Accessibility Engineer, Accessibility Center of Excellence
Santa Clara Valley, California,US
Strong working knowledge of WCAG 2.x guidelines
Demonstrable experience with WAI-ARIA
Excellent knowledge and understanding of macOS and iOS VoiceOver and other accessibility features
Strong first-hand experience in testing with assistive technologies (including screen readers such as VoiceOver, JAWS and NVDA)
Familiarity with accessibility features on mobile devices
Familiarity with project management methodologies such as waterfall and Agile
Experience in software engineering
Aptitude for independently learning new technologies
Demonstrable experience in building strong working relationships with others
Ability to work on multiple projects and manage a dynamic working environment
Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills
Are you a self starter, capable to adapt and adhere to internal guidelines and processes, and work under tight deadlines with teams spread around the globe?
Apple’s IS&T Accessibility and SEO Center of Excellence is a group created with the purpose of promoting and supporting accessibility across Apple and offering consultancy services to project teams. The team is looking for a highly motivated and passionate individual, who is able to act as an accessibility expert as well as a product owner for internal tools. You will need to audit new and existing internal and external solutions, work with teams throughout the entire lifecycle of a project on new features and solutions, liaise and co-ordinate with various functions, and represent the team positively and effectively at all times. You will be a pragmatic and trustworthy individual, able to promote the best results whilst also nurturing positive relationships with all those you work with.
Previous industry experience with an emphasis on accessibility would be an advantage.
Education & Experience
Bachelors degree or equivalent experience.
Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants. Apple is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities.