Financial Services/Banking/Insurance

Business Data Analyst (Onsite)


Strategic Staffing Solutions


S3 is seeking a Business Data Analyst for one of our partners in the Finance industry! This role is ONSITE in the Riverwoods, IL area. This role will work within requirements specifications for IT solutions delivery with a significant database component or database focus. Ideal candidates will have advanced SQL skills. Not open for Corp to Corp candidates.

Job Title: Business Data Analyst (Onsite)

Location: Riverwoods, IL

Role Type: W2 Only, No C2C

Contract Length: 6 months w/possible extension

Pay: $60-70/hr.

How to Apply: Please send resume and contact information to Keena Leo, Sourcing Specialist, at and reference job #226352.


  • Interpret client enterprise marketing strategy and translate into operational execution of marketing technology solutions
  • Interface with the business and technology teams to support the design and delivery of medium to large scale integrated marketing solutions
  • Elicit requirements from business stakeholders which are essential to defining capabilities required for executing business strategy.
  • Take primary ownership for written requirements specifications, from initial creation, through change management and solution delivery
  • Be the solution wide functional and data subject matter expert on large scope projects
  • Able to assemble, analyze and evaluate data to make appropriate and well-reasoned recommendations and decisions to support the business and project teams
  • Communicate and collaborate with IT application and data architects / SMEs as required for business and IT mapping and creation of roadmaps for implementing technology solutions relevant to executing on specified strategy.
  • Lead and drive conversations with technical and business stakeholders to design and validate design against requirements
  • Lead, drive work, mentor, and influence a team of Business Systems Analysts at multiple levels
  • Perform analysis of new data for inclusion in a marketing database, and ad-hoc analysis of data in the database to support the requirements process
  • Elicit objective criteria for solution acceptance and ensure mapping and traceability from desired capabilities through to candidate solution presented for acceptance.
  • Assess business objectives and provide accurate estimations of effort
  • Be an ongoing solution advocate to ensure enhancements and future development roadmap conforms to solution design and client business objectives.
  • Ensure delivery best practices for marketing processes and operations efficiency
  • Able to quickly develop and maintain relationships within the organization and/or with external partners, and understand the unique needs of each partnership


  • Advanced SQL skills
  • Able to navigate a full database solution including writing queries to aggregate data for deep insights
  • Deep experience in CRM or Loyalty marketing technologies
  • Deep experience in batch ETL marketing technology or deep proficiency in Real Time web services
  • The ability to create technical documentation (including Visio documentation of overall business solution) required
  • Consultative – able to quickly develop rapport and establish credibility that results in trust and respect from business and technical
  • Exhibits intense curiosity, to dig beneath the superficial and identify facts
  • Excellent drive and initiative, and sense of personal accountability
  • Excellent organizational skills and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills in order to move toward a project’s successful completion
  • Strong blend of business acumen and technical aptitude
  • Skilled with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Visio
  • 7+ years experience with writing detailed requirements specifications for IT solution delivery with a significant database component or database focus – consisting of at least 100 distinct enumerated requirements
  • 7+ years experience as a business requirements analyst with full lifecycle software implementations involving large databases
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field
  • Desired Skills:
    • Agile/Scrum project experience, especially utilizing Jira
    • Experience with Advanced Analytics tools such as SAS, R, Python, Spark, H20
    • Experience with marketing campaign tools such as IBM Campaign, Adobe Campaign, RedPoint, Momentum, Bonus etc.
    • Experience with Business Intelligence/Data Visualization tools such as Tableau, Domo, Business Objects, Cognos
    • Domain experience with marketing analytics and financial services

The S3 Difference

The global mission of S3 is to build trusting relationships and deliver solutions that positively impact our customers, our consultants, and our communities.  The four pillars of our company are to:

  • Set the bar high for what a company should do
  • Create jobs
  • Offer people an opportunity to succeed and change their station in life
  • Improve the communities where we live and work through volunteering and charitable giving

As an S3 employee, you’re eligible for a full benefits package that may include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Vacation Package
  • Life & Disability Insurance Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Job ID: JOB-226352
Publish Date: 31 May 2023

Tagged as: Business Data Analyst (Onsite)