Job Description :
Web Accessibility Specialist
Albany, NY
Duration: 24 Months

Job Description:
DMV_Citizen Portal Phase 1/The Department of Motor Vehicles requires assistance with System Modernization projects that involves Web Accessibility expertise and auditing.
Will perform extensive accessibility analysis and create documentation for new or existing transactions that will involve:

-Working independently or with other accessibility testers to assess web pages and documents (i.e., PDF) for conformance to established web accessibility standards (in particular WCAG 2.0 AA
-Developing detailed reports explaining accessibility defects identified through an audit and suggest remediation methods/techniques.
-Reviewing results of assessment with developers, project team members, and management. Answering questions regarding testing methods and interpretation of the results.
-Creating comprehensive accessibility documentation for use by developers.
-Guidance and participation in developing an accessibility audit methodology.
-Providing expert accessibility feedback to transaction and form designs.
Candidates should have at least 60 months experience and a majority of the following should apply:
Each candidate should fill out the months of experience they have for each item in the table:

1. 72 months experience performing Web Accessibility Audits using assistive or automated technologies, such as JAWS, WAVE from WebAIM, NVDA, ZoomText, Dragon Naturally Speaking, Adobe Acrobat, and Microsoft Accessibility Checker #OF MONTHS 20
2. 60 months experience coding with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript #OF MONTHS 15
3. 60 months experience in UI Accessibility testing #OF MONTHS 8
4. 72 months experience in developing technical documentation #OF MONTHS 7
5. 60 months experience performing Accessibility Audits against Digital Documents (e.g., PDF, Word, etc…) #OF MONTHS 10
6. 72 months experience using and following Section 508 and Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) guidelines and specifications–W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0 A and AA), Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA), User Agent Accessibility Guidelines (UAAG), and Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines (ATAG) #OF MONTHS 20