Tracking Specialist

Full Time, Employee or Contractor

Montpellier, FR / Remote

Who we are

SouthWatts is a fast-growing high-performance business that supports multinational companies operating in complex environments.

Our international team is driven by a desire to grow with our clients and to deliver high-standard services. We are looking for people who want to do the same.

The company is headquartered in Montpellier, France; however, the team is international, and we all work remotely.

You will be working in a fast-paced environment that confronts you with various projects and challenges.

If this is the type of environment you are looking for, you must be available to work between 9:00 and 18:00 French time and the time difference should be within a 3-hour range from the French time zone.


We are seeking a passionate, curious, and proactive Tracking Specialist to join our analytics team.

You will work closely with our technical lead on the following key responsibilities:

  • Audit data collection architectures, including dataLayer, tag management systems, and reporting capabilities.
  • Design, deploy, and manage data collection architectures for analytics and advertising measurements, with both server-side and client-side tracking.
  • Collaborate with analysts to create relevant and sustainable analytics tracking for digital products.
  • Ensure tracking quality and coherence across client implementations.
  • Configure, test, and review tracking setups, ensuring adherence to best practices.
  • Provide support to client and third-party media agency on tracking-related questions.
  • Investigate and resolve issues or bugs within the data collection pipeline.
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive reference documentation on data collection architecture, technical specifications, and best practices.

You will be in touch with a variety of teams, including (but not limited to):

  • Client Business teams
  • Client Digital teams
  • Client Data teams
  • Third-party media agency
  • Third parties development teams

Most of the team is French, but communication will be in English. The core of our offer is based on Google Tag Manager and Google Analytics.


  • 3+ years of proven experience in a tracking specialist role
  • Previous experience working remotely
  • Strong expertise in Google Analytics 4
  • Solid understanding of Google Tag Manager
  • Solid understanding of “whole digital ecosystem” measurement, going beyond the website, including CRM, email marketing, and social platforms…
  • Knowledge of web technologies such as JavaScript, HTML, CSS, JavaScript frameworks (React, Vue, Angular...)
  • Experience in querying and using Google Analytics 4 data model

Nice to have

  • Experience with Contentsquare
  • Experience with PowerBI and Python
  • Experience with Azure DataBricks
  • Experience with Google advertising tools from the Google Marketing Platform

About you

  • A keen sense of service and communication, being responsive and available
  • Taking client satisfaction to heart, ensuring work is delivered to a high standard
  • A strong sense of initiative, teamwork and flexibility
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work autonomously, organising time and prioritising workload
  • Excellent attention to detail and a clear and concise writing style
  • A structured mindset and way of working
  • Ability to present findings to varying audiences and to cater presentation style appropriately

Salary & benefits

40-50k euros, depending on skills and experience. Freelancers are welcome. That would be for a long contract with adequate rates.

As an employee based in France, the package includes:

  • Five paid weeks of holidays
  • +/- 10 paid public holidays a year
  • Health insurance
  • Paid sick leaves
  • Pre-paid lunches
  • Bonuses
  • Financial aid for coworking space
  • End-of-the-year gifts
  • Teambuilding activities once or twice a year
  • Other rewards

As a contractor, you get financial extra to compensate for some “employee-only” perks.

We will actively support your development, and it matters to us that you spend time with your peers. Attending conferences and meetings will be encouraged and supported.

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