• Research Analyst, European Infrastructure team

    Job Location UK-London | DE-Munich
    ID
    2018-3667
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    IDC Europe is looking for a Research Analyst or Senior Research Analyst to contribute into the qualitative infrastructure research stream. The successful candidate will report to the Research Director, IDC European Infrastructure group.

     

    Responsibilities

    In this role, you will be tasked with contributing to the research agenda delivery around infrastructure with a European focus.

     

    Essential to this role are:

    • Creation of written research deliverables – including market analyses and profiles of infrastructure players
    • Attending vendor briefings in the datacenter infrastructure market space
    • Proactively engaging with industry players to capture trends
    • Delivery of presentations and webcasts
    • Assisting the consulting team for ad-hoc projects

     

    The ideal candidate will be:

     

    • Motivated by a passion for technology
    • Able to quickly build an internal network with the analysts covering complementary areas (e.g. software, DevOps)
    • Working closely with IDC sales and consultants to fulfil projects, help drive business development and support events.

    Qualifications

    Interested individuals that meet the following minimum requirements are encouraged to apply:

    • Some experience or interest in market research, management consulting or market intelligence domains
    • Ability to articulate complex concepts in a synthetic prose
    • Able to work well with tight schedules and complex team structures
    • Excellent team player, able to coordinate research with analysts outside the core team
    • Exceptional communication skills - written and verbal mastery of English required
    • Minimum university or college degree, BA, BSc or equivalent

    Additional qualifications

    • Business acumen and business development sense
    • Additional European language knowledge
    • In depth knowledge of infrastructure or cloud technologies (e.g. storage, servers, convergence, OpenStack, automation software etc.)
    • Understanding of the multi-tier European IT Supply Chain

    The role will be UK- or Germany-based and involve some travel, predominantly to Continental Europe but occasionally to other regions.

     

    In addition to a competitive remuneration package, IDC offers the chance to join a research team in the industry's foremost provider of market intelligence, providing expert advice to major organisations in Europe.

     

    The selection process will take place in several phases, starting with an initial telephone-based discussion before progressing to a formal interview at IDC's offices.

     

    IDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, handicap, race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, ancestry, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or other categories protected by law.

     

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