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Quantitative Research Sr. Specialist, IT Practice, CIO Group

United States, Connecticut, Stamford
56 Top Gallant Road (Show on map)
July 29, 2022

About this role:

Gartner is currently seeking a Quantitative Research Senior Specialist for the CIO group. The team leverages proprietary quantitative data and frameworks to offer original, actionable insights into key business problems facing senior executives across industries.

The role is responsible for developing, partnering on, and executing strategic research that is fueled by intensive data collection, in depth quantitative analysis and data science techniques. QUADS researchers engage in all aspects of insight generation, including managing data collection; designing surveys; conducting descriptive and prescriptive data analysis; and using frameworks such as hypothesis testing to generate and communicate insights, in partnership with senior industry experts in Gartner.

What you'll do:

  • Collaborate with researchers to identify areas where data/quantitative analysis can play a role in strengthening Gartner's research

  • Dissect problems using qualitative and quantitative research and analysis skills, inductive and deductive reasoning, abstract thinking, and root-cause analysis

  • Collaborate on quantitative research workstreams, including hypothesis generation, survey modeling and design, and other data collection techniques

  • Analyze large data sets using advanced statistical techniques to identify actionable insights for senior executives

  • Prepare data findings and new-to-world tools that are impactful, creative, and demonstrate confidence in proving research hypotheses and supporting Gartner client priorities

  • Oversee and manage critical data assets (e.g., prepare and update data for benchmarks) and enable reuse across the organization, e.g., making data available through Power BI

  • Identify external data sources that can be leveraged and mined for research purposes and making them accessible

What you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree (Master's degree preferred) in disciplines with a strong quantitative component, including Mathematics/Statistics, Economics, Econometrics, Commerce

  • 3-5 years of total experience, with at least 2 years' experience working in data analysis, quantitative research, analytics or benchmarking

  • Working knowledge of data visualization tools such as Power BI, Tableau, and Xcelsius.

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (array functions, VBA)

  • Mastery in at least one Statistical software package (R, Python, SPSS, etc.)

  • Working knowledge of running supervised and unsupervised Statistical analysis such as regressions, factor analysis, cluster analysis, etc.

  • Working knowledge of sampling methodologies, survey questionnaire design, and data management

  • Good to have: Understanding of "Web scraping", "NLP Techniques" or other machine learning techniques

  • Ability to collaborate with globally distributed team members from diverse backgrounds

Who you are:

  • Data driven and analytical by nature with demonstrable passion for data and analytics

  • Self-sufficient and driven to acquire the skills necessary to accomplish complex tasks

  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to build relationships and effectively collaborate with partners

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with ability to juggle multiple priorities

  • Comfortable working independently to achieve successful results

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to clearly present complicated analysis to stakeholders

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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