Sr. Research Analyst, IP (Internet Protocol) and Optical Networks
August 29, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Years of Experience:
Academia, Research Laboratory, Telecom/Datacom
4 Year Degree
IHS Markit is seeking a senior analyst to join its team of market analysts covering IP and optical networking. The senior analyst position would ideally be located in our Austin, Texas or Campbell, California offices. As a Senior Analyst, you will provide data analysis and research support to our Industry Analysts in covering technology and market trends, with increasing responsibility for specific technologies and products. This position will focus on researching optical networking equipment manufacturers, optical component manufacturers, as well as service providers, webscale internet content providers and enterprises. You will be working with a team of colleagues located across multiple locations in Europe, Asia and North America. The analyst will also be required to do occasional domestic and international travel for research and business development purposes.
Conduct primary and secondary research on products, services, vendors, and service providers
Support Industry Analysts in the creation of market size, market forecasts, and market analysis for the optical equipment market, and in particular for optical components
Write research notes providing regular written opinion for clients on hot topics in this space, including technology shifts, regional and vertical activity, key product announcements, M&As, and more
Forge and maintain relationships with all players in the ecosystem, including equipment manufacturers, chip and component manufacturers, test and measurement providers, service providers, end-users, and investment analysts
Speak at conferences and present key data findings to customers
Forge and maintain relationships with the trade and business press, providing useful data and opinion in publications, raising awareness of our services and brand
Bachelor's degree in economics, statistics, engineering or industry-related fields required;graduate degree is a plus
5 years of work experience in the telecom/data networking market
Telecommunications industry work experience (manufacturer, service provider, analyst, and/or other related parts of the ecosystem)
An understanding of optical networking technologies, vendors, enterprises, service providers, products, services, and market and technology trends
Experience with market segmentation and analysis; forecasting experience is a plus
Experience conducting primary or secondary research using a variety of tools (phone surveys, web, and publicly available documents like financial and regulatory reports)
Experience with tracking service provider financials and subscribers a plus
Expert analytic, logic, and quantitative skills
Excellent verbal and written English
Proficiency with MS applications (Excel, Word and PowerPoint), including an understanding of Excel charts and pivot table creation and use; experience with databases is helpful
Keen attention to detail and highly effective organization and prioritization skills including the ability to stay on task and maintain focus in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple deadlines on tight schedules
Flexibility, with the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with coworkers around the world, and able to participate in group interactions with colleagues in a multitude of time zones
Self-motivation and natural curiosity
Affinity for working in a dynamic team
The position is located in either Austin, Texas or Campbell, California.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: R0298
About IHS Markit
IHS Markit is a global leader in information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. Our company partners with clients in business, finance and government to help them see the big picture with unrivaled insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. IHS Markit serves more than 50,000 key customers in over 140 countries, including 85 percent of the Fortune Global 500. Headquartered in London, IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.
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