Big Data Developer/Analytics Architect at Catalina

Title: Big Data Developer/Analytics Architect
Company: Catalina

Our Team

Catalina is the global leader in precision marketing, providing brand manufacturers, retailers, and health providers worldwide with consumer-driven solutions that efficiently meet their objectives for growth, profitability, and deeper, more productive consumer relationships. We understand and influence the preferences, purchases, and behavior of consumers around the world through multiple channels of insight and engagement, from our in-store shopper media networks and in-pharmacy Catalina Health Consumer network to new digital and mobile media channels that reach consumers wherever they are.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

Position Summary:

The mission of the Analytics Architecture team is to enable analytics at scale. We do this by making sure the Analytics and Data Science teams have the necessary Cloud Infrastructure, Tools and Data to execute their research and development of machine learning/AI models. We then work to implement these models into the larger technology infrastructure. The team is the link between Analytics business mission, strategy, and processes of the organization to its IT strategy

Responsibilities include:
•Infrastructure◦Collaborate on enterprise architecture development, including business architecture, information architecture, application portfolio and technical architecture
◦Provides enterprise blueprints for database architecture, access layer designs, data movement, and database deployment
◦Consult with technical subject matter experts and develop alternative technical solutions. Advise on options, risks, costs versus benefits, and impact on other business processes and system priorities

•Tools◦Install and configure Data Science tooling (R/Python/Data Bricks/Keras)

•Data: Develop Data Ingestion and Machine learning pipelines◦Research, identify and internally market enabling data management technologies based on business and end-user requirements
◦Seek ways to apply new technology to business processes with a focus on modernizing our approach to data management. Research and provide information on technical trends and competitors’ practices relevant to assigned partners
◦Recommend, design, and build self-service data discovery capabilities.
◦Manages the proliferation and duplication of data
◦Identifies key data management issues and concerns and develops strategies to address them.

•Automate Machine learning solutions at scale◦Embeds data modeling and database design into the project life cycle
◦Productionize insights by applying ITIL methodologies

•Link with technology◦Liaise with Infrastructure, Technology and Analytics team to manage key objectives
◦Consult with Analytics team on portfolio of programs and large projects, and maintain knowledge of their progress

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TEAM

•Preferred Master’s degree computer science, information systems or related discipline, or equivalent and extensive related project experience. 3 Years of experience. They should also have experience using the following software/tools:◦Experience with big data tools: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka
◦Experience with relational SQL and NoSQL databases (ex. Netezza, Oracle)
◦Experience with data pipeline and workflow management tools: Azkaban, Luigi, Airflow
◦Experience with GCP/ Azure and/or AWS Data Services and migration tools
◦Experience with stream-processing systems: Storm, Spark-Streaming, etc.
◦Experience with object-oriented/object function scripting languages: Python (nice to have: Java & Scala)
◦Experience with APIs – able to build and optimize APIs

•SDLC and Project Management◦Agile development mindset
◦Ability to adapt to rapidly changing technology and apply it to business needs.
◦Ability to establish and maintain a high-level of business partner trust and confidence.
◦Ability to analyze project needs and determine resources needed to meet objectives and solve problems that involve remote and elusive symptoms, often spanning multiple environments in a business area.

•Analytics Focus ◦Performance engineering – make Analytics jobs run fast, at scale, meet SLAs (includes reliability, proper error handling, modular/reusable)
◦Business analytics, and program management, application development, middleware, database management or operations.
◦Knowledge of existing, new and emerging data management technologies and ability to apply them to new business designs and business models.

•Teaming◦Team player, facilitator and works well with others.
◦Remains unbiased, specific technology- and vendor-neutral – more interested in results than personal preferences.
◦Displays intellectual curiosity and integrity.
◦Motivated by long-term results and achieving targeted business outcomes.
◦Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a fast-paced organization with aggressive project technology, features, and schedule goals.
◦Excellent research, analysis and problem-solving skills.
◦Integrity, professionalism, honesty, self-confidence, respect and conviction

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 www.catalina.com or follow us on Twitter @Catalina.

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.

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

See full details and apply at https://jobs.catalina.com/job/st-petersburg/big-data-developer-analytics-architect/18537/10980263