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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

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Success Profile

What makes a successful Data Science and Analytics employee at Catalina?
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  • Analytical 10
  • Results-driven 9
  • Digitally Savvy 9
  • Communicator 8
  • Critical Thinker 8
  • Strategic 7
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Additional Traits

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

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  • Health Insurance

  • Retirement Plan

  • Continuing Education

  • Family Support

  • Flexible Time Off

  • Healthy Work/ Life Balance

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Job Description

Sr Data Scientist

Job Number R0002064 Posted On 08/31/2022 Location St. Petersburg, Florida 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 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 as well as opportunities to grow professionally.

Our Team

The Digital Measurement team at Catalina is responsible for driving measurement capabilities across an ever-growing suite of digital products. The team works with internal and external clients providing analytically based solutions, consulting, and software. This position will report to the VP, Business Intelligence and Systems Analytics.


  • Participate in scrum team to develop and troubleshoot machine learning models for our measurement solutions in our production environment

  • Participate in the roadmap development and execution to migrate on-prem (yellow brick) digital measurement solution to a cloud-based computing platform (Azure)

  • Streamline measurement pipeline efficiency and generate consistency in Omni, TV, & Digital campaign measurement results through building automation using Spark/Python based programming and optimizing & maintaining current code base

  • Enhance current modeling methodology within both internal and client-facing measurement products through continuous innovation on ML techniques for digital campaign measurement capabilities in the market

  • Support new vendors/clients by scaling our measurement capability through developing and testing current and new ML modeling techniques on new digital channels

  • Work with internal stakeholders to communicate results, methodologies, and training

  • Deliver custom analytic requests and exploratory analysis to guide product methodologies and opportunities

  • Provide consultative analytical support to sales, product, and client teams consuming measurement outputs


  • Masters or PhD in statistics, computer science, math, physics, engineering, or similar hard science; or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • 4+ years relevant work experience

  • Strong programming aptitude and can adapt to different languages and systems (SQL, Python, R, Cloud environments, etc.); Spark and Scala knowledge a plus

  • Strong engineering skills combined with analytical mindset to solve business challenges

  • Comfortable with data cleansing and wrangling in big data and familiar with various ML packages: e.g. neural network, Markov decision process, natural language processing

  • Experience in DataBricks and cloud environment (AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud)

  • Experience working in integrated development environment (Intellij) and version control (Git)

  • Familiarity with the Agile process and working in scrum teams

  • Dedication and perseverance to overcome data, analytical, and/or technical challenges

  • Experience in digital media measurement 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 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.



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

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