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Job Title: Front-End Developer - Accessibility (Remote Friendly)

Company: Webstaurant Store, Inc.

As a Front-End Developer focused on Accessibility, you will help develop interfaces for our various platforms and services. The work you do will help shape the development of our products and tools used by hundreds of people on various teams within WebstaurantStore, and will impact the experience for thousands of customers who visit our sites per day.

As a WebstaurantStore remote employee, you'll enjoy the same training and support to be successful in your position as employees at our physical corporate locations. We stay connected through video meetings, training sessions, and collaborative forums, and provide opportunities for you to connect with other employees from across the country both professionally and personally.

To qualify for remote work, candidates must have:

  • Access to a reliable and secure high-speed internet connection. Cable or fiber internet connections (at least 25mbps download/10mbps upload) are preferred, as satellite connections often cannot support the technologies used by WebstaurantStore to perform day-to-day tasks.
  • Access to a home router and modem.
  • A dedicated home office space that is noise and distraction-free. The space should have strong wireless connection or a wired Ethernet connection (wired connection is preferred, if possible).
  • A valid, physical address (apartment, suite, etc.); PO Boxes are not supported; as a physical address is required for you to receive your computer equipment.
  • The desire and ability to work and communicate with other team members via chat, webcam, etc.
  • Legal residents of one of the following states: (AL, AZ, AR, DE, FL, GA, KS, KY, MD, MI, MS, NV, NC, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV, WI or WY). H-1B Visa Sponsorship Not Available, W2 only.
 
Please include these in your application:
  • Links to code samples (projects, experiments, etc.)
  • Your resume
  • 1-2 paragraph summary of your favorite project from any of your work
  • A short paragraph on why you believe that you will flourish and grow at WebstaurantStore

We're looking for someone:

  • With 2-5 years of accessibility experience
  • Who has in-depth knowledge of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
  • Understands accessibility evaluation tools and methods
  • Effective working knowledge of accessibility verification tools, assistive technologies, and accessibility standards
  • Strong background in web development with HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, WAI- ARIA, React and Tailwind experience
  • Experience with assistive technologies across multiple platforms, including screen readers, magnification, and read-aloud tools

Things we value in a candidate:

  • Solid work ethic - you are motivated to learn, and work independently
  • Dependability - you meet deadlines consistently, and can communicate roadblocks
  • Problem solver - you can figure out random code bugs, or complex grid layouts
  • Passion - you enjoy what you do, and getting to work with new technology
  • Drive - you take the lead, and generate new ideas/concepts 
  • Good communication - you are able to document your work, and keep others informed about your tasks

Your daily job looks like:

  • Review implemented code, and audit it for accessibility improvements
  • Act as a subject matter expert in accessibility and help coach other developers on best practices
  • Improving the accessibility of our website during code sprints
  • Assisting back-end developers with troubleshooting site bugs, or markup implementation
  • Cross-browser, and WCAG testing all the code you write

What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive pay + annual bonuses
  • WebstaurantStore Discount to buy that mixer you've always wanted
  • 401(k) matching up to 10% with yearly profit-sharing
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid maternity leave
  • Flexible work schedule. Work the hours that make sense for you. 
  • Full remote work, semi-remote work up to 2 days/week, or work in the office
  • Dog friendly offices
  • Onsite Fitness Center at our Florida and Pennsylvania offices, or 75% reimbursement for a Fitness Center of your choice
  • We'll invest in your education with up to $1000 reimbursement per year
  • Yearly stipend to attend conferences to network and grow

What does our hiring process look like:

  • A phone interview with a Team Manager to tell you about the company, position, answer any questions you might have, and more importantly find out about you. The goal is to find out if you could be a right fit for the team, and if we are a fit for you.
  • Follow up interview with other Team Managers, and the Director of Design. We could ask you general questions about development to test your understanding of technologies. Additionally, we will reviewing your communication skills, and how well you align with the things we value in a candidate.
  • We make you an offer, or let you know if we feel that you aren't the right fit

If you are ready to be a part of our team, apply today and include these in your application:

  • Links to code samples (projects, experiments, etc.)
  • Your resume
  • 1-2 paragraph summary of your favorite project from any of your work
  • A short paragraph on why you believe that you will flourish and grow at WebstaurantStore