iOS Accessibility Engineer

API, Accessibility, Agile, Assistive technology, Cocoa, Cocoa Touch, Engineering, Mobile devices, OS X, Objective-C, SEO, UI, Swift, iOS development
Contract W2, Contract Independent, Contract Corp-To-Corp, 12 Months
Depends on Experience
Work from home available

Job Description

“NOTE: If selected for this position, you are required to perform ALL work within a commutable distance of your assigned Worksite Location.”

iOS Accessibility Engineer (Sunnyvale, CA)

Candidates that do not have the relevant experience listed in the skill section will not be consdiered.
The candidates must be experienced iOS developers with a specialism in accessibiity.
They should not just be accessibility testers

We are looking for macOS Accessibility Engineers The successful candidates will be well versed in application development environments (such as Cocoa and Cocoa Touch) as well as an expert in accessibility. The role will involve working closely with many teams simultaneously, and ensuring the best output from each team.

Key Qualifications

• Excellent programmer with experience in Swift and / or Objective-C
• Excellent knowledge of UIKit and AppKit
• Understanding of accessibility APIs such as UIAccessibilityPostNotification
• Understanding of how people with disabilities use iOS and / or macOS
• First-hand experience in testing with assistive technologies, e.g. VoiceOver, Switch Control
• Familiarity with accessibility features on mobile devices
• Familiarity with project management methodologies such as waterfall and agile
• Past engineering experience

The Accessibility and SEO Center of Excellence is a group created with the purpose of promoting and supporting accessibility and offering consultancy services to project teams.
In this position you may be required to audit existing solutions, work with teams throughout the entire lifecycle of a project on new features and solutions, liaise and co-ordinate with various functions, and represent the team positively and effectively at all times.

You will be a pragmatic and charismatic individual, able to push for the best results whilst also maintaining excellent relationships with all those you work with. Successful candidates must be fast learners, capable to adapt and adhere to internal guidelines and processes, and work under tight deadlines with teams spread around the globe. Previous industry experience with an emphasis on accessibility is essential.

Bachelors degree or equivalent experience.

Additional Requirements
Understanding of SEO principles will be a significant advantage, as well as experience with web technologies and guidelines.
iOS/MacOS Accessibility 2-5 years Is Required
Accessibility 2-5 years Is Required
Accessibility (Keyboard/VoiceOver) At least 1 year Is Required
Accessibility Testing At least 1 year Is Required
UI /User Experience Design (UX) At least 1 year Nice To Have

Dice Id : redoak
Position Id : 7210876
Originally Posted : 3 weeks ago
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