Sr Director, Identity and Access Management, Gartner Research
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you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a leading-edge team that values
expert insights, bold ideas and intellectual courage. You’ll
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and contribute to our double-digit growth by providing clients the
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You are a team player who values expert insights, bold ideas and
You are always learning and looking to discover what’s next in
You believe that good technology needs to be balanced with good
governance, planning and process.
You pursue personal excellence through team collaboration and
If this describes you, Gartner is looking for you! Gartner is an
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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.
About this role:
This role creates thought leading identity and access management
research to our Gartner for Technical Professionals clients through
published research, conversations with client (Inquiry), stage
presentations, teleconferences, and client meetings. It is
important that you have a vision for how identity and access
management will evolve worldwide and at a regional level.
What you’ll do:
As a Gartner analyst you will meet with clients every day: on
the phone, in a video-conference, from the stage at a Gartner event
or face-to-face during a sales support visit. In every client
interaction analysts help clients solve difficult puzzles that lead
to better performance. To support these conversations you will
research technology, practices and trends and produce written
research for Gartner clients to download and apply.
Conduct research and analysis in specific areas of expertise
targeting client’s key initiatives.
Deliver high quality actionable advice through a variety of
Write high quality, clear, actionable, advisory research
Remain ahead of the curve on developments and issues within
these specified areas as well as applicable adjacent areas.
Respond to client questions, create materials for and deliver to
clients in person, via teleconference, video conference or webinar
and event presentations
Maintain the Gartner’s industry leadership reputation by
responding to press inquiries
Proactively work with the wider sales organization and deliver
outstanding sales support in order to retain and grow the
What you’ll need:
It helps to be obsessed with your topic! Gartner analysts are
correctly viewed as THE experts. This means you need to know your
markets, vendors, trends, management practices, etc. and be able to
see the forest and the trees. Most Gartner analysts have many years
of experience and enjoy solving puzzles.
Subject matter expertise in Identity and Access Management (IAM)
technologies, with the ability to demonstrate understanding of the
business requirements and opportunities in that market
Knowledge of mechanisms for the automation of IAM governance and
user provisioning tasks
Knowledge of designing, developing, and validating IAM
interfaces to applications
Knowledge of endpoint, device, application and user identity
authentication and access management mechanisms
Knowledge of cloud IAM architecture and SaaS-delivered IAM
Ability to mentor identity and access management staff at all
levels for their role and personal development.
Broad understanding of identity and access management internally
and under a commercial framework.
Knowledge of the global landscape, and the competitive interplay
between incumbents, emerging providers, disruptors and
Demonstrated superior analytical skills, applying conceptual
models, recognizing patterns while drawing and defending
conclusions. Strong business and financial acumen as well as
analytical skills are required for this position
Articulate and succinct communication skills. Publishing and
Speaking engagements an advantage
Minimum of 10 years of experience in an identity and access
management related role
Bachelor's or equivalent experience, Master's degree
Ability to conduct occasional travel, regionally and
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