Lead Software Engineer
We’re looking for problem solvers, innovators, and dreamers who are searching for anything but business as usual. Like us, you’re a high performer who’s an expert at your craft, constantly challenging the status quo. You value inclusivity and want to join a culture that empowers you to show up as your authentic self. You know that success hinges on commitment, that our differences make us stronger, and that the finish line is always sweeter when the whole team crosses together.
Alteryx is a forward-thinking tech company committed to creating inclusive, user-friendly experiences for our global audience. We're seeking a talented and passionate Localization and Accessibility Software Engineer to join our dynamic team. If you're excited about making technology accessible to everyone and have a knack for ensuring seamless experiences across diverse languages and user needs, we want to hear from you!
As a Lead Engineer - Localization and Accessibility, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring our software applications and platforms are not only technically robust but also culturally sensitive and accessible to a broad spectrum of users worldwide. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to implement localization strategies, develop accessibility features, and drive innovation in our products.
Spearhead the development and implementation of internationalization frameworks and best practices, enabling global-first products, content, and design across Alteryx.
Collaborate with product teams to identify localization requirements and integrate them seamlessly into the development process.
Design and implement efficient localization workflows to enable swift and accurate translations for our global user base.
Develop and maintain tools, scripts, and frameworks that streamline localization processes and enhance accessibility features.
Collaborate with software engineers to embed accessibility principles directly into the codebase, ensuring a seamless user experience for all.
Lead the definition of the localization/accessibility tooling roadmap with the support of dedicated program managers.
Provide valuable technical mentorship for the Localization and Accessibility team, as well as cross-functional partners.
Establish and lead an engineering team focused on internationalization, localization, and accessibility technologies, overseeing automated localization processes for increased efficiency.
Work closely with international stakeholders to understand cultural nuances and ensure accurate representation of content in various languages.
Lead efforts to make our software universally accessible, ensuring compliance with relevant accessibility standards (e.g., WCAG, Section 508).
Advocate for accessibility best practices and conduct training sessions to spread awareness within the organization.
Identify opportunities for education and knowledge-sharing within the Alteryx community on i18n and a11y standard methodologies to optimize localized and accessible versions.
Proven experience in localization engineering and having accessibility implementation for software applications (i.e., international number and date formatting, language options in DateTime formatting functions and tools, etc.).
Familiarity with localization tools and platforms and accessibility evaluation tools.
Strong understanding of internationalization best practices and familiarity with industry standards.
Proficiency in WCAG 2.
Familiarity with project tracking software (e.g., JIRA, Rally).
Find yourself checking a lot of these boxes but doubting whether you should apply? At Alteryx, we support a growth mindset for our associates through all stages of their careers. If you meet some of the requirements and you share our values, we encourage you to apply. As part of our ongoing commitment to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace, we’re invested in building teams with a wide variety of backgrounds, identities, and experiences.