Skip to main content

Your Analytic Talents Plus Our Data Playground Equals Relevant. Real Time. Results.

Senior Analytical Consultant - Retail

Chicago, Illinois


A rich digital and data playground where you can apply your analytics talents—that’s what you can expect to find on the Data Science and Analytics team at Catalina. Here, you will proactively generate impactful, sustainable technology solutions to gain deep insights into purchasing behavior. As part of a dynamic team, you will be challenged and supported as you drive insights that can’t be found anywhere else.

  • Full Time
  • Travel: Occasional

Back to Job Navigation (Overview)

Success Profile

What makes a successful Data Science and Analytics employee at Catalina?
Review the top traits we’re looking for and see if you’re the right fit.

  • Analytical 10
  • Results-driven 9
  • Digitally Savvy 9
  • Communicator 8
  • Critical Thinker 8
  • Strategic 7
Traits are on a scale of 0 to 10

Additional Traits

  • Insightful
  • Logical
  • Organized
  • Persuasive
  • Practical
  • Proactive
  • Problem-solver
  • Curious

Back to Job Navigation (Success)


  • Health Insurance

  • Retirement Plan

  • Continuing Education

  • Family Support

  • Flexible Time Off

  • Healthy Work/ Life Balance

Back to Job Navigation (Benefits)

Job Description

Senior Analytical Consultant - Retail

Job Number R0002108 Posted On 09/14/2022 Location Chicago, Illinois Additional Locations Remote - USA, United States of America

Why Catalina?Catalina delivers omni-channel solutions to our customers with a long-standing history of rich data assets, but ourgreatestasset is our people.   Our guiding principles set the stage for winning in the markets we serve, and our potential is powerful.   When you join the Catalina team, you will be part of an inclusive environment that embraces flexibility, community involvement, work-life balance as well as opportunities to grow professionally.


The Retail Analytics team provides analyses, insights, and recommendations that address the business needs of the Catalina retail sales team or the retail client, in support of internal strategic projects and client initiatives.  These analyses, insights, and recommendations—whether based on standard reports or custom analyses—should serve as the basis for discussions with the retail sales team and client and provide actionable insights and recommendations that address client strategies, initiatives, and objectives. 

The position reports to the Executive Director of Retail Analytics. 


  • Provide analytical insights that identify and quantify business opportunities to improve shopper campaign performance and drive new client initiatives

  • Provide targeting solutions that optimize the client’s strategies and consumer value propositions

  • Drive innovation through thought leadership enhancing campaign solutions by working directly with key client stakeholders.

  • Analyze consumer data to provide digital/in-store campaign measurement (test vs control), insights, and recommendations, and clearly present findings to internal and external stakeholders.

  • Deliver standard and/or custom reports for audiences targeting, insights, and measurements

  • Develop reusable and maintainable python code for standard and/or custom campaign analysis that provides analytical solutions to campaign management

  • Integrate consumer data from different types of data storage platforms using Python, Yellowbrick, and Cloud computing environment - Azure/Databricks

  • Partner with Retail Analytics and Sales teams to build relationships with key contacts on client accounts


  • Master’s Degree in Statistics, Math, Economics, Marketing Research, or other related quantitative fields (Data Sciences, etc.) AND 3+ years of experience in a quantitative, analytical capacity; OR

  • Bachelor’s Degree (same disciplines mentioned above) AND 5+ years of relevant experience.

  • 3+ years of working experience in a client-facing environment; Excellent communication skills and ability to present analytical findings to key client stakeholders

  • 3+ years of experience preferred in advanced Python development (ie pandas), SQL, and development of visualization data in Power BI

  • Strong command of quantitative methods and statistical applications

  • Advanced Modeling and segmentation experience

  • Ability to rapidly develop sufficient familiarity with proprietary data systems and IT infrastructure to extract data needed to support quantitative research projects 

  • Previous experience analyzing digital promotional data within a CPG, retail, or data-driven environment helpful

  • Experience preferred with cloud computing platforms (e.g., Databricks); PySpark, Snowflake

  • Experience preferred with Git and/or committing to large open-source projects

  • Working experience with SAS a plus

About Catalina

Catalina is a recognized leader in highly targeted, personalized digital media that drives, tracks and measures sales lift for leading CPG retailers and brands. Powered by the most extensive shopper database in the world, Catalina's mobile, online and in-store networks personalize the consumer's path to purchase, delivering $7.9 billion in relevant consumer value each year. Catalina has no higher priority than ensuring the privacy and security of the data entrusted to us and maintaining the consumer trust paramount to the continued success of our business partners and Catalina. Based in St. Petersburg, FL, Catalina has operations in the United States, Europe and Japan. To learn more, please visit or follow us on Twitter @Catalina.

Diversity, Inclusion + Belongingness

Catalina is committed to investing in, empowering, and retaining a more inclusive community within our company.   We are dedicated to hiring and cultivating diverse teams of the best and brightest from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has a seat at the table and a voice to be heard.  Our goal is to ensure that all our talented professionals are equipped with support, resources, and the opportunity to excel.

The intent of this job description is to describe the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be required to perform other job-related tasks other than those specifically included in this description.

All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subjected to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

This role is to be filled outside of the state of Colorado.

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace.



  • Facts:
  • end-to-end omni-channel solution
  • 650M shopper IDs Globally
  • 80,000 category specific brand insights
  • 35+ year high performing ROI

Optimize on Overdrive with Catalina

Man talking to the screen

Catalina helps Retailers deliver campaigns with speed. Kick your optimization into overdrive - explore our open ecosystem of solutions at

BBQ Nerds

Group of people gathering around a barbecue

Catalina provides data insights on 436 million buyer IDs to help clients spot trends, increase market share and drive sales. Become the nerd our customers need on their side. Learn how we help retailers and brands drive results at

Date Night

Man and woman having a date night

At Catalina, we create love between people and products to unlock buyer insights, drive sales and boost bottom lines. Our customers love having a Catalina Nerd on their side. Learn how we help retailers and brands drive results at

The Birds and the Bees

Father talking to his son

At Catalina, we make it easy for clients to understand buyer behavior and connect with every market segment. Become a Catalina Nerd that our customers trust. Learn more about what we do at

The Catalina Difference

Woman looking at a bulletin board

We understand that behind every purchase, there is a shopper. And behind every data point is a person. That’s how we deliver personalized value to each shopper at every touchpoint in their journey.

Job Alerts

Join our talent network and receive company news and job alerts to your inbox.

Interested InSelect a job category from the list of options. Search for a location and select one from the list of suggestions. Finally, click “Add” to create your job alert.

  • Retailer Analytics, Chicago, Illinois, United StatesRemove
  • Analytics, Chicago, Illinois, United StatesRemove

By submitting your information, you acknowledge that you have read our privacy policy and consent to receive email communication from Catalina.

job alerts

Join our talent network and receive company news and job alerts to your inbox.