Junior Frontend Engineer - Colombia

Bogotá
Engineering – Engineering Marketplace /
Full-time permanent /
Hybrid
About Achievers
The "Achievers Employee Experience Platform™" empowers employees to recognize each other in real time and aligns them to the values and goals of the company. With almost 4 million global users, the Employee Experience Platform enables employees in over 170 countries. Visit us at www.achievers.com to learn more, and check out our platform in action here. Join us in our mission to Change the Way the World Works™!

Our commitment to you:
At Achievers, we hire you for you because we value the unique perspective and individuality that each person brings to our team. We are committed to creating an inclusive, diverse, and equitable workplace where you belong, and your contributions are celebrated. You'll have the opportunity to collaborate with a diverse group of colleagues who appreciate your strengths and are excited to learn from your experiences.

Achievers is looking for a Software Engineer to join our team! We are looking for a fun-loving, passionate, and collaborative individual with a passion for building world-class, accessible software to join our engineering team. You are positive thinking, care deeply about accessibility, solution focused, and find opportunities instead of problems. You want to take ownership over your work and make challenging architecture decisions. Most importantly, you value team work, learning from failure, and innovation.


Responsibilities:

    • Build, Own and Maintain new innovative product features with focus on accessibility following WCAG guidelines.  
    • Create and maintain software documentation.  
    • Work in a team by collaborating with your colleagues by actively participating in design/architecture discussions.   
    • Live in GitHub creating pull requests, reviewing code, merging branches, and generally be a team player by seeking out and providing feedback.  
    • Use the right tool for the job; we love modern technology and use things like REACT/REDUX, Python, Go, Kubernetes, Docker, Drone, Google PubSub, GraphQL, Microservices and MicroFrontend Architecture with GCP.   
    • Continuously integrate clean, scalable, robust, testable code.  
    • Ship code multiple times a day - yes, daily.  
    • Work with other talented engineers and designers to prototype and test your ideas.  

Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science.  
    • 1+ years of relevant experience.  
    • Strong REACT experience.  
    • Strong Accessibility (WCAG) experience.  
    • Knowledge of digital accessibility and disability inclusion 
    • Knowledge of regulations related to digital accessibility 
    • Experience applying WAI-ARIA authoring guidelines and best practice 
    • Experience optimizing for the accessibility features of the platform (HTML, iOS, Android)  
    • Experience developing digital products that comply with accessibility standards 
    • Having experience working with NVDA or JAWS and AXE would be a plus.  
    • Excellent programming skills in any language.   
    • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.  
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 

Applicants that have the following qualifications will be preferred:

    • Experience incorporating accessibility tests into the development process.
    • Experience building digital products where compliance with accessibility standards is part of "definition of done".
    • Experience with php and / or python.
Why you’ll love working at Achievers:
We are passionate about disruptive technology that’s rooted in science, research and data.
We understand the value of employee success in the workplace and have been recognized in numerous publications for our contributions to HR, for technical excellence, and for our outstanding workplace culture!
We foster an environment of connection, security, and community. You’ll feel at home, without reservation. 
We believe in moving quickly, failing fast, and adapting to change. 
We enjoy coming to work every day because we believe in our product and love our culture.
We’re committed to achieving excellence in everything we do. 

Achievers does not offer employment to prospects without first ensuring that qualified candidates speak directly with the hiring manager and a member of our HR team. All qualification will be done face-to-face, whether that is in person or over Zoom. Achievers does not send out offers of employment without meeting candidates and does not offer employment via text. If you are requested for any personal information via text and/or without having met a member of our hiring team in person, please disregard.

Our employees are a diverse and inclusive team of passionate, hardworking individuals. Achievers is committed to creating an environment where our employees can do the best work of their lives. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply to join our A-Player family. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Achievers is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.