Specialist in Accessibility for Angular app
Location and Modality:
Offsite (available at least partly at New York business hours).
9 months engagement with possibility for extension.
The specialist should be an experienced hands-on Angular Accessibility developer with a history of working in an agile and past-faced environment. Ideally, candidates should have an experience working with MEAN platform apps, implementing accessibility for large consumer-facing web applications from the ground up.
Tasks and deliverables:
• Produce high-quality work products that meet or exceed client expectations
• Effectively communicate accessibility requirements and issues in writing as well as verbally in meetings with project team, business clients and stakeholders.
• Serving as a reliable source of answers for accessibility questions
• Continuously improving internal team’s digital accessibility knowledge and skills
• Effectively supporting quality accessibility deliverables to our clients
· All tasks will be assigned in a Kanban type process by the Technical Lead, with progress being tracked in daily team meetings (morning hours EST time zone)
· Tasks will be considered completed after sign-off by Business Owner or Technical Lead
Required skills and experiences:
· 3+ years working with Angular (NOT AngularJS) web-apps, currently using Angular 12
· 3+ years of experience with accessibility standards for all platforms (web, mobile, desktop) and how they apply to products and services including:
o Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
o Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA)
· 2+ years of experience in assistive technologies and screen readers (preferably JAWS)
· Exposure to Git, GitLab workflows and CI/CD pipelines
· Exposure of Microservices architecture, Docker container implementation
· Exposure to build application services on Amazon cloud services (AWS)
· Good interpersonal skills to work with developers in an agile environment
· Experience in MS Teams and SharePoint documentation is a plus
English language proficiency (oral and written)
Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree is a plus.
Industry certifications from the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP)