Accessibility/A11y/ADA/508 Trusted Tester

Accessibility, Android development, Assistive technology, Design engineering, JAWS, Mobile, NVDA, SAFE, SDLC, Problem solving, Product design, Rally, QA, Responsive design, WCAG, WAI, User stories, iOS development, Cross-functional
Contract W2, Contract Independent, Contract Corp-To-Corp

Job Description

Accessibility Engineer
Remote for now - eventually on site at one of the following locations:
"Woonsocket, RI ", "Scottsdale, Arizona ", "Richardson, Texas ", Remote, NYC (Soho), "Northbrook, IL ", "Hartford, CT ", "Florham Park, NJ ", "Denver, CO ", "Dallas, TX ", "Cumberland, RI ", "Chicago, IL ", "Chantilly, VA ", "Burlington, MA ", "Boston, MA ", "Alpharetta, GA " 
Multiple Openings 
Right To Hire Opportunity 
Partner with Accessibility Design team in building A11y into Product Design by:
helping understand how users experience products using Assistive Technology
participating in and contribute in Accessible Design Decisions
identifying how design intent affects A11y AC (Acceptance Criteria)
Partner with Engineering teams during development ensuring A11y AC is being met by:
ensuring feature functionality has A11y AC written / available
helping engineers understand the A11y AC.
answering technical how-to questions for A11y in Web, IOS & Android development.
helping engineers test and validate A11y AC. 
Support 3rd-Party Audits by:
reviewing 3rd-Party findings, test results
re-test, verify reported findings if reported issue is questionable
create A11y user stories, defects for A11y findings 
help triage, prioritize A11y issues with product and provide A11y context, guidance on how to remediate A11y findings.
Analyze validation test results looking for
training opportunities
engineering methods needing correction
components needing a11y refinements
processes lacking appropriate a11y support.  
Attend relevant stand-ups and status meetings. 
Ability to think from an end-user perspective
Commitment to meeting high expectations of end users 
Solid experience testing with all common screen readers (JAWS, NVDA, MAC/IOS VoiceOver, TalkBack), keyboard only, and other assistive technology.
Ability to interpret and advise on standards, principles and techniques for meeting accessibility success criteria (including WCAG 2.0 AA, WCAG 2.1 AA, and WAI-ARIA)
Ability to partner with various cross-functional teams for direction and consistency
Providing leadership when necessary 
Excellent organizational and communication skills
Familiarity with Responsive Web Design and mobile apps
Fluency in the software development lifecycle
Strong understanding of supporting products in a SAFe environment specifically how current/future work is scheduled to come through planning, design, engineering and 3rd-party validation efforts 
Knowledge of Rally, Teams, Confluence and other cooperation tools 
Preferred Skills 
Ability to train and coach colleagues on various accessibility topics
Ability to promote and share the importance of accessibility
Understanding the overlap between user experience and accessibility
Ability to analyze (Android, iOS, web) code and employ problem-solving skills to recommend best solution
Knowledge of mobile accessibility best practices on Android and iOS
Dice Id : 10109002
Position Id : PG-A11y
Originally Posted : 3 months ago
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