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Developer Advocate

Accessible360

Minneapolis, MN,USA

About Us
We provide accessibility audits, remediation support and ongoing support and monitoring for companies large and small. Our diverse team brings a breadth of experience in accessibility, web development, marketing, sales and technology that is focused on making websites and mobile apps more accessible for all people.

The Position
The Developer Advocate is responsible for helping A360 reach a broader developer community and help share A360’s knowledge of how to make digital properties accessible. Our ideal candidate for this position has experience working in a medium to large development agency and/or experience in an enterprise development environment. This person excels at discussing development and accessibility with a variety of audiences from technical to business to legal groups. Note that candidates need not have a strong accessibility background only a strong sense of curiosity and a willingness to learn.

Day-to-day the Developer Advocate will work with A360 customers helping them tackle digital accessibility by answering technical questions, providing hands-on assistance via developer-focused meetings, tailored code examples and pairing. In addition, the Developer Advocate will provide internal assistance by working with our accessibility engineers to troubleshoot more complex issues, writing knowledge base articles, and recording training videos. This role will further advocate for accessibility in the development community and promote A360 through speaking engagements, participating in forums, and providing assistance to popular open source projects.

If you are passionate about connecting with other developers and sharing what you know then this position is a good fit for you.

Responsibilities
-Audit, Remediation & QA Support (70%)
Assist with more complex accessibility issues our customers and A360 accessibility engineers are experiencing by answering questions and providing examples
Provide day-to-day support to our accessibility engineers as they are auditing customer sites including answering questions and providing examples
Provide technical leadership on customer calls when discussing remediation issues
Help expand our Knowledge Base and update articles
Help expand our training & demo videos

-Outreach (30%)
Contributing accessibility features/fixes to existing open source projects
Managing and developing A360 open source accessibility projects when needed
Finding, applying to, coordinating and speaking at local, regional and national events

Requirements
-The following are the requirements for this position:
2+ years professional Javascript development experience
Experience with React, Vue, Angular or similar
Experience contributing to open source projects
Ability and desire to share your knowledge via videos, webinars and speaking at conferences
Ability to speak and write to both a technical and non-technical audience

-The following items are desirable, but not required:
Mobile development experience (iOS, Android, React Native, etc.)
An understanding of web-based accessibility issues
Screen reader and other assistive technology experience
Experience with the browser accessibility APIs, particularly in Chrome
Experience with universal design

Sound like a good fit?
Please get in touch! Contact jobs@accessible360.com

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