Sr. Accessibility Engineer
iCIMS Talent Acquisition
You’ll act as a point of contact from our Center of Excellence (COE) to enable product accessibility. As a Senior Accessibility Engineer, you’ll serve as a consultant to UX, agile, product, design, development and engineering teams. You’ll also be responsible for identifying and suggesting potential solutions to meet legislative and industry standards such as WCAG, Section 508, and other global accessibility regulations.
When you join iCIMS, you join the team helping global companies transform business and the world through the power of talent. Our customers do amazing things: design rocket ships, create vaccines, deliver consumer goods globally, overnight, with a smile. As the Talent Cloud company, we empower these organizations to attract, engage, hire, and advance the right talent. We’re passionate about helping companies build a diverse, winning workforce and about building our home team. We're dedicated to fostering an inclusive, purpose-driven, and innovative work environment where everyone belongs.
Work closely with leadership on the definition, evangelization, and roll out of accessibility standard processes
Monitor Accessibility Testing practices across the agile teams
Help identifies current accessibility problem areas and work closely with development teams on solutions
Review and anticipate potential accessibility issues for new features or technology
Educate/Train/Coach agile teams on accessibility standard processes and methodologies.
Research, design, and work with management to implement new tools for accessibility
Drive key accessibility standards, requirements, and their application to assessment delivery
implementation and interaction with assistive technologies.
Work closely with various teams through development and implementation cycles
Consistently ensure that business is conducted with integrity at all times and that behavior aligns with iCIMS
policies, procedures, and core competencies
5 or more years of proven experience in accessibility and/or Software Tester
Ability to work closely with Product Owners and BAs on accessibility issues
Expert in accessibility coding standards.
Demonstrated success leading groups to deliver web and mobile experiences that meet high accessibility standards.
Guidelines (WCAG), WAI-ARIA, and 508 guidelines.
Experience with assistive technology such as JAWS, NVDA, VoiceOver, as well as accessibility features in Windows and Mac.
Understanding of user experiences (including complex online tasks and mobile- and device-centric
Ability to work independently with little direction, team oriented, results-driven environment
Innovative, self-motivated, possessing excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
Strong fundamentals in problem solving skills
Experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies preferred
Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with multiple software development teams consisting of
developers, quality assurance, product management and project management members.
BA/BS or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or other technical degree
from a reputable institution
iCIMS is a place where everyone belongs. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our approach helps us to build a winning team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities. So, regardless of how your diversity expresses itself, you can find a home here at iCIMS.
We are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, veteran status, genetic information, disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. If you would like to request an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at email@example.com.
Compensation and Benefits:
Competitive health and wellness benefits include medical insurance (employee and dependent family members), personal accident and group term life insurance, bonding and parental leave, lifestyle spending account reimbursements, wellness services offerings, sick and casual/emergency days, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, retirals (PF - employer contribution) and gratuity. Benefits and eligibility may vary by location, role, and tenure. Learn more here: https://careers.icims.com/benefits