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Data & Analytics, Director Analyst


Who we are

Gartner Analysts create Gartner research, communicate it to clients, and support Sales in client retention and new sales. In this role the Analyst will provide insight and actionable advice mainly to IT user organizations in the area of  Data and Analytics . This Analyst will write about, present, and advise organizations; diagnose root causes of client challenges and advise on the best course of action. Director-level Analysts are responsible for interfacing almost continuously with IT leaders and other senior executives to foster deep and broad long-term relationships. 

What you`ll do

  • Analyze vendors, markets, technologies, best practices, and skills in the following areas:
    • Data and Analytics Strategy : Build and modernize data and analytics environments to enable better decision making, in accordance with broader data and analytics strategies
    • Advanced Analytics and AI Architectures: Assess the reference architectures, best practices and operationalization framework documents to build next-generation advanced analytics and AI platforms supporting digital transformation
    • Data Management Architecture: Architect best-fit modern data architecture including on-premises, cloud-native and hybrid data management to support extreme volume, velocity and variety of data
    • Data Management Principles and Deployments: Select, design, deploy and operationalize data management systems using emerging trends in special-purpose data stores such as nonrelational, graph and object stores, and migrate databases to run hybrid, multicloud workloads
  • Create high quality, clear, actionable, “must-have research” content based on research best practices and methodologies
  • Apply expansive knowledge of Gartner research to help client make smarter and faster decisions in following area
    • Identify Business & Emerging Technology Trends
    • Architect & Optimize the Technology Landscape
    • Scale Data & Analytics Platforms & Ecosystems
    • Manage D&A Governance, Quality, Standards & Assets
    • Manage Risk Aspects of D&A
  • Contextualize other Gartner technology and business process research for the Japan market
  • Provide high quality and timely research peer review.  Provide mentorship and support team members
  • Present at Gartner, Industry and Client events
  • Supports Sales and Service Delivery partners to drive account growth and retention as well as client demand for Gartner’s research
  • Actively participate in or lead research community meetings as needed to discuss research issues and collaborate effectively with peers

What you`ll need

  • Native-level Japanese and business-level English language skills
  • Bachelor`s degree or equivalent professional experience
  • 15+ years of experience in the following:
    • Designing, building and testing large scale Data Warehouse, Data Lake, and/or Data Hub. Preferably in a mixed cloud and on-premises environment
    • Evaluating and recommending Data Management tools and services such as DBMS, Data Integration and Metadata Management
    • Experience in Machine Learning and/or AI is a plus
    • Experience in developing data security and privacy guideline and/or standard is a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and ability to explain complex ideas effectively
  • Strong analytical and presentation skills; ability to engage clients and respond to questions effectively
  • Strong C-relevance and executive presence
  • Genuine curiosity to new technologies and market trends. Willingness and ability to do tremendous learning in long term
  • Ability to work independently, while also with excellent people skills and collaborating internationally
  • Proficient in distilling data or information to identify key findings


Who are we?  

At Gartner, Inc. (NYSE:IT), we guide the leaders who shape the world.

Our mission relies on expert analysis and bold ideas to deliver actionable, objective insight, helping enterprise leaders and their teams succeed with their mission-critical priorities.

Since our founding in 1979, we’ve grown to more than 20,000 associates globally who support ~15,000 client enterprises in ~90 countries and territories. We do important, interesting and substantive work that matters. That’s why we hire associates with the intellectual curiosity, energy and drive to want to make a difference. The bar is unapologetically high. So is the impact you can have here.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?  

Our sustained success creates limitless opportunities for you to grow professionally and flourish personally. We have a vast, virtually untapped market potential ahead of us, providing you with an exciting trajectory long into the future. How far you go is driven by your passion and performance.

We hire remarkable people who collaborate and win as a team. Together, our singular, unifying goal is to deliver results for our clients.

Our teams are inclusive and composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations.

We invest in great leaders who bring out the best in you and the company, enabling us to multiply our impact and results. This is why, year after year, we are recognized worldwide as a great place to work .

What do we offer?  

Gartner offers world-class benefits, highly competitive compensation and disproportionate rewards for top performers. 

In our hybrid work environment, we provide the flexibility and support for you to thrive — working virtually when it's productive to do so and getting together with colleagues in a vibrant community that is purposeful, engaging and inspiring.

Ready to grow your career with Gartner? Join us.

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