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Digital Accessibility Systems Engineer or Advanced Systems Engineer

County of Marin


There is one (1) full-time vacancy the Digital Accessibility Program which will be filled at either the Systems Engineer or Advanced Systems Engineer level. Submit an application to the level you wish to apply. If you want to apply to both levels, you must submit a separate application for each position level through each job posting. Please see each job description for specific details.

About the Information Service and Technology (IST) Department: Marin County IST connects the people of Marin with their government by providing innovative products and services tailored to the needs of our departments and communities accessible anytime, anywhere. We provide centralized IT services to County departments across four key areas.
• Business Solutions Delivery
• Enterprise Platforms & Services
• Governance, Security, & Compliance
• Innovative Digital Solutions
In addition to a full benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Pension/Retirement, deferred compensation, and flexible spending accounts, we offer our employees:
• Hybrid (telework/onsite) work schedules
• Options for Alternative Work Schedules (such as 4-5/9’s)
• A culture of public service collaboration and work/life balance
• Training and career development opportunities
• County benefits such as Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)

The Digital Accessibility Program is a Countywide program responsible for ensuring that the County of Marin’s digital content is accessible to employees and the public. Digital content includes websites, Software as a Service (SaaS) applications, mobile applications, social media, videos, kiosks, virtual meetings, and more. Our team supports IST’s projects and County departments by providing testing, remediation, audits, training, and resources through collaborative consultation. We are a close-knit, adaptive, and driven team that thrives on interactive problem solving. This position will have an opportunity to have a meaningful impact on the County’s effort towards diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.

Reporting to the Digital Accessibility Program Manager, the System Engineer (SE) / Advanced Systems Engineer (ASE) will support the technology projects of the Digital Accessibility Program.
This position offers a wide variety of duties such as:
• Creating and providing technical support to IST personnel and representatives from County departments.
• Testing and remediating websites, SaaS applications, and mobile applications.
• Interacting with vendors and evaluating Accessibility Conformance Reports (ACR) and/or VPAT
• Creating and publishing digital accessibility resources to the program’s internal intranet site.

Remote Work Options: Some duties for this position may be performed remotely and options for a hybrid (telework/onsite) work schedule are available. However, the successful candidate must be able to report to County facilities for various meetings and work assignments upon short notice, as needed, and when deemed appropriate.

The Highly Qualified Candidate: The ideal candidate has a combination of technical expertise, strong analytical skills, and a high attention to detail. They have excellent interpersonal and communication skills to aid in their work with stakeholders that have a wide range of technology and accessibility experience, including County employees and vendors. This person enjoys learning new software, solving problems, and has experience collaborating with team members of various levels within many or all stages of the development life cycle. The ideal candidate has strong knowledge of:
• Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 or higher.
• ARIA, CSS, and HTML.
In addition, the ideal candidate has demonstrated experience in:
• Performing accessibility audits using assistive technologies such as JAWS, NVDA, ZoomText, VoiceOver, and/or TalkBack.
• Using development/testing tools such as Siteimprove, axe, ANDI, WAVE, or browser web developer tools.
• Evaluating VPATs and/or Accessibility Conformance Reports (ACRs).

More detailed information available on the County of Marin Careers website.

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