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Accessibility Quality Assurance Engineer

Dropbox

San Francisco, CA,US

Company Description

Dropbox is a leading global collaboration platform that's transforming the way people work together, from the smallest business to the largest enterprise. With more than 500 million registered users across more than 180 countries, our mission is to unleash the world’s creative energy by designing a more enlightened way of working. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, Dropbox has more than 12 offices around the world.
Team Description

Our Engineering team is working to simplify the way people work together. They’re building a family of products that handle over a billion files a day for people around the world. With our broad mission and massive scale, there are countless opportunities to make an impact.
Role Description
As an Accessibility QA Engineer you will focus on tackling the most pressing and difficult problems for the user population that deserves a better user experience (stemming from accessibility challenges) impacting over 500M users. You will also act as a technical liaison with all of Engineering, Product and design to drive improved accessibility testing and adoption inside Dropbox based on WCAG 2.0 standards, ADA, Section 508 and other accessibility related laws.. This is broad impact both within the company as well as outside users.
Responsibilities

Partner with the Accessibility v-team here at DBX to drive Accessibility adoption across all EPD in order to improve the overall accessibility experiences for our customers
Partner with the QA team to leverage their processes and systems during initial feature design on accessibility that should also improve overall test ability of products
Find and grow accessibility QA champions across EPD
Build and drive a technical Accessibility check list for self evaluation for all features
Bring industry standards on tools and processes on accessibility testing across web, desktop and mobile platforms

Requirements

Relevant experience: 5-6 years and overall experience: 8-10 years leading accessibility testing and validation efforts and working closely with multiple Development and Product Management teams
Passion for improving web applications for disabled users
Empathy for people with disabilities and an understanding of the different perspectives and needs of people
Talent for building relationships and trust within teams who have been resistant to accessibility in the past is a plus

Benefits and Perks

100% company paid individual medical, dental, & vision insurance coverage
401k + company match
Market competitive total compensation package
Free Dropbox space for your friends and family
Wellness Reimbursement
Generous vacation policy
10 company paid holidays
Volunteer time off
Company sponsored tech talks (technology and other relevant professional topics)

Dropbox is an equal opportunity employer. We are a welcoming place for everyone, and we do our best to make sure all people feel supported and connected at work. A big part of that effort is our support for members and allies of internal groups like Asians at Dropbox, BlackDropboxers, Latinx, Pridebox (LGBTQ), Vets at Dropbox, Women at Dropbox, ATX Diversity (based in Austin, Texas) and the Dropbox Empowerment Network (based in Dublin, Ireland).

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