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Web Accessibility Engineer


Uxbridge, Greater London,UK

Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, great ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Apple has an exciting opportunity for a passionate Web Accessibility Engineer in our IS&T team. You will have validated experience in web technologies (such as HTML, JavaScript and CSS) as well as being an authority in Accessibility. You consider accessibility a basic human right and you want to work somewhere where people feel the same way. The role will involve working with many teams at a time on a variety of exciting projects and will require you to ensure the best output from each team.
Key Qualifications

In-depth knowledge and practical experience of web technologies including HTML, CSS and JavaScript
Strong working knowledge of WCAG 2.x guidelines and WAI-ARIA
Knowledge and practical experience of implementing accessibility testing methodologies
Ability to provide accessible code solutions using web technologies
Excellent knowledge and understanding Apple accessibility features on macOS and iOS
Strong first-hand experience in testing with assistive technologies (including screen readers such as VoiceOver, JAWS and NVDA)
Familiarity with project management methodologies such as waterfall and Agile
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?

Appleā€™s IS&T Accessibility and SEO Center of Excellence is a group created with the purpose of promoting and
supporting accessibility across Apple as well as 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. 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.
Additional Requirements

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.

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