Senior Accessibility Tester / Lead
As a Test Specialist at IBM, your analytical and technical skills will directly impact the quality of the software we create. Come work in an agile environment where you will help each iteration reach the next level. Whether the testing is manual, automated, or cognitive, you hold a key role in releasing the best deliverables to IBM’ers and our clients.
Your Role and Responsibilities
The Accessibility Tester / Lead will be responsible for managing the Section 508 Compliance Testing across the VICCS portfolio. The position requires identification of in-scope areas of the VICCS Automation Platform (IAP) requiring validation, creation of Test Plans and Test Cases to support the validation, executing the validation and reporting results. The individual will collaborate with designers and developers to make recommendations to materials to meet Federal and Corporate guidelines for accessibility and provide remediation recommendations.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
At least 3 year of hands-on Accessibility and 508 Compliance and WCAG 2.0 Level A and AA compliance standards testing and test planning experience in the Federal space
At least 3 year of experience in collaborating with development and design teams to make recommendations to meet accessibility guidelines and provide remediation steps when not compliant
At least 2 year of Hands-on experience with Accessibility tools including (but not limited to) JAWS and pdf validation tools
At least 1 year of experience working independently and self-managing the 508-compliance test program
VA Agency Clearance required
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
At least 2 years of experience with Public Sector Clients (US Federal, Higher Education, State and Local Governments)
At least 2 years of experience and Familiarity with leveraging Jira/Confluence for tracking bugs and remediation
At least 2 years of General knowledge and experience with leading automation software products
At least 2 years of experience and Familiarity with cognitive, automation, and related emerging technologies and techniques
At least 2 years of experience in Broad-based general technology ecosystem and industry understanding
Familiar with business designs: business models, functions, processes, job roles and customer interactions as well as how they are impacted by digitization, AI/automation and emerging technologies/techniques
About Business Unit
IBM Consulting is IBM’s consulting and global professional services business, with market leading capabilities in business and technology transformation. With deep expertise in many industries, we offer strategy, experience, technology, and operations services to many of the most innovative and valuable companies in the world. Our people are focused on accelerating our clients’ businesses through the power of collaboration. We believe in the power of technology responsibly used to help people, partners and the planet.
This job requires you to provide your COVID-19 vaccination status with supporting documentation, where legally permissible.
Your Life @ IBM
Are you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world's most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it's time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.
Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.
It's time to define your career.
IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.
Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.
At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.
IBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:
12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.
World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.
Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.
Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).
Select educational reimbursement opportunities.
Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.
Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.
Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.
We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.
US Citizenship Required.
Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.