T-Mobile Senior Software Engineer, Web Accessibility Coach in Overland Park, Kansas
Senior Software Engineer, Web Accessibility Coach
KS501-KS-Headquarters, Building 6100 OP
We embrace diversity and inclusion—to us it’s more than it's the right thing to do. Our diverse group of employees (and customers!) help us break down barriers and rewrite the rules. We want highly motivated, customer centric and entrepreneurial people to fulfill our commitment to ensure that all T-Mobile experiences are seamless, inclusive, and accessible to employees and customers of all abilities. The Accessibility Resource Center (ARC) is driving a culture shift that will make accessibility part of everything we do. Our vision is to go beyond 100% compliance and truly make accessibility and inclusion part of T-Mobile’s corporate DNA.
We are looking for a Web Accessibility Coach to support teams in designing and driving the delivery of digital accessibility products and solutions at T-Mobile. You will use your software engineering experience to provide direction, guidance, oversight, and support to help teams across the company to successfully incorporate accessibility requirements into the software development process and deliver digital accessibility solutions on time with quality. You view accessibility as a design tool, not a compliance issue.
6100 Sprint Pkwy
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Build and maintain relationships, credibility and trust with business, product and technical partners.
Evaluate, define, and prototype appropriate approaches for any proposed accessibility solution.
Assist internal delivery teams with ongoing development processes and implementation of accessibility throughout the software development process.
Run automated scans and manual assessments on web pages to identify accessibility issues, suggested fixes, and prioritization.
Help teams understand accessibility requirements, available tools, solutions and prioritization.
Drive innovation, education, growth and development of digital accessibility across the enterprise.
Benchmark standard methodologies, identify next practices and incorporate them into best-in-class accessibility programs, processes, procedures, and tools.
T-Mobile U.S. Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) is America’s supercharged Un-carrier, delivering an advanced 4G LTE and transformative nationwide 5G network that will offer reliable connectivity for all. T-Mobile’s customers benefit from its unmatched combination of value and quality, unwavering obsession with offering them the best possible service experience and undisputable drive for disruption that creates competition and innovation in wireless and beyond. Based in Bellevue, Wash., T-Mobile provides services through its subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile, Metro by T-Mobile and Sprint. For more information please visit: http://www.t-mobile.com
Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field. A relevant combination of education and experience may also be considered
Demonstrated patience of a teacher with the ability to explain principles of HTML and accessibility.
Experience communicating and collaborating with UX designers.
Experience designing and developing code that is WCAG AA compliant; not because it was an enforced standard, but because you love semantic markup and native elements.
Experience working with colleagues and customers with blindness, low vision, deaf, hard of hearing, or individuals with mobility differences that translate to the usage of adapted accessibility platforms.
Solid understanding of WCAG, Section 508, ARIA, and how assistive technologies work.
Strong organizational skills combined with an independent highly motivated workstyle
Ability to take a stand, yet still commit to decisions once they are made - even when you may disagree
At least 18 years of age
Legally authorized to work in the United States.
High School Diploma or GED
Pre-employment background screen