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Ada Tester & Accessibility Specialist Resume

Philadelphia, PA

SUMMARY:

  • Highly motivated in Manual and Section 508 Compliance Testing (JAWS Certified), currently looking for a position as Accessibility Tester, ADA tester, Section 508 compliance tester, a Senior Accessibility tester/ Accessibility lead.
  • 7 plus years’ experience as Accessibility Tester. I have tested all documents and applications for Section 508 and WCAG 2.0 Level A and AA compliance.
  • Participated in regression testing as needed. Developed primary training for testing team in Section 508 requirements and guidance.
  • Created test cases to familiarize them with processes and procedures in accessibility testing. Worked with Section 508 team to develop processes for testing both web accessible training and documentation.
  • Very good knowledge of testing methodologies, automation tools and best practices.
  • Created new test cases and reporting template for use by the company in testing websites and systems. Tested and remediated documents for 508 compliances in Word, Excel, PDF, PowerPoint, and HTML formats.
  • Experience of using SharePoint and Adobe tools.
  • Tested documents and Web sites using accessibility tools such as JAWS, Magic, and ACC Verify. Provided consultation to Subject Matter Experts, Content Authors, and Technical Writers regarding proper formatting and requirements.
  • Trained staff on the importance and necessity of compliance and accessibility regarding the federal mandate.
  • Developed training plans and requirements for accessibility courses. Assisted with web testing and reporting.
  • Experience working with Accessibility Tools for major browsers - Firefox, IE, Chrome and Safari
  • Expert level using shortcuts and keystrokes
  • Experience/Expertise with JAWS, VOX, NVDA, Voiceover, Talkback, Narrator, Zoom text, WAT.
  • Knowledge of Dragon Naturally Speaking, Magic software.
  • Knowledge of web accessibility test scenarios and test conditions
  • Experience of web-based accessibility tools Wave, Axe.
  • Ability to discern accessibility issues from wireframes.
  • Knowledge of Communication Act, Video Accessibility Act and other Accessibility related laws
  • Knowledge and understanding of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
  • Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), the United States Access Boards' accessibility guidelines and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.
  • Extensive experience in Documentation testing, PDF file testing, and Video and Audio testing, Web Content testing using JAWS Tools. Knowledge of HTML, CSS, ARIA & XML, Javascript, Acrobat Pro and its Accessibility.
  • Knowledge of Native app accessibility.
  • Extensive experience in create Voluntary Product Accessibility Templates (VPAT) and GPAT for 508 testing.
  • Automated manual test cases using the Selenium WebDriver and JUnit and Cucumber BDD to cover all the quality risks identified as needing extensive or balanced testing.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Philadelphia, PA

ADA Tester & Accessibility specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Performed Cross browser Accessibility Testing using NVDA Screen reader, JAWS, Voice Over, Talk Back in Windows/MAC/Mobile Devices (Android, IOS) to meet WCAG 2.0 Level AA guidelines.
  • Performed automated web accessibility testing on the web application using AXE, WAVE.
  • Work with all departments in testing websites and other products for accessibility requirements using WCAG 2.0 AA and WCAG 2.1 AA standards.
  • Use WAVE tool to identify all the error.
  • Prepared and Provided status and compliance report.
  • Collaborate with development teams and make recommendations to materials to meet Federal and Corporate guidelines for accessibility. Work with team members to provide remediation as requested.
  • Provided accessibility solutions for impaired users.
  • Worked closely with product owners/managers to implement accessibility solutions.
  • Worked closely with designers, developers to create better accessibility experience for widest possible audience.
  • Defect Management using HPQC/ALM and Jira.
  • Assisted junior testers on functional and accessibility testing.
  • Prepared test plan and strategy for accessibility effort.
  • Responsible to meet the W3C WCAG 2.0, WCAG 2.1 standards as well as compliance with ADA.
  • Verified and validated the color contrast ratio of the components using Color Contrast Analyzer and WCAG contrast checker
  • Performed ADA mobile testing on platform IOS/Android using Voice over and Talkback with the help of Xcode, Accessibility Inspector and Accessibility scanner.
  • Verified and validated the application pages by using alt-text for images, keyboard tabbing, NVDA speech viewer text for cognitive and assistive users.
  • Implemented end to end automation for existing Selenium framework using build systems, scripts and continuous integration system etc.
  • Exposure to Agile process and methodologies.
  • Provide testing, remediation and most common Accessibility issues.
  • Performed API/Web service testing using Soap UI tool.

Confidential, New York, NY

Sr. Software Quality Assurance & Section 508 Accessibility Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Performed various Section 508 accessibility Compliance test with JAWS, NVDA, Voiceover, Chromevox, Tack back, WAT, MAGIC etc. Logged, monitored and retested defects in QC for Section
  • 508 failures with various compatible browsers.
  • Wrote VPAT for Section 508 Compliance test. Trained Development and QA team on using various 508 tools and standards.
  • Assisted developers with understanding and then resolving the functional, non-functional, compatibility, 508 Compliance defects.
  • Provide Accessibility trainings and requirements
  • Performed Mobile Accessibility testing based on section 508 and WCAG 2.0 standard for IOS/Android using Voiceover and Talkback.
  • Performed accessibility testing based on accessibility standards: WCAG 2.0, ADA Section 508.
  • Performed Accessibility testing using Accessibility platforms including Windows and MacOS
  • Performed PDF and document testing.
  • Performed Accessibility testing by analyze code for accessibility issues.
  • Involved in Manual and section 508 testing (JAWS Certified) of Web and Client Server Application.
  • Analyzed BRD, FRD, SRS, PTS, Use Case, Data Model or Data Mapping documents for write test cases.
  • Responsible for processing change requests from the client by filling Change Request Forms (CRF).
  • Worked closely with UAT team for User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and collaborated with the QA team to develop the Test Plans, Test Scenarios, Test Cases, Test Data to be used in testing based on business requirements, technical specifications and/or product knowledge.
  • Involved in Test Cases external and internal peer review.
  • Uploaded Test cases in ALM\QC from MS Excel to map requirements to test cases, provide traceability to requirements, create test sets, and selectively run test manually. Clearly communicated defects with developers and updated comments in HP Quality center/ALM.
  • Executed Test cases in Lab section and enter defects with appropriate screen shot and requirements. Log and track defects using Quality Center/ALM.
  • Performed Smoke testing after new build comes in QA environment and regression testing for issue fixes, closed, withdrawn, Failed, Deferred, and duplicate in defect section.
  • Logged defects using QC/ALM and JIRA.

Confidential, FL

Sr. Functional Tester & Section 508 compliance Tester

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Performed Accessibility testing based on section 508 and WCAG 2.0 accessibility standards and guidelines.
  • Performed ADA Accessibility testing by using assistive technologies such as JAWS, NVDA.
  • Perform Section 508 Compliance Testing with Accessibility Life Cycle and Accessibility Best Practices Library.
  • Executed the Knowledge of HTML, CSS, ARIA in Accessibility testing.
  • Executed Knowledge and understanding of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 in testing.
  • Executed the knowledge of various Manual and Automation testing tools in Accessibility testing.
  • Execute test plans on software applications and learning systems and document results in comparison to Section 508 compliance requirements.
  • Attended with Business Analyst walkthrough meeting and gathered all the requirements.
  • Created Test cases, positive and Negative scenario test cases, detail test cases and peer review the test cases based on User story, FRD and xml specification.
  • Perform Section 508 Compliance Testing with Accessibility Life Cycle and Accessibility Best Practices Library.
  • Conduct expert-level knowledge of execute test plans on software applications and learning systems and document results in comparison to Section 508 compliance requirements.
  • Advised leadership on 508 regulations for Web and documentation interfaces. Updated documents, training materials, and corporate library on 508 requirements.
  • Uploaded Test cases in QC from MS Excel to map requirements to test cases, provide traceability to requirements, create test sets, and selectively run test manually. Clearly communicated defects with developers and updated comments in HP Quality center/ALM.
  • Executed Test cases in Lab section and enter defects with appropriate screen shot and requirements. Log and track defects using Quality Center/ALM.

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