Job Description

At Extra Space Storage, what matters to you, matters to us! Join a company that cares about you.

It is an exciting time to be at Extra Space. We have been featured on multiple "Best Places to Work" awards, including Forbes and Glassdoor. We’re an S&P 500 company that hasn’t stopped growing since our founding in 1977. Today we are leading the self-storage industry in more ways than one, but in order to maintain this lead, we need exceptionally motivated, capable, and driven people like you. Self-storage is our product, helping people is our passion. Come grow with us and find out why so many of our employees recommend us as a great place to work.

Our Technical SEO Specialist is responsible for owning the analysis of our website structure, optimization of search engines’ view of our websites, and reporting internally on SEO related results. Previous technical SEO experience should include deep understanding of web development, website auditing, analytics, and link building.

This position is a hybrid role located at our headquarters in Salt Lake City, UT

Primary Responsibilities

  • Run in-depth technical audits to find errors as well as opportunities in site architecture and other components of crawling and indexing performance (Meta, Schema, Canonicalization, URL Structure, Error Pages)

  • Implement and improve use of structured data markup throughout site

  • Execute A/B user tests, collect and analyze data and results

  • Discover & research featured snippet & other SERP feature opportunities

  • Research and evaluate new types of search landscapes (voice, image, video, etc.)

  • Identify and analyze keywords and SEO tactics used by competitors

  • Work with the SEO team to create a process for link building & reclamation including:

    • Researching opportunities

    • Organized, consistent and methodical outreach

    • Localized Citations

  • Provide internal linking and site structure recommendations

  • Collaborate with our content team to identify and optimize low-performing content

  • Conduct inbound link audits & recommendations

  • Perform competitor analysis

  • Identify, recommend and implement on-page and off-page SEO strategies

Job Specifications

  • Strong technical SEO expertise - candidates should have in-depth experience using tools such as Screaming Frog and should be experienced SEO tacticians, not just strategists

  • Excellent written communication skills

  • Ability and willingness to present results confidently to groups of 12-20 people on a regular basis

  • Highly detail-oriented individual, driven by results, who can manage multiple projects and tasks in a fast-paced environment

Education and Experience

  • 3-5 years’ experience minimum in a closely related field that would've provided direct exposure to a similar position

  • A Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree, preferably related to Website Development, IT, Mathematics, or Statistics

  • In lieu of a Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree, someone with 5+ years in technical SEO and/or web development may be considered upon passing a general SEO competency exam

  • Prior experience/certifications in Google Analytics and Adobe Analytics

We pride ourselves on hiring top talent and provide the following benefits and more:

  • Well defined career paths

  • Great work/life balance and hybrid work schedule

  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits

  • Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Spending (FSA)

  • Company paid Life, AD&D, and Short- & Long-Term Disability

  • 401K with company match after 90 days of service

  • Holiday pay and paid time off

  • Extensive wellness program and various employee discount programs

  • Personal health advocate

  • On-site fitness center

  • Free soda, coffee, and snacks all day every day and much, much more!


If you are a current Extra Space employee, please apply through the "Find Internal Career Openings" in Workday.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Application Instructions

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