[Nfbmo] Fwd: [blindlaw] Fwd: Target looking for contractors to assist with accessibility testing

Kyle Borah kgborah at att.net
Tue Jul 3 00:20:58 UTC 2012

Kyle Borah

At-large board member of the Missouri Association of Blind Students and proud graduate of Oakville Senior high school class of 2012.

Learn to do right; seek justice. Defend the oppressed. Take up the cause of the fatherless; plead the case of the widow.
Isaiah 1:17

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From: David Andrews <dandrews at visi.com>
Date: July 2, 2012 6:57:54 PM CDT
To: jobs at nfbnet.org
Subject: [blindlaw] Fwd: Target looking for contractors to assist with accessibility testing
Reply-To: Blind Law Mailing List <blindlaw at nfbnet.org>

> Target is currently looking to contract with a number of individuals to perform accessibility testing on its web site.  Candidates nationwide are urged to apply.
> Position title:  Accessibility Specialist
> Position type:  Contract
> Reports to:  Operations Analyst, Accessibility
>   * Performs testing to ensure that web sites are free from accessibility-related defects and are functioning as planned; confirming that user requirements, design specifications, development and accessibility meet or exceed expectations.
>   * Develops, follows, and maintains documentation including User Requirements, Test plans, and User Scenarios.
>   * Reports all bugs, enhancements, or tasks in JIRA (bug tracking software).
>   * Assigns all accessibility issues to appropriate team members and works directly with Project Manager or development staff to identify solutions and next steps.
>   * Tracks progress regarding issue resolution and confirms that issues are retested and closed.
>   * Supports Accessibility and Technical leads regarding all issue tracking & reporting needs.
>   * Manages priorities and risks as defined by the site deployment time line.
> §  Screen-reader proficiency, particularly JAWS an absolute must.
> §  Expert-level knowledge of W3C accessibility standards (WCAG 1.0/2.0).
> §  Strong analytical skills and problem solving skills necessary to identify programming errors or inconsistencies, and the ability to recommend solutions.
> §  Highly organized with great attention to detail.
> §  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
> §  Ability to collaborate with developers as needed to isolate root cause of defects.
> §  Familiarity with common web site applications, web browsers, and user experience best practices.
> How to apply:  Please direct any inquiries/resumes via Email to:  Steve Sawczyn <mailto:Steve.Sawczyn at target.com>Steve.Sawczyn at target.com .
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