Growth Hacker – Developer with Business Intelligence

Information verified correct on October 26th, 2016

You are interested in creating and implementing experiments that validate revenue-influencing changes. You love A/B testing and using data to make decisions. If you have won a hack day, we want you!

"The heart of growth hacking is the relentless focus on growth as the only metric that truly matters."


  • This individual will help lead the growth charge with innovative, data-proven changes to the website that drives revenue and traffic growth.
  • Build world-class A/B experiments using custom JavaScript, JQuery, HTML, CSS, as well as testing suites from the likes of Visual Website Optimiser and inhouse tooling.
  • Work with engineering, design and the rest of the product team to execute initiatives identified.
  • Define ‘minimally viable tests’ and implement them live.
  • Develop testing ideas based on web analytics, user testing and just your intuition.
  • Manage an ongoing queue of experiments from multiple business functions.
  • Run tests to not only prove new revenue opportunities but to also product developments that users don't actually want.
  • Collaborate with product team, founders and other teams to develop hypotheses, analyze test data, derive insights and develop recommendations.

Desired Skills and Experience

Must haves:

  • You are methodical in your approach to writing, testing, and designing code for experiments
  • Have 2+ years working as a web developer
  • Data analysis: You are very comfortable with gathering data and using spreadsheets to make data decisions
  • Have a rock solid understanding of the JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS3.
  • Can program top-notch JQuery and regex functions
  • Are painfully familiar with all the challenges of the various web browsers
  • Have working knowledge of SQL
  • Ability to seamlessly transition from high-level creative brainstorming to conducting an experiment and sweating the details
  • Know your way around Web Analytics tools such as Google Analytics
  • You can make a cost benefit analysis of doing an experiment, so you can prioritise your experiments
  • Tinker with platform APIs and help create industry-leading growth tactics
  • Analyze and report growth success to the management team

Attitude required

  • You love to run experiments and are comfortable with them failing, as you know 1 of them will hit it big!
  • You are a tinkerer, you love to try and make little prototypes and experiments work
  • You will probably have a strange job history as you have never quite found a place to experiment your ideas
  • You are comfortable with killing sacred cows with data proven results
  • Do whatever it takes!


You get bonus points if you:

  • Have won hack-day competitions
  • Have run an A/B or multivariate test and used the data generated from it to make a product decision
  • If you were a product manager or a sales / account manager in your past, that allowed you to gain customer insights
  • Can work in a cross-functional and multi-location team in a collaborative environment
  • Have earned a Bachelor's degree, preferably in Computer Science or Mathematics

To apply, please answer the following questions

Growth Hacker Questionnaire
  1. How should humans make space flight cheaper and more regular?
  2. Who is your favourite Doctor?
  3. Why do you want to work on
  4. Balsamiq or Visio or Popapp, why?
  5. Do you prefer Monday or Friday launches? Why?
  6. How many lego pieces can fit into a Mini Cooper? Show your workings?
  7. What product comparison should launch?
  8. Write a pseudocode query to eliminate duplicate values from a data set
  9. What is your super power?

If you think you have the skills and passion necessary to fill this role, please write in confidence to myself, Fred Schebesta, at

Please do not apply if:

  • You don’t LOVE producing things on the Internet
  • You don’t consider yourself an Internet geek
  • NineMSN appears on your browser home page
  • You’re a recruitment agency
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