Accessibility Engineer QA

New York, New York | Freelance | Job ID #58509 |
Posted Last Month

National Health organization is seeking a QA Engineer with experience in Accessibility to join them for a long term contract engagement with the potential to go perm.

This QA is responsible for supporting and equipping our engineering quality assurance teams to ensure successful delivery of our accessible digital products. This person will be supporting all aspects of integrating accessibility into manual and automated testing


  • Partner with Engineering QA in building A11y into manual and automated testing by helping understand how users experience products using Assistive Technology
  • Helping understand what to test for and how to test to ensure feature functionality meets A11y AC (Acceptance Criteria)
  • Manually testing key feature functionality to ensure A11y AC is met
  • Partner with Engineering QA during testing, ensuring A11yAC is being met by:
    • Enensuring feature functionality has A11y AC written
    • Answering technical how-to questions on testing A11y forWeb, IOS & Androidapps.
    • Helping engineering QA test and validate A11y AC
    • Support 3rd-Party Audits by:oreviewing 3rd-Party findings, test resultsore-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.?
  • 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

Bonus 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

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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