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Technical SEO Specialist

Downers Grove, IL
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Straight North is looking for an experienced Technical SEO Specialist to join the team at our office in Downers Grove, IL. The selected individual will report to our Director of SEO and be focused on delivering technical SEO solutions to our clients.


  • Conduct technical SEO audits to identify issues on client websites of all types and sizes
  • Assist with website migration projects
  • Document technical recommendations to resolve issues and improve performance
  • Interface with clients and developers to communicate recommendations and answer their questions
  • Assist with training staff on technical SEO best practices
  • Stay current with SEO industry trends and algorithm changes


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 3+ years of technical SEO experience working on a variety of websites
  • Deep understanding of technical SEO best practices as related to site architecture, page speed optimization, mobile usability and websites built on JavaScript frameworks
  • Relevant SEO knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Strong understanding of structured data and JSON-LD
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, Google Analytics, Google Search Console, Screaming Frog, Lighthouse, SEMrush, Moz and Ahrefs
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team

Our highly competitive benefits package includes a 401(k), FSA, paid time off (for vacation, illness and personal time) along with health, dental, vision, short-term disability and long-term disability insurance.

About Straight North
Straight North is an Internet marketing agency with over 100 experts on staff. We're successful and growing, with a steady stream of new clients. Our formula is to hire smart people and turn them loose. We'll listen to you, help you, challenge you, and above all give you every opportunity to grow in your profession.