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Accessibility Consultant

Remote | Vienna, Virginia
Permanent | Job ID #62598 | Posted Last Week
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Our client, an Info Services and Tech company, is seeking an Accessibility Consultant to join them remotely for a full time perm engagement.

Responsibilities:

  • Test Set Definition – You will work with the client to determine the boundaries of the testing environment. The Accessibility Consultant will identify a representative test set of the user interface components found in the client’s system.
  • Testing – You will test client’s systems against specific manual tests and assistive technology tools. The Accessibility Consultant will enter test results into AMP (Accessibility Management Platform) – the industry’s first on-demand solution that integrates the business and technical aspects of complying with regulations, such as Section 508, the ADA, and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0.
  • Reporting – You will deliver testing results to the client and will participate in conference calls and follow-up discussions in order to create a road map to improve the accessibility and usability of the client’s IT system.
  • Technical Consultation – You will consult with customers on the proper methods for implementing digital accessibility in systems. This will span a variety of web, mobile, hardware and document systems.
  • Business Process Consultation – You will work with customers to consult on the process implementation approach for accessibility in the client’s environment.

Qualifications:

  • Technical Experience - If HTML, JavaScript, and CSS make you want to get out of the bed in the morning, this is probably a good job for you. We are looking for someone with a core understanding of web development technologies and how they impact the user experience. Experience developing user interfaces and PDF documents is a plus.
  • Communicative - You should be able to clearly and effectively communicate with clients in both written and verbal fashion. Written communication should show a high attention to detail. Verbal communication should be formal and indicate the ability to communicate complex topics concisely. Our consulting positions are on the front-line with our customers and it is imperative that you inspire confidence when speaking with customers.
  • Testing Focus - A large portion of what we do involves testing interfaces and validating that they conform to technical requirements. A desire to perform this validation and experience testing web-based interfaces for compliance with design specifications is critical.

Requirements:

  • BS degree in technology or equivalent work
  • 4+ years HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Accessibility knowledge a huge plus

Certification/Credentials a PLUS:

  • IAAP Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC)
  • Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS) Certification
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