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Associate QA Accessibility Specialist

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group)

Lowell, MA,US

UKG is seeking a Associate QA Accessibility Specialist to help our team define our accessibility test strategies, develop, and execute manual test scripts, and help ensure the delivery of robust, high quality and fully accessible products. As an Accessibility Specialist you are accomplished in testing systems using available assistive technologies to find accessibility issues, recommend solutions for violations found, and have the experience and expertise to expand web accessibility knowledge and practices within the product team.

Primary/Essential Duties and Key Responsibilities:

Execute tests, using assistive technologies and interpret results, communicate on a regular basis to Stakeholders, resulting in quick solutions to any Accessibility violation and quality concerns
Participate in the design process to advise on accessible design decisions and how they impact/satisfy WCAG success criteria
Help triage and prioritize accessibility issues and provide guidance for remediation
Evaluate, select, and implement in collaboration with multiple product teams, accessibility validation tools to further enable speed of feature delivery
Partner with members of our Product teams to ensure proper accessibility representation and communication to customers and partners

Qualifications

1+ year of A11y experience in Testing Web Based Application and information technology projects
A bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or equivalent work experience with a focus on Accessibility testing is preferred
Ability to interpret and advise on accessibility standards, principles, techniques, and best practices - including Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Experience using assistive technology including screen reader technologies (e.g., JAWS, NVDA, MAC/IOS VoiceOver, TalkBack), magnification tools, read-aloud tools and keyboard testing
Strong communication skills. Comfortable presenting results of an accessibility review to stakeholders or conducting live training sessions
Familiarity with WCAG guidelines

Company Overview
Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired?

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws.

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