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Accessibility Engineer

TPGi

Remote,USA

Full-Time // Remote

At TPGi, you’ll be part of a global team of experts focused on helping our clients build an accessible future. Every day, we advise our clients as they build new digital experiences for their customers, including websites, mobile applications, streaming platforms, and even in-person kiosks! As a division of Vispero, the world’s leading assistive technology provider, we know how important it is to ensure these digital experiences are inclusive and meet the needs of people with disabilities.

The Accessibility Engineer will advise our clients on how to make their digital offerings conform with the standards of accessibility and maximize the usability for users with disabilities. An emphasis will be placed on evaluating the accessibility of Web technologies, mobile accessibility, and native applications using internationally recognized standards, guidelines and techniques. The successful candidate must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and demonstrate the ability to prioritize and multi-task a variety of demanding assignments.

Most importantly, we seek candidates who are passionate about accessibility and want to join a team of like-minded professionals.

About You…
Honest with integrity and a passion for accessibility
Reliable, dependable, and trustworthy; someone the TPGi team can count on
An advocate of continuous learning; able to absorb and share new ideas, approaches, and techniques for achieving accessibility
Self-motivated and able to work both independently and in a team environment
Excellent analytical skills with strong written and oral communications; able to express findings and insights in an actionable manner for our clients
Excited to be a part of a fast-growing company
Eager to be heard and willing to contribute ideation to our innovation initiatives

Responsibilities
Perform accessibility evaluations of web pages, desktop applications, mobile apps and other emerging platforms
Intelligently apply accessibility testing tools, use assistive technology and perform expert manual analysis of client products using the TPGi ARC platform
Clearly document your accessibility findings and recommendations for our clients, building upon the extensive base content found in our ARC Knowledge Base
Participate in occasional accessibility training to clients, virtually and on-site as warranted
Answer accessibility related questions from clients to ensure our insights are actionable
Provide ongoing “agile” accessibility development support to our HelpDesk clients through the TPGi ARC platform
Keep up to date with the latest developments in the field of accessibility
Collaborate with other team members to deliver the best solution for the client
Represent TPGi proudly at industry conferences and via social media, where appropriate
Help us build an accessible future


Basic Qualifications
Must be familiar with the issues of accessibility faced by people with disabilities and aging populations
Must have in-depth knowledge of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1)
Must have a strong grasp of accessibility techniques in web development applying HTML5, CSS, ARIA, and JavaScript
Should have experience with assistive technologies across multiple platforms, including screen readers, magnification, and read-aloud tools
Must have effective working experience with a variety of accessibility verification tools, assistive technologies, and accessibility standards
Must be able to quickly adapt to new accessibility tools and the TPGi ARC Platform


Preferred Qualifications
Have three (3) to five (5) years of experience working in the accessibility field
Knowledge of accessibility techniques in native mobile applications
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree/relevant experience a plus
Experience with the TPGi ARC Platform is a plus

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