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Principal, Research


About the role:

What makes Gartner Research & Advisory a great fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a leading-edge team that values expert insights, bold ideas, and intellectual courage. Gartner analysts are industry thought leaders who create must-have research, market predictions and best practices for a broad range of world-leading organizations.

You’ll deliver research through written documents, Excel based workbooks, compelling client interactions, and contribute to our double-digit growth by providing the unbiased insight and advice our clients need to make the right decisions every day. Through constant learning, discovery, and collaboration, you’ll help our technology provider clients deliver on their mission-critical priorities, grow your career, and increase your industry impact. If you’re looking to explore what’s next in technology and business, Gartner is looking for you.

The mission of the Quantitative Innovation Practice within the Technology & Service Provider research and advisory group is to provide product and marketing leaders with foundational and innovative, forward-looking quantitative insight and advice on technology market dynamics, the competitive environment, customer buying preferences and behaviors.

What you will do:

Through exceptional research and analytical skills, you will:

  • Track specific business and technology areas on an on-going basis and build broad domain expertise around enterprise and hyperscalers data centers.
  • Identify key trends, influencing factors and key metrics that are/will impact these markets.
  • Grasp concepts, directions, and impacts of new approaches to IT (digital business, cloud based services, etc.) and identify how these will impact end-user buying behavior.
  • Formulate theories of how Data Center Infrastructure hardware markets behave.
  • Learn how technology providers are evolving their business models and the implications to the competitive environment, technology, and buyer behavior.
  • Analyze company financial statements to identify market participation and trends.

How you will develop your insight:

As a Principal, you will be developing a vision of Data Center Infrastructure markets, with an initial focus on the evolving Server market at local, regional, and global levels.

  • You will have an individualized development plan geared towards acquiring the knowledge and skills that you need for long-term career success at Gartner.
  • You will be working with thought leaders in the field, with the goal to design and deepen your subject matter expertise through an extensive peer network and best-in-class research resources. 
  • You will work in a collaborative global setting with individuals, helping shape the future. 

What you will need:

  • Highly numerate with excellent critical thinking skills. Must be able to quickly grasp and articulate the fundamentals of a market and what drives supply and demand side behavior.
  • 5 - 7 years of proven experience market sizing, forecasting and other quantitative analysis.
  • Experience with modelling tools. Excellent Excel user.
  • Passion for predictive thinking, complex forecast analysis and discussions
  • Very good writing skills.
  • Strong sense of ownership and ‘get-it-done’ attitude.
  • Can work and deliver results with light day-to-day task supervision.
  • Language: Excellence in English both written and spoken
  • Proven record of academic achievement at highest level, with quantitative aspects, such as statistics, business, economics. Bachelor's Degree and/or advanced professional qualification(s) in related field, relevant Master's Degree (or MBA) an advantage

Who you are:

  • Articulate and succinct communication skills; ability to explain complex ideas effectively.
  • Exceptional analytical skills: ability to apply conceptual models, recognizing patterns and drawing and defending conclusions.
  • Strong project planning and management skills.
  • Strong team-working ethos and collaboration skills.

What you will get:

  • Competitive salary, generous paid time off policy, charity match program, and more!
  • Group Medical Insurance, Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and wellness programs.
  • Collaborative, team-oriented, culture that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • High emphasis on learning, professional development, and growth.

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 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.

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