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Accessibility Analyst Resume

Bloomington, IL

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Certified Web Accessibility Analyst with 5+ years of Hands - on experience in various Web based product development by Section-508/ADA compliance auditing with the use extensive knowledge on Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Development Methodology and Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC). Looking for a role as an Accessibility Analyst to develop accessibility compliant web product.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 & ADA.
  • In depth knowledge of accessibility standards: Level A, AA and AAA conformance of WCAG 2.0, WCAG 2.1, ADA, and Section 508 compliance.
  • Perform Section 508 Compliance with Accessibility Life Cycle and Accessibility Best Practices Library.
  • Conversant with all phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Development Methodology and Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC)
  • Experience in testing and troubleshooting of Native apps in various iOS and Android.
  • Experience in guiding and writing Test Plans, Test Cases, Test Scenario for 508 Technical Standards and Sub Technical Standards as per Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) from W3C (World Wide Web Consortium).
  • Extensive knowledge of testing both Client-Server and Web-Based applications manually along with automation tools.
  • 5 Years of experience creating test data based on XML Specification, performing Data Validation and Verification, Testing and debugging SQL queries involving multiple joins and conditions on PLSQL Developer.
  • 5 Years knowledge on Quality Center/ALM, Jira Defect Management Process, hands on experience with Defect Management Tools. Requirements Traceability Matrix.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills helped to provide new ideas to simplify the business and technical process.
  • Experience with working in multiple projects, effort estimation and capacity planning and working closely with multiple Development and Product Management teams.

SKILLS:

Testing and defect tracking Tools: WAI-ARIA, WAT, World Space ATTEST, SORTSITE, Inspect, JAVA FARRET, NVDA, JAWS, Voice Over, Talk Back, Narrator, Magic, Dragon and MARC, Quality Center, ALM, JIRA.

Presentation Software: Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook), Adobe Acrobat Professional (PDF), etc.

Internet Technologies: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript

Content Management Systems: Microsoft SharePoint

Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Accessibility Analyst

Confidential, Bloomington, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in Agile scrum team activities including daily standup, release planning, sprint planning and end of sprint ceremonies and retrospectives.
  • Hands on experience of auditing different types of application (External, Internal & Native).
  • Working experience of different accessibility tools (NVDA, JAWS, Worldspace attest, Talkback, Voiceover, CCA, Vysor, WAVE etc).
  • Involved in Accessibility testing by independently auditing and working with development team, Product owner along with various stake holder while following WCAG 2.0 Guideline.
  • Perform accessibility testing for Web base application, Vendor sampling, iOS and Android native application as per WCAG 2.0
  • Performed various Section 508 Compliance Web Accessibility testing and as well as Remediation PDF, WORD, PPT, Excel and all other ICT products using appropriate toolset (JAWS-IE, NVDA-Firefox etc).
  • Develop materials and implement on accessibility standards to a wide variety of audiences (B2A, B2B & B2C)
  • Ensuring that web contents are Perceivable, Operable, Understandable and Robust.
  • Worked closely with Developer to provide design level suggestions.
  • Uploaded Test cases in MARC defect tracking tool using various deliverable documents to map requirements for test cases revalidation.
  • Constant communication with development team and PO’s to process revalidation on application in production.
  • Executed Test cases and created defects with appropriate requirements using HATCH & ABCD script. Track defects using Archer entry.
  • Provided suggestions on defect solution using HTML, CSS, ARIA etc.
  • Provided expert-level knowledge of IT Testing processes and best practices, Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), the United States Access Boards' accessibility guidelines and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.
  • Gained knowledge of HTML5, CSS, WAI-ARIA, XML and their impact on accessibility development along with solution.

Accessibility Analyst

Confidential, Texas

Responsibilities:

  • Managed sprint flow through tasking, grooming, and commitment meetings.
  • Oversaw teams of 6-8 in Section 508 Testing of Web and Client Server Applications.
  • Responsible for processing change requests from the client by filling Change Request Forms (CRF).
  • Analyzed BRD, FRD, SRS, PTS, Use Case, Data Model or Data Mapping documents for test cases.
  • Collaborated with the QA manager, project manager, product owner, and development team in determining requirements, assessing risk, reviewing specs.
  • Held external and internal peer reviews amongst team.
  • Used Quality Center/ALM/JIRA to create/execute Test Cases, Requirement Traceability Matrix, and defect tracking purpose.
  • Assisted developers with understanding and resolving functional, non-functional, and compatibility 508 Compliance defects.
  • Wrote test plans and documented VPAT for Section 508 Compliance test.
  • Developed SQL queries for Reports and did testing on Cogno’s reports.
  • Clearly communicated defects with developers and updated comments in HP Quality center/ALM.
  • Executed test cases in lab section and entered defects with appropriate artifacts.
  • 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.
  • Performed various Section 508 accessibility Compliance test with JAWS, WAT, AATT, SortSite, JAVA FARRET, Inspect and ACC Verify etc.
  • Logged, monitored, and retested defects in QC for Section 508 failures across various browsers.
  • Knowledge of correct use and limitations of WAI-ARIA (Accessible Rich Internet Applications).
  • Trained Development and QA team on using various 508 tools and standards.
  • Participated in weekly test status meetings and in User Acceptance Testing with end users.

Accessibility Tester

Confidential, Hunt Valley, Maryland

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in Agile scrum team activities including daily standup, release planning, sprint planning and end of sprint ceremonies and retrospectives
  • 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.
  • Worked with Data Analyst in data transformation and data mapping from source to target database schemas, data cleansing procedures.
  • 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.
  • Performed Functional, Negative, Smoke, Regression, Full suites of Regression, end to end, data validation, Automation, and Web accessibility testing.
  • Involved in creating flow charts and record layouts for over 270 transaction sets.
  • Developed several Test Scripts for testing Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) transactions.
  • Provided expert-level knowledge of IT Testing processes and best practices, Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), the United States Access Boards' accessibility guidelines and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.
  • Gained knowledge of HTML, CSS, WAI-ARIA & XML, and their accessibility
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office software and its accessibility tools.
  • E-level knowledge of executing test plans on software applications and learning systems and document results in comparison to Section 508 compliance requirements.

Section 508 Tester

Confidential, Columbia, MD

Responsibilities:

  • Developing and performing 508 compliance test plans and test cases
  • Developing system requirements by following 508 standards
  • Performing 508 compliant verification testing and reviewing technical requirements of software
  • Managing and overseeing 508 testing activities and identifying contradictions related to 508 compliance
  • Evaluating and analyzing 508 testing results and overseeing implementation of test plans
  • Developing test schedules, validation of manual and automated testing, and developing testing improvement plans as required
  • Performed Android Client/Server testing on mobile apps developed for major mobile carriers
  • Verified performance and automated testing of all mobile apps and web applications
  • Attended walkthrough meetings with Business Analyst to gather requirements
  • Oversaw development of JavaScript web-applications on Android Devices with Android 4.4+
  • Performed Functional, Negative, Smoke, Regression, Full suites of Regression, end to end, data validation, Automation Tool, and Web accessibility testing.
  • Involved in Cogon’s Reports testing.
  • Performed Smoke testing after every new build in the QA environment and regression testing for issue fixes, closed, withdrawn, failed, deferred, and duplicate in defect section.
  • Participated in SCRUM meetings for defect triage reviews and project status updates.

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