Accessibility Analyst

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  • Location: McLean, VA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #7958

Job Type: Contract   
Expectation: Remote

Responsibilities:

  • Executing accessibility processes set forth by the Senior Director of Accessibility.  
  • Auditing the existing application to baseline accessibility compliance.  
  • Establishing an on-going compliance monitoring process. 
  • Serving as the liaison with 3rd party accessibility vendor
  • Learning the complexities of the system being built and how it is used by property employees to inform accessible solutions. 
  • Innovating on ways to scale adoption and integration of accessibility into the property management platform.
  • Partnering with Experience Design and User Research colleagues to ensure we are developing the best user experience for guests with a disability. 
  • Working daily with agile product teams to instill accountability for and ownership of accessibility. 
  • Writing accessibility specific acceptance criteria (AC) into user stories
  • Evaluating code to help identify and solution accessibility defects.
  • Conducting full accessibility audits (web and mobile) and packaging results into actionable feedback.
  • Training team on how to test for accessibility and how to use screen readers.
  • Contributing to the development and maintenance of accessibility guidelines, processes, and training.

Skills:

  • Must possess strong working knowledge of WCAG 2.1 Level AA (required) 
  • Understand ADA and international accessibility laws
  • Understand and have demonstrated experience in applying accessibility and usability principles that impact users with disabilities in the discovery and design/wireframe stages.
  • Hands on experience with assistive technology devices including screen readers, screen magnification, alternative keyboard inputs, etc. for both desktop and mobile. (Required:  intermediate knowledge of at least 2 screen readers)
  • Hands on experience conducting accessibility audits for web and mobile. 
  • Ability to provide technical solutions and remediation to cross-functional teams of product owners, development engineers, quality engineers, and designers. 
  • Hands on experience with WAI-ARIA and how to implement accessibly.
  • Tactical knowledge of W3C standards-compliant HTML and CSS
  • Knowledge of JavaScript (React JS a plus)
  • Knowledge of accepted accessibility interaction patterns and best practices 
  • Background in web development, user interface design, user experience, application development a plus.
  • Experience with agile methodologies, JIRA and Confluence.

Any of the following certifications is a plus but not required:

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

Work Requirements: 
Due to client requirements, applicants must be willing and able to work on a W2 basis. For our W2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes medical/dental/vision benefits, 401(k) with company matching, and life insurance.

About us:
Established in 1998, Ntelicor provides hard to find IT talent and flexible staffing and IT solutions to Fortune 50 and companies of all sizes. We dedicate ourselves to our clients’ unique needs and rapidly and efficiently deploy our specialists and solutions. As our team continues to grow, we look forward to providing our clients and our people with extraordinary value and service for years to come.

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