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Lead Software Engineer - Azure, DevOps (Irving, TX)


Hiring near our Irving, TX Center of Excellence.

Hybrid, flexible environment.

About Gartner IT:

Join a world-class team of skilled engineers who build creative digital solutions to support our colleagues and clients.  We make a broad organizational impact by delivering cutting-edge technology solutions that power Gartner.  Gartner IT values its culture of nonstop innovation, an outcome-driven approach to success, and the notion that great ideas can come from anyone on the team. 

About this role:

This role will focus on automating and supporting IT infrastructure and application deployment processes and tasks to improve our capabilities and service offerings with greater self-service abilities using infra-as-code principles, DevOps tools and open-source technologies.

What you’ll do: 

  • Ensure Gartner’s enterprise application environments are stable, reliable and secure. Meet and exceed SLA's/OLA's. 

  • Support technology leaders to advance our application platforms and automation pipelines.

  • Provide and support the tactical and strategic directions for Gartner's cloud and application infrastructure.

  • Manage and consolidate Gartner’s application deployments to drive down costs.

  • Provide status reports to the Sr. Director and VP of Application Services in Enterprise Technology and Operations.

  • Support our security, performance, observability and resiliency frameworks.

  • Support AppDev teams to ensure delivery of desired business outcomes

  • Maintain Service Levels and department goals for Incident and Problem resolution.

  • Support automation efforts across DevOps team utilizing Infrastructure as Code (IaC), micro service-based cloud deployments and CI/CD.

  • Work on container orchestration technologies (EKS).

  • Work on Cloud Providers like AWS and Azure.

What you’ll need:

  • Strong IT professional with 7+ years of experience in Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and Azure cloud. The candidate should have strong qualitative and quantitative problem-solving skills along with high on ownership and accountability

  • 7+ years of Information Technology experience with 5 years of relevant experience in Azure Cloud, automation and DevOps tools.

  • Operating System proficiency - Linux or Windows (one or both per role needs)

  • Experience in Networking concepts

  • Experience in administration and operations of Kubernetes - EKS, AKS, OpenShift

  • Experience in GitOps - ArgoCD, FluxCD , Helm, Weave

  • Experience in Infrastructure as Code (IAC) tools - Terraform, Ansible, Cloudformation, Azure Resource Manager

  • Experience in building automation pipelines with CI/CD tools - Jenkins, Git, Docker

  • Scripting/Programming - Shell, Bash, PowerShell, Python Groovy, Kubectl

  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills

  • Ability to participate in a rotational on-call support

What you will get:

  • Competitive compensation package

  • Ongoing membership and apprenticeship; Leadership courses, development programs, technical courses, certification opportunities and more!

  • 20+ PTO days plus holidays and floating holidays in your first year

  • Extensive Medical, Dental, and Vision plans

  • Hybrid environment with flexibility, remote work

  • Parental (Maternal and Paternity) leave

  • Gartner Gives Charity Match

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Health and wellness related allowance programs

  • 401k with corporate match

  • Collaborative, team-oriented culture that embraces diversity

  • Professional development and unlimited growth opportunities

Don’t meet every single requirement? We encourage you to apply anyway. You might just be the right candidate for this, or other roles.


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.

Gartner believes in fair and equitable pay. A reasonable estimate of the base salary range for this role is 116,000 USD - 163,000 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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