Senior Accessibility Analyst : 19-01009

Austin, TX 78759

Posted: 03/01/2019 Job Category: Software Engineering Job Number: 11926412

        Women Back to Work (WBW) candidates will also be considered for this position.

Akraya is looking Senior Accessibility Analyst for one of our clients. If the job description below is a fit, please apply directly or call Varun Bansal at 408-907-6419. If this position is not quite what you’ re looking for, visit akraya.Com and submit a copy of your resume. Our recruiters will get to work finding you a job that is a better match at one of our many clients.

Primary Skills: WCAG 2.0, ARIA, IOS, Android, ADA, JAWS, NVDA, Javascript, UX, Talkback, Voiceover
Duration: 12+ Months
Contract Type: W2 Only

Responsibilities:

  • 3-5+ years of accessibility experience, prefer in a corporate environment.
  • Must have WCAG 2.0 experience.
  • Experience as a Senior hands on member of the team.
  • Knowledge of ARIA, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript. They will not be coding, but will need to understand.
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Mobile experience - iOS and android. Must have a11y experience.
  • Bachelor' s Degree is very preferred but would be willing to look at a candidate without.
  • They will be working on the auditing side on 3 platforms.
  • Web, iOS, and Android.
  • They will be using an in house spreadsheet for tracking.
  • Document findings and provide recommendations for resolving the issues.
  • Accessibility consulting, customer brings issues and how can we resolve it.
  • 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.

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


    Please apply directly with your updated resume or call Varun at 408-907-6419

About Akraya
Akraya, Inc. Is an award-winning staffing firm that works with many of the leading, technology-based companies around the world. We have been ranked as one of the “ Best Staffing Firms to Temp for” by Staffing Industry Analysts on multiple occasions and are a preferred staffing vendor within numerous staffing programs. Please visit akraya.Com to search through all of our current openings or to submit your resume to our recruiting team.

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