Senior Software Engineer - Web Accessibility (10 Month Contract)
100% Remote - Caniddates MUST be based in the Denver Area.
Pay Rate - $50-$60/hour.
We are currently seeking a Senior Software Engineer with a primary focus on enhancing web accessibility. In this capacity, you will be entrusted with spearheading our efforts to ensure compliance with WCAG 2.1 standards across our public websites. This role involves overseeing initiatives to address accessibility issues and providing guidance to mid-level engineers in the development and maintenance of accessible digital interfaces.
- Lead and direct the resolution of accessibility concerns within our public websites.
- Mentor and provide guidance to mid-level engineers, imparting best practices in web accessibility.
- Modify front-end codebases, encompassing JSP, HTML, CSS, and STRUTS, to guarantee alignment with WCAG requirements.
- Collaborate seamlessly with cross-functional teams within an Agile framework.
- Detect and diagnose accessibility obstacles, proposing solutions to ensure exceptional user experiences for all users.
- Effectively manage and monitor accessibility tasks and projects through tools like JIRA.
- Possess a minimum of 7 years of Software Engineering experience.
- Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of WCAG 2.1 guidelines and the most effective accessibility practices.
- Exhibit proficient skills in Java/Spring, JSP, HTML, CSS, and STRUTS, with familiarity in Angular and Bootstrap considered advantageous.
- Previous exposure to working with JBOSS servers.
- Familiarity with tools for testing web accessibility.