Developer

Full-time position in Ann Arbor, MI

Position Description

Working on a dynamic customer-facing team, you will be responsible for finding creative solutions for customer’s accessibility problems.  You will also be responsible for product success at customer premises by ensuring successful implementation and inclusion of Deque products in the customer development life cycle. To be most valuable you will need to be comfortable with both front-end and back-end development.

By working with the team that is respected worldwide for their web and mobile accessibility expertise you will learn about digital accessibility. Because our customers are at the leading edge of web design and implementation you will be continually exposed to and required to learn new web and mobile technology, particularly UI frameworks and patterns.

We are a software product company, and you will be working in the heart of the business, not just an IT system. Our products are used by some of the world’s largest companies, and your work will have a positive impact on millions of people.

If you are the kind of developer who thrives on technical challenges and loves to stay on the leading edge of web development and wants to enjoy working with talented colleagues, we have a lot to offer.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Consulting with the customer development team to provide creative solutions to the customers’ accessibility problems
  • Implement Deque’s products in the customer environment and provide appropriate technical training.
  • Host developer centric workshops and provide training to the developers on the development of accessible components.
  • Develop and manage accessible, reusable UI components that can be easily implemented in a customer environment

Qualifications

  • 5 years of JAVA development experience
  • 3 years experience in developing web products using JavaScript and a deep understanding of and idiomatic fluency in the language. You must “think in JavaScript”
  • Experience with SQL Databases (e.g., Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server, etc.) or No-SQL (e.g., Cassandra, MongoDB, etc.)
  • Experience with design/development of highly available, distributed and scalable applications
  • Experience with modern UI frameworks such as AngularJS or ReactJS
  • Experience in writing automated tests and testable code
  • Experience with modern version control and build tools
  • Familiarity with agile web development processes, technologies, and tools
  • Accessibility knowledge is desirable
  • Ability to travel throughout the US and internationally is desirable

About Deque

Digital equality. It’s our mission, our vision, and our passion. We believe that websites, mobile applications, and digital content should be accessible to people with disabilities – and we’re passionate about creating technology that can make that vision a reality.

Deque (pronounced DEE-kew) helps technology leaders like Google and Microsoft, the top US banks and insurance companies, the top retailers, the top airlines, the top hotel chains and the biggest government agencies achieve their accessibility goals. Our accessibility toolsservices and training are unparalleled. To learn more, visit https://www.deque.com.

How to Apply

Submit your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in joining Deque
via our online application.

Usual reference and background checks will be required.

Thank you for your interest in joining our exciting company!