VP, Global IT Operations at Catalina

Title: VP, Global IT Operations
Company: Catalina


Catalina’s personalized digital media connects shoppers to the brands we know they want. We do this by delivering only the most relevant ads and offers from their home to the aisle. And only Catalina knows the evolving purchase history and individual needs of more than three-quarters of (280 million) American shoppers. With the world’s largest shopper purchase history database driving all personalized media across our networks, Catalina drives lift and loyalty for the world’s leading CPG brands and retailers. We target consumers with the right behavior-based message when it’s most impactful via the channel that’s most likely to reach them — digital or in the store.


Data and information are core assets of the enterprise and Catalina’s ability to successfully aggregate, productize and monetize these assets more effectively is critical. In order to execute on the next stage of our strategy, we are now seeking a world class Global Technology Operations leader who will build a best in category engineering team based on practices including 3rd party vendor and other contemporary methodologies.

Reporting to the CTO the incumbent will lead a team of ~25 onshore and ~300 offshore resources inclusive of Network and Infrastructure, Dev Ops, IT Operations, L2/L3 support, and Business Systems, and will have heavy engagement with the European and Japanese technology teams who dot line into the function.

•Lead the definition, development, and delivery of network services and enable engineering capabilities in a high-performance data analytics technology company
•Provide vision for technology infrastructure and leadership necessary to create and maintain key systems (SalesForce, Hyperion, Workday)
•Execute key initiative to migrate from an on premises data center to cloud technologies (Azure) including Big Data environment (Hadoop)
•Drive strategy, innovation, delivery and best practices for the company across functional lines
•Work directly with external solution suppliers to better manage new and existing relationships
•Institute quality standards, performance reporting, issue tracking and other major project delivery strategies
•Attract and retain top technology talent and drive engagement that rallies the IT Run organization behind a redefined Catalina technology vision


•Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field or equivalent; minimum of 15 years of relevant experience with at least 7 years of Technology leadership experience
•High-energy, high-integrity, engaging, innovative, collaborative leadership approach
•Demonstrated success driving performance in a transforming company (fail fast and win big)
•High level of knowledge and expertise with domains, including architecture
•Extensive experience with cloud readiness, migration pathway to hosted technologies (Azure), and methodologies that include Agile/Scrum and DevOps
•Experience with IBM Netezza data warehouse technologies
•Extensive experience with management of L2/L3 call centers/ ITIL
•Extensive knowledge of various business systems (Hyperion, Salesforce, Workday, etc.)
•Demonstrated experiences in reporting and management of complex organizations through utilization of appropriate metrics / tools
•Experience hosting and operating high performance systems including their infrastructure, service levels, in both hosted and cloud environments
•Strong vendor management and negotiation skills
•Strong project management with track record of on-time, on budget and high-quality implementations
•Track record of on-time, on budget and high-quality implementation


Be a trusted partner: Act with integrity and positive intent

Focus on the customer: Keep the needs of both internal and external customers as well as

consumers front and center

Act like an owner: Think holistically about how your role helps fulfill our Mission

Be innovative: Share and scale the best ideas regardless of origin

Strive for simplicity: Add meaning and eliminate complexity

Value personal and professional growth: Contribute to an environment that enables

individual, team and organizational success

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 presented in this description.

All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject 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.

Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited resumes from outside recruiters /placement agencies. Catalina will not pay fees associated with resumes presented through unsolicited means.

See full details and apply at https://jobs.catalina.com/job/st-petersburg/vp-global-it-operations/18537/10749245