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Accessibility Engineer

WorkBoard

Seattle, WA,US

WorkBoard
Work with purpose.

WorkBoard's mission is to help companies and the people in them achieve their best results. We pioneered the Enterprise Results Management solution category so leaders can communicate strategy and align efforts well in a faster changing world, and so team members are energized by the purpose and impact of their work. Our customers drive faster growth and competitive advantage because they have higher alignment, real-time transparency, and sharper focus on the results that matter. Companies like Cisco, Microsoft, Juniper, Workday, 3M, Zuora, Anthem, Humana, and many others use WorkBoard's platform, expert services, and professional certification programs to achieve their ambitious vision.

WorkBoard has built a clear lead in the space – it is the size of all the other OKR app providers combined, in large part because its founders and team members are experienced company builders focused on true, differentiated value for our customers. WorkBoard is backed by top-tier venture investors including Andreessen Horowitz, GGV Capital, Workday Ventures, and Microsoft's M12 fund.

THE OPPORTUNITY

As an Accessibility Software Engineer, you will be working on building intuitive, responsive, and accessible user interfaces in collaboration with our product and design team. The work you do will contribute to one of the most challenging and complex parts of our application. You will work with our Accessibility Software Architect as we move through our accessibility roadmap and make a more inclusive product. We promise that you will have an opportunity to have an outsized impact on our product.

COMING IN

Strong computer science fundamentals proven by both education and experience
5+ years of software development experience focused on SaaS applications and making web content more accessible according to WCAG 2.1 AA
Advanced knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, ARIA 1.1 and Javascript
Experience using NVDA, JAWS, and VoiceOver screen readers
Experience with D3, Highcharts and Material-UI
Extensive experience with React/Redux and JQuery UI in a dynamic, content-rich, and consumer-facing application
Experience with REST-based Web Services development
Preferred DHS Trusted Testers v5 or CPACC/WAS Certification
Solid understanding of website optimization techniques such as CDN, Cloud, and web-caching techniques
A creative approach that challenges conventional thinking and attention to detail with an eye on pixel perfection when creating application features and widgets
Nice to have: experience in technologies used in backend development including but not limited to languages like PHP (Yii framework), Node.js and familiarity with databases.


WHAT YOU'LL DO

Architect and develop enterprise grade software for delightful user interfaces with high code quality, reusability and accessibility
Work with our Accessibility Software Architect to test and validate web based user interfaces against compliance regulations such as WCAG 2.1 and execute remediation
Help triage and prioritize accessibility issues and provide guidance for remediation
Refactor existing code to improve our codebase, and leave things better than how you found them
Be a great collaborator and an engineering leader by performing code reviews, mentoring other team members and presenting your work to others
Work in partnership with product managers and user interface designers to refine our end user experience


THE TEAM

You'll join a team where everyone—including you—is striving to constantly improve the quality of experience we provide our customers by delivering our best and being voracious learners. We are an incredibly supportive team and close to our customers. When problems arise, everyone in the engineering team pitches in. We are excited about a lot of things—what "best" looks like for our customers, what "breakthrough" looks like in engineering—and we share these passions across the company and with our customers. Customers even attend our hackathons, affectionately named WoBoCon.

OUR VALUES - WE LIVE BY THE 4 Hs

Humble experts ~ Hungry for the opportunity ~ Intellectually honest ~ Operating as one happy team

A FEW OF OUR AWESOME BENEFITS

Flexible PTO & sick days
Paid holidays
Health insurance
401K with employer matching
Quarterly All-Hands Meetings
And much more!


THE WORKBOARD STORY

WorkBoard provides a powerful, modern results platform to help companies achieve their growth plans. Unlike most enterprise software, our solution is important to every employee, so we strive to set the high bar for capabilities that delight and enable everyone to be more successful at work. WorkBoard is strategic to companies and personally relevant to the people that work in them.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace committed to building a team culture that celebrates learning, diversity and inclusion. If you're hungry to grow your skills while growing a company, your sense of urgency matches the size of our market opportunity, and you value and enable team mates' contributions, then come join us!

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