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Software Developer – Accessibility for Amazon Web Services

Amazon Inc.

Berlin, Germany,DE

DESCRIPTION

Amazon Web Services (AWS) works to enable our users to harness the power of the cloud. Our customers range from Netflix to your next-door neighbor. The AWS Design System team is responsible for unlocking the power of AWS by creating a shared and consistent design foundation, a library of re-usable user interface components, and a set of tools that allow AWS teams to build interfaces using modern web standards, guided by usability and accessibility best practices. We are a diverse team of developers and designers, passionate about innovation. We love to solve problems and define a new user experience. If you want to work on some of the world’s biggest design and development challenges; if you want to make tools that builders will use to create the great products of tomorrow: join our team.


Responsibilities
· You will work closely with excellent developers and designers to enhance the accessibility of the design system.
· You will be involved in requirements definition, development, testing automation, maintenance and deployment of our software.
· You will interact with our customers to learn about their needs and enable them to build inclusive interfaces.
· You will be given the time to learn and experiment with the latest frontend technologies and tools.
If you have a passion for how inclusive web applications should be built and are interested in upcoming web standards; if you care about making other designers’ and developers’ lives better and want to work with excellent engineers to solve complex problems in a diverse team: we'd love to talk to you!

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Bachelor or higher degree in a technical discipline or equivalent experience
· 4+ years of experience
· Advanced knowledge of JavaScript and web development stack
· 2+ years of experience with accessibility standards and tools
· Development experience in large projects
· Able to communicate clearly with customers, designers and other stakeholders
· Ability to work in a diverse team
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Knowledge of JavaScript frameworks (e.g. AngularJS, React)
· Experience with API design
· Experience with current and upcoming web standards

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