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Accessibility Consultant

Cognizant

Sunnyvale, CA,US

The Senior Ax Consultant (SAC) is responsible for ensuring that day to day tasks are executed effectively by the team in accordance with the project plan. Along with creating the accessibility report, SAC reviews the report created by Accessibility Consultant (AC) for quality, mentors in the team and ensures that all processes and guidelines are followed. She/He is responsible to ensure consistency in the reports. In addition, the SAC also assists the Lead Accessibility Consultant in handling client queries and improving and overall processes. If required, she/he needs to work with remediation team to ensure appropriate accessibility solution is implemented for the issues reported.

Requirements:

3-5 years of experience in Accessibility
Expert knowledge of Accessibility principals and guidelines (WCAG 2.0, Section 508)
In depth knowledge and hands on experience of screen readers (JAWS, NVDA, VoiceOver, TalkBack), assistive tools (like CCA, WAT), etc.
Hands-On technical knowledge of HTML, CSS, JS, ARIA to provide real time solutions to team and help Remediation team fix accessibility issues.
Real time experience with evaluating accessibility on mobile devices and the solutions which work for mobiles
Real time experience with evaluating accessibility for non-HTML content and native apps.
Knowledge in JavaScript, JQuery and anyone of the JS framework(Angular, Node, React etc…) is an added advantage
Strong analytical, problem solving, and critical thinking skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong business writing / report writing skills
Experience in team management
Ability to meet challenges head-on and work within strict deadlines


Responsibilities:

Adhere to the project plan by ensuring timely delivery of the allocated tasks
In complete sync with LAC and raises flag if any risk seen
Monitor the quality of the accessibility reports created by AC
Understand areas of business research and updates to accessibility world.
Identify critical issues with ease and provides resolutions
Exhibit confidence and an extensive knowledge of emerging industry practices when writing accessibility reports
Push creative and innovative thinking beyond the boundaries of existing industry practices
Communicate effectively with clients to identify needs and evaluate alternative business and pragmatic solutions with project management
Frame and implement policies and procedures to ensure the best quality and productivity
Suggest areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions
Build effective working relationship within the team


Employee Status : Full Time Employee

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : Jul 29 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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