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Senior Accessibility Consultant

epam

REMOTE, COLOMBIA,COLOMBIA

DescripciĆ³n completa del empleo
EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.

We are currently seeking a remote Senior Accessibility Consultant to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring our company's products and services are fully accessible to individuals with disabilities. This role requires a comprehensive understanding of accessibility standards and best practices, as well as experience with accessibility testing approaches and processes.


RESPONSIBILITIES
Ensure our company's products and services are fully accessible to individuals with disabilities, adhering to accessibility standards and best practices
Collaborate closely with stakeholders, including designers, developers, and project managers, to integrate accessibility considerations throughout the software development lifecycle
Conduct accessibility workshops and training sessions to raise awareness and promote best practices within the team
Advocate for accessibility-based decisions to stakeholders, including senior management
Compile A11y Compliance Reports/VPATs and develop accessibility specifications for our products and services
Participate in brainstorming and other idea-generating sessions to identify innovative ways to enhance accessibility

REQUIREMENTS
Minimum of 3 years of experience in accessibility testing and consulting
Solid understanding of accessibility standards, including WCAG 2.1 and Section 508 compliance
Experience compiling A11y Compliance Reports/VPATs and developing accessibility specifications
Expertise in A11y testing approaches and processes
Experience with A11y evaluation tools, such as JAWS, NVDA, and VoiceOver
Familiarity with screen readers and other assistive technologies
Excellent consulting and communication skills, with the ability to explain complex accessibility concepts to stakeholders
Proficiency in English language, with at least an Upper-Intermediate level for effective communication with the team and stakeholders

NICE TO HAVE
Experience with accessibility processing of documents
Familiarity with accessibility in HTML/CSS

WE OFFER
Learning Culture - We want you to be the best version of yourself, that is why we offer unlimited access to learning platforms, a wide range of internal courses, and all the knowledge you need to grow professionally
Health Coverage - Health and wellness are important, that is why we have you and up to four family members in a premiere health plan. We have a couple of options, so you can choose what is best for you and your family
Visual Benefit - Seeing your work for us would be a sight for sore eyes. We want your vision to always be at 100% which is why we offer up to $200.000 COP for any visual health expenses
Life Insurance Plan - We have partnered with MetLife to offer a full-coverage Ife insurance plan. So, your family is covered, even if you are gone
Medical Leave Coverage - We are one of the few companies that cover 100% of your medical leave, for up to 90 days. Your health is the most important thing to us
Professional Growth Opportunities - We have designed a highly competitive and complete development process, where you will have all the tools to get where you have always wanted to be, personally and professionally
Stock Option Purchase Plan - As an EPAMer you can be more than just an employee, you will also have the opportunity to purchase stock at a reduced price and become a part owner of our organization
Additional Income - Besides your regular salary, you will also have the chance to earn extra income by referring talent, being a technical interviewer, and many more ways
Community Benefit - You will be part of a worldwide community of over 50,000 employees, where you can learn, challenge yourself, stand out, and share your knowledge and experience with multicultural teams!

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