Senior Technical Accessibility Leader

Bank Of America Corporation Charlotte , NC 28201

Posted 3 months ago

Job Description:

Key Initiative Program Accessibility Professional for Enterprise Accessibility Center of Excellence

  • Become recognized as the employer of choice for people with disabilities

  • Enable employee workforce representation at Bank of America to better reflect the abilities of customers & clients we serve, while helping employees with disabilities reach their full potential

  • Modernize our employee facing applications to assist those with disabilities

  • Work horizontally with Technology and Enterprise Change Teams to include accessibility & enterprise architecture standards in application development, enhancements and re-design efforts

Required Skills:

  • Full understanding of Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) guidelines and specifications

  • Must be fluent in WCAG 2.1 AA/AAA guidelines and know WAI-ARIA roles, states and authoring practices

  • Experience interacting with designers, developers and testers regarding application accessibility needs

  • Experience testing application accessibility and assisting developers in remediating defects

  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Pega

  • Proficient in writing and maintaining testing data.

  • Experience maintaining accessibility standards

  • Able to communicate with diverse groups across the company and build relationships that result in creative and comprehensive approach to guide effective accessibility outcomes

  • Strong business centric mindset with ability to utilize sound business judgment and tailor approach to drive optimal business outcomes

  • Self-motivated and proactive with proven creative and critical thinking capabilities

  • Excellent project management skills and demonstrated ability to prioritize work and deliver quality collateral in a time-sensitive environment with multiple competing priorities

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of Permit-to-Build/Permit-to-Operate, QA/QC and Enterprise Change Governance processes

  • Demonstrated project experience running mid-size efforts inclusive of tracking and measuring progress

  • Strong project management, problem solving and analysis techniques skills

  • Ability to translate application strategies into specific goals, tactics and action plans

  • Possess mature business judgment and be proactive, well organized and results-oriented

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Expert in the use of some assistive technologies (AT). Specifically, but not limited to:

  • JAWS for Windows

  • ZoomText for Windows

  • Dragon Naturally Speaking for Windows

  • Accessibility features of mobile platforms:

  • IOS

  • Android

  • Certification in the above ATs a plus.

  • Working knowledge of other assistive technologies for computer users with disabilities.

  • Experience working with individuals with disabilities:

  • Training in the use of ATs.

  • Troubleshooting issues between ATs and other Windows applications

Desired Skills:

  • Agile development practices

  • Software product development experience

Posting Date: 05/29/2019

Location: Charlotte, NC, GATEWAY VILLAGE, 800 W TRADE ST, - United States

Travel: No

Full / Part-time: Full time

Hours Per Week: 40

Shift: 1st shift


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