Software Engineer I – SEO

eventbrite

  • Full Time

THE CHALLENGE
Eventbrite is the leading global ticketing and event technology platform, powering over five million live experiences and 300 million tickets every year. We empower creators of events of all shapes and sizes – from music festivals, experiential yoga, and political rallies to gaming competitions –– by providing them the tools and resources they need to seamlessly plan, promote, and produce live experiences around the world. 
Getting high-quality, high-volume organic search traffic is essential for all sites, but at Eventbrite, it’s critical to our business. Our ability to surface the event pages created by our organizers to relevant people across all search platforms is central to our product offering and one of Eventbrite’s key advantages for our customers. We are growing our engineering team quickly in Hyderabad, India, we are seeking talented engineers to join our growing team

THE TEAM
The SEO team is a cross-functional team including engineers, product, and strategy. We take an agile approach to our work, and we learn from each other as we go. We meet daily to share progress and identify impediments, hone our skills through code reviews, perform demos of the code we ship, and retrospect to improve the way we work. 
As part of the broader Eventbrite Engineering team, we share our learnings on our Engineering Blog and, during non-pandemic times, read about how Eventbrite approaches SEO on our engineering blog

THE ROLE
As an SEO Engineer at Eventbrite, you will touch all layers of our code, work with our Marketing and Product teams, and make a huge impact on Eventbrite’s business by helping grow organic traffic as we grow the team.

 

THE SKILL SET

 

  • Experience building web applications in a mainstream programming language (Python, Ruby, C#, Java, etc.)
  • Experience with JavaScript and some form of front-end framework (React, Backbone, Angular, etc.)
  • Strong communication skills, in person and in writing (Slack, email, documentation, etc.)
  • Understanding of how to write readable, testable code
  • Interest in working full stack (i.e., frontend and backend)Passion to learn and to teach others
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    BONUS POINTS:

     

  • Knowledge of search engine algorithms and crawlers and an interest in building SEO expertise
  • Experience using web analytics and SEO tools (Google Webmaster Tools, Google Analytics, etc.)
  • Experience with Python
  • Experience with Wagtail CMS
  • Familiarity with Eventbrite and a passion for live events
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    WHAT WE OFFER
    At Eventbrite, we strive to support our Britelings and their loved ones through different stages of life with robust and attractive benefits, financial and physical wellness options, and great perks. In addition to offering a competitive salary and company stock, we have other great benefits available. In the Briteland, you’ll find great medical plans, fertility and adoption benefits, wellness reimbursement, generous parental leave, and much more. 
    We care about your mental health and wellbeing.
    Our employees enjoy free coaching sessions with Modern Health. We also offer free therapy sessions with a psychologist. You’ll also have access to private medical insurance for you and your family, that includes dental care. And our wellness program to pay for your gym expenses. 
    We work hard to cultivate a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where Britelings feel like they belong. 
    Employees can participate in resource groups and we offer programming throughout the year to support a diverse and inclusive workplace.  
    We offer ongoing training and career development that meets people where they are in their careers. 
    We offer unlimited access to courses in Udemy, leadership coaching for all managers, Briteling led talks, and weekly company-wide town halls with our CEO. We take culture seriously and design programs with employee feedback in mind to make Eventbrite a great place to work no matter where you work from in the world. 
    Work-life balance & flexibility is extremely important to us.
    Our employees can choose what works best for them: work in one of our offices, be fully remote or the best of both worlds! We believe in a flexible working environment to allow Britelings to perform at their best ensuring a healthy work-life balance. We have recently implemented Britebreak Fridays: all Britelings turn off their computers and take the first Friday of every month off to focus on their wellbeing. 
    ABOUT EVENTBRITE
    Eventbrite is a global self-service ticketing and experience technology platform that serves a community of hundreds of thousands of event creators in nearly 180 countries. Since inception, Eventbrite has been at the center of the experience economy, transforming the way people organize and attend events. The company was founded by Julia Hartz, Kevin Hartz and Renaud Visage, with a vision to build a self-service platform that would make it possible for anyone to create and sell tickets to live experiences. The Eventbrite platform provides an intuitive, secure, and reliable service that enables creators to plan and execute their live and online events, whether it’s an annual culinary festival attracting thousands of foodies, a professional webinar, a weekly yoga workshop or a youth dance class. With over 290 million tickets distributed for over 5 million total events in 2021, Eventbrite is where people all over the world discover new things to do or new ways to do more of what they love. Learn more at www.eventbrite.com.
    IS THIS ROLE NOT AN EXACT FIT?
    Eventbrite is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from all suitably qualified individuals are encouraged, regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. 
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