Junior Accessibility Tester
About the Job
Testlio is the originator of fused software testing, a unique approach to testing that combines humans and machines to help digital innovators deliver quality products at scale. In any location. On any device. In any language. Via any payment method. The company is distributed by design, with full-time people worldwide and part-time freelancers in over 150 countries. Clients include Amazon, Athenahealth, Microsoft, the NBA, Netflix, PayPal, Uber, Wayfair, and many more. Collectively, they have awarded us an industry-leading 4.7 G2 rating. To learn more, visit www.testlio.com.
We are hiring a part-time Junior Accessibility Tester who will be working closely with Accessibility leaders at Testlio to create and execute accessibility testing.. This is an opportunity to take your accessibility testing skills to the next level with opportunities to learn on the job and build on your understanding of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). The Jr Accessibility Tester will be customer-facing, along with their manager for feedback and thoughts on how the client designs and creates new functionality with accessibility in mind. This is a part-time role, with a guaranteed 20 hours a week, Monday - Friday, with a strong possibility of working additional hours as new projects come up.
Why You’ll Love This Job
Use your love for User Experience & Accessibility to help shape Apps used by millions of users around the world
Have the opportunity to grow your career with an experienced mentor.
With a vast variety of customers in Testlio’s portfolio, you will be able to go through situations that you can’t find anywhere else - you will be dealing with multiple projects and partnering with a wonderful, global team to build amazing app experiences for some of the most exciting companies in the world!
Work alongside and learn from strongly motivated and experienced co-workers from diverse backgrounds and locations while enjoying the flexibility of a distributed team.
Assist the team in shaping the current and future Testlio approach to Accessibility testing.
Despite the distances, you’ll love our collaborative global culture and contribute to making Testlio a great place to work!
Why you’ll love being part of Testlio
A true sense of belonging: the TestLion Pride is a global community of like-minded people who live Testlio’s six values every day. We’re deliberate about building our community with virtual events and activities that keep us connected across the globe.
Growth through learning: knowledge exchange and learning are central to working at Testlio. You’ll find that motivated, experienced TestLions with diverse backgrounds can always introduce you to new perspectives.
Enable human possibilities: your work at Testlio has a larger purpose. As a TestLion you will not only help our customers create well-built digital experiences for their users, but also create opportunities for Testlio's freelance network, and support social impact programs like Ignite.
What would your day look like
Be on hand to verify accessibility issues
Create, document, and manage testing approaches for clients
Report directly to leadership on feedback on process and testing
Create and document methodology procedures and best practices
Have dedicated training and a partnership to strengthen your current skills
Ensure a client’s experience and expectations are met through the delivery of our Accessibility Testing Offering
Work closely with your peers on the Services Leadership team as well as cross-functional departments to continually identify opportunities to improve our customer experience
What You Need to Succeed
You have a passion, curiosity, and focused interest in Accessibility, User Experience, and Software Testing.
Understanding of WCAG and WAI-ARIA.
2 years of previous experience using and demonstrating assistive technology
Excellent writing and verbal communication skills in English.
Strong time management, problem-solving, task delegation, and prioritization capabilities.
Work well under pressure and in an environment of constant change.
Appreciate the flexibility in the working hours that allow you to balance your work and your needs.
Team player, socially open-minded, empathetic, and considerate of cultural differences.
What is the Candidate Consideration Process
We seek to hire individuals who will be excited about their role and have the potential to grow with Testlio. Since we are 100% distributed, it’s important for us to provide you the opportunity to meet with multiple stakeholders throughout the organization. This gives you insight into the role and a chance to interact with future peers. Our interview process can take about 4 to 6 weeks to complete as we want to ensure a great fit for everyone.
Hiring manager interview
Multipart TestGorilla assessment
~ 3 Team and Stakeholder interviews
Hiring manager additional conversations