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Frontend Engineer, Accessibility

Company: Array
Location: Waterbury
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Array is revolutionizing how businesses leverage and enhance consumer data. Our platform enables innovative companies and developers to seamlessly integrate credit and identity data into their apps, websites or workflows. As a remote-first company, we're focused on providing opportunities for autonomous individuals to have high levels of impact at the forefront of the fintech space. Continuous improvement, experimentation, and a clear mission stretch us individually and together in service of delivering the best products for our clients and users.

We are a remote-first fintech company looking for an experienced User Interface Engineer to make Array's products accessible. You'll drive strategic improvements for Array's products' accessibility by advocating for accessibility best practices across the company.

Responsibilities:

Architect, build and implement accessibility features across Array, providing technical accessibility expertise and developing innovative services for end users
Support and partner with product teams in shipping accessible products and resolving accessibility bugs
Advocate and help build accessibility standards into the product development process by collaborating with other engineers, designers and product managers
Serve as a subject matter expert and champion our principles of accessibility and inclusion
Coach and train others in accessibility standards and best practices

Qualifications:

3+ years experience in modern frontend web technologies; past experience with Svelte, TypeScript, React and Sass / CSS preferred
In depth understanding of accessibility standards and best practices including Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).
IAAP WAS certification
Experience with any major JavaScript framework, TypeScript and Node.js
Experience instrumenting applications with real user metrics to reflect the customer experience
Experience with assistive technology (e.g., screen readers, screen magnifiers, voice recognition) in conducting accessibility testing
Track record of delivering accessible, stable, performant, secure and scalable front-end software
Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures and algorithms

Array Offers All Employees the Following Benefits and Perks:

Full medical, dental, and vision, premiums covered at 100% for employees and 50% for dependents
Unlimited PTO and sick leave + 14 company holidays to encourage a healthy work-life blend
In-house wellness concierge and partnership with TalkSpace to support mental health
100% 401k match with immediate vesting
Generous and competitive parental leave for all parents
$1,000 desk setup subsidy to set-up your unique remote office
$100/month to subsidize wifi/cell phone expenses

Best,
The Array Recruiting Team

Keywords: Array, Waterbury , Frontend Engineer, Accessibility, Engineering , Waterbury, Connecticut

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