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GVP, (Group Vice President) -Engineering, Product Platform Technology

Company: Gartner, Inc.
Location: Stamford
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Gartner is looking for a well-rounded Executive to lead Gartner's Product Platform Technology Platforms. The GVP (Group Vice President) will be responsible for leading a global team of Engineering leaders and a team of 150+ engineers. The ideal candidate will be someone who has worked in the consumer web space, has played a key role in development of consumer grade web and mobile platforms and platform transformation. Candidates should have significant demonstrable experience innovating with technology to meet business needs. Gartner's Product platform delivers targeted, actionable insights to C-level executives worldwide, as the cornerstone of our $4 billion Research and Advisory business. We're seeking an experienced, talented, well-rounded executive to lead the technology team that delivers these insights digitally. Reporting into Gartner's Global CIO and be a key thought partner to the Leaders of Product for innovating on scalable platforms which drive Gartner's growth and retention initiatives.

Executive Leadership:

  • Experience working directly with C-Suite executives in a growing and evolving landscape
  • Proven track record of influencing and guiding business leaders with Technology decisions
  • Ability to build and scale global teams from the ground up
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, grow and develop top talent

    Management Skills:
    • 10-15 years of experience as a Technology leader directing the efforts of a team of Software Engineers globally
    • Should have significant experience collaborating directly with Product Development in problem solving and innovating
    • Experience building world-class digital products at scale
    • Experience and temperament to mentor Software Development leaders globally
    • Must have significant experience in Agile/Scrum, lean product development and process innovation to increase business velocity
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (oral, written and group presentations)
    • Excellent prioritization skills
    • Ability to pick up new domains quickly
    • Must be a builder. All Gartner leaders are builders

      Technology Skills:
      • Minimum of 8-10 years of engineering leadership experience with consumer facing web applications. Candidates who have built SaaS platforms are highly preferred
      • Strong experience with Microservices and Service oriented architecture
      • Has practiced the DevOps mindset. Need to have a build, own, deploy, operate mindset
      • Proven expertise in developing cloud native applications, leveraging the cloud for scale and velocity. AWS preferred
      • Familiarity in AWS/Java/Spring Suite/ReactJS or similar tech stack
      • Exposed to UX best practice skills for B2C applications
      • Experience in driving technical standards and architectural vision
      • Strong knowledge of web security and best practices of secure web development

        Operational Skills:
        • Should be able to balance transformational, development and operational needs of Gartner product platforms
        • Should be able to interact well with both internal associates and external clients in resolving operational issues
        • Must have a culture of continuous improvement to identify systemic operational issues and resolve them rapidly

          What we offer:
          • In addition to an outstanding work environment with rapid advancement potential, Gartner associates enjoy exceptional compensation and benefits including:
          • An upbeat, positive culture. Integrity, objectivity, collaboration, results and a no-limits mind-set are central to our values
          • Limitless growth. A strict Meritocracy
          • We work with you to help you meet your goals and advance within the company
          • Encouraged to be innovative and challenge status quo
          • Exposure to industry leading training and development
          • Performance-based recognition and rewards


            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.

            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.

            Gartner is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including job seekers with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the Company's career webpage as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling Human Resources at +1 (203) 964-0096 or by sending an email to

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