DIGITAL SENIOR BUSINESS ANALYST I

| West Suburbs

GENERAL SUMMARY & SCOPE

 

The Digital Senior Business Analyst I will work closely with business partners and the IT team to help identify, prioritize, and confirm requirements for projects within the Stores, Salon, and Marketing project roadmaps with an emphasis on the guest digital experience. He or she must be able to effectively communicate with project stakeholders using business terminology as well as possess a strong technical background to enable comprehensive business-IT alignment. Duties include coordinating and facilitating requirements gathering sessions, developing appropriate requirements and functional design documentation, use cases as well as assisting in the testing of the functionality of newly developed digital enhancements.

 

The role requires strong written, verbal communication and facilitation skills.  The individual should also demonstrate critical analytical skills and sound judgment.

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (*Essential Functions)

  1. Management of individual product lifecycles, from understanding a concept or the current state, assessing gaps, defining key capabilities, working across the organization to develop requirements, working with Business, IT and Creative resources to understand tradeoffs, through product launch and ongoing management.
  2. Partner with a cross functional team of designers, technologists to produce business requirement artifacts including Epics, User Stories, Use Cases, Business Rules, Supplemental (Non-Functional) Specifications, and User Interface Design Specifications for complex projects.
  3. Use market research, customer surveys, customer feedback, and web analytic data to understand customer and business needs, discovering latent gaps, identifying new opportunities to ultimately define a product roadmap.
  4. Develop realistic business case scenarios for new product capabilities – to rationalize resource investments.
  5. Transform complex concepts into executable plans and customer experiences.
  6. Anticipate industry and product trends, capability prioritization and tradeoffs, balancing business needs versus technical constraints.
  7. Be engaged throughout the whole project life-cycle, from inception to production launch and post-launch assessment based on business requirements.

Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 7-10 years of business analysis experience with large projects, ideally with tech experience and with a retail and marketing focus in transactional digital applications.
  • Provide digital, store, and marketing functionality expertise including Loyalty, CRM, and Analytics during project planning, development and production-support
  • Review digital, store, and marketing platforms and architectures to recommend effective options for implementing business functionality
  • Collaborate with business owners and stakeholders to lead store, marketing, and eCommerce requirements gathering and analysis
  • Escalate project risks and issues, develop mitigation plans as required
  • Responsible for ensuring project documentation, decisions and specifications are documented and maintained.
  • BS or BA University degree
  • Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines while using analytical and problem solving capabilities.
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, project team and other departments within the organization.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high pressure environment.
  • Experience in working in both SDLC and Agile Environments.

 

SPECIAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Capability to translate technical concepts into non-technical terms
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Possesses the expert knowledge to identify opportunities for change and the ability to convey the need for change.
  • Builds expert knowledge in our industry and conveys knowledge to others.  Understands and supports “Best in Class” standards.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Overtime may be required to meet project deadlines.
  • Capability to participate in training sessions, presentations and meetings.
  • Travel approximately 10% of your time. (stores, meetings, conferences, training)
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Location

Our satellite campus is in Chicago at 120 S. Riverside Plaza with 100 workstations & conference rooms which associates can reserve.

What are Ulta Beauty Perks + Benefits

Ulta Beauty Benefits Overview

Being rewarded for your hard work never goes out of style. With a number of options to choose from, you can select benefits that meet the needs of you and your family. And benefits begin on your first day of active employment.

In addition to the competitive benefits outlined, we also have a generous Associate Discount of 25% off on retail products and 50% off on salon services.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Ulta Beauty partners with After School Matters and Skills for Chicagoland's Future.
Partners with Nonprofits
Ulta Beauty is proud to partner with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Dress for Success and Save the Children through the Ulta Beauty Charitable Foundation.
Intracompany committees
Ulta Beauty has a variety of Corporate Associate groups, such as the Ulta Green Group.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Ulta Beauty is committed to ensuring our "Champion Diversity" value and "Inclusion" competency are part of who we are and the decisions we make.
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Ulta Beauty associates can contribute up to the IRS limits of $2,625 annually to their Health Care FSA and up to $5,000 to their Dependent Care FSA.
Disability Insurance
Ulta Beauty provides all benefit-eligible associates with company paid short-term disability and long-term disability insurance. Associates may also purchase supplemental AD&D insurance.
Dental Benefits
Ulta Beauty offers dental insurance to eligible associates and their dependents.
Vision Benefits
Ulta Beauty offers voluntary vision insurance.
Health Insurance Benefits
Ulta Beauty offers dental insurance to eligible associates and their dependents.
Life Insurance
Ulta Beauty provides all benefit-eligible associates with company paid basic life insurance. Associates may also purchase supplemental term life insurance.
Pet Insurance
Ulta Beauty offers voluntary pet insurance.
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Ulta Beauty associates can save for their retirement by participating in the 401(k) plan administered by Fidelity, following 60 days of service.
401(K) Matching
Ulta Beauty matches 100% of the first 3% and 50% of the next 2% of eligible compensation deferred and is 100% vested immediately.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 4 weeks of paid parental leave for the birth parent and provide 2 weeks of paid leave for the non-birth parent.
Flexible Work Schedule
Ulta Beauty provides associates with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times and summer hours.
Family Medical Leave
All Ulta Beauty associates are eligible to apply for a leave of absence, which will be reviewed for any federal (FMLA) or state protected leave eligibility.
Adoption Assistance
Ulta Beauty provides adoption assistance.
Company sponsored family events
Ulta Beauty participates in National Bring Your Child to Work Day.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
We believe each associate should have time off from work each year. Ulta Beauty provides the following paid time off: vacation days, personal days, sick days and paid holidays.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Ulta Beauty provides paid sick days to associates.
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Casual Dress
Company Outings
Teams within Ulta Beauty host company outings semi-annually.
Relocation Assistance
Ulta Beauty provide relocation assistance where eligible.
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Job Training & Conferences
Ulta Beauty offers associates professional development opportunities like onsite training courses and the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Ulta Beauty provides financial assistance to active, full-time associates with at least one year of service for tuition-related expenses.
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Ulta Beauty hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
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