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Director, Analyst – Data Analytics & AI (REMOTE US)


About the role:

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 their market. They use their knowledge to help clients make better decisions, solve complex issues and execute new practices that propel clients’ businesses toward critical objectives. A Director publishes these insights as pragmatic and 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. This includes writing about, presenting and advising organizations about market trends, vendors, services, governance and best practices in analytics & AI.

Expertise in:

  • AI model development, deployment and management.

  • AI Application development and project management

  • Use implications of AI

  • AI Vendor solution comparisons

What you will do:

  • Create high-quality, clear, actionable, “must-have research” content based on research best practices and methodologies in BI, analytics, AI and data science. Specific focus areas will include strategy, business value, best practices, market trends, technologies and vendors.

  • Identify the root cause of a client’s barriers or overall needs and reframe thinking to drive the strategy forward.

  • Cover specific Analytic & AI topics and adjacent areas while maintaining a view across a broad spectrum of the market, and produce innovative, thought-leading, impactful, analytically-deep, fact-based research.

  • Provide clients and prospects with actionable analytics & AI-centric advice via virtual or face-to-face interactions.

  • Create and deliver presentation materials for Gartner events, industry and professional association conferences, and client briefings.

  • Provide high-quality and timely research peer review. 

  • Predict how specific markets are developing, help clients in their selection process and assist vendors in overall positioning.

  • Actively participate in innovation, ideation, and research discussions and collaborate effectively with peers in the analytics & AI research community.

What you will need:

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

  • 10+ years of relevant Analytics & AI experience.  Will previously have held a leadership role within technology or business.

  • Applicable experience in an industry discipline and deep knowledge of a the CDAO, Head of Analytics and AI responsibilities or related business roles, as well as a market and industry perspective.  This includes understanding technology and business needs, including user strategies in specific areas and markets.

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

  • Ability to work independently, while 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, and recognizing patterns while drawing and defending conclusions.

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

  • Knowledge of other languages besides English a plus (e.g., German, French, Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese)

What you will get:

  • Competitive salary, generous paid time off policy, charity match program, Medical, Dental & Vision Plans, Parental Leave, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), 401K matching benefits and more!

  • Collaborative, team-oriented culture that embraces diversity.

  • Professional development and unlimited growth opportunities

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Who are we?

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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.

Gartner believes in fair and equitable pay. A reasonable estimate of the base salary range for this role is 130,000 USD - 165,000 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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