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Web Accessibility QA Analyst I

Cambium Learning

Washington, DC,US

We are Cambium Assessment, a Cambium Learning® Group company.
As the leader in online testing for K-12 state education standards, Cambium Assessment delivers secure, reliable, and scalable assessment solutions that improve student performance while supporting state education accountability. Through proven technology, research-backed psychometrics, and advanced machine learning, our solutions help reduce test time for students while improving educational outcomes.
We’re looking for smart, creative, and enthusiastic professionals to join our innovative team of software engineers, designers, project managers and software specialists.
Job Responsibilities:
We are looking for a Braille Specialist Quality Assurance Analyst with experience in both web testing and accessibility testing. As a Braille Specialist QA Analyst, your primary responsibility is to perform manual tests while using different Assistive Technology tools and utilize automated testing tools to test a variety of different software’s for conformance to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. The ideal candidate should be able and eager to participate in the design phase of software development, to encourage usable design and to avoid any major accessibility issues in early stages of product development. Critically, you will have a passion for inclusive design and creating accessible spaces, and a desire to encourage other teams working in software development to share this passion.

Job Requirements:

2+ years of QA Testing experience in both manual and automated testing
B.A. or B.S. in computer science, information technology, human computer interaction, or related field required
1+ years of Accessibility Testing experience for visual impairment, hearing impairment, and motor skills impairment
Experience with reading and transcribing Braille
Experience working with Tactile Graphics
Experience with validating websites (desktop and mobile) for WCAG 2.1 level AA compliance
Experience utilizing assistive technology tools for accessibility testing
Knowledge of HTML semantics/tagging, hyperlink integrity, and remediation accessibility issues
Knowledge of correct use and limitations of WAI-ARIA (Accessible Rich Internet Applications) in web application development
Must be self-motivated, detail-oriented, and take initiative in performing tasks
Ability to convey the cause and potential steps to remediation for accessibility bugs to non accessibility subject matter experts
Responsible team player with strong communication skill


Preferred:

Experience using Assistive Technologies such as JAWS/NVDA/VoiceOver/Refreshable Braille Displays/Braille Embossers
Experience with Accessibility Testing tools such as ANDI, WAVE, Axe DevTools, or similar tools
Experience with ticketing systems like Jira
Experience testing in various environments such as Windows, Mac, Chromebooks and Mobile (iOS and Android)
Experience testing electronic documents (PDF, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) for Section 508 compliance is considered a plus


At Cambium Learning Group we speak, learn, and interact differently, we embrace and thrive on these differences! We deeply benefit from the diversity that each individual has to offer. We are dedicated to fostering a culture that celebrates unique backgrounds, ideas and experiences. Cambium Learning Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.
Why Work With Us?
When you work with Cambium Assessment, you’ll be helping to design and build inspiring solutions that make a real impact on the online testing industry, as well as the educators and students we support.

Our systems are infinitely scalable and mission critical serving close to 1 million students simultaneously and over 60 million annually!
Our machine scoring methods are driven by artificial intelligence allowing computers to perform such complex operations as grading essays with more accuracy than humans.
Our processes use intensive algorithmic computing allowing a customized experience for each student as the exam adapts real-time based upon answers given.

We currently serve more than 1/3 of U.S. students with numerous patents and industry-standard certifications. In the 2018–2019 school year, we delivered more than 60 million tests to 860,000 simultaneous testers with an average 1/10 second response time. We have the most advanced features of any online testing system, and we continue to push boundaries for student performance measurement.

Our ground breaking work includes:

Advanced computer-adaptive algorithms
Mobile support of user interfaces
Learning management systems with social media features
Universally accessible user interfaces
Machine scorable items

To learn more about our organization and the exciting work we do, visit
www.cambiumassessment.com
An Equal Opportunity Employer
We are dedicated to fostering a culture that celebrates unique backgrounds, ideas, and experiences. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

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