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Solutions Architect


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When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a fast-growing team that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We’re the leader in our industry, achieving double-digit growth by helping clients make the right decisions with business and technology insights they can’t find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment, exceptional training and career development — as well as unlimited growth potential. If you like working with a generous, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is where you want to be.

About this role:

Software Architect position responsible for design, implementation, and support of complex software systems to help fulfill our Research & Consulting Delivery strategy. The role is responsible for helping the team to create modular and performance centric architectures to create seamless integrations with multiple applications based on business processes.

What you’ll do: 

  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team of application developers, engineers, designers, and product stakeholders to deliver innovative technology solutions. 

  • Responsible for leading projects focused on performance, modular, extensible architectures.

  • Demonstrate a deep knowledge of multiple design frameworks and best practices across Java, .Net, Python, AWS and Azure technologies.

  • Maintain performance, security, and availability of production systems to achieve 99.99% uptime.

  • Lead the review and analysis of business requirements to create technical specifications

  • Drive architecture and technical design discussions.

  • Direct multiple technology-based projects and staff in support of IT.

  • Responsible for the development of strategic and tactical planning of technology resources necessary for successful completion of several large-scale projects.

  • Direct technical activities to Estimate, Plan, Design, Build, Test and Migrate solutions into production

  • Direct analysis on and shape business requirements to determine technical design.

  • Manage formal and informal project communication amongst team and with other project participants using methods appropriate to audience and type of communication

  • Mentor, coach and grow engineering talent.

  • Learn new technologies & frameworks and utilize them to develop technical solutions

What you’ll need:

Must Have

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience in the field of software architecture. 10+ years’ experience in web based application/software design and development.

  • Significant experience in design patterns/application frameworks across multiple programming languages.

  • Proficient in designing and developing scalable, secure, resilient, modular, & highly available software systems using Java, .Net, Python, AWS and Azure technologies.

  • Experience in building scalable data models and designing complex relational, NoSQL/Graph databases.

  • In-depth knowledge of integration and web services technologies is required.

  • Strong understanding and experience using AWS and Azure services as well as DevOps tools and practices.

  • Knowledge of enterprise search platforms such as Elasticsearch/OpenSearch

  • Extensive experience in understanding application performance management and improvement with a focus towards improving the user experience (UX).

  • Experience leading and coaching a team of software engineers

  • Knowledge of tracking, monitoring, and logging systems (Splunk, Dynatrace, Datadog)

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and aptitude to learn new technologies and methodologies

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact with other teams

  • Ability to take ownership of all aspects of a technology project life cycle.

Nice to have (opportunity to learn

  • Knowledge of containers like Docker, Kubernetes

  • Experience with HTML, Javascript, CSS and React framework.

  • Experience in CI/CD pipelines

  • Knowledge on checkmarx & whitehat for application security

  • Familiarity with web analytics tools (e.g. Google Analytics, etc.) 

  • Experience with Scrum software development methodology

How we work:

  • We work with a focus on continuous, iterative delivery.

  • We rely on communication and collaboration over planning and documents.

  • We test heavily allowing us to rapidly deliver changes with minimal risk.

  • We are a flat organization with minimal management overhead.

  • We are used to working remotely with the team spread out in the US, Canada, India and now Spain.

  • Fun culture and great coworkers.

What you will get:

  • Competitive compensation.

  • 23 days annual holiday and an additional day off for your birthday.

  • And much more!

  • Private Medical and Dental Care.

  • Life and Disability Insurance.

  • Public Transport Subsidy.

  • Ticket Restaurant Card.

  • Childcare Vouchers (Ticket Guarderia).

  • IncentiFit - annual reimbursement for health-and-wellness-related activities.

  • Pension Scheme.

  • Tuition Reimbursement.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

  • Employee Assistance Program.

  • Gartner Gives Charity Match.

  • Relocation Assistance - a specialist to help you with all the appointments and paperwork.

  • Limitless growth and learning opportunities.

  • A collaborative and positive culture - join a diverse team of professionals that are as smart and driven as you.

  • A chance to make an impact – your work will contribute directly to our strategy.

  • A hybrid work environment—enjoy the flexibility of working from home and the energy of collaborating with peers in our dynamic offices.

  • New offices close to Glòries and the beach in the fantastic, “innovation and tech” 22@ district of sunny Barcelona.

  • Fresh fruit, snacks, selection of teas, fair trade organic coffee and a fridge full of beer for our Thursday Beer O’Clock.

And much more!

Please note:

• Applications must be submitted in English.

• A valid EU visa/passport is required for this position.


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.

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