Senior Technical SEO Consultant
About the Company
Merj is a London based digital agency that specialises in delivering simple solutions to complex problems. We work discreetly to understand the challenges facing our clients and produce intelligent, actionable and effective insights. Merj is continually exploring new technologies to push forward the limits of what is possible and help our clients to set and achieve their goals.
We understand that we won't find the team we're looking for in a single location so we are building a remote working culture that ensures a healthy work/life balance.
Salary: Highly Competitive
Start Date: June/July 2021
About the role
As part of the marketing technology consulting team, you will:
Develop best practise technical strategies and innovative solutions.
Use data engineering techniques to leverage data at scale (terabytes).
Identify, recommend, and prioritise solutions for technical issues that could affect organic search performance or security.
Manage timelines, expectations, and deliverables.
Nurture and develop client relationships.
Within Merj, you’ll be leading clients and take ownership of strategy, with your work having a positive impact on our core business; helping to drive growth both for clients and Merj.
As teamwork is such a large part of our company, you’ll be sharing and receiving knowledge and experiences in the form of training, research, and development.
Skills & Experience
You should be able to demonstrate or have experience in the following:
Over five years working in digital marketing while working on organic search projects.
Experience with at least one scripting language such as Python, Ruby or R.
Experience with databases with SQL.
Experience working with developers and other digital marketers where you have led increases in important metrics (such as revenue, users, visibility etc).
Strong knowledge of all elements of search optimisation: on-page, off-site, and technical.
Ability to balance technical SEO tasks versus user experience.
Familiarity with SEO tools such as Deep Crawl, Botify, Screaming Frog, Google Search Console, seoClarity, AHREFS, and SEMrush.
Experience with Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics, Omniture/SiteCatalyst and other analytics platforms.
Experience with at least two different content management systems (off-the-shelf or bespoke). You should also understand the benefits and drawbacks of each.
Personal Skills & Interests
A high standard of written and spoken English is important (fluent or native).
You should be comfortable in challenging yourself, asking for feedback, and acting on it.
The ability to hold yourself accountable for delivery on client commitments is important.
Be ready to empathise with your team and earn your clients' trust.
You should enjoy working with large amounts of data and be able to draw and implement conclusions from your analysis.
A want to optimise workflows to reduce repetitive tasks while being resourceful and adaptable is important. Sometimes, you might have to make use of limited resources.
You should have a genuine curiosity for how things work and treat every challenge is an opportunity to grow.
Any of the following would be very beneficial:
Excellent written and verbal communication in a second language.
Experience in writing for reputable digital journals.
Contributed to Open Source projects.
Web coding experience in HTML and CSS.
Knowledge of AWS Cloud and Apache Foundation (Spark, Hadoop, etc).
Knowledge of orchestration such as Kubernetes, Docker, Terraform.
Knowledge of server operating systems such as OpenBSD, FreeBSD, Ubuntu or GNU/Linux.
You must be eligible to work or contract in the UK.
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