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GVP, (Group Vice President) Product Engineering


About the role:
Gartner is looking for a well-rounded, inspirational and innovative Product Engineering executive, responsible for leading a global team of Engineers (team size about 220 + 80 contractors). The ideal candidate will be someone who has worked in the consumer web space, has played a key role in development of consumer grade web and mobile platforms and platform transformation. Candidates should have significant demonstrable experience innovating with technology to meet business needs. Gartner's Product platform delivers targeted, actionable insights to C-level executives worldwide, as the cornerstone of our $4 billion Research and Advisory business.  We're seeking an experienced, talented, well-rounded executive to lead the technology team that delivers these insights digitally. Reporting into Gartner’s Global CIO and be a key thought partner to the Leaders of Product for innovating on scalable platforms which drive Gartner’s growth and retention initiatives. 

Executive Leadership:

  • Experience working directly with C-Suite executives in a growing and evolving landscape

  • Proven track record of influencing and guiding business leaders with Technology decisions

  • Ability to build and scale global teams from the ground up  

  • Demonstrated ability to identify, grow and develop top talent   

Management Skills:

  • 10-15 years of experience as a Technology leader directing the efforts of a team of Software Engineers globally

  • Should have significant experience collaborating directly with Product Development in problem solving and innovating

  • Experience building world-class digital products at scale

  • Experience and temperament to mentor Software Development leaders globally

  • Must have significant experience in Agile/Scrum, lean product development and process innovation to increase business velocity

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (oral, written and group presentations) 

  • Excellent prioritization skills

  • Ability to pick up new domains quickly

  • Must be a builder. Drive the right culture, inspirational leadership, talent magnet

Technology Skills:

  • Minimum of 8-10 years of product and engineering leadership experience with consumer facing web applications, in a high traffic, high volume, content rich business.

  • Strong experience with Microservices and Service oriented architecture

  • Has practiced the DevOps mindset. Need to have a build, own, deploy, operate mindset

  • Proven expertise in developing cloud native applications, leveraging the cloud for scale and velocity. AWS preferred

  • Familiarity in AWS/Java/Spring Suite/ReactJS or similar tech stack 

  • Exposed to UX best practice skills for B2C applications

  • Experience in driving technical standards and architectural vision 

  • Strong knowledge of web security and best practices of secure web development       

Operational Skills:

  • Should be able to balance transformational, development and operational needs of Gartner product platforms

  • Should be able to interact well with both internal associates and external clients in resolving operational issues

  • Must have a culture of continuous improvement to identify systemic operational issues and resolve them rapidly

 What we offer:

  • In addition to an outstanding work environment with rapid advancement potential, Gartner associates enjoy exceptional compensation and benefits including: 

  • An upbeat, positive culture. Integrity, objectivity, collaboration, results and a no-limits mind-set are central to our values

  • Limitless growth. A strict Meritocracy

  • We work with you to help you meet your goals and advance within the company

  • Encouraged to be innovative and challenge status quo 

  • Exposure to industry leading training and development

  • Performance-based recognition and rewards


Who are we?

At Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), we deliver actionable, objective insight that drives smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s mission-critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have over 19,500 associates globally that support over 15,000 client enterprises 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 diversity 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.

Gartner believes in fair and equitable pay. A reasonable estimate of the base salary range for this role is 208,000 USD - 294,630 USD. Please note that actual salaries may vary within the range, or be above or below the range, based on factors including, but not limited to, education, training, experience, professional achievement, business need, and location. 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.

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