Web Accessibility Tester




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Job Description:

Our client is a global leader in specialty medical education and care and acts as a national certification and fellowship association. They are in need of a Web Accessibility Tester to ensure all of their public facing websites are AODA compliant.


The Web Accessibility Tester will work closely with a Web Accessibility Developer from home using their own computer/laptop to remote into our client’s network, where they will have access to any needed software/programming tools.



Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Design and create test plans ensure that proper and thorough test scripts are prepared in accordance with the testing strategy, project methodology and risks associated with the deliverables
  • Work closely with Systems Analysts and Business Analysts to understand requirements and expected results
  • Work closely with Developers to understand code and identify & trouble shoot defects
  • Execute test cases, report defects and track all outstanding issues until resolved
  • Prepare test reports, provide initial issue analysis and contribute to defect prevention
  • Participate in working sessions and collaborate with others to review existing processes and recommend efficiencies
  • Familiarity working with Agile delivery methods (Agile, Scrum, Sprint) and working in an agile environment


Skills and Experience Requirements

  • Expert knowledge of Accessibility principals and guidelines
  • Expert knowledge of WCAG 2.0 Guidelines
  • Hands on experience on accessibility testing for web, desktop, mobile, pdf, documents, etc.
  • Strong understanding of software accessibility standards
  • Strong testing and debugging skills in addition to strong analytical capabilities
  • Strong knowledge of WAI-ARIA Web Standards
  • Strong knowledge of A/AA Conformance Levels
  • Knowledge of NVDA / JAWS / WebAIM
  • Knowledge of AODA – Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act
  • Familiar with Voice Over / ChromeVox / Accessibility Plug-ins
  • Familiar with Talkback / magnification tools / braille display