Senior Accessibility Tester

Sales · Remote, Ontario
Department Sales
Employment Type Full time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Want a job that truly empowers lives… Let’s talk eSSENTIAL Accessibility! #A11y


Enabling Brands to Empower People!

eSSENTIAL Accessibility is redefining the way the world’s biggest brands manage and maintain their digital accessibility program. As the pioneering provider of digital Accessibility-as-a-Service, our industry-leading platform features a unique combination of people, process, and technology, enabling organizations to eliminate online barriers, mitigate legal risk, and effectively solve compliance for ADA, AODA, WCAG and other global accessibility requirements. We’re dedicated to making digital experiences equal for everyone – if this inspires you, join our team and help us make it happen.  


Learn more about eSSENTIAL Accessibility.


How you Support Our Growth

Our Senior Accessibility Tester sits within the Sales Operations team and is accountable for the timely delivery of evaluation reports/VPATs/demand letter validations for all our prospects. The candidate will be energetic, motivated and team-oriented with experience in web development and WCAG 2.0 technical requirements, as well as Section 508 standards.

The ideal candidate is well-versed in responsive web design, mobile accessibility and is experienced in Assistive Technologies. We are looking for someone who will embrace technology at every opportunity, demonstrating a passion for enhancing the digital customer experience

Responsibilities include:


  • Have a deep understanding of WCAG 2.0, Section 508, ADA, as well as CVAA and be able to identify each success criteria and recommend appropriate remediation
  • Be able to scope the accessibility testing effort involved in a variety of digital assets from websites, mobile applications to platforms
  • Interface with prospects to walk them through the evaluation results with recommendations
  • Be able to provide a prioritization level analysis based on the impact to the user experience
  • Have experience performing functional testing using the latest versions of the following assistive technologies: JAWS, NVDA, ZoomText, Dragon NaturallySpeaking, along with other manual methods, including keyboard-only usage to determine if the overall user experience is accessible
  • Required to keep up to date with new industry methods and technologies.
  • Experience in Filing/Tracking Bugs using Bug Tracking systems such as Jira, Quality Center, Selenium or any other


eSSENTIALs YOU BRING TO THE TABLE

  • 5+ years’ experience testing modern web and mobile applications to improve the user experience for people with disabilities
  • Bachelor’s Degree - Web Development/Computer Science - Preferred
  • Proficiency in JavaScripts, JAWS, NVDA, CVAA, ZoomText, Dragon NaturallySpeaking 
  • Experience in responsive web design
  • Experience in WCAG 2.0, ADA and Section 508
  • Must be self-motivated, independent and well organized with minimum supervision
  • Have strong time management, communication and project management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals at all levels within the company.
  • Familiarity with automated accessibility testing tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and design an organized and intuitive interface.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced team environment, working with colleagues from various departments managing multiple priorities under tight deadlines; must have the ability to either take direction and perform tasks as part of a small team, or lead an initiative on your own.


What We Offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • Healthcare Benefit
  • Interesting and purposeful mission and challenging tasks
  • Fun and inclusive culture to be proud of 
  • Friendly and skilled team that support each other
  • Professional development and accessibility learning
  • Fun and inclusive culture to be proud of 


*Working fully remote/from home until further notice*

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  • Location
    Remote, Ontario
  • Department
    Sales
  • Employment Type
    Full time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced