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Senior Accessibility Analyst
Ref No.: 18-13040
Location: Austin, Texas
Job Title: Senior Accessibility Analyst​
Job Location: Austin, TX (Willing to relcoate can apply)
Job Duration: 1 year contract with possible extension, unsure on conversion.​

Description:

Seeking a Senior Accessibility Analyst with significant specific experience in WCAG 2.0 testing and solving/training developers to improve consumer-facing payment applications and platforms for web.

Education/Experience
Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, User Experience, or a related field.
5+ years of experience with proven experience in accessible (508/WCAG) testing, analysis, and teaching.

Responsibility level
Exercises independent judgment with minimal direction from supervisor
Responsible for accessibility of a large product. A whole team will depend on this single person's ability to find all issues and teach staff how to fix them.

Qualifications / Skills
• Deep, demonstrable Subject Matter Expertise in WCAG 2.0, Section 508, ADA, other accessibility laws and standards
• Experience is critical - "being familiar with WCAG" or having done "some testing on a couple projects while in another role" is not enough.
• Significant experience using Accessibility testing tools AND screen readers such as JAWS, NVDA, Voiceover, and TalkBack
• Significant experience performing accessibility audits on web applications, iOS apps, Android apps AND providing solutions to developers with little accessibility expertise.
• Knowledge of and ability to discuss ARIA (Accessible Rich Internet Applications) solutions
• Knowledge of and ability to discuss HTML5, CSS, JavaScript solutions
• Extremely strong verbal and written communication skills . This role must easily be able to to have clear communication over email, IM, phone, and in person.
• Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
• This position will be a busy one. Self-drive and a desire to work hard, cranking through a backlog and keeping up with multiple fast-paced teams is required.
• Thorough, methodical, problem solver and creative with extreme attention to detail
• Expert at time management as well as working & finding answers to questions independently
• Passion for making websites and applications accessible to all users
• Understanding of SDLC and the technical and business challenges that come with development of a product
• Understanding of UX and the design techniques and principals involved in the production of conceptual prototypes and wireframes
• Past Experience as a Developer and/or Accessibility Consultant preferred
• Past Experience in QA a plus

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities
• Analyze existing web applications for Accessibility issues and provide developers and designers with workable solutions
• Analyze future designs and provide feedback to Product Owners and others to ensure Developers receive accessible designs and specs on new features
• Work with diverse team of product owners, UX designers, and developers in a fast paced and complex environment, with quick iterative cycles