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Verizon is a leading provider of technology, communications, information and entertainment products, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our ambition and united in our shared purpose to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing...

The Technical SEO Specialist will audit, analyze, and execute technical SEO initiatives on Verizon’s websites. This position is definitely for you if you stay up at night thinking about how canonicalization affects duplicate content, the nuances and art of page rendering, why JS indexing doesn't always work, the power of building strong webs through internal linking, and how to maximize Google’s crawl budget.

Verizon offers you the chance to work at the highest level of SEO practice. We are looking for a motivated, data-driven individual who can bring their technical SEO knowledge to the table to help us design and execute SEO projects that adhere to best practices and also help us achieve cutting-edge results through testing and innovation. Responsible for the scheduling, coordination, and completion of projects for Organic Search/Search Engine Optimization (SEO), including:

  • Detailed analysis of technical aspects of the site (canonicalization, crawl budget, page rendering)
  • Define strategy with an eye for quick wins through long-term best practice methodology.
  • Work with development teams to ensure technical SEO best practices are adhered to for all new dev initiatives.
  • Monitor web analytics data from various sources to gauge the effectiveness of technical SEO initiatives.
  • Consult with product managers and other stakeholders on SEO best practices.
  • Run audits, identify and address technical debt that specifically impacts a search engine’s ability to crawl, index, and favor our site’s content.
  • Work with editorial and marketing teams to drive SEO in content creation and content programming.
  • Advise, collaborate and work cross-functionally with development, design, product, and marketing, and project management groups to push for technical SEO best practices.
  • Perform keyword research as needed.
  • Utilize internal and third-party analytics programs.
  • Monitor ranking, traffic, crawl error, and indexing reports identifying potential SEO issues.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor'sdegree in Computer Science, Engineering, or four or more years of workexperience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Four or moreyears ofexperience with natural/organic search engine optimization.
  • Experience developing websites and applications with HTML and web server knowledge. Experience with Ajax, CSS, JavaScript, SQL, HTML5, XML, and other web programming languages.
  • Experience working with back-end SEO elements such as .htaccess, robots.txt, metadata, and site speed optimization to optimize website performance.
  • Experience in quantifying marketing impact and SEO performance.
  • Expert understanding of technical SEO (sitemaps, page rendering, canonicalization, etc.).
  • Deep experience with web analytics software, keyword research tools, and content management systems.
  • Experience with Google Analytics.

Even better if you have:

  • Deep understanding of the search engine industry and SEO best practices.
  • Experience in project management and working cross-functionally to accomplish business goals.
  • Proven record of achieving SEO results on high traffic, relevant search engine keyword searches.
  • Experience working with Firebase for app indexation.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to manage deadlines and multiple/simultaneous, highly complex, cross-functional projects/initiatives.
  • Highly responsive and proactive, supportive of team and partners.
  • Proven ability to work and interact with multiple stakeholder groups and agencies/vendors.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. 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 page to learn more.

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