Software Developer/ Engineer/ Architect

Sr Director Analyst, Software Engineering Design and Development


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 successful candidate will create thought leading research within our Software Engineering - Design and Development group for technology leaders around the world. 

S/he will publish original research, speak with clients directly, present 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. 

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

Gartner analysts are viewed as THE experts.  You need to know your markets, vendors, trends, team practices, etc. and be able to see the forest and the 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 multiexperience (beyond web and mobile, now also chat, voice and AR/VR) product design and development.
  • Ability to formulate and articulate technology and business adoption scenarios that help senior technology 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, product management, 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 engineering management, UX design or 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.

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. 

The policy of Gartner is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status and to affirmatively seek to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity.