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Senior QA Accessibility Consultant

Perficient, Inc

Livonia, MI,US

Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a Senior QA Accessibility Consultant in our Livonia, MI, office.

At Perficient you’ll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you’ll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world’s biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.

We’re proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.
Responsibilities:
Build trusted client relationships through proactive account management and effective project delivery
Establishes knowledge of client business challenges and priorities to translate into opportunities
Maintains regular client communication and satisfaction, ensuring opportunities and challenges are addressed in a timely manner
Helps deliver presentations to clients and management teams
Contributes to project discoveries, kickoff, prepare proposals and statements of work following company standards
Provides leadership throughout the lifecycles of a project, guiding the understanding the project team has through design and development to ensure project requirements are met
Helps establish project test strategy, methodologies, test plans as well as assist with test execution
Instills team commitment to company delivery methodologies and practices.
Qualifications:
General
Provide strategic direction, undertake test planning, scope the testing required, estimate the effort and duration of testing, and determine resource and environment requirements
Ensure test deliverables produced are delivered on time, created according to the standard defined in the test method, and are written to be re-usable and auditable
Perform hands-on-testing (as and when required)
Lead test team, including coaching and mentoring
Manage testing, including achievement of milestones and deliverables
Provide quality control and improvement of processes and outputs
Bachelor's degree or higher

Accessibility – General
Demonstrated experience in accessibility testing
Experience in a lead QA accessibility role a plus
Ability to build relationships and trust with teams who have been resistant to accessibility in the past
Passion for improving web applications for all users
Empathy for people with disabilities and an understanding of the different perspectives and needs of people
Understanding of the different roles and responsibilities across the disciplines of software development
Experience working directly with people and communities of consumers with disabilities is a plus

Accessibility - Technical
Knowledge of WCAG 2.1 guidelines
Knowledge of Section 508 standard
Knowledge of ARIA specifications.
Certified IAAP Web Accessibility Specialist (CPAAC) a plus
Certified IAAP Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS) a plus
Accessibility testing experience for web, mobile, PDF and Office documents
Experience in working with Accessibility Automation Testing and accessibility plug-ins.
Hands on experience with Assistive Technologies (i.e., NVDA, JAWS, Voice over, Talkback)
Knowledge of accessibility testing concepts, process and methodology
Ability to recommend accessibility remediation solutions
Knowledge of front-end and mobile development best practices
Does not need to be a developer but should be able to research and recommend solutions in collaboration with developers

Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work.


More About Perficient
Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.

Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs. Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.

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