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Senior Software Engineer - Web Accessibility Specialist

NR Consulting LLC

Denver, CO,US

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Title: Senior Software Engineer - Web Accessibility Specialist
Location: Denver, Colorado (Hybrid)
Type: Contract to Hire
Duration: long Term

Job description:

We are in search of a Senior Software Engineer with a strong focus on web accessibility to lead our efforts in ensuring our public websites adhere to WCAG 2.1 guidelines. In this role, you will be driving initiatives to remediate accessibility issues and mentoring mid-level engineers to develop and maintain accessible digital experiences.

Key Responsibilities:
Lead and guide the remediation of accessibility issues on our public websites.
Mentor and guide mid-level engineers in best practices for web accessibility.
Update front-end codebases, including JSP, HTML, CSS, and STRUTS to ensure WCAG compliance.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams in an Agile workflow.
Identify and diagnose accessibility issues, recommending solutions to ensure optimal user experiences for all users.
Manage and track accessibility tasks and projects using tools like JIRA.

Requirements:
7+ years of experience in Software Engineering.
5+ years of hands-on experience in web accessibility remediation.
Profound knowledge of WCAG 2.1 guidelines and accessibility best practices.
Strong skills in Java/Spring, JSP, HTML, CSS, STRUTS. Familiarity with Angular and Bootstrap is a plus.
Experience working with JBOSS servers.
Familiarity with web accessibility testing tools.
Strong experience with issue and project tracking tools, preferably JIRA.
Knowledge and experience in Agile methodologies.

Preferred Qualifications:
Leadership experience with a proven track record of mentoring junior and mid-level engineers.
Certification in Web Accessibility (e.g., CPACC, WAS, or equivalent).
Experience or familiarity with Angular and Bootstrap.
Proactive, solution-oriented approach to problem-solving.

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