Senior Inclusivity & Accessibility Tester

Job Order ID:7211
Employment Type:Yearly Salary
Web Publication Date:2/1/2023
Number of Positions:1
Job Location:North York
Job Function:


About The Employer

Our employer is North America’s largest software quality engineering services firm. An award-winning onshore provider of software testing and quality assurance solutions, they are the trusted engineering services company for business, industry and government supported by leading practitioners and solutions. For almost 30 years, they have successfully delivered 12,000+ mission-critical projects in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.  They reduce risk and improve time to market with quality engineering, keep applications secure through dedicated application security capabilities, and reduce cost of ownership while enabling applications to scale via performance engineering.  They are proud of our vision to help clients achieve flawless technology outcomes. The employer also operates a robust emerging technologies practice with a focus on quality engineering solutions for connected and autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain.  

Their Purpose

Life continues to evolve and the technology they all rely on daily hinges on impeccable software. The company understands that safe, effective technology is your right - it is their right. It is with this understanding that they deliver on their purpose. They support their clients to ensure technology enables flawless productivity and harmony for a Better, Brighter and Safer world for all of us.


What’s in it for you?

  • Make a difference every day as you help our clients deliver innovation and technology in a better, brighter and safer way
  • Be part of a smart and dedicated team, disrupting quality assurance methodologies and creating something unique
  • Be involved in challenging and interesting work
  • Work from anywhere


They are growing faster than they expected and that’s humbling and exciting! So, for all those on board, they guarantee a rewarding journey – and they’re just getting started.



Senior Inclusivity & Accessibility Tester

Job Type: 1+ year Contract
Primary Location: In Office 1-2 days located in Toronto, ON (Hybrid)


Summary of Role:


The senior inclusivity & accessibility tester will be assessing project accessibility requirements and deliverables for the implementation of current and new accessible technology to ensure compliance with all regulatory statutes.


Key Responsibilities:

  • The  Accessibility Quality Assurance Tester  evaluates digital products to
    • Ensure compliance with WCAG 2.0 AA (required by the AODA)
    • Perform accessibility tests using evaluation tools, and assistive technologies as needed
    • Perform manual testing as needed
    • Records results of all testing activities
    • Provides detailed reporting as needed
  • Must follow established Teranet quality standards, processes, and practices
Job Requirement:


Looking For:

  • Required:  Applicants for the role are required to have these qualifications:
    • A minimum of 2 years of experience in QA, web, and accessibility testing in a medium to large organization
    • Expert knowledge of WCAG 2.0 and 2.1 AA requirements
    • Professional accessibility training or certification
    • Proven experience working with WAI-ARIA authoring guidelines and best practices
    • Proven experience working with accessible design best practices
    • Proven experience working with web technologies (e.g., HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
    • Proven experience using accessibility evaluation tools and frameworks (e.g., Axe, MS Accessibility Insights, WAVE, Developer Tools)
    • Proven experience using assistive technologies (e.g., JAWS, NVDA, VoiceOver)
  • Preferred:  Applicants with the following qualifications will be preferred:
    • Post-Secondary education in Information Technology and/or courses or designations relating to specific Accessibility IT technologies (web, graphic design, applications, information, tools) or a related discipline
    • Experience with Single Page Application testing (e.g., Angular, React)
    • Experience with standard QA processes and tools (e.g., Jira, ALM QC)
    • Experience with PDF accessibility testing


Hours of Work, Work Environment and Potential Travel

  • 5 hours per day
  • Work is in Office 1-2 days