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Testing/QA Specialist (Intermediate/Level 2)

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Status: Contract F/T

Posted On: 06/10/2013



Are you an expert with WEB ACCESSIBILITY assessment, evaluation and planning?

Do you have in-depth knowledge of Web accessibility (WCAG)?

Do you have experience with automated testing?

Are you looking for a long-term contract in Toronto?

If so, read on!


We are looking for an Intermediate (Level 2) Systems Testing/QA Specialist with specialization in web accessibility and WCAG, for a 9-month government contract in Toronto, ON.

Activities & Deliverables

·         Providing advice and guidance about using an automated accessibility assessment tool;

·         interpreting assessment results;

·         Responding to internal client inquiries regarding I&IT accessibility;

·         Researching, evaluating, and reporting on I&IT accessibility-related topics or issues, as assigned.

·         Using automated, manual, and assistive technology approaches, conduct on-request accessibility assessments of OPS I&IT solutions (including websites, web applications, documents, forms, etc.) in accordance with the ACOE assessment methodology.

·         Preparing reports for review and approval (by ACOE Senior Accessibility Technology Analyst) for each accessibility assessment conducted.

·         Providing job shadowing opportunities to allow FTE staff to test websites, web applications, and documents for accessibility.

·         Supplying monthly reports of assessments conducted to ACOE manager.

·         Providing expert advice and guidance to internal clients requiring interpretation of the findings of assessments, tips for remediation, techniques to follow, etc.

·         Performing updates to ACOE Service Request database and ensuring information is current and accurate.

·         Responding to internal client inquiries regarding I&IT accessibility solutions, issues, recommendations, best practices, etc.

·         Researching, evaluating, and reporting to the ACOE Team on I&IT accessibility-related topics and/or issues, as assigned.

·         Providing knowledge transfer to FTE staff on conducting accessibility assessments.


·         Proven experience with web testing, design, and development.

·         Detailed knowledge of I&IT accessibility, including Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, accessible web technologies, assistive technologies, accessible alternate formats, forms, tools (including assessment tools), etc.

·         Knowledge and experience creating test plans, test scenarios/scripts, and producing defect reports for websites and web content.

·         Knowledge and experience in the use of automated test tools and version control systems on one or more platforms.

·         Knowledge of structured methodologies for the development, design, implementation, and maintenance of I&IT solutions.

·         Subject matter expertise with applying accessibility assessment methodologies, evaluation assessment findings, and remediation planning

 For more information, or to apply, contact Puneeta Kaur directly at before Wednesday June 12, 2013.