Senior Research Analyst at IDC

Posted in Research 10 days ago.

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Location: Framingham, Massachusetts

Job Description:


Requisition Number 2019-1588
Functional Area Tracker
Location US-MA-Framingham
# of Openings 1


IDC's Worldwide Enterprise Infrastructure Tracker group is looking for an individual with superior analytical, communication and data management skills to be part of our team tracking the global enterprise hardware marketplace (datacenter infrastructure and related technologies, e.g. cloud and workloads), and managing the ongoing coordination between a wide range of regional analyst teams across the globe.

Upon joining IDC, you can expect a fast-paced and fulfilling work environment along with a culture that rewards and recognizes achievement. We are the most respected global technology market research firm operating in over 110 countries worldwide. Our collaborative, entrepreneurial and innovative culture is the perfect place for you to discover your future.


  • Operations related to IDC's quarterly Trackers research – including set up of internal tools, coordinating research deadlines, developing and enforcing data quality checks, product delivery, and business development product updates.
  • Continuous testing, evaluation and improvement of internal tools for IDC's global Tracker products
  • Project management and coordination of semiannual end-user survey research
  • Provide timely and accurate support for client inquiries
  • Support IDC sales executives to seek business development opportunities


  • Undergraduate degree – preferably in Mathematics, Statistics or Economics
  • 4+ years of market research, survey development or data analyst experience in the IT industry
  • Advanced use of Microsoft Excel (Access or SQL is a plus)
  • Experience in quality control, data analysis, data mining, and project management
  • A well-rounded understanding of the datacenter infrastructure technologies, market dynamics, market players, and market trends
  • Aptitude to work under pressure and coordinate the important work of team members across the globe to meet intense deliverable schedule.
  • Ability to work independently with guidance and in a virtual team environment
  • 1-2 plus years of experience in Project Management managing multiple projects with minimal supervision; managing all phases of the project life cycle, including running project status meetings
  • Ability to collaborate with a technical and service-oriented team of professionals, and promote cooperation from a wide variety of stakeholders, including team members and other internal departments
  • Some travel may be required
  • The position does not have additional budget for sponsorship.

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.