Independent Verification Tester - Digital Accessibility

at JPMorgan Chase in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Digital Accessibility Team is looking for a passionate Accessibility Independent Verification Tester to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring that our digital products and services are accessible to all users, including those with disabilities. You will have a understanding of accessibility standards and guidelines, along with experience in testing web and mobile applications for accessibility conformance.

As an Independent Verification Tester – Digital Accessibility within the Digital Accessibility Team, you will play a crucial role in ensuring that our digital products and services are accessible to all users, including those with disabilities. You will leverage your understanding of accessibility standards and guidelines, and your experience in testing web and mobile applications for accessibility conformance. This role provides an opportunity to collaborate with cross-functional teams, advocate for inclusive design, and contribute to the continuous improvement of our accessibility testing processes and methodologies.

Job Responsibilities:

+ Conduct comprehensive accessibility testing on digital products – web and mobile applications – using a variety of assistive technologies and tools to recommend compliance WCAG 2.1 and 2.2.

+ Conduct manual and automated accessibility testing using various tools and assistive technologies. Identify opportunities to improve accessibility testing processes and methodologies.

+ Reviews and evaluates claims made in Voluntary Product Accessibility Templates (VPAT) for consistency and accuracy.

+ Identify accessibility barriers and provide recommendations for remediation.

+ Create and maintain test plans, test cases, and test scripts for accessibility testing.

+ Verify and validate the accessibility of mobile applications, websites, and content.

+ Document accessibility issues and findings with clear and actionable recommendations for remediation.

+ Collaborate with cross-functional teams including developers, designers, and product managers to address accessibility concerns.

+ Provide guidance and support on accessibility new ideas and techniques.

+ Work closely with cross-functional teams to communicate accessibility requirements and advocate for inclusive design.

+ Advocate for accessibility within the organization and promote a culture of inclusivity. Stay informed about emerging trends and technologies related to digital accessibility.

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills:

+ Possess 3+ years of relevant accessibility testing knowledge

+ Broad knowledge of accessibility barriers as well as the tools and techniques for overcoming them

+ Knowledge of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 and 2.2

+ Ability to discern accessibility issues from wireframes and code

+ Ability to analyze and employ problem-solving skills to recommend the best solution

+ Detailed accessibility knowledge in a broad range of technologies:

+ Various platforms including Windows, MacOS, Android and IOS

+ Video and other digital media, PDF and other document standards

+ Hands on knowledge of assistive technology (e.g screen readers, magnifiers, alternative input, etc), Basic knowledge of VPAT / ACR (Accessibility Conformance Report) documents

+ Working in JIRA tickets, technical knowledge including but not limited to: Web Accessibility Initiative – Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA), HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, qTest or other testing applications

+ Ability to analyze code for accessibility issues.

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills:

+ Knowledge of International laws is a plus.

Chase is a leading financial services firm, helping nearly half of America’s households and small businesses achieve their financial goals through a broad range of financial products. Our mission is to create engaged, lifelong relationships and put our customers at the heart of everything we do. We also help small businesses, nonprofits and cities grow, delivering solutions to solve all their financial needs.

We offer a competitive total rewards package including base salary determined based on the role, experience, skill set, and location. For those in eligible roles, discretionary incentive compensation which may be awarded in recognition of individual achievements and contributions. We also offer a range of benefits and programs to meet employee needs, based on eligibility. These benefits include comprehensive health care coverage, on-site health and wellness centers, a retirement savings plan, backup childcare, tuition reimbursement, mental health support, financial coaching and more. Additional details about total compensation and benefits will be provided during the hiring process.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. We also make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs. Visit our FAQs for more information about requesting an accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans

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Job Posting: JC256914735

Posted On: Mar 16, 2024

Updated On: May 03, 2024

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