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Business Systems Analyst - Web Accessibility

The State of Kansas

Shawnee County, KS,US

Important Recruitment Information for this vacancy:
Position Description
*** Please note: Applications will be accepted for open positions and please expect a delay in processing until operations resume at an undisclosed time. ***
Agency: Department of Commerce/America's Job Link Alliance-Technical Support
The Kansas Department of Commerce has a reputation of attracting a wide range of businesses and entrepreneurs, growing international trade markets and supporting citizens who call Kansas home. The agency empowers their associates with leadership and professional development opportunities to help build Kansas as a world-renowned destination to live, work and play.

America’s Job Link Alliance–Technical Support (AJLA–TS), a division of the Kansas Department of Commerce, helps state and local workforce agencies by providing intuitive, integrated information technology solutions and exceptional technical support for America’s Job Link Alliance (AJLA). We come to work each day because we want to make a difference in America’s workforce. As we look to the future, we envision supporting the success of America’s workforce by being the premier provider of on-trend, user-centric, cost-effective workforce technology.

We are a small collaborative team (50 employees) that builds workforce technology. There are many opportunities to learn and grow that you may not find in local giant development shops.
Everyone at AJLA–TS believes in our Core Values and thrives within our company culture.
You’ll be working with cutting-edge technologies and collaborating with others to drive innovative solutions.
We encourage learning and integration of new technologies. If you’re passionate about technology, we’d love to hear your story.
About the Position:
Who can apply: Open to all
Classified/Unclassified Service: Unclassified
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Work Schedule: 8a - 5p
Eligible to Receive Benefits: Yes
Veterans' Preference Eligible: Yes

Compensation:
Salary range starting at $55,000 annually.

Salary can vary depending upon education, experience, or qualifications.
Employment Benefits:

Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage
Sick & vacation leave
Work-life balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave
Paid state holidays (designated by the Governor annually)
Employee discounts with the STAR Program
Retirement and deferred compensation programs
Onsite Wellness Center
Flexible work arrangement including compressed work week and telework.

Position Summary & Responsibilities:
Position Summary:
As an AJLA–TS Business Analyst / Web Accessibility Analyst, you will test and validate user interfaces against accessibility requirements and consult on the effective technical implementation of digital accessibility requirements in client systems.


Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

Performs WCAG 2.0 AA compliance and accessibility testing using Assistive Technology (AT), such as NVDA, Interactive Accessibility Toolkit, aXe Developer Tools, and AMP.
Collaborates with business analysts and developers to identify, reproduce, prioritize and remediate accessibility issues.
Manages third-party remediation projects.

Qualifications:
Education:
High School or GED
Licensing & Certification:
None Required
Minimum Qualifications:
Significant experience working with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
Two years’ experience in analyzing data and information, project management or business processes.
Excellent listener with the ability to process information or feedback into actionable next steps.
Excellent analytical/critical thinker with the ability to solve problems of all sizes.
Solid technical background in accessibility requirements for web applications and electronic documents.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science or any related field from an accredited college is preferred.
Experience in an agile software development environment including a working understanding of agile and Kanban methodologies.
Experience with Business Intelligence.
Experience with Behavior Driven Development (BDD) or Test-Driven Development (TDD) using tools such as Cucumber, Capybara, Selenium, or Gherkin.
Experience translating complex state or federal regulations documentation for a non-technical audience or into actionable business requirements.
NOTE: If you lack any the required experience and want us to consider relevant education, you must provide copies of your transcripts/certificates in your application.

Post-Offer, Pre-employment Requirements:
None

*** Please note: Applications will be accepted for open positions and please expect a delay in processing until operations resume at an undisclosed time. ***
Recruiter Contact Information:
Name: Pamela Hann
Email: Pamela.Hann@ks.gov
Phone: 785-409-2194
Mailing Address: 1000 SW Jackson, Suite 100, Topeka, KS 66612
Required Documents for this Application to be Complete:
On your Careers - My Job Applications page, verify these documents are present and valid. Upload or delete and replace if needed:
Tax Clearance Certificate
DD214 (if you are claiming Veteran’s Preference)
Inside this job's Job Application, upload the these documents:
Resume
Cover Letter
Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate Required: Each applicant (even non-residents) applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website. A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. All applicants, including current state employees, are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.

Job Application Process:

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Salary Range: $55000 - $55000

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