posted

30+ days ago

Location

Round Rock, TX

Description

Accessibility Software Engineer

Round Rock, Texas | IT
Job ID: 106544
Listed on 5/24/2021

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Accessibility Software Engineer

Job Summary: Our client is looking for a Software Engineer to join our Accessibility team. They will be a key player in driving awareness for accessibility through inclusive design and helping innovate and develop processes and solutions for accessibility.

As a Software Engineer they will partner with developers, product managers and business partners to create experiences connecting people to technologies that transform the way they all work and live. They work in a pair programming environment to assist other teams in making their products more accessible. The work involves multiple technologies from all lines of business. It is expected that multiple programming languages will be used to match that of legacy application being transformed to leverage cloud native platforms (Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Kubernetes, Vault) while leveraging 12 factor principals.

The Accessibility Team will collaborate with the teams across the company to establish new policies for Accessibility while driving inclusive design and customer-focused outcomes. The team will be responsible for delivering guidelines and training. They will operate as the subject matter experts on Accessibility and offer consultant services to the broader organization. This team will partner with product teams to bring awareness of accessibility into product development while continuing innovation specific to automation and testing to help the CICD process.

Duties: 

  • Drive accessibility into products through inclusive design, awareness, and innovation
  • Provide technical expertise and leadership to develop integration solutions panning business processes, operating systems, applications and hardware platforms
  • Translate business needs into technical requirements
  • Work with the product teams to ensure that products help teams incorporate accessibility into their products
  • Responsible for the successful implementation, delivery, integration and deployment of high-quality software into systems and business processes
  • Help develop test automation for accessibility to build into CICD pipeline
  • Communicate & collaborate to enable high quality pairing during programming
  • Flexible in approach to experiment and discover

Desired Skills/Experience: 

  • Able to easily achieve mastery of new tools, languages and operating systems
  • Able to code and effectively guide others to code flexible and scalable programs that meet complex requirements
  • Knowledge of lean concepts within a manufacturing or software context
  • Knowledge of common object-oriented patterns, separation of concerns, encapsulation & cohesion
  • Experience with multiple programming languages, databases, operating systems, tools and hardware platforms 
  • Experience with WCAG 2.1
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Technical background, with experience in TFS, SAFE and Agile methodology
  • Excellent teamwork skills 
  • Accessibility knowledge
  • WCAG 2.1 knowledge
  • Inclusive Design knowledge
  • Python knowledge
  • .Net knowledge
  • Java knowledge
  • Front-end Development (JavaScript ES5/ES6, Angular, React, CSS3, HTML 5)
  • Quantitative Research and Analysis experience
  • Writing and documentation experience
  • Information Architecture experience
  • Experience applying Test Driven Development in a pairing environment
  • Knowledge of lean concepts within a manufacturing or software context
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority 

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