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Quality Assurance Engineer, web applications and accessibility


Palo Alto, CA,US

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Do what you love. Love what you do.

At Workday, we help the world’s largest organizations adapt to what’s next by bringing finance, HR, and planning into a single enterprise cloud. We work hard, and we’re serious about what we do. But we like to have fun, too. We put people first, celebrate diversity, drive innovation, and do good in the communities where we live and work.

Job Description

We’re looking for a self-motivated professional with experience in testing complex web-based applications as well as accessibility testing experience to help us continue improving users' experience. Candidates will plan, design, and execute test specifications and ensure complete test coverage based on functional specifications and requirements.


BS degree with 4+ years work experience or MS degree with 2+ years work experience

A minimum of 3 years of experience working on complex UI solving accessibility challenges is highly desired.

Passionate about working with designers, engineers and customers to build accessible user experiences

Working knowledge of Section 508 , WCAG 2.0 and 2.1 Guidelines, Success Criteria Level AA, and the implementation of accessible solutions

Experience conducting accessibility testing of web-based applications

Great communication skills

Working knowledge of web-based applications and a proven ability to understand complex business rules.

Financial domain experience is a big plus


Understand the application functionality and its many business rules from UI perspective;

Testing to be conducted in accordance with the Web Content Accessibility Guideline 2.1 standards and requirements of Section 508 (29 U.S.C §794d);

Work directly with agile software development teams to incorporate test strategies throughout the development process;

Collaborate with product managers, designers, and developers to identify and clarify requirements and ensure they are met;

Review existing Workday user experiences, provide feedback on making them more compatible with assistive technologies, and lend design and technical expertise to the project teams;

Be the primary contributor to Workday Adaptive Planning’s accessibility testing effort and be responsible for ADA, WCAG, 508 Compliance testing for web applications.

Assist in evaluating and formulating a VPAT for various product areas across web and mobile clients;

Perform software development by creating and testing software products through the use of systematic tests to develop, apply, and maintain quality standards;

Design, develop and execute software test plans;

Maintain documentation of test results to assist in debugging and modification of software;

Identify accessibility issues, help troubleshoot and find solutions for them;

Utilize strong communication skills to work closely with the scrum teams to build accessible experiences;

Perform accessibility audits and develop recommendations to build more accessible experiences and help educate developers think with an accessible mindset.

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