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Senior Software Engineer - Web Accessibility

  • Location: Denver
  • $ Salary: US$50 - US$60 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Technology
  • Contact: Ross Clark
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 17 February 2024
  • Job Ref: JN -012024-483313

Senior Software Engineer (Web Accessibility) - 6 Month Contract

Hybrid - Based in Denver, CO.

Pay Rate - $50 - $60/Hour.

We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer who specializes in web accessibility to take the lead in ensuring our public websites align with WCAG 2.1 guidelines. In this position, you will spearhead initiatives to address accessibility concerns and provide mentorship to mid-level engineers for the development and maintenance of inclusive digital experiences.


  • Spearhead the resolution of accessibility concerns on our public websites, providing leadership and guidance.
  • Mentor mid-level engineers, offering expertise and best practices in the realm of web accessibility.
  • Enhance front-end codebases, encompassing JSP, HTML, CSS, and STRUTS, to guarantee alignment with WCAG standards.
  • Engage in cross-functional collaboration within an Agile workflow to foster synergy across teams.
  • Recognize and diagnose accessibility challenges, proposing effective solutions to optimize user experiences for all individuals.
  • Effectively manage and monitor accessibility tasks and projects through tools such as JIRA.


  • Over 7 years of expertise in the field of Software Engineering.
  • Hands-on experience exceeding 5 years in the remediation of web accessibility issues.
  • In-depth understanding of WCAG 2.1 guidelines and proficiency in accessibility best practices.
  • Proficient skills in Java/Spring, JSP, HTML, CSS, and STRUTS, with an additional advantage of familiarity with Angular and Bootstrap.
  • Demonstrated experience with JBOSS servers.
  • Familiarity with various web accessibility testing tools.
  • Extensive experience utilizing issue and project tracking tools, with a preference for proficiency in JIRA.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in Agile methodologies.