SENIOR IT ANALYST, MARKETING

| West Suburbs

OUR STORY:

Ulta Beauty is the largest specialty beauty retailer in the United States and the place for the true beauty enthusiast who gets butterflies as she shops for beauty and experiments throughout our store. We are the only one to provide our guests prestige, mass and salon products and services under one roof – All Things Beauty, All in One Place™. We put our guests at the center of all we do, committing to offer her unrivaled ways to be beautiful in an environment that provides the thrill of exploration and delight of discovery.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Senior Analyst is responsible for supporting, planning and coordinating functional and technical activities related to Marketing requirements definition and testing in a primarily agile development environment. The Senior Analyst works closely with the business, vendors, and cross functional teams on project and support functions.  They interface with key stakeholders and apply their technical and analytical proficiency across different stages of the development life cycle for analytics including requirements gathering, application architecture, definition and design.  The Senior Analyst takes ownership of challenges and suggests innovative solutions and ideas to provide business solutions in a highly dynamic, fast paced and rewarding environment.

 

CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Requirements Definition: Contributes to selection of the most appropriate techniques for the elicitation of detailed requirements. Undertakes business requirements as directed, maintaining traceability back to source. Assesses them for adherence to business objectives and for consistency, challenging positively as appropriate. Leads requirements prioritization with stakeholders. Reviews operational requirements, problems, and opportunities, seeking effective business solutions through improvements in automated and non-automated components of new or changed processes.
  • Development Testing: Creates test cases using own in-depth technical analysis of both functional and non-functional specifications and processes.  Maintains traceability records, from test cases back to requirements.  Investigates requirements for environment, data, resources and tools.  Reviews test results and modifies tests if necessary. Provides reports on progress, anomalies, risks and issues associated with the overall project.  Identifies process improvements, and contributes to corporate testing standards and definition of best practice.
  • Relationship Management: Reviews the communications needs of each stakeholder group in conjunction with business owners and subject matter experts. Translates communications / stakeholder engagement strategies into specific tasks.  Contributes to the development and enhancement of customer and stakeholder relationships.

 

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify and document business requirements, user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Help prioritize and scope deliverables, ensuring they meet the key requirements defined
  • Ensure that the business and IT teams have a consistent understanding of what has to be delivered
  • Collaborate with the business and IT Teams to deliver the required solution quickly and efficiently
  • Take ownership and lead discussions between IT and the business teams on challenges, questions and concerns
  • Assist QA in test case creation
  • Recognize and discuss process improvements, innovative solutions and ideas that will assist the business team in accomplishing specific goals
  • Mentor developers on the business domain

Requirements

REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSIDERATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related field, or applicable work experience
  • 3+ years of experience as an Analyst in a retail environment (ideally with Marketing teams)
  • Strong leadership skills in accountability and customer focus
  • Proactive and able to catch issues before failures
  • Possess a strong work ethic; takes pride in producing a quality product
  • Strong analysis/troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent communication skills; feels comfortable working with non-technical business partners
  • Able to effectively convey business scenarios to diverse audiences.
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Strong sense of ownership, initiative, and urgency in addressing issues and following up
  • Able to propose and evaluate solution alternatives, assessing the pros and cons of each approach
  • Able to multi-task and adapt quickly to change
  • Work with production support and project consultants in an onshore / offshore model
  • Flexibility of providing support during odd hours, weekends, and peak seasons
  • Minimal travel required (training/conferences)
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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.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Teams within Ulta Beauty host company outings semi-annually.
Relocation Assistance
Ulta Beauty provide relocation assistance where eligible.
Professional Development Benefits
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.
Lunch and learns
Ulta Beauty hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
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