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SEO Engineer

Company: Verizon Media (former Oath)
Location: sunnyvale
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

It takes powerful technology to connect our brands and partners with an audience of 1 billion. Nearly half of Verizon Media employees are building the code and platforms that help us achieve that. Whether you're looking to write mobile app code, engineer the servers behind our massive ad tech stacks, or develop algorithms to help us process 4 trillion data points a day, what you do here will have a huge impact on our business-and the world. Want in? As Verizon's media unit, our brands like Yahoo, TechCrunch and more help people stay informed and entertained, communicate and transact, while creating new ways for advertisers and partners to connect. With technologies like XR, AI, machine-learning, and 5G, we're transforming media for tomorrow, too. We're creators and coders, dreamers and doers creating what's next in content, advertising and technology.

We are looking for a talented Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Software Engineer to join the Verizon Media Front-End team. We need someone who has a passion for maximizing the traffic to a site by improving page rank within search engines. We are motivated by the fact that our products are being used by millions of users in the US and around the world.

Responsibilities

* Work closely with the SEO product team to drive top of the funnel strategic SEO growth across Verizon Media's global products.

* Always passionate about SEO and have a curious mindset to understand how new technologies and google algorithm changes can impact SEO, eg, BERT natural language processing model, search quality rater.

* Scale our operations by building necessary tooling and automating essential jobs to ensure editorial and technical SEO best practices.

* Diagnose issues that are impacting SEOs, come up with solutions and implement fixes.

* Collaborate with product, design, the rest of the engineering teams on executing SEO tactics.

* Be the evangelist of SEO within the engineering organization to help shape a SEO culture within Verizon Media.

* Work with SEO team to ensure Verizon Media is prepared for major google changes including major ranking factors changes, algorithm changes to minimize any operation risk and traffic impact.

* Ensure quality of code by writing tests and doing code reviews.

* Build reusable code and libraries.

Minimum Qualifications

* Bachelors or greater in Computer Science or equivalent (e.g. 3+ years work experience).

* 1+ years of experience as an SEO Developer or similar role.

* 1+ years of experience in web analytics and marketing.

* 3+ years experience in web development and Front End engineering within the professional industry.

* Good understanding of SEO principles.

* Must have web hosting experience in order to keep track of the uptime and downtime of the website.

* Being aware or having good knowledge of SEO tools like Google analytics, SEMrush, etc. is required.

* Experienced in software engineering processes, tools, methods, test development.

* Proficiency in one or more Front End engineering skills including Javascript, CSS3, HTML5.

* Proficiency in JavaScript frameworks and libraries (e.g. Node.js, Express, React, Angular).

* Proficiency in Javascript technologies (e.g. ES6/7, Babel, Webpack, TypeScript, PWA).

* Great interpersonal and communication skills.

* Self-starter, team player

Verizon Media is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Verizon Media is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form (https://www.verizonmedia.com/careers/contact-us.html) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion (https://www.verizon.com/about/careers/work-culture) page to learn more.

Currently work for Verizon Media? Please apply on our internal career site.

Keywords: Verizon Media (former Oath), Sunnyvale , SEO Engineer, Other , sunnyvale, California

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