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Senior Technical SEO Manager



Marketing & Communications, IT
Bellevue, WA, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 25, 2024

Our Opportunity:

Chewy is looking for an experienced Senior Technical SEO Manager to join our pack on the SEO team in our Boston, MA office. We pride ourselves on our technical SEO expertise at Chewy and consider it a strength, but we’ve reached the point where this function needs a dedicated owner. In this high impact role, you’ll be responsible for ensuring Chewy is near perfect from a technical SEO perspective and you’ll have the resources you need to make that a reality.

You’ll be set up for success from day one with access to top-tier SEO tools (including off the shelf tools and tools we’ve built in house), dedicated product managers, engineers, and data scientists, and a broader organization that’s committed to prioritizing SEO at the highest levels. The ideal candidate is extremely passionate about SEO, possesses a healthy amount of curiosity, has a high fluency with data, is comfortable setting aggressive goals, and can operate with autonomy to achieve those goals.

What You’ll Do:

  • Create a strategy for technical SEO for Chewy in multiple countries and languages. Set goals, develop a technical SEO roadmap, and execute through dedicated engineering resources and partner teams.
  • Build and execute an SEO A/B testing roadmap to continuously improve SEO performance and our understanding of levers we can pull to improve SEO performance.
  • Advise product and engineering teams to help build technical SEO requirements into every new feature we build at Chewy.
  • Develop our playbook for technical SEO, evangelize the playbook across product and engineering teams at Chewy, and guide engineering teams to build automated testing for core SEO functionality.
  • Conduct log file analysis to understand how search engines crawl Chewy; partner with Security, Cloud Infrastructure, and Engineering teams to improve crawlability and resolve issues.
  • Develop and implement a scalable internal linking strategy in partnership with SEO’s product and engineering teams.
  • Develop a robust system for monitoring changes to SEO functionality and alerting relevant teams to protect SEO traffic.

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Computer Science, Finance, Marketing, or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • 7+ years of experience in Technical SEO preferred; 5+ years of experience in Technical SEO with other experience in Engineering, Product, Machine Learning and/or Information Retrieval is also acceptable.
  • Extensive knowledge and expertise in every facet of technical SEO: log file analysis, crawling/rendering/indexing, performance optimization, structured data implementation, etc.
  • Deep understanding of Google’s guidelines and spam policies. The ideal candidate is able to quote these without looking them up and they’re typically the first person to inform their colleagues of changes to Google’s guidelines.
  • Experience with international SEO in multiple countries and languages.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and data presentation skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams. You’re able to discuss and write about SEO in a simple way that anyone can understand.
  • Excellent analytical skills with demonstrated experience turning data into actionable insights.
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and other web technologies.
  • Position may require travel (Less than 10%)

Bonus (if applicable):

  • Experience with Botify and Nozzle
  • Experience in Wordpress (preferred) and Drupal
  • Experience with SEO A/B Testing

Compensation & Benefits:

Our salary range for a Senior Technical SEO Manager position is $129,500.00 - $207,000.00. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including but not limited to the candidate’s relevant experience, education, and work location. In addition, this position is eligible for 401k and a new hire and annual equity grant.

We offer different types of insurance, such as medical/Rx, vision, dental, life, disability, hospital indemnity, critical illness, and accident. We offer parental leave, family services benefits, backup dependent care, flexible spending accounts, telemedicine, pet adoption reimbursement, employee assistance program, and many discounts including 10% off pet insurance and 20% off at Chewy.com.

Non-exempt hourly team members accrue paid time off (PTO) while salaried-exempt team members have unlimited PTO, subject to manager approval. Non-exempt hourly team members in Fulfillment Centers and Customer Service are also eligible for additional unplanned unpaid time off (UTO). Team members will receive six paid holidays per year. Team members may be eligible for paid sick and family leave in compliance with applicable state and local regulations.

Chewy is committed to equal opportunity. We value and embrace diversity and inclusion of all Team Members. If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, and you need an accommodation during the application process or to perform these job requirements, or if you need a religious accommodation, please contact CAAR@chewy.com.

If you have a question regarding your application, please contact HR@chewy.com.

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