Senior Staff Software Engineer - Accessibility

| Base Line, AR, USA | Remote
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The Senior Staff Software Engineer - Accessibility (Technical Lead) will prioritize digital accessibility by owning decisions, designing solutions, and addressing large-scale accessibility challenges to ensure our products meet high inclusivity standards. This role will enhance our products through research, development, testing, and maintenance of web-based solutions for complex accessibility issues on client websites. The Senior Staff Software Engineer - Accessibility may also provide technical analysis for accessibility-related legal claims.

Our mission at AudioEye is to eradicate every barrier to digital access because we believe equal access to digital content is the right of every individual and the responsibility of every entity.

AudioEye is a team of passionate professionals dedicated to our ambitious goal of accessibility for all. Our mission guides us through every challenge and keeps our focus on our purpose – changing the way the world uses the internet forever.

How you’ll Contribute:

  • Promote accessibility by taking the lead in identifying and resolving accessibility and usability issues in our products and services while ensuring the practical application of current WCAG and Section 508 standards and best practices
  • Stay updated on the latest accessibility standards, best practices, and technologies, and how they apply to our technologies
  • Demonstrate proficiency in service-oriented architecture, data modeling, performance optimization, and end-to-end software delivery
  • Provide additional support, including participation in internal and external calls as a Technical Accessibility Subject Matter Expert (SME)
  • Proactively identify and resolve complex accessibility challenges, emphasizing quality and addressing potential edge cases in the work
  • Influence cross-functional teams to integrate accessibility into design and development, taking ownership of projects and addressing complex challenges
  • Independently integrate effective measurement and metrics into work while also contributing to defining measurement methods in project planning and evaluating project success
  • Remediate accessibility, usability, high-priority, and complex issues that support the internal teams
  • Thoroughly document accessibility processes, best practices, and standards, and assist in training and mentoring team members in accessibility principles
  • Generate customer value by comprehending both business requirements and the needs of end users benefiting from our technology
  • Develop web-scale solutions that balance immediate needs with long-term essentials, leveraging data insights for informed decision-making

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 6 years industry experience as a software engineer, with a majority focus on accessibility and inclusivity
  • Deep understanding of prevailing WCAG and Section 508 standards and best practices is required (CPACC, WAS certification preferred)
  • Familiarity with agile methodologies
  • NodeJS/Javascript/Typescript, HTML, DOM, CSS
  • Experience working with open source technologies
  • React or equivalent MVVM framework
  • Relational database technologies, NoSQL technologies, document/object storage
  • git, GitHub, BitBucket, and general CI/CD pipeline experience
  • API design and best practices for both internal and external delivery
  • Experience building, maintaining, operating, and supporting large-scale SaaS products
  • Working knowledge of cloud vendors and technologies
  • Customer support experience (either directly, or in supporting a product)
  • Operational experience supporting an always-on software service
  • Working knowledge of tooling, methods, and best practices for safely and securely writing, delivering, and operating software products at scale

Our Values:

  • Relentlessly Prioritize the Customer
  • Own Outcomes
  • Be Straightforward
  • Act Now & Iterate
  • Grit
  • Decide with Data 
  • Hire and Develop A Players
  • Be Coachable
  • Organize and Plan
  • Expect and Embrace Change

Benefits and Perks:

  • Work with a talented but humble team
  • Competitive compensation and equity
  • Weekly paid family meal
  • 401k, medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Flexible and Generous PTO Policy: If you feel you need a break to recharge, we encourage you to take it!
  • 18 company-paid holidays including Juneteenth, MLK Day and a 1-week company-wide shutdown
  • To support remote work conditions, AudioEye provides each employee a one-time stipend of $300 

Don’t Meet Every Single Requirement?

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to a job unless they meet every single qualification. At AudioEye, we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace, so if you’re excited about this role and check some of the boxes in the job description in your past work history, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles!

Equal Opportunity Employer: We embrace equal employment opportunity.

AudioEye is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. It is our policy that employees will not be subjected to unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, marital status, sexual orientation, political ideology and any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to: recruitment, hiring, transfers, promotions, training, discipline, termination, compensation and benefits, performance appraisals, education, and social and recreational programs. We welcome and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, abilities, and seek to ensure that all candidates have the opportunity to showcase their skills and qualifications during the hiring process. Please email [email protected] if you require an accommodation. 

Notice to Staffing Agencies: 

It is our policy that any and all contact with third party staffing vendors come through our Talent Acquisition department directly. We have established a preferred network of staffing partners that we engage with if and when we deem necessary. We ask that staffing agencies refrain from contacting our executives, hiring managers, or employees directly. Unsolicited resumes and inquiries will not be considered or responded to. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. 

More Information on AudioEye
AudioEye operates in the Software industry. The company is located in Tucson, AZ. AudioEye was founded in 2005. It has 142 total employees. To see all 1 open jobs at AudioEye, click here.
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