• Locations
    • Remote
    • New York
  • Date Posted
  • Jan. 12, 2022
  • Function
  • Business Intelligence

We are NYC based but remote friendly! (US based candidates only)

Hello, World! Codecademy is on a mission to build inspiring careers in technology through engaging, accessible, and interactive online coding education.

Our learners have gone on to start new jobs, launch new companies, and lead new lives thanks to their work with Codecademy, and our platform has transformed the way businesses develop and retain their teams.

Since 2011, our team has grown to over 200 employees serving 50+ million learners from 190+ countries. We’ve raised over $82M in venture capital funding from top investors including Prosus, Owl Ventures, Union Square Ventures, Y Combinator, and more--which gives us the capital to get stuff done in an impactful way.

Join us to help build a business that empowers tens of millions of people to lead better lives!

At Codecademy, data is at the center of everything we do. We are looking for a Web Analytics Engineer to join our cross-functional product development teams. You will partner with stakeholders across the organization to design and implement analytics strategies via the Google Marketing and Analytics Platforms. All with the goal of ensuring the product squads have actionable insights to better serve our learners. This is a great opportunity to build a diverse set of skills ranging from product strategy, product development, quantitative research, and cross-functional collaboration.

What you will do

  • Partner with stakeholders across the organization to design and implement analytics strategies via the Google Marketing and Analytics Platforms.
  • Contribute to our analytics infrastructure by developing and implementing effective tracking plans in GTM or directly on our platform.
  • Ensure upstream product model changes integrate well with our existing data models and reporting tools, and when it doesn’t, build the necessary capabilities to adjust.
  • Develop and maintain custom reporting in Google Analytics to help cross-functional stakeholders glean insights for their functional area.
  • Train data champions from across the organization on the Google Marketing Platform, including Google Tag Manager and Google Analytics (Universal Analytics and GA4.)
  • Train end-users to self-serve requests on the Google Analytics platform.
  • Apply software engineering best practices to the analytics workflow (ex: version control, testing).
  • Identify process improvements, contribute to our documentation, and share best practices with the team and our end-users.
  • Collaborate with data science and data engineering to ensure data quality and integrity

What you will need

  • Reputation as a customer obsessed data and analytics expert.
  • A “Founder” mentality - relentless, resourceful, proactive, and results-oriented.
  • Minimum of 3 years in an analytical role focused on digital product, web, or marketing analytics.
  • Strong problem solving skills to determine how best to employ multiple data sets and analytical methods to answer product development questions
  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in communicating the results of an analysis to a variety of audiences
  • Deep technical expertise in web analytics and Google Analytics / GTM.
  • Hands-on experience with JavaScript, HTML and SQL.
  • Working knowledge of customer data platforms (we use Segment.)
  • Proficiency with agile development software methodologies
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and tight timelines
  • Strong track record of establishing trusted relationships

What will make you stand out

  • Extensive experience with the Google Analytics platform and programming languages like JavaScript, HTML, Python, etc.  Comfortable using Git, Segment (or other CDPs) and data warehouses like Snowflake and Google BigQuery.
  • Previous GA consulting experience, or hands-on experience building GA from scratch.
  • Experience working in Edtech or equivalent industries
  • Strategic Thinking


Equal Employment Opportunity

At Codecademy, we are committed to teaching people the skills they need to upgrade their careers. Codecademy aims to educate a richly diverse demographic of learners with our product and in order to accomplish this, we believe our team should reflect that rich diversity. Our company celebrates diversity in all of its forms-- race, gender, color, national origin, marital status, sexuality, religion, veteran status, age, ability, disability status-- and works to create an inclusive workplace where people of all backgrounds and beliefs are empowered to better their futures.