Sr Specialist Data Scientist

Full time

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Gartner for Marketers is looking for a Sr Specialist Data Scientist to join our Quantitative Innovation team. You will work with data scientists, data engineers, data interactives designers, product managers, and researchers to produce compelling data insights, enable user accessibility to enriched data, use Machine Learning to investigate research hypotheses, and contribute directly to the innovation of our scaled data tools, platforms, and pipelines (front-end/back-end/reporting).

As you contribute to our scaled automated data insights, you will directly impact Gartner for Marketers’ research agendas covering a wide range of topics related to the digital marketing performance of thousands of brands, and you will work directly with our internal data users to produce innovative, provocative findings for our published research on

You have a passion for advanced statistics and data analysis paired with strong analytical capabilities and experience in data science-driven research production processes to help us create and deliver groundbreaking insights and best-in-class benchmarking. You will help drive advanced machine learning and data engineering techniques, data product management, and benchmarking methodologies across a wide range of data assets. You are an exceptionally creative problem solver with a desire to lead as a full-stack data scientist in a very collaborative and intellectually stimulating environment.


  • Develop new and support existing analytics & machine learning pipelines (from data ingestion to visualization) with a focus on data insights delivery.
  • Collaborate with peers in Research and Enterprise Technology to prioritize, plan and iteratively release products within Gartner for Marketers’ data product suite.
  • Assist and guide internal users (researchers & analysts) toward statistically sound, publishable, data-driven insights.
  • Identify and improve process inefficiencies and lead team best practices and documentation.
  • Research and build innovative data solutions and tools with a mind for trends in digital marketing and marketing technology. Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree/Certification in a quantitative field or relevant academic/professional experience.
  • 2+ years experience in data science and/or comparable quantitative academic research experience.
  • Advanced python & SQL.
  • Advanced data prep skills: ad hoc & automated cleaning, validating, transforming, feature engineering, etc.
  • Supervised & unsupervised ML capabilities: regression, clustering, classification, topic modeling, NLP, etc.
  • Dashboarding & data visualization skills (Tableau, PowerBI, etc)
  • Quantitative research methodology design experience, and familiarity with qualitative research methodologies.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with technical and non-technical stakeholders across levels.
  • Exceptional critical thinking/problem solving skills.
  • High business acumen.
  • Team player

Who are we?

At Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), we deliver actionable, objective insight that drives smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s mission-critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we’re proud to have over 19,500 associates globally that support over 15,000 client enterprises 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 diversity 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.

Gartner believes in fair and equitable pay. A reasonable estimate of the base salary range for this role is 69,600 USD - 96,750 USD. Please note that actual salaries may vary within the range, or be above or below the range, based on factors including, but not limited to, education, training, experience, professional achievement, business need, and location. In addition to base salary, employees will participate in either an annual bonus plan based on company and individual performance, or a role-based, uncapped sales incentive plan. Our talent acquisition team will provide the specific opportunity on our bonus or incentive programs to eligible candidates. We also offer market leading benefit programs including generous PTO, a 401k match up to $7,200 per year, the opportunity to purchase company stock at a discount, and more.

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.

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