Bank of America's Accessibility Excellence team is focused on delivering top-tier accessible technology and standards consulting, training, and other services to our application design, development, and QA teams who build and maintain external facing web and mobile solutions used by customers of multiple lines of business. The team performs a number of other strategic functions such as industry tools research, serves as the enterprise ADA training subject matter expert, and acts as liaison to internal corporate Compliance, Legal, and Risk teams among others.
We are seeking an individual with significant Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) process experience to the lead a rapid consolidation and conversion of all existing technical Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) reference and training materials to autonomous use by any internal project teams, coordinate net-new creation of materials supporting the enhanced WCAG 2.1 standards, lead ongoing process and materials improvement, assist with internal application remediation engagement needs, and other related activities.
An ideal candidate will have a strong background within the application development/software engineering arena and be able to leverage challenges they've encountered to improve the ADA consulting project execution model for future application change and remediation efforts for both external and customer facing applications.
Required Skills/ Background
Strong and detailed understanding of the SDLC and methodologies from Waterfall to Agile programming practices Knowledge of WCAG 2.0/2.1, ARIA standards, and other industry guidelines related to Accessibility Technology (AT)
Experience with industry leading AT applications and functionality such as: JAWS, NVDA, VoiceOver, TalkBack, and others
Existing Bank of America application development processes experience preferred
Experience developing and presenting metrics and reporting
Impeccable communication skills adaptable to the audience (technology development teams through senior executives)
Creative self-starter who brings challenges to light along with proposed solutions, and is able to balance line of business needs with that of our disabled customers
Ability to learn quickly, adapt to change, and effectively prioritize work to meet competing deadlines, excellent organizational skills
Career Experience & Educational Requirements
Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience within a Computer Science related field or applicable application development/engineering arena
10 years application development/engineering experience working directly within project teams and/or as a project manager
Experience per above within a large financial institution, Bank of America preferred
Prior management/team leader experience
Prior business management and process development/improvement preferred
Technical design experience preferred
Enterprise role description
Manages a function or unit within the technology environment. Manages associates and makes all decisions on personnel actions including staffing, performance management and compensation decision-making. Supports multiple systems through maintenance, modification and problem resolution to support ongoing delivery of services and/or operations. Manages multiple applications/ development projects, or single major complex initiatives if a small area of the development function. Coordinates resources across various applications, operations or projects. Manages budget, monitors progress and adjusts resources and priorities accordingly. May provide expertise in determining the strategic technical direction and system architecture for initiatives. Provides input on policy issues. Typically requires 7-10 years of applicable experience.
Posting Date: 03/12/2019
Location: Charlotte, NC, GATEWAY VILLAGE, 800 W TRADE ST, - United States
Travel: Yes, 5% of the time
Full / Part-time: Full time
Hours Per Week: 40
Shift: 1st shift
Bank Of America Corporation