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Principal System Engineering (Accessibility Compliance)


Plano, Texas,US

Join AT&T and reimagine the communications and technologies that connect the world. Our Consumer Technology eXperience team is delivering innovative and reliable technology solutions to power differentiated, simplified customer experiences. Bring your bold ideas and fearless risk-taking to redefine connectivity and transform how the world shares stories and experiences that matter. When you step into a career with AT&T, you won’t just imagine the future–you’ll create it.

About the Team:

The Consumer Technology eXperience (CTX) Compliance Team oversees the following compliance areas for the broader CTX organization. CTX-Compliance designs, leads, and implements a digital data privacy and accessibility program to meet corporate and regulatory needs. It serves as the interface to the Chief Compliance Office, Legal, Regulatory and Audit partners.

About the Job:

In the Principal System Engineering position, you are responsible for collaborating with product teams to design, develop, implement, and test technical solutions to ensure all digital products and services meet accessibility compliance requirements for both web and CTX-owned applications.

This job will be located in Dallas, TX, Atlanta, GA or Bothell, WA

Responsibilities and Day-to-Day View:

In the Principal System Engineering position, you will translate compliance regulations into technical solutions. Responsible for supporting and improving the processes and tools for accessibility requirements. Provides consulting to clarify needs to support delivery of application functionality and capable of testing accessibility for all types of disabilities, including proficient use of assistive technology.

You will also support client organizations by consulting on the design, development, testing, and monitoring of product performance to ensure conformance with accessibility requirements. Performs risk assessments and maintenance of documentation related to regulatory compliance and recommends appropriate technical changes. Capable of creating accessibility processes and documentation that can be used by a wide variety of product teams from best practices and guidelines to detailed functional and technical requirements. Deep technical knowledge and subject matter expertise on AT&T technologies and tools. Able to utilize developer-level knowledge of systems and applications to support automation of processes. Proficient on FCC, ADA and other government regulations pertaining to disability access.

Required Qualifications

8-10 years System Engineering


Desired Qualifications:

Project management, general compliance and/or privacy experience

Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Science, Electrical Engineering, or Math; Developer nanodegree; or equivalent experience

Experience developing, designing or maintaining desktop, mobile and responsive web applications using PHP/Laravel, Node.js and ReactJS frameworks in Azure containers

Experience with accessibility standards and guidelines (WCAG, WAI-AIRA)

Proficient with multiple accessibility and assistive technology testing tools such as JAWS, NVDA, AMP, Wave, ZoomText

Proficient in mentoring and/or coaching multiple product teams within an agile software development organization

Strong interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills, and the ability to present ideas, thoughts, arguments, and information clearly

Proficient in creating and maintaining best practice documentation across multiple systems and functional areas

IAAP Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC), Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS), or other certification is desired

Experience user testing applications and websites for accessibility

Consult to and/or lead effort to integrate accessibility to agile projects

Ability to review and determine defects at the code level and propose accessible code, in order to help guide developers in the business as they create products and services for our customers

Understand technical characteristics of and assist with architectural integration of external components, systems, and platforms

Strong automation expertise using NodelJS and other Azure-based features

Our Principal System Engineering employees earn between $141,300 - $237,400. Not to mention all the other amazing rewards that working at AT&T offers. Individual starting salary within this range may depend on geography, experience, expertise, and education/training.

Joining our team comes with amazing perks and benefits:

Medical/Dental/Vision coverage

401(k) plan

Tuition reimbursement program

Paid Time Off and Holidays (based on date of hire, at least 23 days of vacation each year and 9 company-designated holidays)

Paid Parental Leave

Paid Caregiver Leave

Additional sick leave beyond what state and local law require may be available but is unprotected

Adoption Reimbursement

Disability Benefits (short term and long term)

Life and Accidental Death Insurance

Supplemental benefit programs: critical illness/accident hospital indemnity/group legal

Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)

Extensive employee wellness programs

Employee discounts up to 50% off on eligible AT&T mobility plans and accessories, AT&T internet (and fiber where available) and AT&T phone

AT&T is leading the way to the future – for customers, businesses and the industry. We're developing new technologies to make it easier for our customers to stay connected to their world. Together, we’ve built a premier integrated communications and entertainment company and an amazing place to work and grow. Team up with industry innovators every time you walk into work, creating the world you always imagined.


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Weekly Hours:

Time Type:

Plano, Texas

Salary Range:
$141,300.00 - $237,400.00

It is the policy of AT&T to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, AT&T will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Salary Range: $141000 - $237000

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