|The company is focused on ensuring its websites are the preferred channel for its customers and engendering the loyalty of its global customer base. As a strategic part of the IT Team the Development team play a key role in every step, from initial brainstorming sessions to technical concept to launch. In addition to creating the best user
experience for our web products, we are also developing across other platforms
such as iPhone, Android, and iPad.
This position will provide you with the opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment developing truly global websites.
You must be up to date with modern web practices, current with emerging technologies, and excited about being able to work with cutting edge web application architectures and technologies.
You must be able to operate effectively in a team atmosphere within a fast-paced development schedule. You will be working with a team of product evangelists and exceptional developers to increase revenue, improve the customer experience, and develop brand loyalty. Creative thinkers, good listeners, excellent communicators, and well-rounded professionals are welcomed here.
What you need
•Experience in .htaccess / robots.txt knowledge and implementation
•Understand the differences between redirects - e.g. 301, 302, 307 - and how they impact SEO
•Experience in Linux/Mac command line
•Understanding of duplicate content/URLs and how they impact SEO
•Understanding of Google algorithm updates e.g. Panda
•Experience working with large (50k+ page) websites & dealing with large site infrastructure
•Bachelor's degree in computer science or similar
Dream List of what else you might have
•Understanding the importance of reducing page load times and have plans on how to make it work
•Experience with web analytics packages
•Experience in Link building
•Understand Penalization and its effects
•Experience in SEO Geo impact
•Experience optimizing for other search engines e.g. Yahoo, Bing.
•Familiar with schema/microdata