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Senior Accessibility Engineer - $165,200 per year


Seattle, Washington,US

Engineering & Tech Operations | Seattle, Washington or Remote, United States

This position is not eligible for employment in the following states: Alaska, Hawaii, Maine, Mississippi, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont, West Virginia and Wyoming

Our agreement with employees
DocuSign is committed to building trust and making the world more agree-able for our employees, customers and the communities in which we live and work. You can count on us to listen, be honest, and try our best to do what's right, every day. At DocuSign, everything is equal. We each have a responsibility to ensure every team member has an equal opportunity to succeed, to be heard, to exchange ideas openly, to build lasting relationships, and to do the work of their life. Best of all, you will be able to feel deep pride in the work you do, because your contribution helps us make the world better than we found it. And for that, you'll be loved by us, our customers, and the world in which we live.

The team
Our Engineering & Tech Operations team builds and operates complex solutions for global business challenges that cross cultures, legal jurisdictions, and impacts millions of people and businesses every day. We hire people with a broad set of skills and people who want to work on creating never-been-done-before solutions at scale while ensuring world-class reliability and security. Our Agreement Cloud is a revolutionary solution that changes the way people live, work, and come to agreement.

This position
The Senior Accessibility Engineer will be responsible for identifying and developing solutions for accessibility barriers based on the W3C WCAG 2.1 Level AA standards. This person also contributes to efforts aimed at delivering our accessible Design System, accessible apps/content on websites, and mobile platforms.

This person should be knowledgeable in a variety of common electronic communication accessibility barriers for people with hearing, physical, speech, cognitive, and vision disabilities. In addition, the Senior Accessibility Engineer will be familiar with the following methodologies: visual analysis; automated scans; screen reader reviews; color sampling; keyboard-only testing; browser plug-ins; and code reviews. We are looking for an individual with a strong desire to make DocuSign an enjoyable and compelling experience for all.

This position is an individual contributor role reporting to the Lead Accessibility Engineer/SME and is designated Flex.


Develop technical solutions for complex accessibility issues
Interface with internal PMs, Devs, QA, Design and our partners to explain accessibility barriers and potential solutions in everyday language as well as technical language
Contribute to the creation, maintenance and improvement of our accessible Design System
Raise issues proactively that might impact delivery commitments
Teach and evangelize accessible coding, design, QA and practices throughout DocuSign
Research new features and technologies

Basic qualifications

BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience
Extensive knowledge of JavaScript, CSS, HTML, React
8+ years industry experience in Software Engineering
Experience with JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver screen readers (PC, Mac and iOS experience)
Extensive knowledge of WCAG 2.0, WCAG 2.1 and ADA guidelines
Extensive knowledge of ARIA

Preferred qualifications

Certified IAAP Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC) or Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS)
Curiosity and ability to learn new technologies and tool sets
Excellent attention to detail and ability to handle multiple projects
Strong communication, critical thinking, and creative problem-solving skills

Based on Colorado law, the following details are for Colorado individuals only: Colorado base salary range: $133,000 - $165,200 and eligible for bonus, equity and benefits.

About us
DocuSign helps organizations connect and automate how they prepare, sign, act on, and manage agreements. As part of the DocuSign Agreement Cloud, DocuSign offers eSignature: the world's #1 way to sign electronically on practically any device, from almost anywhere, at any time. Today, over a million customers and hundreds of millions of users in over 180 countries use DocuSign to accelerate the process of doing business and simplify people's lives. And we help save the world's forests and embrace environmental sustainability.

It's important to us that we build a talented team that is as diverse as our customers and where all employees feel a deep sense of belonging and thrive. We encourage great talent who bring a range of perspectives to apply for our open positions. DocuSign is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes hiring decisions based on experience, skill, aptitude and a can-do approach. We will not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected category.

DocuSign provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in job application procedures, including if you have any difficulty using our online system. If you need such an accommodation, you may contact us at

Salary Range: $133000 - $161000

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