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Senior Accessibility Consultant Remote

Senior Accessibility Consultant Description

We are seeking a Senior Accessibility Consultant to join our remote team. This role requires ensuring that our company's products and services are fully accessible to individuals with disabilities. You should have a comprehensive understanding of accessibility standards and best practices, along with experience in accessibility testing methodologies and processes.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure our company's products and services are fully accessible to individuals with disabilities, adhering to established accessibility standards and best practices
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, including designers, developers, and project managers, to integrate accessibility considerations throughout the software development lifecycle
  • Compile A11y Compliance Reports/VPATs and develop accessibility specifications for our products and services
  • Lead accessibility workshops and training sessions to raise awareness and encourage best practices within the team
  • Participate in brainstorming and other idea-generating sessions to identify innovative ways to enhance accessibility

Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience in accessibility testing and consulting
  • Comprehensive understanding of accessibility standards, including WCAG 2.1 and Section 508 compliance
  • Experience in compiling A11y Compliance Reports/VPATs and creating accessibility specifications
  • Proficiency in A11y testing methodologies and processes
  • Experience with A11y evaluation tools, such as JAWS, NVDA, and VoiceOver
  • Familiarity with screen readers and other assistive technologies
  • Excellent consulting and communication skills
  • Proficient in English, with at least an Upper-Intermediate level

Nice to have

  • Familiarity with accessibility in HTML and CSS

We offer

  • Learning Culture - We want you to be the best version of yourself, that is why we offer unlimited access to learning platforms, a wide range of internal courses, and all the knowledge you need to grow professionally
  • Health Coverage - Health and wellness are important, that is why we have you and up to four family members in a premiere health plan. We have a couple of options, so you can choose what is best for you and your family
  • Visual Benefit - Seeing your work for us would be a sight for sore eyes. We want your vision to always be at 100% which is why we offer up to $200.000 COP for any visual health expenses
  • Life Insurance Plan - We have partnered with MetLife to offer a full-coverage Ife insurance plan. So, your family is covered, even if you are gone
  • Medical Leave Coverage - We are one of the few companies that cover 100% of your medical leave, for up to 90 days. Your health is the most important thing to us
  • Professional Growth Opportunities - We have designed a highly competitive and complete development process, where you will have all the tools to get where you have always wanted to be, personally and professionally
  • Stock Option Purchase Plan - As an EPAMer you can be more than just an employee, you will also have the opportunity to purchase stock at a reduced price and become a part owner of our organization
  • Additional Income - Besides your regular salary, you will also have the chance to earn extra income by referring talent, being a technical interviewer, and many more ways
  • Community Benefit - You will be part of a worldwide community of over 50,000 employees, where you can learn, challenge yourself, stand out, and share your knowledge and experience with multicultural teams!

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