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Sr Software Engineer (4-6 yrs Python Developer along with SQL & AWS required)


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:

Gartner is looking for a well-rounded, hands-on software engineering lead to join our effort to modernize our core financial systems. The Candidate should be an intellectually curious life-long learner with a resilient positive attitude and passion for innovation and growth.

What you’ll do:

  • Implement, Administer, Maintain, and Support Financial applications and related systems core to Gartner’s operational excellence.

  • Design, Develop, Test, Implement and Maintain critical financial integrations, extensions, and add-ons to empower Gartner’s continued growth.

  • Work with business and technical teams to exceed internal customer expectations.

  • Ensure system implementations meet the highest quality, security, and compliance standards

  • Utilize best practices, standard procedures, and techniques to develop and configure applications.

  • Maintain a positive and productive working relationship with internal customers and peers.

  • Provide daily operational support for production systems including providing on-call support

  • Write and maintain clear documentation that describes installation and operating procedures.

  • Present applications, integrations, and prototypes for architectural guidance board review.

  • Maintain a strong working hands-on knowledge of the programming languages and tools relevant to our systems.

  • Conduct SDLC activities compliant with standard industry methods such as agile and waterfall, as well as the fundamentals of requirement specifications, design, coding and testing of business applications systems.

  • Understand the interdependencies and interrelationships across the application architecture including applications not in their direct area of responsibility.

  • Analyze and interpret business requirements to define and develop technical requirements/specifications.

  • Participate in technical design, contributing insights and ideas

  • Successfully troubleshoot application problems independently or in a team setting.

  • Comply with relevant corporate standards and policies

  • Collaborate directly with offshore team members to coordinate work, complete development, mentor peers, and learn.

  • Learn and navigate the structure and basic processes of the IT organization, including the roles of IT colleagues and the information and/or resources needed to achieve business goals.

  • Learn and maintain a strong working knowledge of multiple business areas and the applications that support them

  • Maintain a solid understanding of the industry and the products and services of Gartner and the value we provide our internal and external customers.

What you’ll need:

  • Typical candidates will possess 4+ years of relevant experience and BS in Computer Science or related fields or equivalent experience

  • Must possess a basic understanding of typical core business accounting principles, practices, and terminology (Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Intercompany Transactions, Collections processes, Procurement, Revenue Recognition, etc.)

  • Demonstrated ability to design and develop financial system integrations and functionality with a major accounting package and/or ERP.

  • Demonstrated recent and relevant writing software with a modern programming language such as Python.

  • Demonstrated experience with data transmission and transformation technologies such as web services (SOAP or REST), as well as data encoding methods XML and/or EDI.

  • Demonstrated experience developing strong complex SQL queries against a modern DBMS platform (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL)

  • Experience building reports using an industry standard reporting tool (PowerBI, Business Objects, OBIEE, Discoverer, Essbase)

  • Experience with application development methods utilizing AWS cloud technologies (Lambda / SQS).

  • Exceptionally qualified candidates may also possess:

  • Experience with PERL and shell scripting in Linux / Unix platform.

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

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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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