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ASSOC / Sr Accessibility Specialist

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

New York, NY,US

Position Overview:

eCAT is seeking a knowledgeable and resourceful Accessibility Lead to collaborate with development teams. Our optimal candidate will not only be able to demonstrate their knowledge and sensitivity to the access needs of people with disabilities, but also their experience and strong command of web technologies (HTML5/ARIA/CSS/JS) and their interactions with assistive technology and standards. If you can rise to this challenge, we need you!
Key Responsibilities:

The Accessibility Lead is responsible for identifying and suggesting potential solutions for accessibility barriers based on the W3C WCAG 2.0 standards as well as compliance with the ADA, Section 508, the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act, and other accessibility related laws. This team member will apply their accessibility knowledge to a wide range of the firm’s digital properties including but not limited to websites, mobile applications, responsive hybrids and digital documents. This new team member will bring a depth of development and technical knowledge which will complement and strengthen an already dynamic, seasoned group of accessibility professionals. This team member will, also, help mentor and coach other accessibility leads on accessible engineering and provide input to our accessibility training and standards team.
Qualifications:

Broad knowledge of accessibility barriers as well as the tools and techniques for overcoming them
Knowledge of accessibility standards: WCAG 2.0, ADA Section 508, 21st Century Video and Communications Act
Ability to discern accessibility issues from wireframes and story boards
Ability to guide and communicate with colleagues, clients and stakeholders in one on one, small group, or large forum situations, individually or as a team
Knowledge of accepted accessibility patterns and best practices
Ability to analyze and employ problem-solving skills to recommend the best solution
Detailed knowledge of a broad range of technologies
Accessibility on various platforms including Windows and MacOS
Mobile accessibility on various platforms including Android and IOS
Video and other digital media including PDF and other document standards
Hands On knowledge of Assistive Technology
Ability to analyze code for accessibility issues in native and web apps
Knowledge of technologies including but not limited to, HTML, CSS, JavaScript
Knowledge of ALM, JIRA and Confluence
Experience with Scrum and Agile methodologies
Ability to leverage industry knowledge to discern future trends
Experience with Internet or mobile usability/accessibility research

Added Pluses:

Knowledge of ALM, JIRA and Confluence
Experience with Scrum and Agile methodologies
Ability to leverage industry knowledge to discern future trends
Experience with Internet or mobile usability/accessibility research

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