Analytics Solutions Engineer - CNET

Ref#: 30259
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: San Francisco, CA, US

About Us:
CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry. Our brands dive deep into the things people care about across entertainment, technology, news, games, business and sports. With over 1 billion users visiting our properties every quarter, we are a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks online.

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Division Overview:
The CMG Business Intelligence team are the primary data providers for all sites under the CNET Media Group. We work closely with engineering and product teams cross-functionally to implement data-driven decisions that drive our business.

Role Details:
The right individual for this role will be a motivated and energetic developer who takes initiative, enjoys finding solutions to a varying number of challenges, is detail-oriented, and takes extreme pride in their work. The Analytics Solutions Engineer possesses a deep sense of curiosity, a passion for building smarter tracking solutions that enable data driven decision across the business.

Your Day-to-Day:
  • Implement translated business requirements into tagging specifications across multiple tools and tracking approaches
  • Work closely with site-side engineering to implement tagging mechanisms for data collection with the ability to provide pseudo-code or code snippets if necessary
  • Design scalable tracking solutions that can be leveraged across multiple sites and business units and implement data standardization for consistent measurement methodologies
  • Build tracking approaches for activity and user analytics, such as user segmentation or traffic trending across sites and business units
  • Maintain ongoing upgrades to solutions and participate in training impacted teams

Key Projects:
  • Implement Adobe Heartbeat video tracking solution across all sites utilizing our in-house video player
  • Standardize mobile app tracking solutions through native SDKs or through a tag manager
  • Perform QA, maintenance, and development of data-related monitoring tools and services
What you bring to the team
You have --
  • In-depth knowledge of modern HTML/CSS
  • Intermediate knowledge of JavaScript/jQuery
  • Experience in web analytics tracking such as Adobe Analytics (Omniture Site Catalyst and Discover) or Google Analytics
  • Familiarity with industry standard data collection such as comScore, Nielsen, and other marketing pixels
  • Experience with site tagging including desktop, mobile, video and OTT for digital properties with high traffic volumes
  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

You might also have --
  • Familiarity with basic App Development (iOS, Android)
  • Knowledge of Databases and SQL queries (e.g MySQL, MS SQL, Oracle)
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