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Accessibility Lead

Cognizant

St. Louis, MO,US

Extensive knowledge and experience with web technologies (HTML/CSS, and Web content management systems)
Good command on working with assistive technologies (JAWS, Voice Over, TalkBack, NVDA)
VPAT reporting knowledge must
Secondary Skills: Automated scanning tools 
Extensive knowledge and experience with WCAG 2.1 accessibility standards and guidelines. 
Knowledge on disability laws and acts ( Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act )
Knowledge and experience with Windows, iOS and Android
Knowledge of the following web development technologies:
HTML/CSS
Javascript

Experience and knowledge of the following web guidelines and standards:
W3C Web Content Accessibility 2.x Guidelines 
Federal Section 508 Information Technology Accessibility Standards
W3C Accessible Rich Internet Accessibility Specification
HTML5 Specification

Knowledge and comfort with Apples Accessibility tools 
Familiarity with free and paid tools in the market for accessibility evaluations and improvements
Experience testing mobile applications including iOS and Android
Must have a working knowledge of SQA methodologies and practices
Proven bug detection and regression skills
Working closely with a large team of testers & developers
Well experienced in Accessibility Testing in desktop and Mobile
Well experienced in testing with tools like NVDA, Voice Over and TalkBack
Well experienced to play a Accessibility lead role (minimum 2+years in lead role) to support design review, provide recommendations, perform testing, and involve in End-to-end SDLC/STLC of Accessibility Engineering

Employee Status : Full Time Employee

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : Dec 05 2022

About Cognizant
Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 185 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at www.cognizant.com or follow us @USJobsCognizant.

Applicants may be required to attend interviews in person or by video conference. In addition, candidates may be required to present their current state or government issued ID during each interview.

Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, please email CareersNA2@cognizant.com with your request and contact information.

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