Senior Front End Software Engineer - Accessibility
Palo Alto, CA,US
We are passionate about building great software and looking for like-minded individuals who share this passion and who are continuously looking to learn and grow. In this impactful role, you will work closely with customers and engineering teams to deliver accessible user interfaces and dashboards that enable our innovative payment system and services to be utilized by some of the biggest and fastest-growing software companies in the world. You will work closely with engineers, designers, product managers, and external auditors to identify, address, and prevent accessibility issues. As the technical expert on accessibility, you will be involved throughout the entire development process, from initial design discussions about the needs of users with disabilities to consulting on the development and testing of complex interactions, to involvement in regular audits across the site. You will collaborate with engineers and designers to teach accessibility best practices through documentation, training, and consulting.
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What We Are Looking For
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and/or equivalent development experience
4+ years of experience
Experience using modern front-end tools such as React, Redux, SASS, webpack, jest, etc.
Knowledge of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and experience implementing features that follow accessibility best practices
Experience with using common assistive technologies (JAWS, NVDA, Voiceover, TalkBack, ZoomText, Dragon)
Familiarity with Android or iOS accessibility
Familiarity with accessibility testing tools
Deep understanding of HTML semantics
Working knowledge in Python or Java
An open-minded and flexible nature with pragmatic problem-solving approaches
The ability and willingness to take complete ownership over a feature, bug, or entire project and drive it to completion
WePay’s mission is to make commerce seamless. Our products help software companies integrate payments into their applications – thereby empowering small businesses and individuals to get paid easily and quickly using their go-to apps and software. Our customers include BigCommerce, TouchBistro, Meetup, and Freshbooks, just to name a few. By joining forces with JPMorgan Chase, a global financial services firm with over $2.5 trillion in assets that serves millions of customers worldwide, WePay is now able to connect our customers seamlessly into a range of banking services beyond payments. WePay is a unique place to work and offers the best of both worlds. WePay has a FinTech startup culture that emphasizes transparency, collaboration, and career growth, with the ability to work on small, nimble teams. However, now combined with the power of JPMorgan Chase, employees are also able to create change at scale and have an opportunity to truly disrupt and shape FinTech.
You can find more information at wepay.com
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We offer a competitive total rewards package including a base salary determined based on the role, experience, skill set, and location. For those in eligible roles, discretionary incentive compensation may be awarded in recognition of individual achievements and contributions. We also offer a range of benefits and programs to meet employee needs, based on eligibility. These benefits include comprehensive health care coverage, on-site health and wellness centers, a retirement savings plan, backup childcare, tuition reimbursement, mental health support, financial coaching, and more. Additional details about total compensation and benefits will be provided during the hiring process.