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Director Analyst - Identity and Access Management (Remote - Ireland, Canada, EMEA)

  • Remote - United Kingdom / Remote - Germany / Remote - France / Remote - Ireland / Remote - Canada / Remote - Sweden / Remote - Spain / Remote - Portugal / Remote - Poland / Remote - Italy
  • Research & Advisory


Subject Matter Expertise: The Director Analyst will apply in-depth knowledge of identity and access management technologies, technical capabilities of products/services, and deployment best practices to client engagements and for research development. There will be a focus on providing advice to clients on evaluation, selection, and deployment for some of the following technologies and topical areas:

  • Access management protocols, standards and methodologies
  • User and machine identity authentication mechanisms and products
  • Federated identity and other technologies for Single Sign-On
  • Secrets management technologies and product capabilities
  • Identity threat detection and response architecture, tools, and capabilities
  • Authorization policy orchestration and enforcement
  • Identity analytics and related automation of IAM processes
  • De-centralized identity mechanisms and use cases

What you’ll do:

As a Gartner analyst, you will engage with clients every day: on the phone, in a videoconference, or from the stage at a Gartner event. In every client interaction, analysts help clients solve difficult puzzles that lead to better performance. To support these conversations you will research technology, practices and trends and produce research for Gartner clients to view online or download and apply.

  • Conduct research and analysis in specific areas of expertise targeting client’s key initiatives.
  • Deliver high quality actionable advice through a variety of media.
  • Write high quality, clear, actionable, advisory research documents.
  • Remain ahead of the curve on developments and issues within these specified areas as well as applicable adjacent areas.
  • Respond to client questions, create materials for and deliver to clients via teleconference, video conference or webinar and event presentations
  • Maintain Gartner’s industry leadership reputation by responding to press inquiries
  • Ability to conduct occasional travel, regionally and globally

Kindly note this is an individual contributor role, not a management role with direct reports.

What you’ll need:

It helps to be obsessed with your topic! Gartner analysts are correctly viewed as THE experts. This means you need to know technical architecture and trends, deployment best practices, standards and frameworks, etc. and be able to see patterns and articulate technical strategies. Most Gartner analysts have many years of experience and enjoy solving puzzles.

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience; Graduate degree preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant field or industry experience, with 7 or more years in technical roles specific to Identity and Access Management
  • Demonstrate technical expert presence and immediately establish credibility with security and identity leaders and their teams
  • The ability to produce high quality deliverables and consistently meet project milestones
  • Strong communications skill, to include: written and verbal proficiency in English, public speaking acumen, and 1:1 client engagement
  • Adept in analyzing and synthesizing data, identifying trends and patterns, and applying frameworks in support of research thought leadership
  • Skilled at distilling complex concepts into concise advice, and successful at developing and defending research positions
  • A self-starter who can work both independently and collaboratively within a matrixed, multicultural global team



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.

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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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