At Vispero, you’ll be part of a global team enhancing solutions that make a difference in people’s lives. Vispero is the world’s leading assistive technology provider for the visually impaired and owner of the brands AI Squared, Enhanced Vision, Freedom Scientific, Optelec and TPG Interactive. All the Vispero brands have a long history of developing and providing innovative solutions for blind and low vision individuals, helping them to reach their full potential.
The Accessibility Engineer will help ensure accessibility of technology for people with disabilities and older users, with an emphasis on accessibility of Web technologies and guidelines, mobile accessibility, and native applications. The successful candidate must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and demonstrate the ability to prioritize and multi-task a variety of demanding assignments without a degradation of work quality.
Excellent decision making and analytical skills
Excellent written and oral communications
Detail oriented with ability to pay attention to minute details for a project or task
Self- motivated with the ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one’s ability using his or her own drive or initiative
Motivated and quick learner able to work independently and as a team member
Ethical and can demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards
Able to work both independently and in team environment
Accountable to accept responsibility for your actions
Reliable, dependable and trustworthy
Honest with integrity
Build and Maintain Applications help assist our customers with accessibility of websites and mobile applications
Help maintain applications in production
Work with a team of others to achieve a common goal.
Participate in meetings
Help plan for new features
+2 Years of Accessibility Experience
Experience with Browser Extensions
Strong communication skills
Ability to perform in a team environment
Experience/Ability in writing and maintaining unit tests
Experience working in an agile environment
Experience building production ready application
Experience with CI/CD, Git, Linux/Unix, Kubernetes, Docker
Have in-depth knowledge of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Understand accessibility evaluation tools and methods
Have working knowledge with the user requirements of people with disabilities and older users, with regard to accessibility of the web
Effective working knowledge of accessibility verification tools, assistive technologies, and accessibility standards
Experience with assistive technologies across multiple platforms, including screen readers, magnification, and read-aloud tools
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
The typical salary range for this position is USD $95,000-$120,000 based on experience and geographic location. This position is remote
If you have a passion for excellence and want to work with an outstanding team of experts, working in an exciting, challenging, fast paced environment for the world’s leading assistive technology company, please send your resume to Careers@TPGi.com.
Vispero actively seeks to develop greater levels of diversity in our workforce and in our pipeline of future employees. We are committed to attract and retain candidates who have a passion for their work and encourage all individuals to apply. Vispero is an Equal Opportunity Employer.