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Senior Software Engineer


About Gartner Digital Markets:

Gartner Digital Markets is a business unit within Gartner. Our mission is to empower organizations to accelerate growth by helping them embrace the right technology and services.

Gartner Digital Markets is the world’s largest platform for finding software and services. With more than 100 million annual visitors across four buyer destinations—Capterra, GetApp, Software Advice, and UpCity—and 70 localized sites, Gartner Digital Markets helps software and service providers build their brand, capture demand, and understand their market. As the only destination for software and services driven by independent, objective research and verified customer reviews, we help connect providers with in-market buyers to fuel growth across the full funnel.

For candidates interested in taking their next career step, Gartner Digital Markets offers the best of two worlds—the stability and resources of a large, established organization combined with the fast pace and excitement of working for a dynamic growth business. Our team is on the front lines of innovation in an industry that is always transforming, providing an incredible opportunity for you to grow and learn throughout your career.

About the role:

We’re looking for a passionate Senior Platform Engineer to join our team. The role will work closely with architects, application and cloud engineers to design, build, deploy, manage and operate our production platform to support internal teams. The Senior Platform Engineer will be a part of a global team and contribute to build and maintain infrastructure and help us achieve SLA goals of 99.99%.

What you’ll do:

  • Own, implement and support reusable self-service tooling for internal Cloud/DevOps and development teams.
  • Develop command-line and web-based tools, as well as build Infrastructure as code (IaC) using tools such as Terraform.
  • Implement guardrails and reporting tools to help enforce best practices, security and compliance at scale.
  • Collaborate with Cloud, Security, Database and application development teams in order to identify and prioritize their platform needs.
  • Develop and improve our full-stack observability, logging, monitoring and alerting systems.
  • Assist with capacity planning and load testing of our applications.
  • Work with cloud infrastructure on AWS and Cloudflare.
  • Work with container workloads using Kubernetes/EKS, Docker, and Helm.
  • Work with CI/CD and GitOps tools such as GitHub Actions, FluxCD, ArgoCD and Scalr.
  • Implement best practices with observability tools such as Datadog, Splunk, DataSet and PagerDuty.
  • Help develop new best practices by researching new technological solutions.
  • Assist with organization-wide security considerations.

What you’ll need:

  • Experience supporting production infrastructure in a public cloud, such as AWS, GCP or Azure.
  • Experience building a small web application and deploying it to production using modern CI/CD tools.
  • Application development and testing experience in one of: Python, Go, JavaScript/TypeScript, Ruby, Elixir, Rust, etc.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in IT infrastructure work and expertise on AWS platforms.
  • Strong knowledge of Docker containers and Kubernetes.
  • Passion for building user-friendly, automated tools for developers.
  • Good combination of technical and interpersonal skills with strong written and verbal communication; detail-oriented with the ability to work independently.
  • Expertise in Linux, networking, and database concepts.
  • Working knowledge of Terraform and bash.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or information systems.

What are we:

  • Action Oriented - You have what it takes to deliver measurable results, fast. We encourage and guide the vision, roadmap to success and the action it takes to make it happen.
  • Intellectually Curious - You love learning and are excited by the potential teaching opportunities within your role. You bring respectful, radical candor to your work, with a mindset of desiring ongoing professional and personal development.
  • Collaborative - You believe in the one team, shared mission philosophy. You are open to giving and receiving feedback and understand the value of working together to accomplish more than could be accomplished alone.

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.

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