Marketing Analytics Implementation Engineer

MarketingRemote, United States Scottsdale, Arizona San Diego, California Dallas, TX Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Seattle, Washington Orlando, Florida


Position Summary:

The Marketing Implementation Engineer will support the marketing analytics, website, optimization, and paid media teams by defining and implementing tracking requirements using tools like Google Tag Manager, Google Analytics, and Salesforce. The position will be responsible for ensuring the system is accurately collecting data across all platforms that have an impact on the marketing metrics. This position will ensure analytics implementations follow best practices for new and existing measurement partners (Facebook, Google, Salesforce Marketing Cloud, and other reporting / ad platforms).


 Essential Functions:

 Interpersonal and Organizational Skills

  • Actively seeks opportunities to influence, build effective relationships and gain alignment with peers, functional partners and/or external partners to accomplish business objectives.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individual of constituencies in a diverse community. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Strong problem solving, critical and analytical thinking skills.
  • Able to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations; apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individual of constituencies in a diverse community. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Strong problem solving, critical and analytical thinking skills.
  • Ability to get things done through existing production processes; help improve existing processes; identify needs for new processes and improve efficiencies.
  • Accepts personal accountability, proactively seeks resolution for personal limitations; acts honestly with respect for others, the company and oneself.

Core Duties

  • Manage relationships with third party vendors and partners as well as NUS affiliate partners to ensure NUS has access to data warehouses and data sources.
  • Principal responsible for the implementation and maintenance of digital campaign pixels and conversions for platforms including Google Ads, Facebook Ads, Bing Ads, LinkedIn, etc.
  • Responsible for requirement definition, documentation and solution design of integrations and the analytics data layer in support of new and existing web analytics and media measurement tools.
  • Documents data flows across data collection platforms and maintains system documentation.
  • Ensures that tracking implementations do not negatively impact page load times or user experience.
  • Responsible for designing and executing quality assurance tests of analytics tags and reconciling analytics across multiple systems.
  • Works with Marketing Analysts and Developers to ensure tracking capabilities are implemented properly.
  • Ensures that the correct variables and dimensions are captured for data integration across data sources.
  • Work closely with our site optimization and marketing automation teams to support and maintain cross-platform integrations and customer behavior tracking.
  • Performs tag audits, identifies data collection issues and gaps, documents and owns tagging issues.
  • Cross trains Marketing Analysts and Developers on how to utilize implemented technology and tools.
  • Communicates technical information to key stakeholders.
  • Proactively identifies and execute on opportunities to enhance system’s data collection and business intelligence activities to increase the overall maturity of National University’s marketing analytics.
  • Works closely with the DataOps team to craft and deliver a single source of truth for marketing analytics data.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Math, Computer Science, or equivalent work experience in digital marketing analytics
  • 3+ years’ experience working in web analytics tools, media measurement platforms, or marketing science
  • 3+ years’ experience with web analytics platforms (e.g. Google Analytics, Omniture, CDP.)
  • 3+ years’ experience of Tag Management implementation & configuration (Google Tag Manager preferred)
  • 3+ years’ experience in digital marketing
  • Experience in higher education is a plus.

Technical Skills

  • Microsoft Office Suite 365
  • Experience consuming web-based data connections including OData, REST and SOAP APIs
  • Experience with Salesforce APIs and data structures
  • Experience in creating and maintaining sequence, data flow and process diagrams.
  • Experience working with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Strong SQL-based queries (SOQL, MySQL, etc.).
  • Experience in SEO, PPC, or email marketing is a plus.
  • Expert level abilities with GTM (Google Tag Manager) and related applications
  • Creating process, sequence, and context diagrams and data flows
  • Familiar with AdTech and Martech tools in the Consumer Data and Paid Media space e.g. DMPs, CDPs, CRMs, ad servers etc.
  • Knowledge of Multi-touch attribution (MTA) methods and practice.


  • Support Ad-hoc analytics requests.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  NA

The National University System is committed to maintaining a high-quality, diverse workforce representative of the populations we serve. As a network of nonprofit educational institutions, the System employs more than 3,300 faculty and staff and serves over 41,000 students. We are united in our mission to meet the global education demands of the 21st Century and are dedicated to creating a supportive academic and work environment that allows for students, faculty and staff to develop their interests and talents while experiencing a sense of community and a commitment to diversity. With programs available both online and at our many campus locations, the National University System is a leader in creating innovative solutions to education and meeting the needs of our diverse student population, including adult learners and working professionals.

The National University System offers a comprehensive benefits package, competitive salaries, and an opportunity to work in an innovative environment that supports diversity. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees. The System does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, family care status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis protected by state of federal laws.