• Research Analyst, Infrastructure Systems

    Requisition #
    2018-1444
    Functional Area
    Research
    Location
    US-MA-Framingham
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    IDC's Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies Group is seeking a Research Analyst to support its research and business development efforts in this sector. We are looking for an individual that has professional exposure to:

     

    • Computing hardware such as servers, workstations and gateways from leading vendors such as Hewlett-Packard, Dell and Lenovo
    • Storage Software and Systems technologies from leading vendors such as Dell EMC, HPE, NetApp and others
    • Cloud infrastructure services from leading providers such as Amazon Web Services, Google and Microsoft
    • Current and next-gen infrastructure virtualization and orchestration technologies such as VMware vSphere, KVM and Xen, Docker, Kubernetes etc.

     

    Responsibilities

         

    • Work closely with other IDC analysts to collect, analyze, and report historical device shipments as well as forecast future shipments
    • Participate in survey design and analysis: working in cooperation with IDC’s primary researchers to develop, execute and publish relevant consumer and enterprise survey data

    Qualifications

    • A Bachelor’s degree is required
    • 2-4 years’ previous market research experience
    • Candidates must exhibit strong analytical, communication and writing skills
    • Strong skills in Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint are essential
    • Excellent interpersonal skills for client inquiry and internal collaboration
    • Industry experience is a plus, but not required
    • Excellent documentation skills along with verbal and written communication skills
    • Demonstrated ability in working under pressure and meeting deadlines    
    • Ability to travel (<10%)        

    About IDC:  International Data Corporation (IDC) is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications and consumer technology markets. IDC helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community make fact-based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy. More than 1,100 IDC analysts provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries worldwide. For 50 years, IDC has provided strategic insights to help our clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and events company.

     

    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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