida / Remote - Delaware / Remote - District of Columbia / Remote - Connecticut / Remote - Colorado
  • Research & Advisory


Director Analyst, Identity and Access Management

What makes Gartner Research a GREAT fit for you?

  • You are a team player who values expert insights, bold ideas and intellectual courage.
  • You are always learning and looking to discover what’s next in security technology management.
  • You pursue personal excellence through team collaboration and consensus.

As a Gartner analyst, you’ll not only help clients solve complex challenges and deliver on key initiatives, you’ll grow your career and the scope of your impact across industries. We work hard, and we reward success with exceptional opportunity.

About this role:

This role creates thought leading Identity and Access Management advice, delivered to our research and advisory clients through published research, conversations (client inquiry), stage presentations, teleconferences, and client meetings. It is important that you have a vision for how Identity and Access Management will evolve in the digital enterprise.

We look for experience in deployment and operational management of Identity and Access Management technologies such as Authentication and Consumer IAM, as well as general knowledge of IAM marketplaces and solutions.

What you’ll do:

As a Gartner analyst you will meet with clients every day: on the phone, in a videoconference, from the stage at a Gartner event or face-to-face during a sales support visit. In every client interaction analysts help clients solve difficult security issues. You will:

  • Conduct research and analysis in specific areas of Identity and Access Management technologies and services  
  • Provide guidance to clients that are selecting, deploying, and operating Identity and Access Management technologies and services in both corporate and cloud environments.
  • Work collaboratively as part of a globally distributed team of analysts.
  • Deliver high quality actionable advice through a variety of media.
  • Write clear, actionable, advisory research documents.
  • Predict how IAM markets are developing in order to help clients in their selection process and assist vendors in market positioning.
  • Remain ahead of the curve on developments and issues within your coverage areas as well as adjacent areas.
  • Respond to client questions, create materials for clients and deliver in person, via teleconference, video conference or webinar and event presentations
  • Maintain the Gartner’s industry leadership reputation by responding to press inquiries

What you’ll need:

  • Authentication - includes strong/multi-factor authentication techniques and mechanisms, analytics-based authentication, and continuous adaptive authentication.
  • IAM developer focus/DevOps-focused IAM (developer workflows, policy, etc.)
  • IAM for and with Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) offerings (AWS, Azure, GCP, Salesforce, etc.).
  • 10+ years of experience in a research or technology related role
  • Access management (AM): software and cloud-based services that use access control engines to provide centralized authentication, single sign-on (SSO), session management and authorization enforcement for target applications in multiple use cases.
  • Privileged Access Management (PAM) – tools and techniques for managing and monitoring privileged accounts and access.
  • Identity Governance and Administration tools: knowledge of the product market, best practices for requirements definitions and technology selection, and best practices for deployment and governance
  • Bachelor's or equivalent experience
  • Ability to conduct occasional travel (approximately 6-12 trips per year), regionally and globally



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 .

Job Requisition ID:69693

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:

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

Gettyimages 1146500423

Tell us about yourself to stay connected to Gartner careers and events.

Join Talent Community