Senior Director Analyst – Data Management – US or Canada remote

May 8, 2022
San Jose, CA
Job Type


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What are we looking for:

Gartner is looking for an analyst to provide research and advisory to Data and Analytics leaders across various industries. A Senior Director, Analyst, creates Gartner research, analyzes and communicates their insights to our clients, both in writing and orally. He or she will also support Gartner Sales operations across North America and the globe. Writing and speaking engagements must provide valuable insight, predictions and actionable advice to our clients in Master Data Management (MDM), Customer Data Platforms (CDP), Product Information Management (PIM) and Data Governance, as well as, Data and Analytics (D&A) strategies and organizations. Moreover, the Senior Director Analyst will support the applications of D&A to digital business.

In addition, the prospective Senior Director, Analyst must understand how modern D&A strategies fit into an organization’s plan of development to future proof them against new emerging and disruptive technologies.

  • Conduct research and analyses centered on Master Data Management (MDM), Customer Data Platforms (CDP), and Data Governance, including subjects such as modern D&A strategies and governance. Specific foci include customer MDM, product MDM, leadership in the development of MDM, MDM technology adoption, and vendors of MDM systems (e.g., master data management (MDM), additional coverage could be in areas such as supply of tools for PIM, metadata management, data quality and data fabric.)
  • Cover the specified subjects pertaining to MDM and contextualize them for adjacent areas of research, metadata management, data quality and data fabric), while maintaining a view across a broad spectrum of the technology markets.
  • Use this knowledge to write innovative, thought-leading, impactful, analytically deep research.
  • Lead the Gartner’s research processes by identifying critical questions facing Gartner clients and constructing appropriate research to address them. Provide in-depth analyses based on client input and your experience.
  • Drive client demand for Gartner’s Research about D&A.
  • Be known as a leader for a specific body of research (e.g., MDM implementation.)
  • Use your research to develop and deliver compelling presentations to audiences at Gartner and client conferences.
  • Lead or participate in research communities to discuss research issues and collaborate effectively with peers.

You will work with a collaborative team of highly experienced analysts and advisors to build authoritative research and advice that directly addresses the priorities and challenges of clients aligned to Data and Analytics leaders across an enterprise, including business and technology roles.

What you will need:

12+ years of experience with at least 7-10 years as data and analytics senior manager. You must have previously held a senior leadership role within a business or technology field related to data or analytics in either an end-user or MDM vendor organization.

5-10 years technology experience in a major government is a plus.

Significant experience in a D&A discipline and deep knowledge of MDM, data governance, data integration or data management; a deep understanding of MDM technology vendors, products and end-user strategies.

Exceptional communication skills possessed of an uncanny ability to explain complex ideas simply to top executives.

Exceptional analytical skills; an ability to apply conceptual models, recognize patterns, draw and defend conclusions with peer analysts and clients.

Strong project planning, leadership and management skills.

Strong team-working ethos.

Who are we?

Gartner delivers actionable, objective insight to executives and their teams. Our expert guidance and tools enable faster, smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s most critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have nearly 16,000 associates globally that support our 14,000+ clients 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 variety 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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  • Location: Santa Clara; Remote - Canada; Remote - United States
  • Type: Full time
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