IT-Subject Matter Expert-Contractor

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    Pleasanton, United States

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    Leric Arcigal

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    over 1 year ago

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Title: FED Accessibility Specialist Kaiser Permanente is looking for a creative and motivated professional who can contribute to our efforts in making our digital properties like kp.org accessible and inclusive. Top Daily Responsibilities: * Provide accessibility support to front end developers. * Lead accessibility effort for coded Design System (Styleguide and Pattern Library). * Perform accessibility testing (which includes keyboard testing and screen reader testing) for patterns and components, assign severity and priority level to defects, make fix recommendations, and provide code recommendations. * Develop training materials/accessibility resources and deliver trainings to front end developers. * Proactively engage with stakeholders (product owners, scrum masters, developers, testers, etc.) to provide education and guidance, including giving presentations, leading working sessions, and mentoring. * Help strategize to improve accessibility processes. * Help create and update accessibility resources. Skills a Top Candidate Should Have: Accessibility * 3+ years as a full-time accessibility specialist. * Ability to interpret and advise on standards, principles and techniques for meeting accessibility success criteria (including WCAG 2.1 AA and WAI-ARIA 1.2). * A thorough understanding of why and how to build products that are accessible to everyone, including those with disabilities. * A thorough understanding of disability types and assistive technology. * Experience/Expertise with automated accessibility tools such as AMP or aXe. * Experience/Expertise with screen readers (JAWS, NVDA, VoiceOver, and Talkback preferred). Front End Development * Proficiency in hand coded HTML, CSS, and Javascript * Experience with Responsive Web Design technique and concepts. * Strong knowledge of WAI-ARIA 1.2 roles, states, properties and focus management. * Understanding standard vs. custom controls and how WAI-ARIA best practices is used for custom controls. * Solid understanding of cross browser compatibilities. Desired Certification (beneficial, but not required): * Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC) * Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS) Soft Skills: * Ability to work with little supervision, tight timelines, and competing priorities. * Experience working in multidisciplinary teams. * Strong communication and interpersonal skills. * Ability to cross-train and mentor. * Accuracy, reliability, and excellent attention to detail. Role can be a remote position after the contractor is up to speed