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S&P Global Senior Research Analyst in Boston, Massachusetts

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The Role: Senior Research Analyst

Grade ( relevant for internal applicants only ): 11.

The Location: San Francisco, Boston, New York, London, Remote.

The Team: Do you want to be part of a team researching and influencing the way organizations adopt AI, analytics & data management? 451 Research’s Data, AI & Analytics team of expert technology industry analysts provides clients with research and analysis that articulates the rapidly evolving trends shaping this critical sector. Organizations need to use data to drive their decision-making and we provide the insights into the technology, products, trends and regulations that enables them to do that.

The Impact: You will help deliver insights for our clients on topics such as databases, data management, data science and analytics, data governance, artificial intelligence and machine learning. Team members conduct, write, and present research about the innovative technology vendors and service providers in this sector, as well as industry trends and potential future developments. Your analysis and data-driven opinions help define and shape the markets you cover, as well as the strategies of clients – including both technology vendors, and the enterprises that rely on data and analytics initiatives to drive commercial success.

What’s in it for you:

  • Help shape new trends as they emerge in this fast-moving sector and as a result, become known as a go-to expert by clients, prospects, and colleagues across S&P Global.

  • As a respected technology industry analyst, you will have your expertise in data platforms, data management and databases recognized and valued by clients, including the world’s largest organizations.

  • Leverage your experience, coupled with the power of S&P Global’s data, information and technology assets to build out stories that illustrate why becoming data-driven organizations is crucial for success in coming years via creating innovative and engaging research reports and presentations.

Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only):

S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $91.5k - $190.1k. Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location.

In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive plan.

This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, visit .


  • Conduct focused research on the data platforms, data management and database sectors, working independently within a geographically dispersed, global team.

  • Engage in briefings with key vendors and attend physical and virtual events focused on these sectors.

  • Write research reports explaining vendor strategies, as well as overall industry trends.

  • Contribute to the development of end user surveys. Analyze and deliver research reports based on the results.

  • Deliver presentations, webinars and strategy sessions to present your research and explain industry trends.

  • Respond to inquiry requests from data platforms, data management and database vendors, enterprise users, and investors.

  • Lead and contribute to custom advisory research projects for clients

  • Collaborate with fellow analysts to shape the overall Data, AI & Analytics research agenda.

What We’re Looking For:

Basic Qualifications:

  • A good mix of written and interpersonal skills, with the ability to describe complex ideas in a straightforward way.

  • The ability to write detailed, structured reports clearly and succinctly.

  • The ability to present with confidence to senior IT professionals, vendors or investors.

  • Industry knowledge of the data platforms, data management and databases sector (not necessarily all of it, but some of it).

Preferred Qualifications:

A minimum of 3-7 years’ experience in one or more of the following roles:

  • Analyst within a technology industry analyst firm covering any or all of the sectors in our team but preferably data platforms, data management or databases.

  • Product management or product marketing at a technology vendor, preferably in a related sector, e.g., databases, data management, data platforms or analytics.

  • Market intelligence or competitive intelligence role with a technology vendor in the same sectors.

  • Journalism experience writing about these sectors for an enterprise technology audience.

About Company Statement:

S&P Global Market Intelligence

At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we know that not all information is important—some of it is vital. Accurate, deep and insightful. We integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.

S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit .

S&P Global has a Securities Disclosure and Trading Policy (“the Policy”) that seeks to mitigate conflicts of interest by monitoring and placing restrictions on personal securities holding and trading. The Policy is designed to promote compliance with global regulations. In some Divisions, pursuant to the Policy’s requirements, candidates at S&P Global may be asked to disclose securities holdings. Some roles may include a trading prohibition and remediation of positions when there is an effective or potential conflict of interest. Employment at S&P Global is contingent upon compliance with the Policy.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

US Candidates Only:

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20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), RESECH202.2 - Middle Professional Tier II (EEO Job Group), SWP Priority – Ratings - (Strategic Workforce Planning)

Job ID: 265457

Posted On: 2021-10-13

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States