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Software Test Engineer, Backend

Job Number: R0002109 Posted On: 09/12/2022 Location: St. Petersburg, Florida Additional Locations: Remote - USA, United States of America
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Why Catalina? Catalina delivers omni-channel solutions to our customers with a long-standing history of rich data assets, but our greatest asset 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, and as well as opportunities to grow professionally.

Our Team

We're looking for an exceptional and motivated Automation Test EngineerII to work on software applications that reach retailers and shoppers across the globe. The Catalina team offers a creative, fast-paced, startup-like work environment. You will apply automated software testing principles/practices combined with best-in-breed testing workflows to analyze and troubleshoot complex data sets and systems on the Azure platform. Part of your daily routine will be collaborating with team members across the globe; reviewing system architectures and detailed user stories to build test plans, write clear test cases and run automation scripts, track, and facilitate defect resolutions, and apply analytical problem-solving skills by collaborating with business and technical staff throughout the testing process within an Agile SDLC.


  • Hands on design and execution of test plans, scenarios, automation test scripts (Azure Notebooks), and procedures for application & data level systems in a petabyte+ cloud data environment.

  • Developing and executing backend automated test scripts for digital media applications including performance, load, scalability, and functional testing

  • Lead and participate in all aspects of test planning by working cross-functionally to gathering testing requirements.

  • Participate in agile ceremonies (sprint planning, daily scrum, sprint review, and sprint retrospective)

  • Collaborate with employees across the testing team on regression, integration, and functional test cases to meet release and project deliverables.

  • Execute test scripts to validate data requirements using Databricks (Notebooks), Yellowbrick/Dbweaver, Azure Data Factory(Pipelines) to ensure proper data translations

  • Participate in manual mobile device testing to ensure the mobile application downloads, installs, and functions to ensure devices accurately display incentives/coupons and the redemption process works as designed

  • Validating mobile application data through automation test scripts/tools.  

  • Contribute to the adherence of testing guidelines and standards as defined by Catalina.

  • Utilize risk management skills to perform effective testing to optimize release time to market; Assist management in project planning and tracking

  • Prepare and analyze test results to aid in problem solving and to facilitate decision making by management

  • Partner with test support teams, business areas, and IT to ensure testing goals, objectives, and expectations are effectively met across organizations.

  • Mentor other tester resources in defining the development of automated scripts and maintain an understanding of how to support/execute scripts.

  • Acclimate to Catalina’s unique business environments through extensive library of knowledge training material

  • Continue developing testing skills through Training and MS Azure certifications (Training Costs Paid by Catalina).


  • Bachelor's in computer science or related fields;

  • 3 to 5 years' experience in application and data level automation testing

  • Programming/Scripting Languages Preferred, Python / Azure Notebook

  • Automation framework development tools: Azure Notebook, Azure DevOps, Azure Data Factory, Databricks, Yellowbrick/Dbweaver

  • Extensive experience testing ETL for Data Validation using automated framework tools

  • Certifications in Cloud based Architecture (Azure, Yellowbrick); Preferred

  • Experience utilizing industry standard Agile tools and test case repository management; Thorough understanding and experience with Agile.

  • Experience in leveraging Risk management skills in performing effective testing to optimize release time to market

  • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot complex testing scenarios and defects

  • Strong Familiarity with Virtual Test environments and configurations, Cloud-based testing as well as data quality validation.  

  • Core strengths must include excellent communication and coordination skills inclusive of team leadership, relationship management and mentoring

  • Ability and willingness to work on a collaborative geographically dispersed team, leveraging and measuring offshore resources in producing deliverables in an Agile environment

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 position may be performed as a remote, work from home position. 

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.



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