Sr Specialist, Data Science - APAC

What makes Gartner Research & Advisory a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a leading-edge team that values expert insights, bold ideas and intellectual courage. You’ll deliver must-have research through compelling client interactions, and contribute to our double-digit growth by providing clients the unbiased insight and advice they need to make the right decisions every day. Through constant learning, discovery and collaboration, you’ll help clients deliver on their mission-critical priorities, grow your career and increase your industry impact. We value hard workers — and reward you with unlimited opportunity. If you’re looking to explore what’s next in technology and business, Gartner is looking for you.

Responsibilities Include:


  • Analysis: Ad hoc scripts to extract meaning from the underlying data and answer relevant business questions

  • Data Transformation: Convert raw data into usable metrics. Can include cleaning, interpolation, rollups, stats, and mashups of multiple data sources

  • Visual Storytelling: Surface insights via innovative data visualization leveraging internal tools like Tableau, Periscope and open source technologies such as interactive D3.js

  • Prototyping: Integrating standard reporting processes into basic UI made using web app frameworks such as Flask.

  • Automation: Deploy standardized processes to AWS to execute on a regular schedule

  • Data Management: Coordinate with data partners on questions related to batch data delivery and resolve issues so data becomes usable

  • Ad hoc scraping: Ability to write


Required qualifications & skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in STEM field or quantitative studies oriented course

  • Strong Python (specially Pandas) and SQL skills

  • Experience with data visualization in Tableau, Powerpoint

  • Good communication skills - ability to communicate findings from analysis in a logically structured manner

  • Comfort with Python GUI libraries and frameworks like Flask

  • Ability to transfer code into reusable Git Repositories along with documentation

  • Bilingual Mandarin Chinese - ability to read, write, and speak


Strong Plus:

  • Personal experience with Chinese digital platforms and working with data from platforms such as - e-commerce, social, mobile apps (e.g. Tmall, JD, RED, etc.)

  • Expertise with sklearn, NLTK, keras and other ML libraries in Python

  • Experience as a developer / data engineer


We emphasize the following traits amongst our team members:

  • Scrappiness: Adaptable with grit and perseverance, comfort with ad-hoc projects and deviations from plans

  • Analytical: ability to formulate the right business questions and examine data to answer specific questions

  • Entrepreneurial: propose and run experiments which enhance the quality of insights in our research

  • Quick self-learner: mindset of diving into new processes to learn them well

  • Project Management: ability to simultaneously handle routine and ad-hoc data requests to meet research and client deadlines


Job Requisition ID:36320

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