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SR. Research Director, Application Design and Development, Gartner Research and Advisory, Flexible North America Location

Remote - United States

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What makes Gartner Research & Advisory a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a leading-edge team that values expert insights, bold ideas and intellectual courage. You’ll deliver must-have research through compelling client interactions, and contribute to our double-digit growth by providing clients the unbiased insight and advice they need to make the right decisions every day. Through constant learning, discovery and collaboration, you’ll help clients deliver on their mission-critical priorities, grow your career and increase your industry impact. We value hard workers — and reward you with unlimited opportunity. If you’re looking to explore what’s next in technology and business, Gartner is looking for you.

SR.ResearchDirector, Application Design and Development

North America

Company Description

What makes Gartner a GREAT fit for you? 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 world’s leading research and advisory company, achieving consistent double-digit growth by steering clients toward 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 opportunities. If you like working with a curious, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is the place for you.

What makes Gartner Research a GREAT fit for you?

  • You are a team player who values expert insights, bold ideas and intellectual courage.

  • You are always learning and looking to discover what’s next in technology.

  • You pursue personal excellence through team collaboration and consensus.

  • You love to shape ideas and business-related recommendations to help clients solve their technology adoption challenges.

If this describes you, Gartner is looking for you! Gartner is an upbeat culture based on collaboration, teamwork, integrity and objectivity that values creativity and innovation. As a Gartner analyst, you’ll not only help clients solve complex challenges and deliver on key initiatives, you’ll grow your career and the scope of your impact across industries. We work hard — and we reward success with exceptional opportunity.

What you’ll do:

This analyst creates thought leading research within our Application Design and Development Group for IT Leaders around the world.

S/he publishes original research, speaks with clients directly, presents at global events and on-site for client engagements. S/he has a bold vision for the strategic imperative of high-value digital product design and development, using DesignOps, agile and DevOps practices. A life-long learner and versatilist is who we want to join our team.

It is critical to have deep experience in product design and development, a growth mindset, and an insatiable curiosity for the impact that digital products have on markets, industries and society at large. Knowledge and experience with product design and development teams (in-house and/or outsourced) - from design sprints to testing in production - to delivery an end-to-end value stream is critical. Our CIO and IT leader clients need actionable advice on how to shift their teams’ culture, practices and technology to support modern digital product development.

What you will do:As a Gartner analyst, you will meet with clients every day: on the phone, in a video-conference meeting, from the stage at a Gartner event, or face-to-face during an on-site engagement. In every client interaction,analysts help clients solve difficult (organizational and technical) challenges that lead to better business performance.

To support these conversations you will research markets, practices and trends, and produce research for Gartner clients to apply to their mission critical priorities:

  • Conduct research and analysis to uncover digital product development best practices.

  • Deliver high-quality actionable advice through a variety of media.

  • Write provocative and pragmatic research that clear and actionable.

  • Create and delivery presentations for webinars, onsite engagements and Gartner conferences.

  • Track vendors, market trends and emerging practices to remain ahead of the curve within these areas, and adjacent spaces (e.g. digital transformation, culture change, and quality practices).

  • Promote Gartner’s industry leadership reputation by handling press inquiries

  • Deliver outstanding sales support in order to retain and grow the Gartner business

What you’ll need:

It helps to be obsessed with digital product design and development!

Gartner analysts are viewed as THE experts. You need to know your markets, vendors, trends, team practices, etc. and be able to see the forestandthe trees. Most Gartner analysts have many years of hands-on experience and enjoy solving complex problems for the world’s biggest companies.

  • Subject matter expertise, with demonstrated knowledge of software trends, and emerging best practices for multi-experience (beyond web and mobile, but into chat, voice and AR/VR) product design and development.

  • Ability to formulate and articulate technology and business adoption scenarios that help senior IT leaders assess the opportunities, risks, and best approaches for modernizing their application development organization. Vertical industry knowledge a plus.

  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues that cover application architecture and integration, enterprise architecture, as well as with industry-specific analysts, such as healthcare and financial services.

  • Demonstrated analytical skills, applying conceptual models and recognizing patterns to draw and defend conclusions.

  • Strong business acumen is required for this position.

  • Articulate and succinct communication skills. Experience in publishing and doing speaking engagements is an advantage.

  • Minimum of 12 years of experience in an application development, UX design, product team management, and/or product marketing role.

  • Bachelor's or equivalent experience, preferably Computer Science, Graphic Design, or a related field; a graduate degree is a plus.

  • Ability to conduct occasional travel, regionally and globally.

Equality Statement

The policy of Gartner is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, caste, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Gartner affirmatively seeks to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity and values diversity and inclusion.

Gartner is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including job seekers with disabilities. If you are a qualified applicant with a disability and unable to or limited in your ability to use or access the Gartner’s career webpage as a result of your disability, you may request reasonable accommodations by calling Human Resources at +1203-964-0096 or by sending an email to Applicant.Assistance@gartner.com

Job Requisition ID:43021

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