Senior Accessibility ​Engineer

Location: Remote

Salary: Competitive salary + benefits package

The purpose of this role

The​ Senior Accessibility QA will be responsible for carrying out tests similar to an accessibility audit against international guidelines for a key public sector organisation, identifying areas of improvements and provide recommendations as required.

This role will involve working collaboratively with clients and the Service Delivery Manager in establishing the test approach, executing the tests accordingly and develop suitable reports for the client

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide inputs towards the accessibility test approach identifiedcontribute towards establishing the scope and techniques
  • Execute tests in alignment with the international standards for accessibility (WCAG) guidelines, which are expected to be a combination of manual and automated tests
  • Use assistive technologies as part of manual testing to ensure effective coverage of end user experience
  • Carry out reviews on accessibility statements and any non-GUI components of a web page
  • Provide a report with prioritised list of observations, where possible providing recommended best practices
  • Liaise with client / business users as required to refine the test approach
  • Support any defect management undertaken as a follow up measure

Key Skills:

  • Web testing experience with good exposure to various tools and techniques for accessibility testing, with at least one year of demonstrable experience
  • Experience of performing accessibility audits against international guidelines (WCAG) and good understanding of relevant best practices
  • Experience in using assistive technology such as screen readers, magnification software, MS Insight etc. for carrying out accessibility tests
  • Good understanding of concepts like accessibility statement and preferably experience in reviewing them
  • Experience of analysis and production of accessibility audit reports in a concise and accurate manner, with recommendations where possible
  • Experience of working closely with user research teams on accessibility requirements (desirable)
  • Knowledge / awareness of automation tools used for accessibility testing (desirable)
  • Knowledge of GDS standards and testing to meet those standards (preferred)
  • Experience of working in the Public sector/ Govt. projects (preferred) or a in a similar multi-supplier environment

What 2i Testing can offer you

In return 2i Testing can offer a highly competitive day rate whilst working in an innovative environment and working amongst skilled professionals.

What to do next: Please apply via the application link below. Once your application has been received a representative from the 2i Recruitment team will review your profile and will get in touch with you regarding the next steps.

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