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Specialist Developer – Information Technology job – Market related salary – Johannesburg, South Africa

A leading online marketing company is looking for a Specialist Developer to join their team in Johannesburg. The Specialist Developer will be responsible for understanding business requirements, drafting solution design and implementation specifications, implement tagging using defined standards and implementing documentation

Your key job responsibilities as the Specialist Developer in Johannesburg will include:

  • Synthesize all requirements from multiple sources (including but not limited to web & mobile) and areas (Product Managers, Development Teams, functional group members) while coordinating with the Analytics team
  • Create and conduct presentations for improving processes
  • Create documentation relating to existing processes and suggestions thereof
  • Ensure that knowledge is current within tag management systems (Google Tag Manager) and implementation using custom JavaScript/JQuery when required
  • Research creative needs in the department
  • Translate business requirements into tag implementation specifications (build SDR framework)
  • Work independently (coding for sites managed by the team) or with multiple cross functional teams to get tags pushed to production
  • Build Data Layer for tag implementation
  • Apply and implement coding practices for site tagging and follow industry standards
  • Deploy any third party tagging and integrate data from Doubleclick, Adwords or any custom data imports into GA
  • Assist with Optimizing A/B testing platform for running A/B tests
  • Website Maintenance / Update / Website Design / Website Cut-ups

Requirements for this Specialist Developer job in Johannesburg:

  • Minimum 12 months’ experience within a Digital Marketing/ Google Analytics environment
  • Minimum 3 years Development experience in Java Script, HTML & CSS
  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • Solid experience using Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager implementation and management
  • Solid experience using HTML5, jQuery, JavaScript (advantageous)

If you meet the above requirements for this Specialist Developer job in Johannesburg, we would like to hear from you. Please send your CV through to If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist

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