Technical Web Analyst (Google Analytics, JavaScript)

The job in a nutshell

Are you a whizz kid with Google Analytics? Perhaps you are either an experienced front end developer with an understanding of JavaScript or a technical analyst with prior experience in coding within a tech environment? GoCompare have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and high performing Technical Web Analyst to lead the implementation of Google Analytics across all GoCompare web products.

If you are a highly driven and learning focused individual, whichever applies above to your background, this role will enable you to expand upon your capabilities in either analytics or coding within a Product Driven Development environment.

The role will enable you to integrate with varied individuals across Product Management and Product Design, contributing to a data driven approach and driving further forward data techniques such as A/B Testing, segmentation and personalisation. You will be part of a broad product team and integrate heavily with the wider business including building relationships within the Marketing and Tech teams.

You will be able to work within a truly Agile and fast paced environment, which will provide opportunities to work with high performing, cross functional teams to aid your further development of web analytics from and a data and product driven standpoint

Skills and experience you’ll need to have

  • Significant experience of working in a technical role
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Previous front end web programming experience
  • Ability to deliver against tight deadlines and perform under pressure
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills
  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript and jQuery
  • Solid understanding of HTML and CSS

What you’ll be responsible for

  • Creating bespoke, custom code to capture data and fire tags, using JavaScript, jQuery which will feed into Google Analytics
  • Signs off and creates product specifications for tagging implementations
  • Working as part of the wider product team to ensure that all Google Analytics tracking is carried out to meet full requirement
  • Coaches and trains software engineers, ‘on-boarding’ new and existing software engineers for tag management system
  • Acts as a technical analytics specialists and interfaces with all third party business partners and across digital tools
  • Coaches and supervises junior members of the team
  • Creates bespoke basic and advanced training programmes for business users on Google Analytics
  • Leads web optimisation programmes including the creation of hypothesis and post analysis

Who you’ll be working with

  • Collaborates with Web and Business Intelligence teams to capture and define relevant KPIs or requirements
  • Delivers actionable insight to Marketing, Commercial and Web teams to aid business decision making
  • Liaises with Tech to ensure web analytics is incorporated into new builds/projects
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Up to £30,000 + Extensive Benefits

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Contract type:

Full time

Closing date:

10th February 2018

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Where we live

Our office in Newport is off junction 28 of the M4, and is a short walk from Tredegar House (ideal for a quick stroll at lunch time). To find us, our address is: Imperial House, Imperial Way, Newport NP10 8UH