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Senior Software Engineer, Frontend

Company: WorkBoard
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description CEOs everywhere are digital leaders now, whether they are ready or not. What was once run and grow the business, is now run, and respond. In a world where we must now all be ready to work-from-home and lead-from-home, WorkBoard's Enterprise Results Platform enables high-growth, and high-scale companies to align on outcomes, measure results, coordinate actions, and better manager meetings. Its OKR and WFH coaching services and certification program drive fast success for our customers. Comcast, Microsoft, Cisco, Workday, Zuora, Seismic, Cision, Malwarebytes, McKesson, Samsung, and many others rely on WorkBoard to drive their business forward. a16z, GGV capital, M12 (formerly Microsoft Ventures), and Workday Ventures are key investors.

THE OPPORTUNITY: As an Accessibility Software Engineer, you will be working on building intuitive, responsive, and accessible user interfaces in collaboration with our product and design team. The work you do will contribute to one of the most challenging and complex parts of our application. You will work with our Accessibility Software Architect as we move through our accessibility roadmap and make a more inclusive product. We promise that you will have an opportunity to have an outsized impact on our product.

COMING IN: Strong computer science fundamentals proven by both education and experience 5+ years of software development experience focused on SaaS applications and making web content more accessible according to WCAG 2.1 AA Advanced knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, ARIA 1.1 and Javascript Experience using NVDA, JAWS, and VoiceOver screen readers Experience with D3, HighCharts and Material-UI Extensive experience with React/Redux and jQuery UI in a dynamic, content-rich, and consumer-facing application Experience with REST-based Web Services development Preferred Client Trusted Testers v5 or CPACC/WAS Certification Solid understanding of website optimization techniques such as CDN, Cloud, and web-caching techniques A creative approach that challenges conventional thinking and attention to detail with an eye on pixel perfection when creating application features and widgets Nice to have: experience in technologies used in backend development including but not limited to languages like PHP (Yii framework), Node.js and familiarity with databases.

WHAT YOU'LL DO: Architect and develop enterprise grade software for delightful user interfaces with high code quality, reusability, and accessibility Work with our Accessibility Software Architect to test and validate web-based user interfaces against compliance regulations such as WCAG 2.1 and execute remediation Help triage and prioritize accessibility issues and provide guidance for remediation Refactor existing code to improve our codebase, and leave things better than how you found them Be a great collaborator and an engineering leader by performing code reviews, mentoring other team members, and presenting your work to others Work in partnership with product managers and user interface designers to refine our end user experience

THE TEAM: You'll join a team where everyone including you is striving to constantly improve the quality of experience; we provide our customers by delivering our best and being voracious learners. We are an incredibly supportive team and close to our customers. When problems arise, everyone in the engineering team pitches in. We are excited about a lot of things what "best looks like for our customers, what "breakthrough looks like in engineering and we share these passions across the company and with our customers. Customers even attend our hackathons, affectionately named WoBoCon.

OUR VALUES - WE LIVE BY THE 4 Hs Humble experts Hungry for the opportunity Intellectually honest Operating as one happy team

A FEW OF OUR AWESOME BENEFITS: Goodies onsite Unlimited PTO & sick days Paid holidays Health insurance 401K with employer matching Quarterly All-Hands Meetings where we come together in Redwood City, CA to learn AND play and much more!

THE WORKBOARD STORY: WorkBoard provides a powerful, modern results platform to help companies achieve their growth plans. Unlike most enterprise software, our solution is important to every employee, so we strive to set the high bar for capabilities that delight and enable everyone to be more successful at work. WorkBoard is strategic to companies and personally relevant to the people that work in them. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace committed to building a team culture that celebrates learning, diversity, and inclusion. If you're hungry to grow your skills while growing a company, your sense of urgency matches the size of our market opportunity, and you value and enable teammates contributions, then come join us!


Keywords: WorkBoard, Redwood City , Senior Software Engineer, Frontend, Other , Redwood City, California

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