Accessibility Engineer, Accessibility Center of Excellence

Cupertino, CA
  • Job Code
    200067727
Summary

Summary

Posted: Jun 17, 2019

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200067727

Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, great ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Apple has a great opportunity for a passionate Accessibility Engineer in our IS&T team. You will have validated experience in web technologies (such as HTML, JavaScript and CSS) as well as being an authority in Accessibility. You consider accessibility a basic human right and you want to work somewhere where people feel the same way. The role will involve working with many teams at a time on a variety of exciting projects and will require you to ensure the best output from each team

Key Qualifications

  • In-depth knowledge and practical application of web technologies including HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Strong working knowledge of WCAG 2.x guidelines
  • Demonstrable experience with WAI-ARIA
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of macOS and iOS VoiceOver and other accessibility features
  • Strong first-hand experience in testing with assistive technologies (including screen readers such as VoiceOver, JAWS and NVDA)
  • Familiarity with accessibility features on mobile devices
  • Familiarity with project management methodologies such as waterfall and Agile
  • Experience in software engineering
  • Aptitude for independently learning new technologies
  • Demonstrable experience in building strong working collaborations
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and manage a dynamic working environment
  • Excellent social and negotiation skills

Description

Are you a self starter, capable to adapt and adhere to internal guidelines and processes, and work under tight deadlines with teams spread around the globe?

Apple's IS&T Accessibility and SEO Center of Excellence is a group created with the purpose of promoting and supporting accessibility across Apple and offering consultancy services to project teams. The team is looking for a highly motivated and passionate individual, who is able to act as an accessibility expert as well as a product owner for internal tools

You will need to audit new and existing internal and external solutions, work with teams throughout the entire lifecycle of a project on new features and solutions, liaise and co-ordinate with various functions, and represent the team positively and effectively at all times. You will be a pragmatic and dependable individual, able to promote the best results whilst also nurturing positive relationships with all those you work with

Previous industry experience with an emphasis on accessibility would be an advantage

Education & Experience

Bachelors degree or equivalent experience.

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